Tuesday, August 21, 2012

5-Day Lesson Plan Template

When I write up lesson plans I love being able to see my whole week at a glance. I've tried writing up more thorough plans that are day by day, but it didn't ever work for me. At school we're usually given a separate checklist of our standards for our grade and as we teach them, we date-mark when we hit the standard.

My small group reading plans are on a different form in another binder.

Here is my lesson plan outline in Excel. The pale gray lines won't print. I don't use these to type in, rather I print them and then write my plans in pencil. My lesson plans are like a vertical list,  going down the page rather than across. In my mind it works sort of like a checklist.

If you want to pick up a copy of these, click HERE.



13 comments:

  1. I would love to have a copy of these! I clicked it and it said there was an error!

    Can you help me?
    kellybrown28021@gmail.com

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  2. Hi Kelly,
    I emailed you. The link works for me so I sent you it as an attachment. If anyone else has trouble downloading these please leave your email and I'll send it to you.

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  3. Hi Laura,
    I would love a copy of the lesson plan, but when I try tried to open it says error. My email is Jessica.mcconnell@jefferson.kyschools.us
    Thanks for any help!
    Jessica

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  4. I emailed you Jessica. I fixed the link I think. Let me know if it's still not working. I think that if I rearrange my docs in my dropbox folders it messes up the links. Sorry, I'm still learning. And I'm not that good at using google docs.

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  5. How do you copy and paste each week into excel without having to re-format each week? Thanks :)

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  6. Hi: )

    I love your lesson plan format!! How do you copy and paste a into another "sheet" without having to re-format? I tried creating a new sheet, but it didn't copy and paste the widths or formulas?

    Thanks!! :)

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  7. If you're trying to copy and paste this into a new document it doesn't keep the cell height or widths exactly. I would recommend pasting it into a new document then under Format >Row > AutoFit, and then Format >Column>Autofit. It makes it pretty close. Then between the A/B/C etc. at the top shrink the column widths or enlarge to make them fit your needs. I hope that helps Joni! :-)

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    1. Laura,

      Awwh! Thanks for the help. I'll keep working at it. I was trying to use your template to create a lesson plan book that I could save in google documents that I could access anywhere, b/c I *LOVE* your template. I have to mentally check things off myself each day and the horizontal lesson plan books do not work for me. I thought it would be cool to create a new "tab" each week to have an electronic copy of all my lesson planning. I'll keep playing with it. If you think of anything, feel free to email me: joniliverman@gmail.com Thanks again! :)

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  8. I can't get it to download either. My email is smarsh@ecsdnv.net Thank you!

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  9. I can't get the plans to download either for your lesson format. Would you mind sending it to my email? Thanks!

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  10. I can't get it to download either. My email is smarsh@ecsdnv.net Thank you!

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  11. My email is tldullen@gmail.com. Can you please send me the link as well? This looks like it will be exactly what I need!

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  12. My email is tldullen@gmail.com. Can you send me the link for these? It looks like it will be perfect for what I need!

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