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Lesson Layouts

Lesson Layouts is a feature that can be customize by a teacher, school or district.  Additionally, Lesson Layouts can be customized uniquely to each class.

To Create a Lesson Layout:   
1. From the User Settings, select Lesson Layouts.

2. Click the + button in the upper-right corner of the screen.

3. Enter a layout name.

4. Select Mark as Current if you would like this lesson layout to be applied to all of your classes. Note, you can apply lesson layouts by class, but all lesson layouts are first created here.

5. Select a sample layout from the three options or begin customizing your own layout.  While all sections of the lesson layout can be renamed, certain sections of the lesson layout have a defined function.
  • Lesson Title: Editing the lesson title will alter how the titles of your lesson appear on your plans page.
  • Text 1 - 6: Each of these sections are fully customizable and will provide you with an open text space within your plans. You can also click and drag to move and reorder the lesson sections. Click the format icon to customize the font, size, color, etc. of each label.
  • Strategies/My List/Standards/School List: These fields can be renamed and reordered, but have a defined function of allowing you to select information from dropdowns. Each of these functions can be enabled or disabled.
  • Attachments/Assignments/Assessments: These fields are automatically included in your lesson layout and cannot be removed. You can customize the format of these fields.
6. Once you have finished customizing and arranging your lesson layout, click the checkmark in the upper right corner to save your changes.

To Apply a Lesson Layout to a Specific Class:
1. From the Planbook Bar, select Classes.

2. Click the pencil icon next to the class you wish to apply a unique lesson layout. Note, your lesson layout must be created before it can be applied to a class.
3. From the Lesson Layout dropdown, select the layout you wish to apply specifically to this class.

4. Click the checkmark in the upper right corner to save your selection.

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