Find a broad range of subjects and websites
Find a broad range of subjects and websites
- Agriculture Lesson Plans - Glen Rose FFA Site
Scroll down to find high school lesson plans for a broad range of agriculture topics.
- Annenberg Learner
Provides streaming video and lesson plans across the curriculum. On the left-hand side of the screen, choose your discipline and grade levels. Only those items with the described icon are free, but there are many excellent programs from which to choose.
- Best of History Website
K-12 history lesson plans, teacher guides, activities, games, quizzes, and more.Over 1200 history-related web sites that have been reviewed for quality, accuracy, and usefulness.
- Discovery Education
This takes you to the page for grades 9-12
- Counselor's Room
Founded " to help busy counselors like yourself find FREE life skill lesson plans and group activity ideas for school age children that are both LIVELY and FUN!. We deliberately chose lesson plans that engage students with games and hands-on activities."
Look here for literature and language arts, art and culture, foreign language, and history and social studies.
- Hot Chalk Lesson Plans
Developed at the University of Missouri, this site has over 4,000 lesson plans and continues to grow.
- FACS Exploration - Utah Curriculum Resources
A selection of lesson plans in various FACS areas.
- Family Consumer Sciences
Great resource for lesson plans! Run by a "second generation Family Consumer Science teacher who taught both inner city and suburban kids in Virginia and Connecticut."
- Incredible Art Department
Chock-full of lesson plans by grade level and medium.
- Library of Congress Teachers' Site
Click on 'Classroom Materials' to find lesson plans, themed resources, primary source sets, presentations and activities, and collection connections that give ideas for using Library of Congress resources.
- Guidance and Counseling Curriculum
DESE's Comprehensive Guidance Program curriculum framework is organized around three strands, Personal and Social Development, Academic Development and Career Development. These sample guidance units and lessons represent a complete set of units for each element of the guidance standards, K-12.
Sign up for this site, then browse through resources by using the drop-down box for “all courses” on the upper right of the screen. This will lead to other sites with activities and lesson plan ideas.
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics provides excellent lesson plans and interactives for grades K-12.
- National Association of Agricultural Educators
Click on the "Communities of Practice Help and FAQs" link in the top left corner and look at the video on "Discovering Content - aka Finding and Organizing Stuff" to learn how to access lesson plans on this site. Free to join.
- National Geographic
Home to the U.S. National Geography Standards, this has hundreds of lesson plans, tools, and portals to help teachers and their students explore a wide range of social studies topics. Some portals lead to lesson plans in other curricular areas, as well. Worth the time!
- PBS Teachers
Go to your grade level category on the top bar, then move the cursor to your curricular area. Lots here, but might take some digging!
- PE Central
Packed with lesson plans and activity ideas for physical education!
- ProQuest K-12 Lesson Plans and Teacher Toolbox
Checked out and updated by professionals, this is an excellent portal to sites that contain lesson plans and teacher resources.
Lesson plans for language arts; search by subject and grade level.
- National Women's History Museum
Click on "Education & Resources" for lesson plans. Be sure to browse through the "Online Exhibits" tab, as well! The NWHM Facebook page posts short, intriguing biographies of American women.
- Teacher's Network
Search for lesson plans in the "TeachNet" search box.
- Teaching History
Packed with lesson plans, resources, and links, this is a must for K-12 teachers.
Sign up for this free, educator-driven resource, sponsored by the Clark County School District in Nevada. It takes a bit of digging, and it's not easy to find a specific topic (better to leave the topic space blank!), but the lesson plans by content area are detailed and worth reviewing. The demonstration videos show teachers' favorite instructional, management, and organizational techniques.
- Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Might take some digging, but these units look thorough.
K-12 lesson plans from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. All science teachers should check this out!
- Science Snacks
Contains a wealth of science investigations to help explain specific concepts and processes. Includes excellent videos for classroom use.
- Serendip Studio - Brynmawr
Hands on activities for teaching High School and Middle School biology.
- Smithsonian History Explorer
Lesson plans, themes, standards for grades K-12. Cross-curricular - check this one out!