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Welcome District of Columbia Public School Teachers 

The Washington Teachers' Union is committed to providing its 4,800 hard-working members with the highest quality professional development. To help us meet that goal, the WTU and Share My Lesson have partnered to provide you with this website filled with first-rate lesson plans, curriculum and other resources designed to help you have a successful school year. It is WTU’s ongoing mission to ensure that its members feel prepared, supported and empowered in the classroom.

On this page you will find:

- Important information and announcements from WTU

- Currently featured resources on Share My Lesson

- Resources aligned to DCPS Essential Practices

- Common Core resources by grade

Want to learn more about the Essential Practices? Explore the new rubric, see videos of DCPS classrooms in action, and consider how each Essential Practice promotes best practice through a series of online modules here. Your login information is: Username: Teacher@YourSchool Password: TEACHDCPS



IMPORTANT WTU RESOURCES

Baseball, America's favorite pastime, is also a great theme for cross-curricular K-12 lesson plans. Use this new curated Share My Lesson collection to get students interested in subjects of all kinds: English language arts, math, science, social studies, physical education and health. 

"The spirit of jazz is the spirit of openness." — Herbie Hancock Jazz Appreciation Month is an annual festival held to celebrate jazz as an original American musical genre. April was chosen to be Jazz Appreciation Month to commemorate the birthdays of jazz greats Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald,...

Welcome to the 5th annual Ideas & Innovations Virtual Conference, March 14-16, 2017.

Sessions are now available on-demand.

This Share My Lesson Webinar series, brought to you by the American Federation of Teachers,...

Essential Practice 1 - Cultivate a responsive learning community
Essential Practice 2 - Challenge students with rigorous content
Essential Practice 3 - Lead a well-planned, purposeful learning experience
Essential Practice 4 - Maximize student ownership of learning
Essential Practice 5 - Respond to evidence of student learning
Common Core Resources by Grade

12 of our favorite Kindergarten lessons and resources aligned to Common Core.

 

10 of our favorite 1st Grade lessons and resources aligned to Common Core.

11 of our favorite 2nd Grade lessons and resources aligned to Common Core.

 

10 of our favorite 3rd Grade essons and resources aligned to Common Core.

10 of our favorite 4th Grade lessons and resources aligned to Common Core.

10 of our favorite 5th Grade lessons and resources aligned to Common Core.

11 of our favorite 6th Grade lessons and resources aligned to Common Core.

8 of our favorite 7th Grade lessons and resources aligned to Common Core.

10 of our favorite 8th Grade lessons and resources aligned to Common Core.

9 of our favorite 9th and 10th Grade ELA lessons and resources aligned to Common Core.

9 of our favorite high school science lessons and resources.

9 of our favorite high school math lessons and resources aligned to Common Core.

10 of our favorite high school social studies lessons and resources.