# 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