Suggested Lesson Plan Template
Goal – What do you want the students to “take away?” Refine these goals to no more than 3 objectives. These objectives act as a rudder for the lesson.
Goal – Help bring the student to a place of lesson readiness. That is, gain their interest, inspire need, and prepare a mind ready for the lesson.
Ideas – questions, object lessons, stories, activities, skit
3. Bible Text:
Goal – God’s Word is the central feature of the lesson. This may be a bible story, verse, or passage.
Goal – Convey the content of the lesson. Teach towards the objectives. Apply strategies for teaching.
Point out cause and effect
Tell the story
Goal – Distill the lesson down to the essentials. “If you remember nothing else, remember…” Bring the lesson to a close.
Present the gospel (how does it connect with the lesson?)
Assess the objectives