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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

This February, start your Black History Month lesson planning with Share My Lesson’s expanded collection. You’ll find lessons, worksheets and activities to teach your preK-12 students about key events and individuals whose accomplishments continue to influence us today.

You'll also get...

Check out this curated collection of our favorite Valentine’s Day-themed lessons and class activities. We’ve selected some of our best resources, spanning English language arts to science and math to help you and your students have fun celebrating and exploring the history behind this special...

Presidents Day was originally established in 1885 as “Washington’s Birthday” to celebrate President George Washington’s birthday on February 22. In 1971, the federal government renamed the holiday Presidents Day in order to honor all U.S. presidents, past and present.

In addition to free...

Make the most of 2017 with your students. Share My Lesson has curated our top resources to motivate you and your students, refine classroom management and boost social and emotional learning. You’ll find essential back-to-basics materials, and tips and strategies we promise will be easy to...

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.