Primary lesson plan template – Editable and adaptable

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Word doc blank lesson plan template

Key Stage

KS1, KS2


Years 1-6

This is a straightforward, easy-to-adapt blank primary lesson plan template for KS1/2.

Primary lesson plan template

An editable primary lesson plan template is a valuable tool for teachers. It provides you with a structured framework to design and deliver effective lessons.

Teacher Kelly Davis has thoughtfully designed this template with various fields to ensure comprehensive planning and seamless execution.

Introduction: Describe how you will engage students initially to introduce the topic and grab their attention.

Activities and Experiences: This field allows you to detail the activities and learning experiences that will take place during the lesson, ensuring a dynamic and engaging classroom environment.

Conclusion/Plenary: Summarise the key takeaways and how you will wrap up the lesson effectively.

Cross-Curricular Links: This section enables you to highlight connections between the lesson and other subjects, fostering a holistic approach to learning.

Success Criteria: Use this area to define measurable outcomes and criteria for success, making it easier for you to assess whether you met the lesson objectives.

Assessment Methods: Specify the tools and methods you will use to assess students’ understanding and progress.

Evaluation/Next Steps: This field allows you to reflect on the lesson’s effectiveness and plan for follow-up activities or adjustments.

Resources: List the materials, books, websites, or other resources needed for the lesson.

Key Vocabulary: This field helps you identify essential words or terms that students need to grasp during the lesson.

Key Questions: Formulate thought-provoking questions to stimulate critical thinking and class discussions.

Differentiation: This section supports you in adapting the lesson to meet the diverse needs of students, including those with different abilities or learning styles.

Kelly Davis is a KS1 teacher. You can follow her on Twitter at @_noaddedsugar, and find her resources on her TES page _noaddedsugar.

Adaptable Lesson Plan Template for KS1 and KS2
Primary lesson plan template – Editable and adaptable

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