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Lesson Plans, Misc. Teacher Resources

updated Feb. '17

Language Arts
Social Studies
Time Fillers
Literature Lesson Plans

Collections of Lesson Plans:

  • Curriki - over 40,000 k-12 learning resources .  Free to join.
  • - post or access lesson plans
  • PBS Teacher Source -Contains over 3000 lesson plans & activities and concepts across the curriculum that meet state and national standards.
  • - Lesson plans by subject
  • HotChalk Lesson Plans Page
  • Learning - Lots of worksheets to printer out: Basics (like the alphabet. calendar, money, time, numbers, etc.) and Theme Sheets.
  • RHL School - Free teaching resources that include worksheets for reinforcement and review. Many worksheets can serve as the basis for lessons. Reading Comprehension, English Basics, Math Problem Solving, Research Skills, Math Computation. Answer keys available.
  • abcteach - Free printables for the classroom.
  • CanTeach - Hundreds of lesson plans, thousands of links, and tons of other resources like songs & poems, classroom management, and school & class pledges.
  • Essential Learning Products - Lesson plans, resource links, and much more.

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Subject Specific Sites:

Language Arts

  • Spelling Activities from Education World - links to different ways to spark an interest in spelling
  • Read, Write, Think - Provide educators and students with access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction through free, Internet-based content.
  • - The Starfall reading program is designed specifically for the emergent reader. It makes use of interactive books and rhyming word family games that teach phonemic awareness, comprehension, vocabulary building and spelling skills. You are welcome to use the Starfall program in your school for free!
  • The Poetry Society - teaching resources
  • Preposition Boogie - from HotChalk
  • Musical Spelling Rules
  • Spelling Strategies for High Frequency Words
  • Teaching Vocabulary:  from Scholastic
  • Spice Up Your Spelling Words
  • The Reading Genie
  • The EFL Playhouse - for teachers of young English language learners
  • Phonics For Free - Target lessons you can print out
  • NEA - Read Across America
  • Other Dr. Seuss links:
    Dr. Seuss! - Ideas to go along with several Dr. Seuss books.
    Meeting and Reading Dr. Seuss - 2nd grade lesson plans for a week.
  • Printable Writing Activities - Find writing prompts by grade level, or try the book report templates, poetry formats, and letter and writing skills student worksheets. (From abcteach)
  • Book Adventure - You'll love this site! Students can take quizzes on-line (similar to AR). You can register as a teacher and set up a class. Then you can tell your students to take quizzes at home and even earn points for prizes. Also available are resources for teachers.
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    • Math Idea of the Month - Sign up to become a member of the Math Idea of the Month Club and you will receive free seasonal Math ideas by e-mail each month for the grade level you teach. You can also access the Math Idea Archives for every grade. From: Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Math.
    • Learning Games for Kids - On-line Geography and Math quizzes, puzzles, and more. There are also worksheets you can print out.
    • Math Fact Cafe - Math facts practice sheets you can print. They are labeled for grades 1-4 but K and 5 could find uses for them too. You can even print out the answer sheets. Depending upon the grade level, there is practice in addition (including decimals), subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions. If you can't find a worksheet to fit your needs, there is a facts sheet generator you can customize. There are also 'flash cards' that students could practice with while on the Internet.
    • Figure This! - Need ideas for math challenges? Here are some great ones.
    • Math Forum - Teachers' Place

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    Science & Health

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    Social Studies

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  • Crayola - Lesson Plans
  • The Lesson Plans Page - Art
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  • PE Central - PE lesson ideas and instructional resources.
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  • Children's Music Web - A group of like-minded websites devoted to music education for children.
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    Technology Skills

    • - integrated lesson plan ideas
    • Keyboarding Skills - a different approach for teaching keyboarding skills without a computer!
    • ISTE - International Society for Technology in Education
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    Time Fillers

    • Take Five - ideas for before the bell rings or for those students who finish early.
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