Example curriculum planning materials

Example annotated lesson plans

Example annotated unit plans

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Example annotated lesson plans

The following example lesson plans are supplementary resources which complement a selection of Ochre lessons developed in partnership with AERO. They include guidance on how the lesson was structured and sequenced within the unit. They are annotated by teachers to explicitly show some of the decisions that are made during the planning process.

How they can be used

The plans can be used to support teachers in using the accompanying resources.

They allow teachers to see an example of planning for one lesson within a sequence of lessons, reflect on their own planning and guide future planning.

They can also be used as a starting point for discussions with colleagues to build collective capacity for lesson and unit planning.

Examples cover the following subjects:

Maths

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English

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Science

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Maths lesson plans

Year 3, Unit 1: Place value

Lesson 1 – Maths

Reading and writing 4-digit numbers

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Lesson 5 – Maths

Adding 10, 100 and 1000 to 4-digit numbers

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Lesson 7 – Maths

Rounding 3- and 4-digit numbers to the nearest 10 and 100

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Lesson 10 – Maths

Place value application

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English lesson plans

Year 6, Unit 2: Inspirational figures – biographical writing

Lesson 1 – English

To identify features of a biography

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Lesson 5 – English

To plan a biography

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Lesson 6 – English

To write a biography (Part 1)

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Lesson 8 – English

To edit a biography

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Science lesson plans

Year 8, Unit 1: Cells, organs and tissues

Lesson 9 – Science

To review how particles diffuse

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Lesson 10 – Science

To conduct a diffusion experiment

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Lesson 11 – Science

To describe the digestive system

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Lesson 15 – Science

Revision of cells

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