• How The Wheatley Portfolio is empowering teachers...
  • “The unit themes were instrumental in giving me a vision for the entire year.”
  • “I was able to execute a comprehensive ELA curriculum rich in fiction and non-fiction texts.”
  • “Well-written and easy to follow. The terminology can be used as a benchmark for understanding each unit.”
  • “The thinking my students express in their interaction with the units is really something to behold.”

We Want Your Lesson Plans!

Win a $300 gift certificate and a free set of the print edition Maps!

Uncle Sam

Teachers who submit lesson plans that enhance the Maps will be entered to win a variety of prizes:

First place:

a $300 gift certificate to purchase the books recommended in our Maps, courtesy of Schoolwide, Inc., as well as the complete set of our print edition Maps.

Three honorable mentions:

a volume of the print edition Maps of their choice.

The lead writers of the Maps will be reviewing all of the lessons and selecting the winner and honorable mentions. The winner will be featured in our newsletter, distributed to more than 10,000 members. We welcome you to team-up with colleagues and submit lessons as a group, as well as independently.

All lessons must be emailed to lessonplans@greatminds.net by July 5th. Please join the campaign to share original lessons based on CC’s Maps. Happy planning!

Official Lesson Plan Template Prizes

* Schoolwide, Inc. is Great Minds’s official partner in providing the Maps’ recommended resources at greatly discounted prices.