Lesson Plans and Authentic Assessment
  Lesson Plans | Authentic Assessments
Site Title Description

Lesson Plans Page

These are our original web pages containing some technology-enhanced lesson plans.

Classroom Connect

Contains excellent technology-enhanced lesson plans in a variety of curricular areas and grade levels.

Marco Polo

Online resources include panel-reviewed links to top sites in many disciplines, professionally developed lesson plans, classroom activities, materials to help with daily classroom planning, and powerful search engines.

Teacher Exchange
Scroll down and find the lesson plan link. (2/27/01)

ProTeacher.com An outstanding site with tons of resources for elementary school teachers. (2/8/01)


A large collection of lesson plans across many curricular areas.(10/18/00)

Shared Internet 
Lesson Plans

A compilation of lesson plans on the web.

NETS for Students

Core subject areas lesson plan search engine.

Microsoft Productivity 
in the Classroom

Core subject areas lesson plan search engine.

Apple Learning Interchange

Click on "Units of Practice"

Discovery School
(from Discover.com)

Core subject areas lesson plan search engine.

EdOasis Lesson Plans

Core subject areas lesson plan search engine.(10/23/00)

Microsoft Encarta

All subject areas.

(U.S. Geological Survey)
Added - 10/17/00

U.S. Geological Survey's mission to encourage K-12 education, exploration, and life-long learning in the areas of biology, geography, hydrology, and geology. Educators can surf around the Learning Web's extensive teaching page, which offers lesson plans and activities. An easily accessible e-mail feature allows users to pose questions to the USGS's Earth Science Information Center.(10/17/00)

Authentic Assessments | Lesson Plans
Site Title Description
Student Web Site 
Rubric for Evaluation
This webpage is an example of a rubric which may be used to assess a student-made webpage. (1/29/01)
Electronic Portfolios 
for Students
This site contains information and rationale for the use of Electronic, Multimedia Portfolios as alternative assessments in the classroom.  Lots of GREAT links are supplied for more information. (1/29/01)
Assessment Links from Studyweb.com A good collection of sites related to various forms of alternative assessments.(10/18/00)
Technology to Support
Alternative Assessment and Electronic Portfolios
This set of web pages will describe and discuss the use of technology to support alternative assessment from a number of perspectives.(10/18/00)

Alternative Assessment and Technology - 
from ERIC
An article on the role of technology in alternative assessment, and several examples of the uses of these assessments in the curriculum.(10/18/00)

Alternative Assessment Examples for... Language Arts | Math | Science | Social Studies
Websites for various curricular areas. Good resources, many with downloadable examples.(10/18/00)

Alternative Assessment Examples Various websites showing alternative assessments for many areas of curriculum. Scroll to the bottom - "Samples"(10/18/00) 
Rubric Examples How often have you attempted to grade your students' work only to find that the assessment criteria were vague and the performance behavior was overly subjective? The Rubric is an authentic assessment tool which is particularly useful in assessing criteria which are complex and subjective.(10/18/00)

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