Psychology Lesson Plans
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Week of December 3
Monday - Discuss hypnosis study guide.
Tuesday- Read pages 173-176 on biofeedback & meditation. Take notes. Read pages 166-172 & complete chart on psychoactive drugs.
Wednesday - Discuss psychoactive drugs information.
Thursday - Complete "You are the doctor" worksheet & discuss. Watch Crash Course psychology #10 "Altered States" and complete viewing guide. Work on Chapter 7 Review.
Friday - Review for chapter 7 test.
Week of November 26
Monday - Read "What Dreams are Made Of" and complete reading questions.
Tuesday - Discuss article and sleep and dreams study guide. Read pages 163-166 and complete hypnosis study guide.
Wednesday - Watch Inception and complete viewing guide.
Thursday - (sub) Watch Inception and complete viewing guide
Friday - (sub) Finish watching Inception and finish viewing guide
Week of November 19
Monday - Discuss sleep disorders and dream study guide.
Tuesday - article review
Week of November 12
Monday - Review sleep stages - watch video. Present assigned sections of sleep deprivation article.
Tuesday - Sleep Quiz. Go over guidelines for sleep disorder project and begin working.
Wednesday - Work on sleep disorder project
Thursday - Work on sleep disorder project
Friday - Finish sleep disorder project. Read pages 163-166 & complete study guide on dreams.
Week of November 5
Monday - Take Chapter 3: Memory test. Define key terms for chapter 7. Complete pre-reading ?'s for chapter 7.
Tuesday - No School
Wednesday - Discuss pre-reading questions. Read pages 157-160 & complete study guide questions
Thursday - Watch "Why do we need sleep?" Discuss pages 157-160 "Sleep." Read & discuss assigned portion of "Sacrificing Sleep" article.
Friday - No class
Week of October 29
Monday - Review types of retrieval. Discuss pages 61-69.
Tuesday - Read and discuss pages 69-72 - take notes. Creativity challenges exercise.
Wednesday - Finish & discuss creativity challenge exercises. Watch Crash Course #14 & complete viewing guide. Work on creativity drawings.
Thursday - Finish creative drawings. Work on Memory and Thought Review.
Friday - Discuss memory & thought review. Review for Chapter 3 test.
Week of October 22
Monday - Review sensory and short term memory. Read and discuss pages 60-61 (types of memory) - take notes. Review types of memory. Complete Concepts and Vocabulary questions #1-7 (skip #6) on page 76.
Tuesday - Discuss questions from Monday. Work on Types of Memory illustrations.
Wednesday - Quiz on types of memory. Read pages 61-69 and complete study guide.
Thursday - View Crash Course # 13 & complete viewing guide. Watch and discuss videos on eyewitness testimony. Discuss pages 61-64 "Retrieval of Information"
Friday - (Half day) Extra Credit article or video questions
Week of October 15
Monday - Define chapter 3 key terms (p. 53). Answer prereading questions for chapter 3.
Tuesday - Watch Brain Games episode - Remember This. Complete viewing guide.
Wednesday - Discuss chapter 2 prereading questions. Read pages 53-56 "Taking in Information" - take notes. Complete memory activities.
Thursday - Read and discuss pages 56-61 "Storing Information" - take notes. Complete memory activities.
Friday - Finish discussing pages 56-61. Complete Types of Memory Review. Quiz Monday
Week of October 8
Monday - Discuss "Factors that Affect Learning," pages 37-42. Read pages 42-46 and finish study guide. Complete Modeling Activity.
Tuesday - Discuss modeling activity & observational learning, pages 42-46. Complete Chapter 2 Review Activity
Wednesday - Review for Chapter 2 test - complete review worksheet.
Thursday - Watch Crash Course #12. Take test on Chapter 2.
Friday - No Class - Spirit Assembly
Week of October 1
Monday - Discuss Operant Conditioning (study guide #1-11, pages 29-33). PowerPoint review activity. Complete Schedules of Reinforcement worksheet.
Tuesday - Review Schedules of Reinforcement - discuss worksheet. Discuss Reinforcement and Punishment (pages 33-37)- take notes. Complete Operant Conditioning worksheet.
Wednesday - Review Reinforcement and Punishment - discuss worksheet. Watch Crash Course #11. Complete "Distinguishing Between Classical and Operant Conditioning" worksheet
Thursday - Discuss worksheet from Wednesday. Take quiz on Operant Conditioning.
Friday - Read pages 29-37 and complete study guide.
Week of September 24
Monday-Discuss types of learning. Read pages 23-25 on Classical Conditioning and take notes. Complete stimulus-response worksheet.
Tuesday - Continue discussing Classical Conditioning - Read pages 25-29 and take notes. Complete classical conditioning worksheet and discuss.
Wednesday - Review classical conditioning. Introduce Operant Conditioning. Read pages 29-37 and complete study guide.
Thursday - Classical Conditioning quiz.
Friday - Read pages
Week of September 17
Monday - Take notes on pages 14-15. Complete Nature vs. Nurture worksheet.
Tuesday - Watch Crash Course - Intro to Psychology and complete worksheet. Complete Chapter 1 Review.
Wednesday - Review for Chapter 1 Test.
Thursday - Chapter 1 Test. Define key terms for Chapter 2.
Friday - Watch Brain Games episode. Finish defining terms.
Week of September 10
Monday - Work on personality mask project.
Tuesday - Discuss definition of psychology and benefits of studying psychology. Define key terms from chapter 1. Read pages 3-10 and 15-16.
Wednesday - Discuss pages 3-10 and page 15-16. Complete Subfields in Psychology worksheet & discuss.
Thursday - Read and take notes on Sigmund Freud (p. 12). Complete Free Association activity.
Friday - Read and take notes on Behaviorism (p. 13-14) Watch video clips on Skinner and Watson's experiments.
Week of September 3
Tuesday - Discuss course content
Wednesday - Review course syllabus, course expectations and classroom procedures. Answer Introduction questions.
Thursday - Take True Colors personality test and write response. Go over guidelines for Personality Mask project.
Friday - Work on personality mask project