Monday, September 24, 2018
LCPS Mission: The Las Cruces Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, provides a student-centered learning environment that cultivates character, fosters academic excellence, and embraces diversity.

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans, Strategies And Curriculum Resources

Academics and Critical Thinking

Creative Problem Solving
Arrange Parts to Form a New Product


Ideational Fluency
Problem Solving


Writing Contest
Writing for Publishing
Art Independent Study Project
Elements of Art
Artists: Contribution and Significance of Style
Art Experimentation


Understanding of How Gender/Culture Relates to Giftedness
Improve Achievement through Self-Assessment
Identify Career Goal through Interest Survey
Identify Personal Characteristics of Giftedness
Student IEP Participation
Understanding of Intellectual Differences of Gifted
Developing Tolerance
Self Assessment of Strengths and Weaknesses
Setting Academic Goals


Using a School Planner: High School
Using a School Planner: Middle School

Outside resources for Lesson Plans

National Research Center for Gifted and Talented at the University of Virginia Curry school of Education – Information about Research Projects, Lesson Plans, Programs for teachers and children, and classes offered through the University.

New Mexico CultureNet 
Promoting the cultures of New Mexico by connecting people, ideas and resources. Teaching about NM? GO HERE!

William & Mary Curriculum
-designed with Joyce Van Tassel Baska’s Integrated Curriculum Model _ There are units in science, language arts, and social studies on this site available for purchase.

The Learning Page from the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. Getting Started, Lesson Plans, Features and Activities, Collections Connection, Community Center, and Professional Development are some of the categories available on this site. It is sponsored by the Library of Congress and has an amazing array of materials on-line.

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