updated Nov. 13, 2012
of Lesson Plans:
- LEARN NC
- Thinkfinity - free online resources (lesson plans, videos, etc.) aligned with NC Common Core and Essential Standards
- Curriki - over 40,000 k-12 learning resources . Free to join.
- SchooNoodle - online social bookmarking for web resources and lesson plans for K-12
- WebQuests - created by Guilford Co. Schools; sorted by grade level and subject
- How Stuff Works - Express - Free registration for teachers. Resources
include unit lesson plans, printable worksheets, and the magazine you may
print out for class use. Great for math, science, and technology.
- Teachers.net - 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.
- Teachnet.com -
Lesson plans by subject
- Lesson Plan Central
- HotChalk Lesson Plans Page
- Education World - The Educator's Complete Resource Guide to the
Internet, offers education professionals, parents, students, and administrators
a place where they can start each day to find the lesson plans and research
materials they are looking for. This site is updated daily with fresh new
lesson plans and curriculum ideas, articles on issues that are of interest
to educators, parents, and students, and much more. (Good resource for copyright
- Learning Page.com - Lots of worksheets to printer out: Basics
(like the alphabet. calendar, money, time, numbers, etc.) and Theme Sheets.
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.
- abcteasch - Free printables for the classroom. Month by month
unit lessons. Check out Apples in August. There is also research and report information including black line
maps you can print.
- 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.
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.
Starfall.com - 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 - ideas for poetry learning
the Real Punctuation Mark Please Stand Up? - fun
lesson plan for emergent readers from Education Station
Boogie - from HotChalk
Strategies for High Frequency Words
Teaching Vocabulary: Lesson Plans and Activities from Scholastic Professional Books
Up Your Spelling Words
The Reading Genie
Rules - printable charts
EFL Playhouse - for teachers of young English language learners
Phonics For Free - Target
lessons you can print out
100 Things To Do With Books - How would you decorate one of the character's bedrooms?
What would your character like to receive as a Christmas (or birthday) gift?
What happened in the story before you started reading it? How would you make
your book into a movie? Get creative with responses to literature with the excellent
suggestions compiled at this site.
NEA - Read
Other Dr. Seuss
Seuss! - Ideas to go along with several Dr. Seuss
and Reading Dr. Seuss - 2nd grade lesson plans for a week.
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.
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 - On-line flash cards
(or create your own), games & puzzles, and worksheets, or you can choose
to print them out. There is also a Homework Helper.
- Learning Games for Kids - On-line Geography and Math quizzes, puzzles,
and more. There are also worksheets you can print out.
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
This! - Need ideas for math challenges? Here are some
- Cool Math 4 Teachers
- Math Forum - Teachers' Place
Crayola - Lesson Plans
Incredible Elementary Art Lesson Plans
The Lesson Plans Page - Art
Central - PE lesson ideas and instructional resources.
Children's Music Web - A group of like-minded websites devoted to music education
- ClassroomTech.org - integrated lesson plan ideas
Skills - a different
approach for teaching keyboarding skills without a computer!
- ISTE - International Society for Technology in Education
Five - ideas for
before the bell rings or for those students who finish early.