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There are a number of databases and websites that contain digitized primary resources. The Teacher's edition of some textbooks may provide lists and links for some of these resources. Here are a few databases and websites for you to explore:
Lesson Planning Resources
There are many lesson planning websites. Here is a list to help you locate good, free lesson plans.
Peer-reviewed lesson plans developed by North Carolina Teachers. All lesson plans are linked to the NC Standard Course of Study or to the Common Core.
Library of Congress Teachers
Resources for teachers developed by librarians and educators at the Library of Congress
This website contains classroom resources, professional development tools, and resources for parents.
Lesson plans and websites from the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the National Trust for the Humanities and the MarcoPolo Education Foundation
New York Times Lesson Plans
Browse by subject to find lesson plans based on New York Times content. Teachers can use or adapt lessons across several subject areas and grade levels.
NEA Lesson Plans
Lesson plans from the National Education Association as well as a custom search for lesson plans found on the Web. Lesson plans for all subjects are included.
Founded in 1991 by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for children. Teaching Tolerance provides free educational materials to teachers and other school practitioners in the U.S. and abroad.
Developed by world-renowned experts, these standards-based resources include lesson plans, student materials, reviewed Web resources and interactives.