LESSON PLAN NUMBER _1____
Teacher Education Candidate Supervising Teacher UWG Supervisor
____Sara Manning_________ _______Ms. Butts__________ ________________________
School ______________________________ Date of Implemented Lesson Plan _____9/29/2010__________
Block No. __1__ Subject: ___Personal Health__________________________ Grade Level: __Second_____
Teaching Skills Focus for This Lesson: Germs and personal hygiene
Stage 1 The Desired Results
Standards Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion
and disease prevention to enhance health.
Specific Learning When asked by the teacher, the student will be able to describe how to wash
Objective(s) their hand properly and how to prevent the spreading of germs.
Stage 2 Assessment Evidence
Assessment Share pictures of where germs can be found with the class and ways to
Instrument prevent them from spreading.
(Ex. Test, Poster,
Evaluation (Grading) Hand washing worksheet.
(Ex. Point System,
Rubric, Checklist, etc.)
Stage 3 Learning Plans
Materials Glitter (for teacher), glue stick, colored pencils, construction paper, pictures
of places germs can be found, copies of worksheet for class.
Sequence of Teacher I will start be sprinkling glitter on my hands. Then I will shake hand with one
Actions other student and have them shake hand s with two other classmates. In the
end they will shake hand with at least five other kids spreading the glitter. I
Getter/Motivator will then explain that the glitter represented germs. Then I will pass out
pictures of different places germs can be found so the students can identify
*Tie to Previous how to prevent spreading germs.
*Significant Actions to
The students can tie this to what they might already know about germs and
Introduce and hygiene and how washing your hands should be a daily habit.
Showing the students the glitter, or so called germs on my hands is a
significant way to introducing the lesson.
Sequence of Student
*Explain How Students
Students will understand the spreading of germs (glitter) by shaking hands
Are Engaged During with each other or using someone else’s pencil. They will understand how
Lesson germs can be spread even without direct contact.
* Explain How Students will use the pictures of where germs can be found in order to share
Students Discuss or
how to prevent the spreading of germs. They will glue the pictures to a piece
Present Results of of construction paper in the front of the classroom and explain why germs are
What They Did found there. Then they will use the hand washing worksheet to show how to
During the Lesson
wash your hands in the appropriate order.
Teacher’s Lesson Have students come together as large group and share one thing they learned
Closure/Wrap- about germs and what they can do to protect themselves from spreading
germs before the teacher moves on to a new topic.
Adaptations for For students who have trouble writing numbers they can use this as practice
Exceptional Students or they can just color each picture on the worksheet to familiarize with the
(Anyone who requires
modifications for their
motions of what needs to be done.
Related Students who need more can create a list of ways to avoid the spreading of
Activities/Extensions germs. Students could also list other ways than by directly touching another
(What can students do
who need more than is
person of how germs are spread.
in the lesson? Should
be related to lesson.) Other sources to use:
Book: Germs Make Me Sick, By Melvin Berger
Website for parents/teachers:
Interactive website: http://kidshealth.org/kid/index.jsp
Extra resource: http://www.squidoo.com/childrenshandwashing
Connections to Other This can be connected to a science experiment because the students have to
Disciplines observe what happens with the glitter. They also are required to share where
germs are found in our environment.
Candidate’s Reflection After the Lesson:
Submit Lesson Plan Agenda with this Lesson Plan
Essential Question: How will I protect myself and others from spreading
Health Education Standard: Students will comprehend concepts related
to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health. They
will also describe ways to prevent the spreading of germs and other
Where are germs found?
Hand washing worksheet
Dirty Hands Dirty Animals
Half-Eaten Foods Sneezing and Coughing
Picking Nose Dirty Tissues
Possible Germ Locations and prevention suggestions:
Dirty Hands: wash them, whether you can see dirt or not.
Animals: Wash hands after touching or playing with them.
Raw/Uncooked meat and eggs: always cook food before eating.
Dirty Vegetables: wash before eating them.
Blood: Do not touch.
Toothbrushes: saliva and germs, never share.
Hairbrushes: spread lice, do not share.
Half-eaten food: its gross, and it spreads saliva.( same for spoons and forks)
Sneezing/coughing: releases germs into the air, always cover your mouth.
Picking/wiping nose: touching others spread objects and spreads germs, wash your hands.
Dirty Tissues: Don’t touch other people’s tissues; always throw away your own.
Toilet: Germs all over, always wash hands after using the bathroom.