Jump Start Lesson Plans

Printable lesson plans for teaching basic skills.

Subject: Math, language arts, science, geography, and generalized preschool and kindergarten learning

Grade level: Elementary, with a strong focus on the preschool and kindergarten years

Publisher: Jump Start

Website: http://www.jumpstart.com/teachers/lesson-plans

Description: Free printable lesson plans offer teachers and parents strategies for basic skills across the curriculum. Some are keyed to particular Jump Start books and products, but many (such as “Letter Sound Boxes,” “Map Your Home,” “Make Your Own Thermometer,” and many others) can be fun and useful supplements to any kindergarten or elementary program.


Susan Wise Bauer

Susan Wise Bauer is an educator, writer, and historian. She is the co-author of The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (now in its fourth edition), and the author of (among others) The Well- Educated Mind, The Story of Western Science, the Story of the World series, the History of the World series, the elementary series Writing With Ease, and the pre-rhetoric series Writing With Skill. Susan was home educated through high school and has taught all four of her children at home. She has a B.A. and M.A. in English language and literature, an M.Div., and a Ph.D. in the history of American religion from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, where she taught writing and literature for over fifteen years.


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