Whatever the age of your pupils and regardless of the subject you teach, lesson plans can help you to ensure all course content is covered and help to make sure nothing important is missed out. A lesson plan is simply a detailed description of what materials are to be covered within an individual lesson.
Fortunately, lesson plans can contribute toward both. In the case of teaching, these plans are often approved by a committee before they are presented to the glass. This not only ensures that the material provided is appropriate for the class, but it also reflects on the quality of the teacher as well. Once the plans are approved, the teacher is free to use them to educate his or her pupils. However, if the opportunity arises, adding a bit of spontaneity to the class will do wonders for helping to cement it in your students minds. Thus, feel free to leave a bit of wiggle room when planning your plans.