LESSON PLANNING, is an unified set of tasks that cover a period of classroom time.

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1. BEFORE PLANNING, where teachers gather ideas, material and possible starting-off points.

1.1. Be familiar with the curriculum the students will be following.

1.2. Gather ideas, material and possible startingoff points.

1.3. Write the general objective.

1.4. Consider the students’ needs and personalities.

1.5. Diversity, succession, and timing.

1.6. Individual differences .

1.7. Student talk and teacher talk .

1.8. Adapting to an established curriculum.

2. WHILE PLANNING, it is impossible to say exactly what a formal lesson plan should look like.

2.1. Heading

2.1.1. Is the general information about: the institution name, course name, teacher’s name, level or grade, group number, timing, and cognitive target.

2.2. General objective

2.2.1. It determines the purpose of the lesson.

2.3. Specific objectives

2.3.1. It refers to what the English teachers hope students will learn to gain or accomplish from the lesson.

2.4. Language examples

2.4.1. In this section teachers should write the vocabulary and structures she/he would teach.

2.5. Culture and attitudes

2.5.1. The teacher specifies same collection of sounds, letters or phrases that can have many diverse meanings according to students countries.

2.6. Mediation activities

2.6.1. Routine activities

2.6.2. Warm up or motivation

2.6.3. Presentation

2.6.4. Practice

2.6.5. Consolidation

2.6.6. Closing activity

2.6.7. Extra-class work

2.6.8. Extra activities

2.6.9. Farewell students

2.7. Timing

2.7.1. Teachers should be sure to include in the tasks appropriate proportions of time for whole class work, small group and pair work, and teacher’s and students’ talk time.

2.8. Evaluation of learning outcome

2.8.1. It is an assessment, formal or informal, that teachers make after students have sufficient opportunities for learning in order to make adjustments for next lesson. T

2.9. Materials

2.9.1. Is what you need to take with you to the classroom, such as: flashcards, memory game, computer, poster, etc.

2.10. Bibliography

2.10.1. The teacher specifies the complete source of the materials she/he will use.

2.11. Curricular adaptation (accomodation)

2.11.1. Teachers may write down what is he/she going to do in support of the student’s education.

3. AFTER PLANNING, is when teachers do "action research", because they want to find out why certain things happen and what would happen if they did something different.

3.1. Action research starts when teachers identify an issue they wish to investigate, for instance, know more about the learners and what they consider motivating and challenging.