Teacher's Toolbox • Lesson Plans
Gale Databases http://www.galeschools.com/lesson_plans/#
Select your subject area or select a Gale database for lesson plans for all grades.
The Librarian's Brain
Updated daily provides creative teaching ideas using the library's online resources. The Lesson Plans
tab is where you can find lesson plans for all subject areas to use with the online resources. The Tips tab
is a great information to teach kids on how to do research. The How-to-Videos
tab provides brief instructional videos on how to use the library’s online resources. The Games tab
provides fun ways for students to learn information literacy.
Math & Measurements
Math - Elementary http://nsdl.org/resources-for/k12-teachers/elementary-school
Resources for teaching K-5 mathematics from the National Science Digital Library.
Math & Science - High School http://nsdl.org/resources_for/k12-teachers/high-school
Covers various subjects in the fields of Math and Science from the National Science Digital Library.
Math & Science - Middle School http://nsdl.org/resources_for/k12-teachers/middle-school
Covers a variety of subject areas of Science and Mathfrom the National Science Digital Library.
Science Experiments & Projects
Science - Elementary School http://nsdl.org/resources-for/k12-teachers/elementary-school
Lesson plans and supporting documents for Science from the National Science Digital Library.
Teacher's Home Page - National Geographic http://www.nationalgeographic.com/homework/
Find multimedia activities, lessons, and units aligned with national standards.
Countries & Cultures
CultureGrams Teaching Activities http://online.culturegrams.com/main/openpdf.php?filename=teaching_activities_all
A collection of 79 activities for educators using CultureGrams in the classroom.
Teaching the News and Debate Topics - Grolier Online http://0-go-library.grolier.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/
Lesson plans for teaching the news and debate topics using Grolier Online.
Teen Programs with Punch http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313090707&id=LU2938-118
Teen programs made easy, even when time or resources are in short supply. New lesson for every month to use with your students.
Theme Lesson Plans
Theme Play: Exciting Young Imaginations http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313090752
In this time of standards and accountability, this book reminds us of the joy of teaching and learning and the power of the imagination. A wealth of creative library program ideas. Lists and lists of theme based books, videos.
Ecology - Lesson Plans http://www.gale.cengage.com/free_resources/environment/lesson_plans/
Lesson plans for all grade levels.