Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date


Publication Title

The Virginia Principal: A Professional Practice Handbook




[First paragraph] Careful unit planning as a framework for daily lesson plans can help teachers individualize instruction, manage time and classroom behavior, bring cohesive-ness to a series of related daily lessons, and ultimately improve student achievement. Principals can help teachers by providing clear expectations and a consistent framework for unit planning. School and district philosophy will help determine the particular model chosen from the wide variety available. Following is one format.


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Original Publication Citation

Owings, W.A. & Bedwell, M.W. (1992) Unit plans. In R.D. Barrack, M.W. Bedwell, J.S. Byrne, S.H. Campbell, T.P. Johnson, R.E. Jones, G.L. Koonce, W.A. Owings & H.R. Stiff (Eds.), The Virginia principal: A professional practice handbook (pp. 4-2.1-4-2.2). Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals, Inc.