The Perfect Lesson Plan - Teacher Evaluation Guide - Observation Lesson Tips

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I loved the MANY tips and notes. Questioning tends to be my weakest area during evaluations so I really appreciate and quick check list that I can utilize and have at my fingertips.
Great ideas that really helped me. It's nice to have advice from other teachers. Things I had forgotten were helpful. Thanks for such a comprehensive resource!
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The perfect lesson plan—and your best observation lesson ever—will be easier with this Teacher Evaluation Guide. You'll have a personal mentor to guide you with detailed checklists, charts, cheat sheets, tips, scripts, posters, printables, lesson plans, and lesson plan templates for expert teacher evaluations in K – 5.

Are you teaching by video--with Distance Learning? Put your best foot forward!

Compiled by a long-term teacher, The Perfect Lesson will help you navigate through a modern-day lesson—from planning to presentation. You'll master every detail, from planning the learning target to small group work, differentiation, share strategies, and behavior management; and you'll learn how to bring it alive in your classroom.

Whether you’re a new teacher eager to put it all together or a seasoned pro looking to keep up with changing times, The Perfect Lesson Plan will guide you through your Teacher Evaluation, step-by-step.

Packed with must-have treasures:

A One-Page Cheat-Sheet Lesson Plan to help you get started

  • The Cheat Sheet is a super-detailed teacher script, which you may adapt to ANY lesson in ANY subject area!

• How to write a lesson that meets current expectations

How to present a lesson most effectively

• Adding a personal touch for an unforgettable lesson

How to cultivate a crucial atmosphere of respect and rapport

• Behavior management to control your class firmly but graciously

How to prepare your students for an observation

• Pre-observation meeting: come prepared!

Post-observation interview questions and how to best answer them – Editable PPT

• Danielson demystified: the gold standard checklist for ANY teacher evaluation

Sample artifacts for each domain in the Danielson checklist

Sample lesson plans in reading, writing, and math

• How to infuse rigor – without tears!

Lesson plan templates – Editable PPT

• Curriculum Map for a Unit of Study – Editable PPT

Educational buzzwords explained in plain language

Balanced Literacy Guide

• Multimedia and technology to spice up your lesson

Co-teaching tips

• Working with ELLs and IEPs

Job interview tips to present yourself and your mini-lesson like a pro

A detailed look at each part of a lesson so it will shine:

Timeline of a lesson

• Learning target

Lesson intro 

• Check for understanding

Questioning techniques

• Follow-up questions

Depth of knowledge

• Rigor: Going Deeper

Active engagement

• Accountable talk

Turn and talk

• Small group work

Multiple points of entry

• Whole-Class Conversations

Differentiation for students' needs and abilities

Reading conference

• Writing conference

Guided Reading 

• Mid-Lesson review

Next steps checklist

• Sharing strategies - small group & whole class

Brain Breaks & Callbacks

• Exit slips with editable samples

Transition gracefully at the end of a lesson, to the next activity

2 full reading lessons, 2 full math lessons, and 1 full writing lesson are included:

These are detailed instructions, with a teacher script showing exactly what to say and do, step-by-step. They’re specific lessons, adaptable for a range of grades and abilities.

  • Writing: I can add details to the drawing of my narrative story
  • Reading: I can identify and discuss the setting of a story, The Little House
  • Reading: I can tell about the character traits of Hermit Crab, in A House for Hermit Crab
  • Math: I can model and count twenty objects
  • Math: I can compare sets with the same number of objects

> The Perfect Lesson Guide is a PDF file.

> Editable Lesson Plans and Curriculum Map Templates are PowerPoint files.

> BONUS: EASY-PRINT Great Lesson Posters!

> BONUS: Ink-Saver Version for printing with less ink!

> BONUS: Pandemic Teaching Tips

  • Safety Rules for a Pandemic – Poster
  • Online Learning Rules for Distance Learning – Poster
  • How to Use the TpT Digital Tool to Assign Activities to Students
  • Personal Health for Teachers

I hope you find The Perfect Lesson to be packed with useful tools and strategies for your classroom…and if you would kindly leave your rating and feedback at TeachersPayTeachers/ The Perfect Lesson Plan

it would be greatly appreciated!

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