Sample Lesson Plans to Teach Common Core State Standards

 
 

Integrate Webspiration Classroom™ Into Your Curriculum

We understand schools are looking for resources to help teach the new standards, with that in mind we have built this series of lesson plans which integrate the visual thinking and learning tools in Webspiration Classroom™ and are aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
 

English Language Arts Lesson Plans
Social Studies Lesson Plans
Science Lesson Plans
Thinking and Planning Lesson Plans

 


 

English Language Arts Lesson Plans


Re-conceptualizing the Research Paper

Organize and write a research paper using a variety of sources.

Essays Made Easier
Students will be better able to compose effective essays.

Visualizing the Writing Process
Develop a better understanding of the writing process as students work with a diagram which will help them to complete a writing assignment.

Guiding Inquiry-based Research
Locate a specific and viable focus for research and generate a working thesis statement for a research paper.

Visual Primary Source Analysis
Students will be able to write a lab report effectively.

Organizing Persuasive Speeches and Essays
Plan and compose persuasive speeches or essays.

Exploring a Place in History
Researching a place in history students will create diagrams to help them better organize and retain the information.

Improving Study Skills with Visual Learning Techniques
Use visual learning techniques to help students understand and remember important information.

Connecting Ideas with Concepts Maps
Students will create a concept map to show how pieces of information or ideas are related.

Critical Thinking through Comparisons
Students will use Webspiration™ to help them think critically about the similarities and differences between any two things.

Developing Decision Trees
By learning to use a decision tree, students make a decision between two or more possible choices.

Issue Analysis
Explore multiple perspectives on an issue and provide supporting arguments to support the student's own position.

Visual Project Plans
Students will use Webspiration™ to help them plan and successfully complete a project.

Building Vocabulary Webs
Students will be better able to comprehend and recall vocabulary words in a content area.

Project-based Learning Design
Using authentic, project-based learning experiences, students learn and remember more.

Writing Focused Fiction
Write focused, compelling and well-developed fiction.
   


 

Social Studies Lesson Plans


Visual Primary Source Analysis
Students will be able to write a lab report effectively.

Analyzing Causes and Effects
Students will research the causes and effects of an event or situation.

Conflict Analysis
Researching a significant conflict in history or the contemporary world students will use Webspiration™ to help them better organize and think critically about the information.

Explorer: Two Perspectives
Students will research multiple perspectives on an explorer.

Government Policy or Event Analysis
Researching a government policy or event students will create a diagram to better organize and retain the information.

Organizing Persuasive Speeches and Essays
Plan and compose persuasive speeches or essays.

Writing Focused Fiction
Write focused, compelling and well-developed fiction.

Re-conceptualizing the Research Paper
Organize and write a research paper using a variety of sources.

Improving Study Skills with Visual Learning Techniques
Use visual learning techniques to help students understand and remember important information.

Connecting Ideas with Concept Maps
Students will create a concept map to show how pieces of information or ideas are related.

Critical Thinking through Comparisons
Students will use Webspiration™ to help them think critically about the similarities and differences between any two things.

Developing Decision Trees
By learning to use a decision tree, students make a decision between two or more possible choices.

Issue Analysis
Explore multiple perspectives on an issue and provide supporting arguments to support the student's own position.

Visual Project Plans
Students will use Webspiration™ to help them plan and successfully complete a project.

Project-based Learning Design
Using authentic, project-based learning experiences, students learn and remember more.

Building Vocabulary Webs
Students will be better able to comprehend and recall vocabulary words in a content area.

Exploring a Place in History
Researching a place in history students will create diagrams to help them better organize and retain the information.


 

Science Lesson Plans


Writing a Lab Report
Write a lab report effectively.

The Cell as Factory
Students will better understand that cells are complex structures with many organelles involved in specialized functions.

Cycles in Nature
Better understand and construct a visual model of a natural cycle.

Pendulum Investigation
Students will develop a better understanding of energy transfer, motion and momentum.

Guiding Inquiry-based Research
Locate a specific and viable focus for research and generate a working thesis statement for a research paper.

Analyzing Causes and Effects
Students will research the causes and effects of an event or situation.

Improving Study Skills with Visual Learning Techniques
Use visual learning techniques to help students understand and remember important information.

Connecting Ideas with Concepts Maps
Students will create a concept map to show how pieces of information or ideas are related.

Critical Thinking through Comparisons
Students will use Webspiration™ to help them think critically about the similarities and differences between any two things.

Developing Decision Trees
By learning to use a decision tree, students make a decision between two or more possible choices.

Issue Analysis
Explore multiple perspectives on an issue and provide supporting arguments to support the student's own position.

Visual Project Plans
Students will use Webspiration™ to help them plan and successfully complete a project.

Building Vocabulary Webs
Students will be better able to comprehend and recall vocabulary words in a content area.

Plate Tectonics Concept Maps
To help them to better understand the concept of plate tectonics and the evidence that supports it students will create concept maps.


 

Thinking and Planning Lesson Plans


Improving Study Skills with Visual Learning Techniques
Use visual learning techniques to help students understand and remember important information.

Connecting Ideas with Concepts Maps
Students will create a concept map to show how pieces of information or ideas are related.

Critical Thinking through Comparisons
Students will use Webspiration™ to help them think critically about the similarities and differences between any two things.

Developing Decision Trees
By learning to use a decision tree, students make a decision between two or more possible choices.

Issue Analysis
Explore multiple perspectives on an issue and provide supporting arguments to support the student's own position.

Visual Project Plans
Students will use Webspiration™ to help them plan and successfully complete a project.

Project-based Learning Design
Using authentic, project-based learning experiences, students learn and remember more.

Guiding Inquiry-based Research
Locate a specific and viable focus for research and generate a working thesis statement for a research paper.

Organizing Persuasive Speeches and Essays
Plan and compose persuasive speeches or essays.

Visualizing the Writing Process
Develop a better understanding of the writing process as students work with a diagram which will help them to complete a writing assignment.

Essays Made Easier
Students will be better able to compose effective essays.

Analyzing Causes and Effects
Students will research the causes and effects of an event or situation.

Re-conceptualizing the Research Paper
Organize and write a research paper using a variety of sources.

Building Vocabulary Webs
Students will be better able to comprehend and recall vocabulary words in a content area.