Model Lessons

Through a partnership with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC), The Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning and Innovation has created resources for teachers to assist in implementation of the Tennessee State Academic Standards. 

Resources include a full-length lesson video. Most modules also include lesson plans, texts used during the lessons, resources from the lessons, and an explanation of how lessons scored on the TEAM rubric.

The Ayers Institute requires a username and password.  All resources are free.

Model Lessons from the Ayers Institute

ELA Classrooms

1st Grade ELA

1st Grade ELA

3rd Grade ELA

5th Grade ELA

8th Grade ELA

Model Lessons from the Ayers Institute

Literacy in the Content Area

3rd Grade Social Studies

7th-8th Chorus

Chemistry I

Marketing I 

US History