INTRODUCTION (indicate time required for this section)
Tell students why they are to learn the subject. Stress its importance.
The introduction is an attention-getting device. If some special
technique is used to gain the attention of the class, like a
demonstration or skit, put it into the lesson plan as a NOTE.
Objectives. List the training objectives for the lesson.
Class Procedure and Lesson Tie-in.
Indicate the instructional activities that will occur during the lesson
(unless the lesson is to be lecture only). Indicate how this lesson fits
into the students' job and/or course of instruction.
EXPLANATION (indicate time required)
All main subject matter points of the explanation should be designated
"A," "B," "C," etc.
Supporting points for the main subject matter ideas in subparagraph II.
A above are indicated by 1, 2, 3, etc. If these supporting points need
further support, the instructor should indicate such support by a, b, c,
When notes, training aids, questions, and other instructional
procedures supplementary to the lesson are used, they are put in the
plan as follows:
NOTE: Show slide 7.
QUESTION: What are the advantages of using a topical outline?
ANSWER: A topical outline is much easier to read than a narrative.
ILLUSTRATION or DIAGRAM: Draw the diagram from Annex D on
the chalkboard. (Be sure the diagram is included in the Annex section
exactly as you want it to appear on the chalkboard.)
CAUTION: DO NOT GIVE THE INJURED MAN ALCOHOL.
Figure 4-3. Sample of a lesson plan (continued).