Free, fun lesson plans for use in your homeschool. Some are online and some are printable. For students pre-K through 12th grades.
Concordia University Lesson Plans
Elementary level. Prep for class with comprehensive, teacher-created lesson plans. Ideas for differentiation mean these free lesson plans make learning fun for every student.
Discovery School Lesson Plans
Find hundreds of original lesson plans, all written by teachers for teachers. Use the pull-down menus below to browse by subject, grade, or both. Also lesson plans to support Assignment Discovery and TLC Elementary School programming.
Easy Fun School
Making homeschooling more enjoyable for both child and parent.
Lesson Plans – Worksheets – Teacher’s Lesson Plans – WebQuests – Primary Teacher Resources – Math Lesson Plans – Writing Lesson Plans – Reading Lesson Plans – Science Lesson Plans – Technology Lesson Plans – Social Studies Lesson Plans.
From the National Endowment for the Humanities. Lessons and units for art and culture, literature and language arts, foreign language, and history and social studies.
Education World Lesson Plan Center
A resource for lesson plans and research materials.
Educational Resources and Lesson Plans
Over 1000 links to lesson plans and other resources of potential use to homeschoolers. It also includes lesson plans and resources unique to this site.
File Folder Farm
Sets of learning games to print out and store in file folders. Topics are Pre-K through 2nd Grade.
Print out unlimited copies of your favorite projects including art, deals, and greeting cards. This is the most comprehensive site offering every kind of easily-printed activity that you can simply copy on your home computer.
Cross-curricular lesson plans on all sorts of fascinating topics.
Google for Educators
This website is one of the ways we’re working to bolster that support and explore how Google and educators can work together.
Grade Level Skills Help Pages
These links are grade specific to help students practice on specific concept areas. Caution: As a teacher, you know that if a child doesn’t understand a skill, they will still not know it if they are put on the computer to practice it. These skill practices are suggested to be used with adult or peer assistance until the student has a basic skill knowledge that can be improved with some extra practice.
Homeschool Huskies and Ponies
Sets of workbooks and projects in different topics. Patches given as awards for completion.
At this point there are several hundred files (forms, unit studies, lapbook templates, worksheets, etc) created and uploaded by various members of the site – with several more being added each week.
Ideas For Homeschoolers
Marty Layne, of Victoria, BC, posts her monthly newsletter in her delightful writing style that will delight and enthrall you.
A part of the iTunes Store featuring free lectures, language lessons, audiobooks, videos and more, that you can enjoy on your iPod, iPhone, Mac or PC. Explore over 200,000 educational audio and video files from top universities, museums and public media organizations from around the world.
Kitchen table Classroom
Tips and tidbits on how to make learning fun! On this site, we offer a new tidbit each day, so come back often.
K to the 8th Power
Over 600 lessons which are organized into integrated and cross-curricular lessons. The integrated lessons teach a computer skill and apply it to grade level academic content.
Layers of Learning
Layers of learning refers to the scaffolding all people need as they learn. The more we can connect ideas together ast teachers, the more meaningful the ideas become.
A program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education, finds the most innovative and successful practices in K-12 education and makes them available to teachers and students.
A Guide to Educational Activities for Families that covers a lot of topics: reading, math, science, geography, history, writing, responsible behavior, and many more. For each topic, there are activities that you can do with your children to reinforce learning. Most are simple, everyday activities.
The Teachers.Net Lesson Bank is your opportunity to share your most precious asset – your teaching ideas and lesson plans.
Lesson Plan Center
Let TeacherVision.com help you create innovative plans quickly with our large inventory of ideas and materials.
Lesson Plan Page
Far more than just a “page,” this site has plans in all typical subjects, as well as holiday units, computer science, and even PE. Add your own plans to the project.
Lesson Plans – Teaching and Learning With The New York Times
A Learning Network lesson plan directory, covering all academic subjects from this past year. Maybe you’ve just gotten a class subscription to NYTimes.com, or maybe, at a time when everyone’s talking about “fake news,” you would like your students to understand what makes a trusted, 165-year-old news source different from invented information created by jobless young people in need of cash.
Free reproducible lesson plans, unit studies and print ready worksheets for all levels, all abilities and all subjects of Grade School and High School. Featured articles will give you general teaching and learning encouragement, references and support.
Mensa For Kids
Parents and teachers will find many lesson plans geared to gifted youth on the Mensa For Kids website. The plans are developed at a number of grade levels at which gifted youth can complete the lessons without adult assistance. Additionally, there are educational activity plans appropriate for use in school-based programs, as well as in the home.
Newton’s Apple: Teacher’s Guides
A complete collection of Teacher’s Guides from season 9 through 15 is available. Mostly science lessons, though a few from other topics as well.
Large K-12 resource library. Free. Assessments, videos, lesson plans, customized by grade, subject areas, and standards you may wish to use. If you have questions, there’s a chat window in the lower right. Secular.
Outta Ray’s Head
A collection of lesson plans with handouts for writing, literature, poetry, and using the library, by Ray Saitz and many contributors.
PBS Teachers Source
Updated monthly. Resources so you can integrate PBS shows with your unit studies. After 3 resource views, you must create an account.
Stephen Fry has quietly co-founded a startup that bills itself as a “Pinterest for education.” Lessons for highly visual learners, such as those with dyslexia.
Praetor Education Technology
How to use open source software to develop free curriculum online. Free Java lessons for educators. Good math and science resources already developed.
Read Write Think
Access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction through free, Internet-based content.
Scholastic Lesson Plans & Reproducibles
Pick a grade level Pre-k through 8th grade and then a topic to locate a variety of lesson plans teaching that skill.
Free weekly units, free worksheets for online and offline study, and software to download.
Arts, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies plans.
Offers teachers FREE access to lesson plans, printable worksheets, over 150,000 reviewed web sites, rubrics, educational games, teaching/ technology tips, advice from expert teachers, and more.
Teach With Movies
Through movies, introduce children to major events in history, principles of science, extraordinary people, literature, drama, dance, art, character development, and ethics. Low annual subscription rate for hundreds of movies.
Teacher Created Materials
Free monthly activities, lesson plans, and brain teasers. New each month as well as archives.
Lessons categorized by monthly and holiday or date themes, mostly for young children.
Texas Instruments Activities Exchange
Browse by subject area or submit your own activity ideas. Learn to use TI calculators to solve real-world problems.
A variety of lesson plans that align with education standards to allow teachers and students to apply engineering principles in the classroom.
Relevant, creative materials that can help you make good use of new technology. Look here for planning guides, teaching techniques, activities, projects, and more.