Ashford 3: – Week 2 – Assignment
Instructional Plan Design Analysis
Three instructional plan templates constructed by a variety of leaders in education provide solid examples of what quality instructional plans should include. The work of Madeline Hunter dates the furthest back and is still used today, primarily in the elementary setting. Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe provide a more modern approach to curriculum and lesson design with their model of Understanding by Design (UbD). Others, as modeled by the New York State Educational Department, work closely to align their instructional plans with the Common Core State Standards.
Review each of the provided instructional plan designs:
Analyze each instructional plan and structure a Word document, essay-style as such:
Your intent in this first part is to:
There are three lesson planning templates associated with this week’s assignments. They are the Common Core Aligned Standard Template, the Understanding by Design: Backward Design Template, and Madeline Hunter’s Instructional Plan Template. Each lesson plan template will lead the user to designing an effective lesson plan.