Lesson Plans

You can introduce or augment technology skills with these lesson plans. They’re ready to use as they are or you can customize them to fit your specific teaching and learning goals.

Lesson plans: History

History Science Ages 5 to 10 3-4 45 minute class periods

Compare the topography of Earth and Mars with Microsoft Worldwide Telescope

Microsoft lesson plan on science. Use your PC as a telescope. Teacher tips for engaging your students.

History Language arts Mathematics Ages 14 to 18 5+ 45-minute class periods

Design, administer and analyze a generation gap survey

Microsoft lesson plan on understanding generational differences. Engage your students.

History Language arts Science Ages 11 to 18 2 to 3 45-minute class periods

Discover the Science of Archaeology

Microsoft lesson plan on science and archeology. Send your students on a discovery.

History Ages 5 to 10 1 to 2 45-minute class periods

Examine character traits through character mapping

Microsoft lesson plan on books and literary characters. Engage your students.

Geography History Language arts Science Ages 14 to 18 5+ 45-minute class periods

Giants of the Century

Microsoft lesson plan on important influencers of 20th century. Engage your students. Teacher tips included.

Geography History Language arts Ages 5 to 18 5+ 45-minute class periods

Making and reading maps in the 21st Century

Microsoft lesson plan on understanding maps. Engage your students.

History Ages 5 to 10 3 to 4 45-minute class periods

Plan and hold a food and globalization summit

Microsoft lesson plan on globalization. Engage your students.

History Ages 11 to 18 1 to 2 45-minute class periods

Research the history and culture behind a favorite family recipe

Microsoft lesson plan on family food recipes and culture. Engage your students with their family history.

History Ages 5 to 13 2 to 3 45-minute class periods

Research world landmarks to create a global calendar

Microsoft lesson plan on history and culture. Engage your students. Teacher tips.