Critical Thinking Lesson Plan
|DESIGNER’S NAMES:Sajan Kumar Karn (Nepal)Uzma Arshed (Pakistan)||Type of course the Lesson is planned for (i.e. low-intermediate reading course for 16-year-old high school students): Low-Intermediate|
|Title of Lesson: My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold (A Poem by William Wordsworth)||Length of lesson:45 Minutes|
|I. Overarching goal of the lesson: This lesson aims to expose students to the creative use of language and to develop creative writing ability in them.|
|II. Prerequisites. These are assumptions you are making about your students’ skills, knowledge, and experience for this lesson. At the beginning of this lesson, students are expected to know or Should have experienced:
|III. Instructional Objectives for the lesson: Please write 2 explicit critical thinking objectives. Be sure to use the ABCD (Audience-Behavior-Condition-Degree) model.||Bloom’s domain and level||CT Strategy(No more than 2 per objective)|
|1. Given the poem, students will summarize the main ideas, explaining the paradox ‘The child is the father of the man’ and conveying the poet’s intent in a paragraph.||Cognitive, Analysis Level||S-21 reading criticallyS-32 making plausible interpretations|
|2. Given the poem, the students will be able to compose a nature poem in two stanzas.||Cognitive, Synthesis(Create)||S-12 Developing One’s Perspective: Creating or Exploring Beliefs, Arguments, or Theories|
|IV. Lesson Description—This may include pre-, during, and post-activities, steps, or techniques that the students are doing. Please cite ideas that you have included from Week 4 or Week 5 readings by indicating the author’s last name next to the activity or approach. (You do not need to cite the 35 strategies list.)Pre-reading activities:
Teacher (T) shows the picture of rainbow and asks students (Ss) questions such as ‘What does the picture contain? Have you seen it earlier? Does it make you happy, if yes, why? Have you read any poem by William Wordsworth? What was the theme of the poem? etc.
|V. Continued development of critical thinking — No one lesson is going to fully cultivate critical thinking. Based on the Lesson Plan, describe specific ideas for on-going development of critical thinking, such as student activities or techniques and/or teaching strategies or approaches. These are broad terms, used in different ways. They are intentionally general to encourage you to think creatively about further development of critical thinking.Through this lesson we would like to develop in our students
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it is very fruitful for English teacher as well as English languge learners.