Discovery Education and HotChalk Lesson Plans are good places to find a variety of free lesson plans. Discoveryeducation.com has a database of lesson plans for elementary, middle and high school students. HotChalk provides a library of over 4,000 free, online lesson plans for prekindergarten to 12th grade.
The Discovery lesson plans were written and designed by teachers for teachers. Subjects include arts, literature, technology, social studies, mathematics, science and health. The lesson plans also feature extensive procedures and discussion questions. Lessons include objectives and explanations about materials needed to complete the lesson. Teachers can modify the lesson plans to suit their needs.
Lessonplanspage.com, run by HotChalk, features lessons that are broken down into short sections of about 15 minutes each. One example is "Multiplication and Order of Operations," which features a short section in the beginning in which students learn about different math terminology. This is followed by a few basic rules in mathematics,
such as the commutative property of multiplication. The plan finishes with examples for students to work on and a short discussion, dubbed "math talk." The lessons also feature objectives and needed materials. HotChalk's instructional curriculum complies with the Common Core State Standards in New York state.