Lesson Plan Templates

This is an excellent tool for thoughtfully planning every aspect of your lesson.




Here is a slightly simplified version.



Article/Reading Template

To facilitate Talking To The Text with all readings.





Analyzing Text Templates

Examples of how to help student use evidence to support claims.






Discussion Strategies


This article is from a very good teaching blog: Cult of Pedagogy.





Here is a Word document containing the sentence starters on our posters.




Closing Activities

Most of us would benefit from spending more time on planning a strong closure activity and pacing our teaching so we have time to do it.