Compilations of Lesson Plans
There are streams and streams of links to lesson plan collections in almost every school subject. Some are organized by themes or topics.
Ask Eric, from the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) system funded by the U.S. Department of Education, contains more than 2,000 unique lesson plans which have been written and submitted to AskERIC by teachers from all over the United States and the world! You can view the plans by topic or search for a specific lesson plan to meet your subject and grade level.
Internet4Classrooms incorporates many links, including tutorials for the most frequent classroom applications, search tools, ed news publications.
FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence) indexes U.S. government teaching and learning resources. It contains more than 1,600 federal teaching and learning resources organized by subject: art, history, language arts, math, science, and others.
An online search will produce similar sites. They represent a lot of work by one teacher. Some national repositories also provide thousands of links. It is easy to be overwhelmed and spend a lot of time checking out each link.The upside is that you might find just the lesson for which you haven't been able to find other material.
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