While a teacher expects students to come up with their homework every day, a lesson plan is an instructor/teacher’s “homework” and guide on how the daily class activities will be structured. It facilitates what students need to learn and how it can be delivered and managed by the teacher.
Every teacher no matter what field he/she is from requires a lesson plan as a strategic roadmap that helps him dive through the day while organizing and planning the teaching, learning, and feedback activities in advance. A successful lesson plan is not the one that ends up achieving-it-all, rather is the one that makes sure the class included meaningful learning experiences between the students and the facilitator. SMART goals need to be set! A lesson plan should have these components: