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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

IMPORTANT WTU RESOURCES

We celebrate Earth Day every April 22. It is an annual celebration currently celebrated in 192 countries. This year, in honor of the March for Science, we expanded our collection with resources to celebrate science more broadly, from the oceans to outer space.

Use these free lesson plans...

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. 

Share My Lesson's curated collection for school support staff—from bus drivers and cafeteria workers to paraprofessionals, recess aides and front office personnel--is full of useful resources. You’ll find new ideas and professional development webinars on managing student behavior, preventing...

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.