Lesson Plan Breakdown

Lesson Plan Breakdown

Features of the curriculum:

  • Lessons are provided as PDFs for easy downloading and printing, and can be shown to the class on an interactive whiteboard or projection device
  • Videos are streamable or can be downloaded in advance
  • Each plan identifies the Common Core State Standards Definition:Educational standards for kindergarten through 12th grade in English language arts and mathematics that 45 US states and the District of Columbia have adopted to guide instruction and content in classrooms with the goal college and career readiness for all students and 21st-Century Skills Definition:Distinct abilities promoted as important for future success covered in the lesson and links to the specific standards are included
  • Short video workshops and tutorials for both teachers and students are provided to enhance understanding of the concepts introduced in the lessons
    • Renowned puppeteer Martin Robinson teaches students how to use the Maxi hand puppet to express emotions.
    • A time-marked index of SEL moments in the pilot video story will be provided in PDF form for teachers or specialists to individualize the lessons to their students' specific needs.
  • Adaptations Definition:Changes that can be applied to the original lesson plan to simplify the material or make it more challenging and extensions Definition:Further learning opportunities using the original lesson plan as the topic springboard included at the end of each plan allow teachers to adjust lessons to meet the needs of diverse learners Definition:A term used to refer to the spectrum of strengths and weaknesses each individual student brings to the classroom .
Tour of a Taxi Dog Lesson Plan 

We encourage educators to watch the brief instructional tour of our lesson plan format for maximum ease of use.

Sample Lesson Plan

A sample lesson plan can be viewed below. We encourage educators to watch the brief instructional tour of our lesson plan format for maximum ease of use.