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Education Lesson Plans: Lesson plans by subject


Free K-12 standards-based lesson planning websites for teachers.

General - multiple subjects

Instructional practice, lesson-planning tools & research support to create Common Core standards-based lessons.

Resources connected to Alabama standards.

Standards-based lessons & instructional practices.

EdTech tools for creating lessons.

Social studies, art & culture, literature and language arts curricula.

Standards, lessons, technology.

Extensive resources, topics, collections for the Social Studies and Science.

Digital library of open educational resources.

Media-rich with standards-aligned videos, interactives, and lesson plans.

Teaching Resources, Student Activities, Books & Authors for teachers & students.

Organized by level, popular topics, themes and events.

SMARTboard Lesson Library. Teacher Ed library has a subscription.

Explicit instruction with objectives, outcomes, assessment, script.

Add interactive questions, discussion topics and more to TED-Ed Animations and videos.

Social Sciences

Economics and finance resources for K-12. National Standards in Economics.

National Geography Standards. Maps, human geography, geospatial training.

Search by historical eras. Cross-curricular connections.

Major source for primary documents for lessons.

Revolve around a central historical question and feature primary documents.

Program emphasizes social justice and anti-bias.


Best Digital Tools for Teaching & Learning lists. Aligned with inquiry-based National Library Standards.

Children's books and authors, activities, articles, links, cross-curricular connections.

English Language Learners. K-5 Language Arts curriculum.

Grade level, learning objectives, resource type, and theme. National Council of Teachers of English.

STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Mathematics Assessment Project includes formative assessment and summative tasks. Grades 6-12.

STEM lesson plans searchable by grade level, subject, type of resource. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Lessons, interactives, virtual manipulatives, games, and activities align to National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Common Core Standards.

National Wildlife Federation: Life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification, and observation. National Science Education Standards.

Science & math simulations and software to create your own.

Next Generation Science Standards focusing on the Engineering Design component. K-12 STEM lessons.

Fine Arts

Projects for all skill levels and disciplines meet National Core Visual Arts Standards.

Art activities, ideas for creating lessons, and online interactive experiences

 National Core Arts Standards outline a conceptual framework for K-12 learning in Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts

Cultivates student ability to carry out the three Artistic Processes of Creating, Performing, and Responding.