Units & Lesson Plans

ILA provides quality units and lesson plans for immediate classroom implementation through ILA Bridges and ReadWriteThink.org.

ILA Bridges: Instructional Units for the Engaging Classroom

ILA Bridges are ready-to-go, standards-based literacy units created by classroom teacher and researcher teams. Spearheaded by ILA's Literacy Research Panel, each highly engaging unit

  • Ensures your students acquire the critical literacy skills and strategies they need to achieve success
  • Aligns with the CCSS—and is useful no matter what standards are in place in your district

ILA Bridges are exclusive member resources available as PDFs. If you're not a member, check out this FREE sample unit to see what you can expect from ILA Bridges, then join ILA to access all of them!


Grounded in research-based best practices, ReadWriteThink.org delivers thousands of powerful, FREE online tools for teaching reading and language arts in grades K–12.