Lesson plan template
Prior learning/place of lesson in scheme of work
It’s a good idea to consider what students have already done that will help them in this lesson. Does this lesson tie
in with any previous work? Is it part of a sequence of lessons? Even if this is the first lesson in a sequence, do you
expect any prior knowledge, perhaps from previous years?
What the teacher needs to know
This is especially important if you are developing the lesson plan for your department. Teachers who are still
relatively new to computing need to know the level of skills and understanding they have to have in order to teach the
lesson effectively, and this information is not always clear when you look at the activities.
If your lesson includes cross-curricular learning, reflect this in the objectives. Talk to your colleagues too, because
other subjects can provide useful content and realistic problems for your computing students to so