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You can create, edit, and print your lesson plans.

Useful Information

You must be logged in to HeadMaster with a teacher login in order to create or edit lesson plans.

To save time, you can create one set of lesson plans for a subject and copy the plans over to any other sections of that subject.

Lesson Plans can be viewed in Month View, Week View, or Grid View.

After you create your lesson plans, you can print a daily or weekly lesson plan report. For more information, see Print Your Lesson Plans.

 

Month View

The Month View gives you an overview of how your month looks with lesson plans. All subjects are listed for every day that those subjects are taught. For classes with a single subject (upper grades/High School) you will see the start time for those subjects. A blue dot beside the subjects means that that subject has a lesson plan for that day.

 To enter a new lesson plan in the Month View
  1. On the Home screen, click Lesson Plans.
  2. Click Month – 5 day or Month – 7 day.
  3. Click a subject that doesn't have a blue dot beside it.
  4. On the right sidebar, enter a Title. This is required.
  5. Optional: In the Link field, you can enter a URL (web address) to be easily accessed while using a SMART or Promethean Board.
  6. Optional: Enter Objectives.
  7. Optional: Enter Procedures.
  8. Optional: Enter Homework.
  9. Optional: Enter Materials.
  10. To save the lesson plan, click Save .
  11. To enter more lesson plans, repeat steps 3-10.
 To copy your own lesson plan
  1. On the Month – 5 day or Month – 7 day view, single-click the lesson plan you want to copy.
  2. At the top of the right sidebar, click Copy .
  3. Single-click the lesson plan to which you want to paste the copied lesson plan.
  4. Click Paste .

    You can paste the copied lesson plan to as many subjects as needed.

 To copy a lesson plan from another teacher
  1. On the Month – 5 day or Month – 7 day view, from the Teacher drop-down menu, select the teacher from which you want to copy lesson plans.
  2. Single-click the lesson plan you want to copy.
  3. At the top of the right sidebar, click Copy .
  4. From the Teacher drop-down menu, select your name.
  5. Single-click the lesson plan to which you want to paste the copied lesson plan.
  6. Click Paste .
  7. To copy more lesson plans from other teachers, repeat steps 1-6.

Week View

The Week View lets you see a week a time for one subject. You can easily move lesson plans from one day to another if needed.

 To enter a new lesson plan in the Week View
  1. On the Home screen, click Lesson Plans.
  2. Click Week.
  3. Select a specific week by date or Week #.
  4. From the Subject drop-down menu, select the subject for which you want to create a lesson plan.
  5. Select a day that doesn't have a lesson plan.
  6. Enter a Title. This is required.
  7. Optional: In the Link field, you can enter a URL (web address) to be easily accessed while using a SMART or Promethean Board.
  8. Optional: Enter Objectives.
  9. Optional: Enter Procedures.
  10. Optional: Enter Homework.
  11. Optional: Enter Materials.
  12. To save the lesson plan, click Save .
  13. To enter more lesson plans, repeat steps 4-12.
 To copy your own lesson plan
  1. On the Week view, select the day you want to copy.
  2. On the toolbar, click Copy .
  3. Single-click the lesson plan you want to paste the copied lesson plan to, and select another day or subject to paste the lesson plan to.
  4. Click Paste .

    You can paste the copied lesson plan to as many subjects as needed.

 To copy a lesson plan from another teacher
  1. On the Week view, from the Teacher drop-down menu, select the teacher from which you want to copy lesson plans.
  2. Select a specific week by date or Week #.
  3. From the Subject drop-down menu, select the teacher’s subject from which you want to copy the lesson plan.
  4. Select the lesson plan you want to copy, then on the toolbar, click Copy .
  5. From the Teacher drop-down menu, select your name.
  6. Select a specific week by date or Week #.
  7. From the Subject drop-down menu, select subject for which you want to paste the other teacher’s lesson plan.
  8. Locate the day to which you want to paste the teacher’s lesson plan, click Paste .
  9. To copy more lesson plans from other teachers, repeat steps 1-8.

Grid View

The Grid view allows you to sort and filter your lesson plans. You can also view lesson plans by a specific date range. Locate a teacher by using the Teacher drop-down menu or by using the Search field.

 To enter a new lesson plan in the Grid View
  1. On the Home screen, click Lesson Plans.
  2. Click Grid.
  3. On the right sidebar, click New .
  4. From the Calendar window, select a subject.
  5. On the Calendar, select a date.
  6. Enter a Title. This is required.
  7. Optional: In the Link field, you can enter a URL (web address) to be easily accessed while using a SMART or Promethean Board.
  8. Optional: Enter Objectives.
  9. Optional: Enter Procedures.
  10. Optional: Enter Homework.
  11. Optional: Enter Materials.
  12. To save the lesson plan, click Save .
  13. To enter more lesson plans, repeat steps 3-12.
 To copy your own lesson plan
  1. On the Grid view, select the lesson plan you want to copy.
  2. Click Copy .
  3. Select an existing lesson plan or create a new one.
  4. Click Paste .

    You can paste the copied lesson plan to as many subjects as needed.

 To copy a lesson plan from another teacher
  1. On the Grid view, from the Teacher drop-down menu, select the teacher from which you want to copy lesson plans.
  2. You can select a date range of lesson plans to display.
  3. Select the lesson plan you want to copy.
  4. Click Copy .
  5. From the Teacher drop-down menu, select your name.
  6. To create a new lesson plan, click New .
  7. Select a subject and date.
  8. Click OK.
  9. In the new lesson plan, click Paste .
  10. Click Save.
  11. To copy more lesson plans from other teachers, repeat steps 1-10.