Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans


Short Readers
     Earth's Ice Ages (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)
     Ice Age Mammals: The "Terrible Pig" Dinohyus (Short Reader; Grade 6-8 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Big Cats from the Ice Age (Grades 3-5)
     An Aquarium from the Age of Fishes (Grades 3-5)
     What Were the Middle Ages? (Grades 5-7)
     Clergy of the Middle Ages (Grades 5-7)
     Ice Age Mammals: The Woolly Rhino (Grades 5-7)
     Ice Age Mammals: The Uintatherium (Grades 5-8)
     The Age of Enlightenment (Grades 5-8)
     Comic Books Come of Age (Grades 6-8)
     Health in the Middle Ages (Grades 6-8)
     Mealtime in the Middle Ages (Grades 6-8)
     Doing Business in the Middle Ages (Grades 6-8)
     Other Ways of Determining Age (Grades 6-8)
     The Age of Computers Begins (Grades 7-9)
     Earth Files - Age is Relative (Grades 9-10)
     Earth Files - Absolute Age (Grades 9-10)
     The Age of Discovery - Gravity and Gauss (Grades 9-12)
     The Need for Speed - The Age of Computers (Grades 9-12)

Literature Book Units
     Ramona Quimby, Age 8 (Grades 2-4)
     The Age of Innocence (Grades 9-12)

Read and Color Books
            What is true
            Going Up? The Invention of the Elevator
            Unsinkable Molly Brown
            Coming To America
            Solphie Goes to School in America
            A Slave Girl Named Harriet
            Julio and Nasim Learn About Friendship (PDF file)
            Paul Practices Patience

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 3-5)
     A Llama in Pajamas and Other Silly Songs
     Sergey Bubka

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     A Trip Down Under
     Big Plans
     Cookies for the Neighbors
     Katie and Curly
     Not on Our Team!
     Up and Down, Up and Down
(Grades 3-5)
     "The Georgia Peach"
     "Yabba Dabba Doo!"
     Baby Queen
     Do Not Pass Go
     Doing Teshuvah
     Feeling Music
     Happy Spring Japan!
     History of Honey
     It's Time to Read
     Magic in the Air
     Oscar the Grouch
     Puppets of Oz
     Swimming Star
     The World's Best Fruit
     When He Was My Age
     Your Name Is What?

(Grades 1-2)
     Constitution Is a Big Word
(Grades 3-5)
     Angel Island
     Carmen the Camarasaurus Gets Her Wish
     Grand, Uncomfortable Castles
     Hector Learns About Helpfulness on a Horse
     It Is Never Too Late
     Learning to Play the Piano
     Pretty Stained Glass
     Soap and Popsicle Stick Art
     The Tooth Jar
     Wendy's World- Flying Machines
     Wendy's World- Thomas Edison
     What Is Your Favorite Color?
     Why Do We Estimate?
     You Like Him Best!, Part 3
     You Like Him Best!, Part 4

(Grades 3-5)
     Andrew Johnson - 17th President
     Kit Carson
     New Jersey
     Sarah Winnemucca - Paiute Princess
     The 42nd President - William Jefferson Clinton
     The Great Doctor

Finish the Story
     Back to School in a Time Machine (Grade 2-3)
     Bob the Gnome Gets a New Home (Grade 2-4)
     A Froggy Surprise (Grade 2-4)
     A Real New Year (Grade 3-4)
     Surviving Summer Camp (Grade 3-5)
     The Hidden Locket (Grade 3-5)
     Lacey's Recycling Contest (Grade 3-6)
     Lost in the Woods (Grade 3-6)
     The Mystery of the Old House (Grade 3-6)
     The Bus Ride (Grade 3-6)
     Win or Lose? (Grade 3-6)
     The Magic Hat (Grade 3-6)
     A Penchant for Trouble (Grade 4-5)
     Aunt Lou Meets Lily (Grade 4-5)
     Mom's Choice (Grade 4-6)
     A Cushy Job? (Grade 4-6)
     Grandma and Grandpa's Farm (Grade 6-8)
     Domingo's Voyage (Grade 6-8)
     Dr. King (Grade 6-8)
     An Artifact on Mars (Grade 8-9)
     Would You Want to Live Forever? (Grade 9-12)

What Would You Do?
     Press on or Pass? (Grade 2-4)
     Felicity's Feelings Are Hurt (Grade 3-5)
     To Lease or Not to Lease (Grade 3-6)
     Loyalty vs. Friendship: Do You Have to Choose? (Grade 3-6)
     An Easter Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Martin's Dream (Grade 3-6)
     Sally's Sandcastles (Grade 3-6)
     Stop that Cell Phone! (Grade 3-6)
     Firecracker (Grade 4-6)
     Skin Deep (Grade 5-7)
     Disability or Different Abilities? (Grade 5-8)
     Peppered Fingers (Grade 5-9)
     My Sister Smokes (Grade 6-8)
     How Old Is Your Friend? (Grade 6-8)
     Parent Conference (Grade 6-8)
     Friends (Grade 6-8)
     It's Against the Law (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     At the Park (Grades 1-2)
     Netiquette Nelly Saves the Day (Grades 1-3)
     Job Challenges (Grades 2-3)
     A New House (Grades 2-4)
     Here's Your Sign (Grade 3)
     We Are Circus Performers (Grades 3-4)
     The Hearty Animals of the Polar Region (Grades 3-6)
     Reginald Flips His Wig (Grades 4-6)
     How to Handle a Bully (Grades 4-8)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Goodies for Good Friends (Grade 2-3)
     My Movie Moment (Grade 3)
     All in the Family: The Manning Brothers (Grade 3-4)
     Hooray for Halloween! (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Miranda Cosgrove (Grade 3-4)
     Dylan and Cole Sprouse (Grade 3-5)
     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grade 3-5)
     S Is For St. Patrick (Grade 3-5)
     Bethany Hamilton: Shark Attack Survivor (Grade 4-5)
     From Three Brothers to a Band: The History of The Jonas Brothers (Grade 4-5)
     Glaciers (Grade 4-5)
     It's All in the Numbers: Wild and Wacky Number Truths (Grade 4-5)
     My Movie Audition (Grade 4-5)
     Shaun White: Action Sport Superstar (Grade 4-5)
     Soccer's Superstar: David Beckham (Grade 4-5)
     Tony Stewart (Grade 4-5)
     H Is for Healthy Habits (Grade 4-6)
     IA is for Iowa (Grade 4-6)
     ID is for Idaho (Grade 4-6)
     IN is for Indiana (Grade 4-6)
     It's a Chocolate Thing (Grade 4-6)
     MD is for Maryland (Grade 4-6)
     MS is for Mississippi (Grade 4-6)
     MT is for Montana (Grade 4-6)
     NE is for Nebraska (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book Three (Grade 4-6)
     TN is for Tennessee (Grade 4-6)
     Types of Video Games (Grade 4-6)
     Unicorns (Grade 4-6)
     WI is for Wisconsin (Grade 4-6)
     B Is for Baseball (Grade 5-6)
     Derek Jeter (Grade 5-6)
     Muskoxen (Grade 5-6)
     My, Oh, My! Mummy Tales From Around the World (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Careers in Forensics (Grade 5-7)
     Level Up: The Making of a Video Game (Grade 5-7)
     Madam C.J. Walker (Grade 5-7)
     Snowmobiles (Grade 5-7)
     The National Baseball Hall of Famers: The First Ten (Grade 5-7)
     Amazing Mazes (Grade 5-8)
     Famous Pirates (Grade 5-8)
     Let's Go Riding: Snowmobile Fun! (Grade 5-8)
     Pirates: Fact or Fiction? (Grade 5-8)
     Plants on the Arctic Tundra (Grade 5-8)
     Castles: Magnificent Palaces (Grade 6-8)
     Famous Cemeteries Around the World (Grade 6-8)
     From Teenager to Teen Idol: Taylor Swift (Grade 6-8)
     The National Toy Hall of Fame (Grade 6-8)


More Activities, Lesson Plans, and Worksheets

Back to School
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Monthly Themes

Place Value
Time and Calendar
Earth Day
Solar System
Following Directions
Cursive Writing
Patterns and Sequencing
All About Me

First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade

Main Idea
Cause and Effect
Order of Operations
Community Helpers
Addition and Subtraction
Bulletin Board Ideas
Word Searches
Crossword Puzzles
Printable Puzzles

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Reading Skills
English Language Arts

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