Monday, September 29, 2014

Free Lesson Plan Templates for Common Core

By Glenn A. Walsh
Reporting for SpaceWatchtower

Much has been written and discussed regarding the new Common Core State Standards Initiative for primary and secondary education. Now a fairly new company, , is providing educators with free-of-charge templates to help teachers create lesson plans, which are aligned with the Common Core State Standards. started as an Internet web site service which specializes in making personal and legal documents easier to create and use. According to an electronic mail message I recently received from Jamie Smith of , they are providing lesson plan templates to educators, free-of-charge, as a way for their small business "to get our name out."

Currently, they offer lesson plan templates in three subject areas: Science, Mathematics, and English / Language Arts. Each can be downloaded in .PDF or Microsoft Word formats.

Here are links to the three lesson plan templates offered:

Science: Link >>>

Mathematics: Link >>>

English / Language Arts: Link >>>

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  1. It doesn't matter which language you know better. In our days you have to know as much as possible languages! Especially it's really important to know the language which you are working with! I started online lessons a few weeks ago ( and I have to say that now I can see the difference!

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