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Teacher Planning Binder

by Jill & Cathy on July 12, 2012

You will find the updated version of this binder here:


Organize your world!  Use these printable pages to organize your life as a teacher.   Print, hole punch and add tabs to your binder.   Choose your cover page and you’re ready to start your year!  We have included many different cover choices to help you make your binder match your personality.






Cover Pages




Contact Information  & Daily Organizational Items

Class Contact Info                                  Parent Communication Log                 Parent Communication Log #2

Missing Assignments Log                                                               Assignment Check Off Sheet

Study Trip Organizer & Check Off                                                Transportation List

Behavior Documentation Log                                                        Expense Tracking Sheet

**Two ways to use the Assignment Check Off Sheet – Simply print off the page and handwrite student names and assignments OR open the Word document, type the student names & assignments and continue to save it on your computer as you update the sheet.

Lesson Planning

Curriculum Framework  A great way to guide your lesson plans.  Use this to make sure your lessons throughout the week stay on focus and meet common core standards.

Literacy Center Planning Sheet  This is designed to help you plan your small group literacy centers.  Keep track of each center and the goal of each.

Small Group Instruction Planning Sheet  This page helps you plan your small group guided reading instruction.

Substitute Teacher Notes

The first two of the following Lesson Plan Templates have been saved and presented as Word documents so that they can be typed on, saved and/or manipulated to suit your style and your district requirements.  These are GREAT for beginning teachers!

Lesson Plan Template Idea #1 – For those teachers who like to plan their days and see things sequentially.

Lesson Plan Template Idea #2 – For those teachers who like to plan their days in sections.

Lesson Plan Template Idea #3 – Week at a Glance – Take to team planning meetings to get a better vision for your entire week.  Print both pages.  Hole punch the right side of the first page and the left side of the second page to show the whole week’s plans for your binder.  Print four copies at once to plan your month!


Meeting Notes                                       PLC Notes                                                    Committee Notes

Class Data

Student Groupings                                 Running Record Data                           Star Reading Data

Early Literacy Data                                Star Math Data

DRA Data

Calendars & Schedules

School Year Curriculum Map               Birthday Calendar

June 2013 Calendar                    July 2013 Calendar               August 2013 Calendar

September 2013 Calendar         October 2013 Calendar         November 2013 Calendar

December 2013 Calendar          January 2014 Calendar         February 2014 Calendar

March 2014 Calendar                April 2014 Calendar               May 2014 Calendar

June 2014 Calendar


Professional Resources to Purchase                                              Trade Books to Purchase

Web Sites to Remember                                                                   Reading Conversion Chart

If you like our teaching binder, you might also like our COMPLETE family organization binder.  You’ll find it on our sister site, The Curriculum Corner Family…