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20 Best Websites for Free Lesson Plan Templates

20 Best Websites for Free Lesson Plan Templates

By Whooo’s Reading Blog Team

Jump into 2017 with all the resources you need to be efficient with your time, including a variety of lesson plan templates. With less work on your plate, you can use the templates to focus on building creative activities and encouraging student engagement.

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Teacher Planet: Browse by type, subject and grade level for monthly, weekly and unit templates.

K12 Reader: Print templates for single and multi-class lesson planning, with subject- and unit-specific templates in daily, weekly and monthly formats.

Hot Chalk: Lesson Plans Page: Basic template downloadable as a Microsoft Word document, allowing you to edit and modify as necessary.

Common Core Daily Lesson Plan Template: Focused on Common Core, this simple template can be downloaded and edited in Microsoft Word.

EL Education: Downloadable suite of curriculum planning templates, including learning expedition overview template, curriculum map template and scaffolding plan template.

Pre-K Pages: Decorative and fun lesson plan templates from an early childhood teacher and consultant. Basic, daily lesson plan template, including space for differentiation and evaluation plans.

The Curriculum Corner: Three different lessons plans, including week at a glance, in Word and PDF downloads.

Have Fun Teaching: Templates for Common Core, ESOL and much more. All lesson plan templates are downloadable as a PDF.

Passport Academy: Fun lesson plan templates for homeschool and pre-school along with a simple lesson plan organizer template.

TESOL: Task-Teach-Task lesson plan template for a 90-minute lesson in PDF format.

BIE: Planning forms for project based learning (PBL) lessons, with templates for the entire project design.

West Virginia Department of Education: Another PBL template, used with Teacher Leadership Institute participants.

Education World: Basic monthly planning template, downloaded in .doc format.

Brighthub Education: Downloads for monthly and yearly planning, along with samples by teacher Laurie Patsalides.

Top-Rated Lesson Plan Templates on Teachers Pay Teachers

All of the following are still free and are rated with four full stars by 150 people or more.

Teacher Planner Lesson Plan Template, By Erin Condren: For all subject areas and grades, with colorful pages.

Lesson Plan Template, By Babbling Abby: For Pre-K through sixth grade, this basic template has built-in space for lunch and organized physical activity.

Weekly Plan Template, By Luckeyfrog: Basic table, created in Word, downloaded in .doc, .pdf and .docx. See her page for examples of how to best use this template.

Guided Reading Lesson Plan Template, By Kindergarten is Grrreat: Simple format and easy to customize for your students’ needs.

Lesson Plan Template for Binders, By Angie Amos: Made for a 3-ring binder and deigned for “at a glance” ease. The note column on the right is especially helpful.

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  1. Paul Milas

    January 10, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    That’s a really nice resource for lesson plan templates. Thanks.

  2. Mark

    September 19, 2018 at 9:38 am

    Hey! Awesome blog about the best websites for free lesson plans and lesson plan templates! Thank you so much for including Have Fun Teaching as a source for free lesson plan templates! You are so awesome! We wanted to let you know that we updated our website link. Here is the new link for free lesson plan templates:

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