A MODEL LESSON SEQUENCE
CoRT 2 - ORGANISATION
Do not mention the subject of the lesson, but start with a story or an exercise which illustrates the aspect of thinking that is the subject of the lesson.
Introduce the TOOL or SUBJECT of the lesson and explain simply what it does. you can use the introduction in the student notes.
Carry out an open class example by setting a task and asking for individual responses. Repeat the letters of the TOOL as often as you can.
Divide the class into groups of 4, 5 or 6. Assign a practice item from the student notes. Allow about three minutes.
Get feedback from the groups, for example by getting one suggestion from each of the groups.
Repeat the process with another item. Repeat practice items in this manner.
Move on to discuss the process that is the basis of the lesson.