Among your back-to-school wishes – would hundreds of free, interactive lesson plans be one of them? PBS LearningMedia provides over 500 customizable lesson plans. Here are just a few examples with abundant teacher and classroom resources:
Product Life Cycle (Grades 3-4): In this lesson, students flex their critical thinking skills by piecing together the lives of objects pulled from the trash.
Drawing Inferences (Grades K-5): Strengthen students reading comprehension skills by teaching them to draw inferences from various types of text.
Choosing a STEM Career (Grades 6-12): Use this 3-day lesson plan to help students identify practical skills they need to get their careers rolling.
Invest in Yourself (Grades 7-12): Prep students for lifelong success by expsoing them to the basics of budgeting. Key concepts include income, expenses, savings and debt.
And here’s a download this “tip sheet” with a series of thought-provoking questions designed to support your lesson planning efforts.