As you know, the Common Core Curriculum Maps were written by teachers for teachers. Educators have repeatedly asked us this question: “Are there any more sample lessons?” We would love to have you join us as authors of this curriculum tool. If you have ideas for lessons modeled after the sample lesson plans found on our site, please submit them to be considered for publication. Our teacher-writers will review the submissions. We will publish on our website those lessons that fit the guidelines, require minimal editing, and add to the quality of the unit. With your permission, we will happily acknowledge your contribution by sharing your name and location with the public.
The most important features of our sample lesson plans are the overarching, introductory statements and objectives. The teachers who write these plans—and the teachers who replicate the lessons in their own classrooms—must have a clear idea of what they want to accomplish and how it fits in with the entire unit’s goals.
Refer to these online sample lesson plans for examples of lessons that use literary and informational texts to address particular standards.
Using our template, create other sample lessons that: