6203: Taught Curriculum - Lesson (Instructional) Plans


Lesson plans are the link between the written curriculum and the taught curriculum. The daily lesson plans shall be used for the implementation of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. 

All teachers are responsible for planning and generating weekly lesson plans. Lesson plans shall:

a.Be aligned with course guides;

b.Be compatible with the school and system wide curriculum;

c.Focus on short-term (i.e., daily and weekly) and long-term (i.e., by grading period and for the year) goals;

d.Address student needs at appropriate levels of difficulty;

e.Result in the alignment of content, instructional strategies, indicators, and assessments;

f.Ensure the use of instructional activities and materials that are selected to develop students’ motivation to learn.

The building principal or the designee shall monitor the lesson plans of the teachers assigned to the principal’s building.

Date of Adoption
May 17, 1999
Date of Revision
December 5, 2005
March 19, 2012
September 17, 2018