Curriculum and Instruction
ABLE instructors must plan lessons and produce lesson
plans. This helps focus the learning process on student
goals and needs articulated in the students’ ILPs.
Lesson plans can take many forms. They may be
produced for individuals students or classes. At a minimum
a lesson plan includes:
– Expected outcomes of the activity;
– Ohio standards and benchmarks being addressed;
– Activities, materials and resources that will be used to
teach the process and content being addressed;
– Methods and/or materials that will be used to assess
learning gains; and
– An estimated timeline for completing the instruction.
This is where you state the reason for the
Student Goals lesson. Why is the lesson important to the
The benchmarks define the content used to make decisions about
Lesson Plan Describe what you will do during
the lesson. The amount of detail will
vary depending on the lesson,
instructor and audience - more
detail may be needed if other
Explain how you will teachers will be using your plan.
know if the students
have achieved the Outcomes are the end results
lesson’s objective. of the lesson. What do you
How will we show Assessment want the students to be able to
we know it? Evidence do as a result of instruction?
Attention ABLE Teachers
When developing a lesson plan template, remember that
the primary elements are required while the secondary
elements may be added to enhance the planning process.
Primary Elements Secondary Elements
Standards/ Benchmarks Student Goals
Assessment/Evidence Prior Knowledge
Instructional Activities Date
– Curricular Resources EFL
– Time frame Teacher Reflection/Lesson
– Materials Evaluation