Unit planning

This is the template for the unit planner I will be using for my course. All unit planners can be found at the top of the topic sections and are linked at the bottom of this page for convenience.

Unit 1. Title
Date start - end

Diploma assessment

When will the content be assessed?

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3

Text book reference

Inquiry: Establishing the purpose of the unit

Transfer Goals
List here one to three big, overarching, long-term goals for this unit. Transfer goals are the major goals that ask students to “transfer”, or apply, their knowledge, skills, and concepts at the end of the unit under new/different circumstances, and on their own without scaffolding from the teacher.

List here the key content that students will know by the end of the unit

List here the key skills that students will develop by the end of the unit.

List here the key concepts that students will understand by the end of the unit

Examples of real world practical applications of knowledge.

Action: teaching and learning through Inquiry

Approaches to teaching
Tick boxes to indicate pedagogical approaches used.

Small group work (pairs)
Hands on practical
Student centred inquiry

Examples of how TOK can be introduced in this unit

Examples of how NOS can be introduced in this unit.

Tests, exams and marked labs

Worksheets and exercises

Video clips, simulations demonstrations etc.


What went well
List the portions of the unit (content, assessment, planning) that were successful

What didn’t work well
List the portions of the unit (content, assessment, planning) that were not as successful as hoped

List any notes, suggestions, or considerations for the future teaching of this unit

Standard Level Core

Additional Higher Level


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