All of A to Z’s old lesson plans are in the process of being transitioned to the new site, LESSON PLANET. In the mean time, you’ll find links to both the old and new site.
--Click on "Lessons" tab, then click on grade level (preschool through high school)
Projects for K-12; also click on "Educational Links" and the "Instructional Resources" to discover additional lesson plan resource sites for Math and Science. Notice the link for "Primary Sources" (diaries, letters, photos, maps)
CANNOT CONNECT (2016) --Must subscribe (and pay one-time fee of $30 for individuals, NO annual fees) to use. NOTE: Many school districts subscribe, so you will probably have access once you are student teaching or hired. At the site, open the drop-down box for "All Resource Types" and select "Lesson Plans" and use the second drop-down box for Grade Level selection.
K-12 lesson plans using primary sources. Click "Investigations", then click on one of the Folder Tabs (topic), then click on "Teacher View." Use Historical Inquiry (http://www.historicalinquiry.com) to get to databases of primary sources.
Correlates its classroom activities to 46 sets of national and state curriculum standards with more than 1,200 lesson plans. Mouse-over grade level (PreK-12), then select subject; refine by clicking "Media Type" and selecting "Lesson Plan".
A program that fosters project-based learning. Students complete a series of online activities and submit their work for review by Smithsonian education experts to earn digital badges. Activities include creative writing, photography, oral histories, and graph-making.
Positive role models of African-American men and women in Virginia (SOL connections, K-12). This program is also available via the Library of Virginia's website: www.lva.virginia.gov/public/smw/2014/essay.htm
At the Educators webpage, find the Pre-K-12 box & click "More". Use the green "Find an Activity" box, then select "Activity type" = Lesson Plan. (They also list Activities by topic & grade. All are coordinated with recent exhibits at VMFA.)