Compilations of Lesson Plans
National Council for Open Education hosts hundreds of lesson plans and resource guides broken out by grade, area, and topic.
You can help grow this free resource by submitting your favorite lesson plans.
The Annenberg Foundation has indexed a wide range of lesson plans targeted by grade levels and discipline ...
- Foreign Language
- Language Arts
- Social Studies & History
The lesson plans include printable materials, videos, teacher guides and test questions. All are free to use.
The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching.
Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more to meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations.
EdSITEment, from the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosts a wide range of lesson plans covering Art & Culture, Foreign Language, History & Social Studies, and Literature & Language Arts.
NASA has complied a wide rage of lesson plans and resources with a special emphases on STEM.
ERIC, from the Department of Education, indexes thousands of journal articles, reports, conference papers and other materials. In addition to specific lesson plans, ERIC can provide insights as to the how and why of lesson plans.
Add additional search terms to zero in on your area of interest.
Internet4Classrooms incorporates many links, including tutorials for the most frequent classroom applications, search tools, ed news publications.
The excellent Kids.gov site was retired in 2018 and replaced with a smaller Resources for Teachers section at USA.gov. While the list is currently limited, we hope that it will be expanded over time.
Current lesson plans include Explaining Taxes to Kids, Government Jobs, How A Bill Becomes a Law, How the Supreme Court Works, and The Three Branches of Government.
Developed for teachers and students, LearingScience indexes science interactives and resources. Framed by the National Science Education Standards, they index a wide range of resources indexed by grade level.
Don't Stop Here
There are links to lesson plans in almost every topic area on this site.
Look thru the Resources section to get more ideas.