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Grace Abounding

Grace Abounding The Core Knowledge Anthology of African-American Literature, Music and Art. Celebrating the Genius of a People. More…

Teacher Handbooks

Teacher Handbooks The Teacher Handbook series for preschool to grade 5 consists of the the Teacher Handbooks, Instructional Masters, Art Resources, and Text Resources. More…

Lesson Plans

Domain-based Unit Plans

The Core Knowledge domain-based units leverage Core Knowledge content to improve the development of students' language, knowledge, and reading comprehension. The units are exemplary models that demonstrate the spirit and intent of Common Core State Standards implementation.

Learn more about domain-based units or access the new curriculum planning templates and tools to begin your unit creation! 

Core Knowledge Classic Lesson Plans

The Core Knowledge classic lesson plans do not adhere to the domain-based unit format, but can be a helpful starting point for the creation of domain-based units.

Colorado Lesson Plans and Units

This collection of units was created by Colorado teachers participating in the 1999-2004 Colorado Unit Writing Project.  Units were produced for prekindergarten through grade eight as well as Physical Education, Library, Art, Music, and Spanish.

NOTE: Please be advised that the Core Knowledge Foundation has not reviewed these  units. The ideas and strategies presented reflect the thoughts and philosophy of the authors. These units do not adhere to the domain-based unit format, but may be a helpful starting point for the creation of domain-based units.