Activity: Develop a weekly lesson plan for one podcast to meet multiple learning goals, using different digital resources and tools. This can be especially helpful with English Learners to help them master content and language objectives.
- Choose one podcast and create connected assignments to use throughout the week. You can incorporate other apps like Google, Padlet, Wakelet, Flipgrid, Edpuzzle, Pear Deck, Newsela, CommonLit, etc.
- Sample plan: Monday – build background knowledge on Padlet, Tuesday – listen together as a class, Wednesday – complete Listenwise assignment, Thursday – read related article on Newsela, Friday – participate in class discussion
- Use this Weekly Lesson Plan Template to help plan your week!
Learning Objectives: EL-focused instruction, speaking & listening practice, reading & writing practice, SEL, student engagement, formative assessment
Instructional Context: Remote/Hybrid/In-Person
Learning Mode: Synchronous & Asynchronous
Total Time: 15-20 minutes per day
Learn More: Check out this great weekly lesson plan example from an ELD teacher in CA. She puts everything students need in Google Slides for easy access throughout the week.