Lesson Plan Library

We’ve assembled a variety of free lesson plans catering for students at the elementary, middle and high school levels, covering a variety of subjects and learning outcomes. All lesson plans have been created by professional teachers and conform to CORE standards and best practice.

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Elementary School

Jack and the Beanstalk

Read-aloud with summative assessment.
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Middle School

Night Before Christmas

Students use sound to enhance poetic parody.
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Rikki Tikki Tavi

Students use sound to support claims.
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The Sound of Change

In this lesson, middle school students use sound as cues for structural shifts in informational writing.
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High School

Romeo & Juliet

Students use sound as cues for mood and vocabulary acquisition.
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The Odyssey

Students use sound to convey a theme.
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Persuasive Branding

In this lesson, students use music and sound to enhance pathos in argumentative writing.
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Sound and Symbol

In this lesson, students use sound effects to reflect and enhance an understanding of figurative language in narrative text.
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Huckleberry Finn

Review the structure of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and discuss Twain’s writing style.
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Sherlock Holmes

In this lesson, students will demonstrate reading comprehension, understand the literary structure and practice digital literacy skills
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Halloween: Using Sound to Invoke Fear

Students use sound to make their short stories scary with inspiration from Booktracks of Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe and Dracula’s Guest by Bram Stoker.
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