1. Click the My Lessons button on the Materials & Resources menu page, or select My Lessons from the SAS Tools menu.
2. You can search for a lesson by typing in the search bar, or you may use the Filters feature by clicking "Filters."
Click each of the yellow drop down buttons to select your choices for Content Type, Grade, or Status.
3. You can edit, preview, or delete any existing lesson plans using the Options button.
4. To add a new lesson, click the yellow Add New Lesson button.
5. Give your lesson plan a title, and use the drop down "I want to create" menu to select the type of content you wish to create. Note that this drop down may be limited to one type of content depending on your permissions within the SAS site.
6. After selecting your content type, a button will appear allowing you to select a template. Choose the appropriate template and click Create.
7. Select Subject and/or Course and click the checkbox in front of the appropriate subject or course.
8. Click the checkbox in front of the appropriate grade(s).
9. Click the Modify Standards button to add Standards to your lesson plans.
Click an existing preference, click the Choose Grades and Subjects button, type in the search bar, or click Filter by Standard Types to complete a standards search.
After adding your search information, you may wish to click the blue minus sign in the top right corner of the navy section to close that portion of the window.
Scroll through the results and click the Add Standard button to select the standard(s) of your choosing for your lesson plan. As you add each standard, the number next to Current Academic Standards (blue tab) will change. You can click there to see the standards you have selected at any time. Click the numbered boxes and/or arrow buttons on the right to view the rest of the standards search results.
Click Save to close the Standard Tool once you have added all appropriate standards.
10. Use the text editor boxes to add your Rationale, Vocabulary, Objectives, Essential Questions, Duration, Materials, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Procedures, Formative Assessments, Related Materials & Resources, Keywords, and Author.
11. Click the check boxes next to any Suggested Instructional Strategies and use the Higher Order Thinking drop down menu to select an appropriate option.
12. At the very bottom of the page, click Preview to see a full copy of your lesson. Click Save to save your work and return to the My Lessons page.