SAMPLE LESSON PLAN

2:30 – 2:35

  • Welcome
  • Problem of the Day
    • Brainteaser question … for example, how many triangles do you see in the picture

2:35 – 2:55

  • Review of important topic from previous year’s curriculum through activity or game, such as Jeopardy. For example:
    • In 5th grade group, cover operations with decimals
    • In 6th grade group, cover prime factorization
    • In 7th grade group, cover operations with integers
    • In 8th grade group, cover solving for the variable in multi-step equations

2:55 – 3:15

  • Introduction of new material. For example:
    • In 5th grade group, cover greatest common factor and least common multiple
    • In 6th grade group, cover all integer operations
    • In 7th grade group, cover percent change
    • In 8th grade group, cover factoring of trinomials

3:15 – 3:30

  • Problem solving through activity. For example:
    • Given a number of building blocks, construct a bridge that can hold a certain amount of weight
  • Have a great day. Handout for (completely optional) homework

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