Integrated Instruction Planning Pages
Use these forms to help you organize your content to better integrate all subject areas throughout the year.
Here are some links to blog postings regarding planning for integrated instruction.
15 Reasons to Teach Thematically
Organizing for Integrating Instruction
Selecting and Organizing Themes for Integrated Instruction
More Organizing Themes for Integrated Instruction
Putting it All Together
Start With What You Have
Use What You Have--The Library
Build on What You Have--Literature Book Boxes
Build on What You Have--Sets of Trade Books
Planning Individual Thematic Units
11 Characteristics of Integrated Instruction
Planning for Next Year: Integrating Content
Planning for Next Year: A Unifying Theme
Planning for Next Year: Using a Mural
Planning for Next Year: Centers or Work Stations
Planning for Next Year: Classroom Design
Vocabulary knowledge is a fundamental skill. It requires intentional planning.
Vocabulary Development: Start with the Theme
Vocabulary Development: Build a Word List
Vocabulary Development: Read Alouds
Vocabulary Development: Concept Development
Just for Fun
Learner's Workshop Back to School Welcome Kit
Since you have about a gazillion things to do in getting
your classroom set up for the new year, help yourself to a little
treat. Themed on "The Learner's Workshop", these materials include
reward tickets, incentive charts, note paper, classroom letter head, a
template for a class newsletter, and other things, maybe not needed, but
fun to have. I hope they'll give you a lift!
Back to School Things to Do List
Include this page in your new plan book, or just make a personalized check off list for the gazillion things you have to do. Click on a text box, select the text you want to change and retype your own list.