ESSON PLANS GUIDE TEACHERS THROUGH THE CURRICULUM. They should reflect the goals and benchmarks in students' IEPs. Lesson plans are important because they keep teachers on task and if the teacher is ever absent, the substitue knows what to do with the students.
Why reinvent the wheel? Fun, innovative lesson plans and materials can be found at several sites. Use them as is, or modify them to match your group size or instructional level.
I get many requests for special education lesson plans. Please remember that you should look at the standard you are teaching and develop your lesson plan with accomodations so that all your students can perform the skill. Any of the plans below are a part of the starting point. You know what you have to teach from your state or district standards. You know your students' learning styles and can adapt from there. Unwrap your standards, look for lesson plans here and then make adaptions for your students. Have fun with lesson planning!
This article walks you through the process of creating good lesson plans.
Lesson Plans and Teaching Strategies has hundreds of lesson plans.
LessonPlansPage.com! has over 2,000 free lessons! To find lesson plans that match your criteria, begin by selecting a subject or search for specific topics.
The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy maintains an online database of national Training Programs to assist educators, parents, students and others in gaining personal finance knowledge and skills. Major topics in the Jump$tart program include INCOME, MONEY MANAGEMENT, SAVING AND INVESTING, and SPENDING, including consumer credit. The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy seeks to improve the personal financial literacy of young adults. Jump$tart's purpose is to evaluate the financial literacy of young adults; develop, disseminate, and encourage the use of standards for grades K-12; and promote the teaching of personal finance. The Jump$tart Coalition believes that all young adults need to have the financial literacy necessary to make informed financial decisions. Some sample lesson plans include: A Gift for Mama: Lesson Plan, Auto Service Contracts, Basics of Saving and Investing, Bingo Brown and the Language of Love and many more!
Lesson Plans Search has hundreds of lesson plans.
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RubiStar is a free tool to help a teacher make quality rubrics. It's for teachers who want to use rubrics but don't have the time to develop them from scratch. Don't be too busy to try it!
Proteacher! Reading & Language Teaching Practices, including lesson plans for elementary school teachers including standards, research, and instructional approaches, activities, programs, and thematic units, publications, organizations, and books.
Marc Sheehan's Lesson Plans Page has lessons Marc developed, and links to other lesson plan archives! Thank you Marc!
K-12 Sources - Curriculum - Lesson Plans A site which has an extensive collection of lesson plan sites, project sites and other good teaching resources.
Microsoft Education has a searchable database, tutorials, virtual classroom tours and more!
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Teachnet Lesson Plans has lesson ideas, how to, teacher to teacer forum, micro activities and more.
This collection contains units and lesson plans developed by teachers in Core Knowledge schools.
Edhelper.comhas themed lesson units and lesson plans.
PROJECT SELF Lesson Plans has lesson plans designed to teach problem solving to students.
Digital Pictures have become an intregal part of teaching in special education. KODAK: K-12 Solutions - Lesson Plans has lesson plans offers lesson plans in many categories.
Mrs. Donn's Lesson Plans Across the Curriculum--Lessons in many subjects--even a section for special education. This is a must see site.
The Curriculum Archive is a central repository for free lessons and classroom projects.
Lesson planning and lesson plans - Everything you need to know to write effective lesson plans.
The Educator's Reference Desk - Lesson Plans and Units ERIC Lesson Plans Search the database for lesson plans at any grade level or subject area. AIMS Education Foundation Excellent activities that integrate science and math.
The Teacher's Corner! Teacher Resources! Lesson Plans! Thematic Units! Seasonal/Subject Activities! Find new and exciting ideas!
Sanford and a Lifetime of Color presents products and educational resources for students and teachers. Fun and educational art adventures, hands-on activities, and classroom lessons.
Columbia Education Center's Mini Lessons were created by teachers for use in their own classrooms.
Connections+ consists of Internet resources--lesson plans, activities, curriculum resources--linked with corresponding subject-area content standards. Also included in these resource packages are other links to assist teachers.
Smithsonian Education is the Gateway to Smithsonian Educational Resources
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