Lesson Components

At a minimum, each final lesson must contain the following components: Introduction:

 Provide the title of the lesson.  Identify and describe the learners.  Include Learner Assessment: educational level, developmental level, readiness to learn, etc.  Describe the educational setting: (staff development, patient education, family education,

etc.). Purpose and rationale for the lesson(s):

 Provide a rationale for selecting this lesson.  Describe the philosophical or theoretical basis for teaching approaches used in the lesson.

Statement of goals and objectives:

 Write several broad instructional goals for the educational experience.  Write several behavioral objectives based on Bloom’s taxonomy.

Instructional methods and evaluation of learning—For each objective:

 Describe the lesson content.  Provide a sequence for teaching activities.  Describe instructional strategies.  Indicate time allotted for each activity.  Describe the instructional resources (materials, tools, etc.) to be used.  Describe how the learning will be evaluated.