Lesson Planning Ideas for Teachers

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It's easy to create engaging lesson plans, activities, school assemblies and more using this informative lesson planning course. Our professionally designed resources are accessible on any mobile phone, tablet or computer for convenient and flexible curriculum planning.
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Lesson 1 - Brain-Based Learning Activities
Lesson 2 - Anecdotal Notes Template
Lesson 3 - First Grade Teaching Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[80487].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[80487].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Depth of Knowledge Sample Questions
Lesson 5 - Depth of Knowledge Activities
Lesson 6 - Growth Mindset Activities
Lesson 7 - Classroom Supplies for Teachers
Lesson 8 - Teacher Appreciation Activities
Lesson 9 - Adult Learning Games
Lesson 10 - Questions for Teachers to Ask Parents
Lesson 11 - Using Guest Speakers in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182583].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182583].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - Constructivist Learning Activities
Lesson 13 - Outdoor Learning Activities
Lesson 14 - Experiential Learning Activities for Adults
Lesson 15 - Experiential Learning Activities for Students
Lesson 16 - Essential Questions for Kindergarten
Lesson 17 - Data Collection Tools for Teachers
Lesson 18 - Every Student Succeeds Act: Summary, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[225067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[225067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 19 - Peer Tutoring: Definition, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298275].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298275].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 20 - Teaching Peer Tutoring: Strategies & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 21 - Classwide Peer Tutoring: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 22 - Peer Tutoring in Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298299].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298299].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 23 - Reciprocal Peer Tutoring: Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298301].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298301].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 24 - Reciprocal Peer Tutoring in Math Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298303].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298303].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 25 - Activities to Challenge Gifted Students
Lesson 26 - How to Challenge Gifted Students in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310001].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310001].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 27 - Instructional Strategies for Teaching Problem Solving Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310003].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310003].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 28 - Direct Instruction vs. Indirect Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310013].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310013].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 29 - Deductive Reasoning Activities for High School
Lesson 30 - Inductive Reasoning Activities & Games
Lesson 31 - Using Bells in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316739].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316739].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 32 - Activities for Substitute Teachers
Lesson 33 - Closing Strategies In The Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316745].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316745].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 34 - Instructional Strategies for Whole Group Discussion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 35 - Substitute Teaching Tips for Elementary School Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316765].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316765].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 36 - Active Learning Strategies for Adults Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 37 - Focus Games for Adults
Lesson 38 - Spatial Reasoning Games for the Classroom
Lesson 39 - Authentic Assessment: Tools & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334471].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334471].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 40 - Movement Activities for the Classroom
Lesson 41 - Jeopardy Games for the Classroom: Rules & Template
Lesson 42 - Integrated Curriculum Lesson Plan
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Lesson 1 - How to Create a Lesson Plan for Adults Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Universal Design for Learning Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 3 - Charlotte Danielson Lesson Plan Format
Lesson 4 - 5 Step Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 5 - Backward Design Lesson Plan Example
Lesson 6 - Standards-Based Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 7 - Seven Step Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 8 - Workshop Model Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 9 - EEI Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 10 - ASSURE Model Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 11 - Tiered Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 12 - 5E Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 13 - 5E Lesson Plan Template for Science
Lesson 14 - 5E Lesson Plan Template for Math
Lesson 15 - RTI Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 16 - Constructivist Lesson Plan Example
Lesson 17 - Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 18 - EATS Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 19 - SIOP Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 20 - Madeline Hunter Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 21 - Madeline Hunter Lesson Plan Example for Math
Lesson 22 - Reading Workshop Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 23 - Physical Education Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 24 - Mini Lesson Plan Format & Template
Lesson 25 - How to Create a Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 26 - Layered Curriculum Template
Lesson 27 - Substitute Teacher Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 28 - Action Plan Template for Teachers
Lesson 29 - CALLA Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 30 - Balanced Literacy Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 31 - Dialectical Journal: Format & Template
Lesson 32 - 4As Lesson Plan Sample
Lesson 33 - 6 Point Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 34 - Cooperative Learning Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 35 - Direct Instruction Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 36 - Music Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 37 - Co-Teaching Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 38 - Language Arts Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 39 - High School Physics Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 40 - Nursing Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 41 - How to Write a Nursing Teaching Plan: Template & Example
Lesson 42 - Curriculum Models Lesson Plan
Lesson 43 - Cooperative & Collaborative Learning Lesson Plan
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Lesson 1 - Teaching with Movies in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Teaching Movies as Literature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Movie Activities for the Classroom
Lesson 4 - Film Music Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Music in Films: Importance & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452841].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452841].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Toy Story Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - The Truman Show Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Heart of Darkness vs. Apocalypse Now Lesson Plan
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Lesson 1 - What Is A Bell Ringer Activity? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316737].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316737].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - 3-2-1 Exit Slip Strategy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316741].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316741].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Exit Ticket Teaching Strategy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316743].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316743].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Bell Ringer Activities for Middle School
Lesson 5 - Bell Ringer Activities for Elementary School
Lesson 6 - Bell Ringer Activities for Computer Classes
Lesson 7 - Bell Ringers for Middle School Grammar
Lesson 8 - Bell Ringers for Middle School Social Studies
Lesson 9 - Bell Ringers for Middle School Science
Lesson 10 - Bell Ringers for Middle School Language Arts
Lesson 11 - Bell Ringers For Middle School Reading
Lesson 12 - Grammar Bell Ringers For High School
Lesson 13 - Bell Ringers for Middle School Math
Lesson 14 - Math Bell Ringers High School
Lesson 15 - Earth Science Bell Ringers
Lesson 16 - Bell Ringers for High School Social Studies
Lesson 17 - Journalism Bell Ringers
Lesson 18 - Physical Science Bell Ringers
Lesson 19 - Health Science Technology Bell Ringers
Lesson 20 - US History Bell Ringers
Lesson 21 - Vocabulary Bell Ringer Ideas
Lesson 22 - Geography Bell Ringers
Lesson 23 - AP World History Bell Ringers
Lesson 24 - Texas History Bell Ringers
Lesson 25 - Bell Ringers for High School Business
Lesson 26 - Middle School Health Bell Ringers
Lesson 27 - Bell Ringers for High School Health
Lesson 28 - Figurative Language Bell Ringers
Lesson 29 - Geometry Bell Ringers
Lesson 30 - Sociology Bell Ringers
Lesson 31 - Bell Ringers for High School Spanish
Lesson 32 - World Geography Bell Ringers
Lesson 33 - Bell Ringers for High School World History
Lesson 34 - AP Biology Bell Ringers
Lesson 35 - Environmental Science Bell Ringers
Lesson 36 - Bell Ringers for Driver's Education
Lesson 37 - Algebra Bell Ringers
Lesson 38 - French Bell Ringers
Lesson 39 - Exit Ticket Ideas For Social Studies
Lesson 40 - Exit Ticket Ideas For Science
Lesson 41 - Exit Tickets for Music Class
Lesson 42 - Exit Tickets for Reading Comprehension
Lesson 43 - Exit Tickets for Physical Education
Lesson 44 - Math Exit Ticket Rubric
Lesson 45 - Algebra Exit Tickets
Lesson 46 - Place Value Exit Ticket
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