Lessons and Units Resources
Lesson Design Tools
Unit and lesson design guidance and templates
Literacy In Action
Videos that share literacy practices in action
Lessons and Units
Louisiana Department of Education:
Mississippi Exemplar Unit:
State ELA Units
Organized by Standard
Writing for Understanding Common Core Units for Teachers
Independent Organization Collections
A not for profit, independent group dedicated to raising student achievement; assisted in development of the CCSS:
Select EQuIP Exemplars Tab, Grade
Anthology Alignment Project
: Free teacher-developed Common Core-aligned lessons for anthology reading series in grade seven. Each story has updated text-dependent questions, tier 2 vocabulary as well as culminating tasks including writing.
Student Achievement Partners:
Instructional Lesson Planning Guide
High quality, free, standards aligned instructional units that support literacy development in grades 5-12
Common Sense Media:
Digital Literacy and Citizenship
Curriculum: These free K-12 materials are aligned to our new standards and can be accessed in IBooks or in printable form.
Literacy Design Collaborative:
Literacy Design Collaborative Overview Page
: Resources describe basics of LDC units--videos will give understanding as well.
LDC Modules: What Task?
LDC Modules: What Skills?
LDC Modules: What Instruction?
LDC Modules: What Results?
How to fill in LDC Templates
LDC Task Collection Templates
offers tools for three writing types and much more
is available here however if educators sign up for a free
LDC Core Tools
account, all modules are available for download.
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