THE HOOK ACTIVITY AKA THE ANTICIPATORY SET. An Essential Part of Lesson Planning Professor Kate Ellis Niagara University. The HOOK is ….
An Essential Part of Lesson Planning
Professor Kate Ellis
… designed to engage the students’ attention at the beginning of class. Called the “anticipatory set” or the “bell ringer”, it serves as a focus for the day’s activities.
rote drill and kill.
The HOOK organizes the content by focusing on major concepts to be learned …
to relate the experiences of the students to the objectives of the lesson.
That is, this activity is designed to put students into a receptive frame of mind.
… create an organizing framework
for the ideas, principles, or
information that is to follow.
…through the use of example or analogy
Ready, Set, Go!
Motivation for learning
Transfer of learning
A purpose for learning