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Advice for Using Online Lesson Plans

It's not hard to find a 2nd grade lesson plan when you do a search online. There is such a wealth of information available on the Internet for teachers, all they have to do is select the topic of the lesson they want to teach and Presto! - they have it.

However, when you copy a 2nd grade lesson plan, you need to read it carefully before you use it in your classroom. This is because although the lesson plan may deal with the subject matter you want to teach, it may not fulfill the curriculum objectives. Therefore, you may need to make adaptations so that you add something to the plan. You also have to consider the needs of your students. Can they perform the tasks in the lesson or do you have to make adaptations here too?

Getting the 2nd grade lesson plan you need is easy and you may be lucky enough to hit on one that matches what you want perfectly. Even if you do have to make changes, you have a good starting point. The ideas in the lesson may spark some ideas of your own leading you to come up with something completely original.

You also have to check the materials required for the lesson. Most 2nd grade lesson plans start off with Children's Literature, so you need to make sure your school library has the book. If you are looking for a science lesson plan for 2nd grade, then it is useless to have a great lesson plan if you don't have the materials you need to teach it.

The best way to search online for a 2nd grade lesson plan is to look at your planning needs, at least a week in advance. This way when you come across an excellent lesson, you have time to make the necessary changes or to look for the materials.

Frances Stanford is a retired teacher who has taught reading and writing for more than 30 years. She also writes novel study guides for the classroom teacher.

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