Developmental Psychology Lesson Plan Archives 2018-2019 - Semester One

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 1

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Go over class policies and grading procedures for class.
  2. Introduce developmental psychology and what the class is about.
  3. Create Quizlet.com student accounts for the class.

Monday, September 3, 2018 - NO SCHOOL LABOR DAY

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - START QUARTER 1

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Activity: Pass out and review the course syllabus

Assignment: Parent/Guardian Signature Page from Course Syllabus - Due on Monday, September 10, 2018.

Assignment:  Create a Quizlet.com account by Monday, September 10, 2018.  Use this link https://quizlet.com/join/KaArSZuQw to access this.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Video:   Cradle to Grave (National Geographic, January 2017)

Assignment: Parent/Guardian Signature Page from Course Syllabus - Due on Monday, September 10, 2018.

Assignment:  Create a Quizlet.com account by Monday, September 10, 2018.  Use this link https://quizlet.com/join/KaArSZuQw to access this.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Video:   Cradle to Grave (National Geographic, January 2017)

Assignment: Parent/Guardian Signature Page from Course Syllabus - Due on Monday, September 10, 2018.

Assignment:  Create a Quizlet.com account by Monday, September 10, 2018.  Use this link https://quizlet.com/join/tE9udNmCM to access this.

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 2

Class Weekly Objectives:

1.  Cite the goals and scientific basis of psychology.

2.  Describe the range of topics the field of psychology emcompasses.

3.  Explain important trends in the history of psychology.

4.  Identify various approaches to the study of psychology.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

ActivityCreate a Quizlet.com account.  Use this link to https://quizlet.com/join/tE9udNmCM access this.

Activity: Pass out textbooks to students.

Due For Turn-In: Parent/Guardian Signature Page from Course Syllabus

Assignment: Students are to complete the LEARN section of Unit One: Introducing Psychology on the class Quizlet website.  This is due on Thursday, September 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/147433302/unit-one-introducing-psychology-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Video: Students will be viewing a film entitled “Discovering Psychology: Past, Present, and Promise”.  This film looks at what psychology is including its history and future. (http://www.learner.org/series/discoveringpsychology/01/e01expand.html)

Assignment:  Notebook Assignment #1 - Due on Sept. 12, 2018

Assignment: Students are to complete the LEARN section of Unit One: Introducing Psychology on the class Quizlet website.  This is due on Thursday, September 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/147433302/unit-one-introducing-psychology-flash-cards/)

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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Notes: Students will be going over class notes 1.1 Why Study Psychology?  Students will be completing a skelton notesheet while covering this information. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)

Assignment Review: Students will be reviewing their answers for Notebook Assignment #1.

Assignment: Students are to complete the LEARN section of Unit One: Introducing Psychology on the class Quizlet website.  This is due on Thursday, September 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/147433302/unit-one-introducing-psychology-flash-cards/)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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Assignment:  Read Chapter 1 Section 2 of the text entitled “A Brief History of Psychology” on pages 14-22.  Notebook Assignment #2 will be assigned to complete after reading this section.  This is due on Monday, September 17, 2018.

Assignment: Students are to complete the LEARN section of Unit One: Introducing Psychology on the class Quizlet website.  This is due on Thursday, September 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/147433302/unit-one-introducing-psychology-flash-cards/)

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 3

Class Weekly Objectives:

1.  Cite the goals and scientific basis of psychology.

2.  Describe the range of topics the field of psychology emcompasses.

3.  Explain important trends in the history of psychology.

4.  Identify various approaches to the study of psychology.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Notes: Students will be going over class notes 1.2 "A Brief History of Psychology"  Students will be completing a skelton notesheet while covering this information. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)

Assignment Review:  Notebook Assignment #2

Assignment: Students are to complete the LEARN section of Unit One: Introducing Psychology on the class Quizlet website.  This is due on Thursday, September 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/147433302/unit-one-introducing-psychology-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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Assignment:  Read Chapter 1 Section 3 of the text entitled “Psychology as a Profession” on pages 24-28.  A psychologist chart will be completed while reading this section. This is due on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment: Students are to complete the LEARN section of Unit One: Introducing Psychology on the class Quizlet website.  This is due on Thursday, September 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/147433302/unit-one-introducing-psychology-flash-cards/)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Guest Speaker:  Jesse Neuharth, School Psychologist ISD #381

Notes: Students will be going over class notes "1.3 Psychology As A Profession"  Students will be completing a skelton notesheet while covering this information. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)

AssignmentPsychology Clinic Brochure - Due Tuesday, September 25, 2018.  Students will be given the assignment and expecations will be covered and questions answered.  Students will be given in-class time to work on this on Thursday;  additional time needed will be on their own.

Assignment: Students are to complete the LEARN section of Unit One: Introducing Psychology on the class Quizlet website.  This is due on Thursday, September 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/147433302/unit-one-introducing-psychology-flash-cards/)

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - Picture Day

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Assignment Work TimePsychology Clinic Brochure - Due Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

Assignment Due For Turn In: Students are to complete the LEARN section of Unit One: Introducing Psychology on the class Quizlet website. (https://quizlet.com/147433302/unit-one-introducing-psychology-flash-cards/)

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 4

Class Weekly Objectives:

1.  Describe the process of psychological research.

2.  Name the different types of psychological research.

3.  Summarize the methodological hazards of doing research.

4.  Examine experimental procedures psychologists use to avoid bias.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Assignment Work TimePsychology Clinic Brochure - Due Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Video:  "Understanding Research”  (http://www.learner.org/series/discoveringpsychology/02/e02expand.html)

Assignment: Students are to read pages 35-41 of their textbook covering Chapter 2 Section 1 entitled “What is Research?”.  Students should complete Notebook Assignment #3 while reading this material.  This is due on Wednesday of this week.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Due For Turn-In:  Psychology Clinic Brochure

Class Notes:  Students will be going over the 1.4 Notes entitled “What is Research?” in class.  (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment Completion Time: Students are to read pages 35-41 of their textbook covering Chapter 2 Section 1 entitled “What is Research?”.  Students should complete Notebook Assignment #3 while reading this material.  This is due on Wednesday of this week.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - Flip Day Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Assignment Review:  Notebook Assignment #3

Assignment: Students are to read pages 42-45 of their textbook covering Chapter 2 Section 2 entitled “Problems and Solutions in Research”.  Students should complete Notebook Assignment #4 while reading this material.  This is due on Monday, October 1, 2018.

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 5

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Summarize the methodological hazards of doing research.
  2. Examine experimental procedures psychologists use to avoid bias.
  3. Define developmental psychology.
  4. Describe the physical and perceptual development of newborns and children.

Monday, October 1, 2018

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Class Notes:  Students will finish going over the 1.5 Problems and Solutions in Research notes in class.  (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment Review:  Notebook Assignment #4

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Activity:  Unit One Review

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

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Test:  Unit One Test - What is Psychology? and Research in Psychology

AssignmentNotebook Assignment #5 - Essay Questions - Due Thursday, October 4, 2018.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - Assembly Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Quiz Review:  Return and go over Notebook Quiz #1

Activity: Child Development Milestones Timeline - Cut/Paste Activity

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 6

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Define developmental psychology.
  2. Describe the physical and perceptual development of newborns and children.

Monday, October 8, 2018 - Sub In Class

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Activity Review: Child Development Milestones Timeline - Cut/Paste Activity

Test Review:  Return and go over the Unit One Test

AssignmentNotebook Assignment #6 - Read pages 61-68 of the textbook entitled Physical, Pereptual, and Language Development.  This assignment is due on Wednesday of this week. (October 10, 2018)

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Video:  “The Human Spark-Becoming Us” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6po1BpE9Rs4

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Video: Finish "The Human Spark - Becoming Us"

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 1: Physical, Perceptual, and Language Development (Blank Student Skeleton Note Copy)  Students will go over parts I-V on this date.  This will cover I. Introduction, II. Nature vs. Nurture, III. Newborns, IV. Capacities of Newborns, and V. Physical Development and Maturation of Infants

Due For Possible Turn-In: Notebook Assignment #6

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - Flip Day Schedule/Assembly Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 1: Physical, Perceptual, and Language Development (Blank Student Skeleton Note Copy)  Students will go over parts I-V on this date.  This will cover I. Introduction, II. Nature vs. Nurture, III. Newborns, IV. Capacities of Newborns, and V. Physical Development and Maturation of Infants

VideoDiscovering Psychology: The Developing Child (http://www.learner.org/series/discoveringpsychology/05/e05expand.html)

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 7

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Summarize the cognitive-development theory.
  2. Discuss how children develop emotionally.
  3. Discuss the development of language.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Notes:   Unit 2 Part 1: Physical, Perceptual, and Language Development (Blank Student Skeleton Note Copy)   Students will finish going over parts VI. and VII. on this date.  This will cover VI. Perceptual Development, and VII. The Development of Language

Assignment ReviewNotebook Assignment #6

AssignmentNotebook Assignment #7 - Read pages 70-77 of the textbook entitled Cognitive and Emotional Development.  This assignment is due on Monday of next week. (October 22, 2018)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - Sub In Class

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Assignment Work TimeNotebook Assignment #7 - Read pages 70-77 of the textbook entitled Cognitive and Emotional Development.  This assignment is due on Monday of next week. (October 22, 2018)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Quiz:  Notebook Quiz #2

Video: Begin "The Human Spark - So Human, So Chimp"

Assignment ReminderNotebook Assignment #7 - Read pages 70-77 of the textbook entitled Cognitive and Emotional Development.  This assignment is due on Monday of next week. (October 22, 2018)

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - MEA Break - NO SCHOOL

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 8

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Summarize the cognitive-development theory.
  2. Discuss how children develop emotionally.
  3. Describe the four different styles of parenting.

Monday, October 22, 2018 - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Assignment:  Complete Quizlet LEARN Section - "Infancy and Childhood” - Due on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/330780807/unit-two-part-one-infancy-and-childhood-flash-cards/)  The middle school lab is reserved for this activity.

Assignment:  Online Survey - https://psychcentral.com/quizzes/parenting-style-quiz/ — Students should complete this quiz and turn in a print copy.  Due on Wednesday of this week.  Be sure to include your name on this paper.  The middle school lab is reserved for this activity.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Quiz Review:  Return and go over Notebook Quiz #2 that was given in class last Wednesday.

Video: Finish "The Human Spark - So Human, So Chimp"

Assignment DueNotebook Assignment #7

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 2: Cognitive and Emotional Development (Blank Student Skeleton Note Copy)  Students will go over Parts I-II on this date.  This will cover I. Introduction and II. Cognitive Development.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Assignment Due: Parenting Style Online Survey Printout

Assignment Due: Complete Quizlet LEARN Section - "Infancy and Childhood”  This was assigned in class on Monday.

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 2: Cognitive and Emotional Development (Blank Student Skeleton Note Copy)  Students will go over Parts II-III on this date.  This will cover II. Cognitive Development and III. Emotional Development.

Assignment Review: Notebook Assignment #7

Video: Begin viewing The Human Spark - "Brain Matters"

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - Gradebook Closes for Quarter One at 4 p.m.

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Video: Finish viewing The Human Spark - "Brain Matters

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 9

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Discuss how children develop emotionally.
  2. Describe the four different styles of parenting.
  3. Describe the theories of social development.
  4. Outline Kohlberg’s stages of moral reasoning.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Assignment:  Read pages 78-86 entitled "Parenting Styles and Social Development”.  Students will complete the Chapter 3 Section 3 Guided Reading Worksheet and Vocabulary Activity Worksheet.

Assignment:  Notebook Assignment #8 - Due Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 3: Parenting Styles and Social Development (Blank Student Skeleton Note Copy)  Students will go over Parts I-III. on this date.  This will cover I. Introduction and II. Parenting Styles, and III. Child Abuse.

AssignmentNotebook Assignment #9 - Moral Development - Moral Dilemmas - Due on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 3: Parenting Styles and Social Development (Blank Student Skeleton Note Copy)  Students will go over Parts IV-II on this date.  This will cover IV. Social Development Theories (Freud and Erickson).

Assignment DiscussionNotebook Assignment #8 - Parenting Styles Identification

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - END OF QUARTER 1 - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Video:  Language Development - With viewing guide to complete while watching the film.  This will be reviewed in class and turned in for grading.(http://www.learner.org/series/discoveringpsychology/06/e06expand.html)

Assignment Review:  Correct and go over the Guided Reading and Vocabulary Worksheet packet that was assigned in Monday's class if time permits. Chapter 3 Section 3 Guided Reading Worksheet and Vocabulary Activity Worksheet.

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 1

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Outline Kohlberg’s stages of moral reasoning.

Monday, November 5, 2018 - Sub In Class - START QUARTER 2

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Unit Review: Students will receive a question bank on Infancy and Childhood in preparation for the Unit 2 Part 1 Test on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  Students will be given the class period to work on this 

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 3: Parenting Styles and Social Development (Blank Student Skeleton Note Copy)  Students will go over Parts IV-II on this date.  This will cover V. Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Development.

Assignment ReviewNotebook Assignment #9 - Moral Development - Moral Dilemmas - Discuss and review answers.  Due on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Assignment ReviewNotebook Assignment #9 - Moral Development - Moral Dilemmas - Discuss and review answers.  Finish sharing by students who did not have time in class on Tuesday.

Test:  Students will be taking their Unit 2 Part 1 Test covering Infancy and Childhood.

AssignmentNotebook Assignment #10 - Read pages 93-99 (Physical and Sexual Development) in your text. Be sure to write out all questions and answers completely.  This assignment is due on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

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