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Sample Lessons

SHEG (Stanford History Educaton Group)

A great website with lots of history lessons, including primary sources and close reading strategies (requires logging in, but is free and fantastic)


Read Write Think

Hundreds of standards-based lesson plans written and reviewed by educators using current research and the best instructional practices. Find the perfect one for your classroom.


Read Works

Lesson plans that draw on proven research and are aligned to Common Core and State Standards. Browse a list of free lessons and comprehension worksheets.


New York City Department of Education Common Core

Lots of resources including lesson plans – select grade/subject


Achieve the Core

Common Core Sample Lessons for ELA / Literacy