This page is for all of those websites that give us good advice on lesson plans, classroom management, etc.


Literacy lesson plans:
http://www.perma-bound.com/state-standards.do?state=CCK This website lists books that can be used as mentor texts for each common core standard. It is a wonderful resource! Just click on your subject, and then the grade level. Under each standard is a link to click on to get to the mentor text list.

http://www.teachmentortexts.com/ I love this site! The author lists great books to use as mentor texts in literacy.

http://www.mce.k12tn.net/units/units_with_books.htm This site has a wonderful list of units to go with each book.

http://teachwithpicturebooks.blogspot.com/ A great blog with ideas on using picture books to teach

http://www.teachersclubhouse.com/index.htm A site with great lesson plans for sale

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/ I love this site! You can buy lesson plans or get over 30,000 of them for free!

http://literacyhead.com/ This requires a subscription, but the price is worth the amazing lessons you get!

http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/plans.html Tons of great lesson plans!

http://www.responsiveclassroom.org/blog/read-alouds-rule-creation A list of great read alouds to teach the importance of rules


Reading/Writing workshop:

http://blogs.scholastic.com/3_5/2008/09/guided-reading.html Guided reading in the upper grade classroom

http://www.gettingboystoread.com/content/ideas-get-boys-writing A great website for ideas to help boy writers

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds/writingstrats.html Helping struggling students with writing

Other websites for teachers:
http://www.sharemylesson.com/ Browse lesson plans uploaded by other teachers
http://lessonwriter.com/ Helps you create lesson plans

http://penzu.com/ An online note-taking website

http://us.educationcity.com/ Lots of common core lesson plans

http://superteachertools.com/ Find many technology tools on this site (Jeopardy template, random name generator)

http://www.khanacademy.org/ Learn anything through this site!

http://www.knownewideas.com/ Discuss education ideas with other members

http://frankserafini.com/MainPages/WorkshopHandouts.html Conference and workshop handouts by Frank Serafini

http://www.weareteachers.com/?grantId=22 This site has grant opportunities and other good advice.

http://www.slideshare.net/mberner/38-intersting-ways-to-use-wordle-in-the-classroom Ways to use Wordle in the classroom

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Getting-started-with-Windows-Movie-Maker How to use Windows Movie Maker

http://www.wikihow.com/Use-Windows-Movie-Maker Another Windows Movie Maker tutorial

http://www.lessonwriter.com/ Turn anything into a lesson plan!