Memory Skills Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has an Masters of Science in Mathematics and a Masters in Education

Help your students understand and improve memory skills with this lesson plan. Two video lessons are used to teach students aspects of memory. Hands-on activities support instruction and questions and a quiz are used to measure understanding.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define memory
  • explain types of memory with examples

Length

1 hour for the lesson plus additional time for the activity

Materials

  • Objects gathered around the room, both familiar and unfamiliar to students
  • Blanket or table cloth
  • Large tray or table/desk top
  • Access to technology
  • Materials as requested by students

Key Vocabulary

  • Memory
  • Recognition
  • Depth of processing/level of processing
  • Recall
  • Cued recall
  • Free recall
  • Prospective recall
  • Long-term memory
  • Declarative memory
  • Semantic memory
  • Episodic memory
  • Procedural memory
  • Implicit memory

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.3

Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.4

Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9-10 texts and topics.

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