These seven worksheets are most effective if you do them in this order.
Task for lesson planning
5 questions to get you reflecting about how you plan lessons.
Lesson plan checklist
A checklist of all you need to include on a DELTA lesson plan.
Acts as a good reminder for the rest of us too.
Lesson plan aims
A list of 25 possible aims that give you a good idea of how to phrase
Lesson Planning 2
The second session from our DELTA course - from observing teachers to
Observation Task 1
A template to focus your teacher observations on their planning.
Features of a good lesson
Twenty features of a good lesson as listed by students and teachers.
A Metaphor for Language Teaching
Traffic Lights as a powerful metaphor for teaching - an especially useful
tool for planning.
Calling all teachers who have those dream lessons that always work and
who don't mind sharing them with us.
I can only include plans that you are happy for me to put up here.
So, please send me any plan by
email with an attachment.
and lesson plans
The introduction doesn't say much, but there are loads of links all on
the subject of lesson plans. Definitely worth a browse when you are short
A comprehensive site with suggestions and guidelines for writing lesson
plans from Danyal's TESOL DL site.
Daily Lesson Plan
Apart from being a great source of interesting and topical lessons, I
like to use this source to see how different teachers from a variety of
disciplines subdivide their plans.
This is one of the few membership sites that I would actually advocate
joining. I've used numerous lessons and they've all worked. Particularly
good at integrating skills work and ideal for that sub lesson you've only
got 5 minutes to prepare for. Have a look at their sample lessons and
try them out.
English lessons and tests
An interesting site given to me by a couple of teachers who swear by it.
Personally, I found it took too much trawling to find lessons I wanted,
but check it out and let me know
if you disagree.