No matter how good a teacher you are, thoughtful lesson planning will make you a better one! These resources are meant to help as you turn a sterile set of objectives into an engaging lesson.
Elements of a Lesson Plan (Based on The Seven Laws of Teaching by John Milton Gregory)
This short outline explains what needs to be included in a lesson, using the principles set forth by John Milton Gregory in The Seven Laws of Teaching. Download Elements of a Lesson Plan.
Seven Laws Lesson Planning Form
This MS Word document is a lesson plan form that is compatible with The Seven Laws of Teaching and the "Elements of a Lesson Plan" outline above.
Guide for Evaluating Lesson Plans
This outline is useful for administrators who must evaluate teachers and for teachers as they reflect on their own work. It presents criteria for evaluating a lesson plan according to application of The Seven Laws of Teaching, application of the Trivium and a good balance of learning pathways. Download Guide for Evaluating Lesson Plans .
Using Bloom's Taxonomy for Lesson Planning
This chart compares the concepts of the Trivium and Scripture to Bloom's Taxonomy. It provides ideas for questions and exercises that are compatible with the various levels of thinking and learning. It's a good resource when you are trying to add variety to your lessons or to challenge your students to higher levels of critical thinking. Download Using Bloom's Taxonomy for Lesson Planning .