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Sample ESL Lesson Plan Format Submitted by: Dearborn Adult Ed.
Performance Objective: By the end of the lesson students will be able to make statements using
present continuous Strand(s): Speaking 3.2.2_________________Level:_High-Beginning
What and How
1. Warm up and /or review
An activity that a) uses previously
learned content to begin a new
lesson, b (lasts 5-10 minutes) and
uses materials students are familiar
with from previous lessons.
Show pictures of people
Model the present
Focusing student attention on the
lesson-asking questions, using
visual. Stating the objective,
relating the objective to previous
Pass out sentence strips
using the present
continuous. One per
Introduction of new information by
a variety of strategies; visuals,
realia, descriptions, explanation, or
written text. Instructor checks for
student comprehension through new
vocabulary- grammar structure- life
The teachers will act out
a sentence. Students act
out their sentence strips
while teacher asks the
class “what is he
Opportunities to practice the new
knowledge are provided. Practice
is guided through materials and
may be whole group, small group,
pairs, or individuals. Instructor
models each activity, monitors
progress and provides feed back.
Students practice writing
sentences on the board
and in their workbook.
Evaluation of each student on
attainment of lesson objectives.
Evaluation can be oral, written or
The teacher will check
the workbook page.
An activity that requires students to
apply new knowledge to their own
lives or a new situation.
Conduct a classroom
discussion on what they
are “doing now”.
Format adapted from California Department of Education, Staff Development Institute