Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans


Read and Color
            A Shocking Fish Story: Electric Eels
            A Fish Tale

Time to Fish Activity
            Fishing Fun

Fish Activities
            Fish Puzzles

Language Arts
            Flipped Flopped Fish

Very Quick Readers
     Fran the Fish Sees a Pink Surprise (Very Quick Reader; Grade 2-3 Readability)

Short Readers
     Fishing Spiders (Short Reader; Grade 4-5 Readability)
     Clown Fish and Sea Anemones: Talk About Teamwork! (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Devil's Lake Fishing (Grades 2-3)
     Florida Fishing (Grades 2-3)
     The Fishing Trip
     Three Little Fishes (Grade 1)
     Preventing Fires While Fishing (Grades 2-3)
     Fish of the Reef (Grades 2-3)
     An Odd Fish, the Seahorse (Grades 2-4)
     An Aquarium from the Age of Fishes (Grades 3-5)
     Types of Fish (Grades 3-6)
     Clown Fish (Grades 3-6)
     Flying Fish (Grades 3-6)
     Tuna Fish Valentine (Grades 4-5)
     Basics of Fish (Grades 4-6)
     Fishing Cats (Grades 4-6)
     Father's Day Fishing, Part 1 (Grades 4-6)
     Father's Day Fishing, Part 2 (Grades 4-6)
     Porcupine Fish (Grades 4-6)
     Bird Woman and the Great Fish (Grades 4-7)
     Three Kinds of Fishes (Grades 6-8)
     How Do Fish Swim in Schools? (Grades 6-8)

Finish the Story
     The Frogs and the Fish (Grade 3-5)
     Fish Round Up (Grade 4-5)

Literature Book Units
     Rumble Fish (Grades 7-12)
     The Rainbow Fish (Grades 0-3)

Read and Color Books
            What is Spring?
            The Book of Pets
            The Little Insect
            Freddy's First Day of School
            Farm Fresh Food
            Poetic Penelope Writes Acrostic Poetry
            What's For Dinner? (June 10)
            A Surprise at the Dentist's Office (June 2)
            Sam Takes a Silly Walk (March 7)
            A Flock Drops By (February 15)
            Something is Fishy about this Pizza! (November 12)
            A Flock Drops By (February 15)
            A Well-Dressed Guest (January 15)
            Jack's Delicious Rocks (November 4)
            The Great Sandwich Swap (November 3)
            A Long Hike
            Balto the Bald Eagle
            Tom and His Pet
            My Grandparents
            Harry the Harlequin
            A Gift for Dad

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 3-5)
     Polly Horvath--Everything on a Waffle?
(Grades 6-8)
     "Hear Me My Chiefs" - Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce
     Alaskan Maverick
     America's Favorite Country Bumpkin
     Jane Goodall
     Lucretia Mott
     Music with Humor
     Pete Fountain
(Grades 9-12)
     Bill Bixby

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     Grampa and Ben
     Let's Go!
(Grades 3-5)
     "The Georgia Peach"
     Captain Tom Saves the Day
     Days of Pirates, Part 2
     Go Catfish
     Honest Abe
     Land of Ice
     Light My Way
     Living on a Volcano
     Stormin' Norman
     The Travels of the Hat, Part 3: Off the Pier
     The Travels of the Hat, Part 4: Holiday Happenings
     With My Compliments!
(Grades 6-8)
     Cambodia Water Festival
     Campfire Safety
     Discovering Newfoundland
     It's Not Just for Your Teeth
     Something Fishy
     The Tale of Patricius: Kidnapped! Part 1

(Grades 1-2)
     Grandpa's Cane
     The Boy Who Cried "Why"
     Why Bears Have Short Tails
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bargain or a Broken Promise?
     Andrew Clements
     Angel Island
     Another Kind of School
     Brown Bears
     Carl the Worm Wrangler
     Finding Champ
     Happy Birthday, Knut!
     How Vibrations Make Sounds
     Jamal's Journey
     Keith Interviews Jimmy, the Loggerhead Turtle
     Letters from Korea
     Lynetta's Loon
     Moving Day for Monica
     New England
     Papa Wood Duck's Gift
     Percy the Pterosaur's First Flight
     Pirate Cave Ghost, Part 4
     Pirate Girl (part 1 of 3)
     Remembering Grandpa Dave
     River Bank Mystery (Part 1/3)
     Science of Location
     Shining Sea, Come Back
     Simon Says
     Simon Says, Part 1
     Summer Camping
     The Best Catch
     The Best Sport
     The Flyer Colony
     The Great Depression
     The Mysterious Colossal Squid
     The Puffin
     The Travels of the Hat, Part 3: Off the Pier
     Too Many Davids
     Touring the United States Regions
     Wendy's World- Profit
     Wendy's World- Where Am I?
     What to Do for Father's Day
     ~NAME0~ Learns a Lesson
(Grades 6-8)
     "Lucky Lindy" Takes the Prize, Part 3
     A Second Aswan Dam
     Alaska for Sale
     Animals of Ancient Egypt
     Basking Sharks
     Beware of the Coastal Invaders!
     Biscayne National Park
     Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
     Books Tell the Story
     Captain Maher's Job: Is the Hudson River Safe?
     Conflict Over the Three Gorges Dam
     Cyanide Polluted Danube River
     Economy of the West Region
     Exploring the Grand Canyon
     Farmers and Ranchers
     Gary Paulsen
     George Washington - Civilian
     George Washington - General
     History of the West Region, Part 1
     How Does a Parasail Work?
     How Does a Vending Machine Work?
     Isolation vs. Expansion - Background of America's War with Spain
     John Adams
     John Manjiro- Accidental Visitor
     Lakes, Ponds, and Wetlands
     Land of Bays and Sounds - New England Region
     Leatherback Sea Turtles
     MarkTwain "Roughing It"
     Middle Atlantic Region's History and People, Part 1
     Mountains Formed by Magma
     Native American Dolls
     Native American Masks
     Native Americans of the Northwest Coast Area
     New England Region: Its History and People, Part 2
     Newfoundland and Confederation
     North Cascades National Park
     Norwegian Winter Olympic History
     Ocean Motions, Part 2 - Currents and Upwelling
     Ocean Waves
     Our Summer Visitor
     Prince Edward Island and Confederation
     Rainbow Trout
     Sense of Touch
     The Beothuk: A Lost Culture
     The Boston Tea Party
     The Case of the Missing Deed
     The Christmas Tree Ship Disaster
     The Economy of the Middle Atlantic Region
     The Great Depression
     The Intolerable Acts
     The Nile and Ancient Egypt
     The Pilgrims' Life in the New World
     The RV Project
     The Secret of Silk
     Tsunami in the Indian Ocean
     Water Pollution in the Hudson River: Captain Maher's Story
     What Is Embroidery?
     What Is Fauvism?
     What on Earth Is an Earthworm?
     Where in the World Are the Falkland Islands?
     Where Will You Go on Your Vacation?
     Why the Settlers Came
     Will Hobbs
     Yosemite National Park
(Grades 9-12)
     Anton Chekhov
     Energy from Water
     Ernest Hemingway
     Immigration and the United States Economy
     Sharon Creech
     The Houseboat
     The Wet Treatment, Part 1
     Tsunami Miracle

(Grades 1-2)
     Arthur's Dreams
     Moose Cottage
     Teamwork for Lunch

(Grades 6-8)
     Blue-Footed Booby - Introduction
     Flightless Cormorants
     Humpback Whales
     Leatherback Turtles

(no assigned grade level)
     A Texas Camping Trip
     Ancient Egypt - Arts
     Ancient Egypt - Daily Life
     Australia - Culture
     Modern Egypt - Traditions and Daily Life
(Grades 3-5)
     Ancient Greece - Traditions and Daily life
     Bulgaria - Geography
     France - Geography
     Greece - Traditions and Daily life
     Huya's Apprenticeship
     Jamie's week at Camp Habitat
     Pakistan - Geography
     Yellowstone National Park
(Grades 6-8)
     Canada - Geography
     Falkland Islands - Culture
     Fiji - History
     France - Traditions and Daily life
     From Mayflower to Massachusetts
     Iceland - Culture
     Michigan's First People
     Norway - Daily life
     Statehood through the Eyes of Native Animals
     The Bahamas - Culture
     The History of Colorado
(Grades 9-12)
     Falkland Islands - History
     Iceland - History

Finish the Story
     Rainforest Wishes (Grade 2-3)
     Bring Your Pet to School Day (Grade 2-4)
     Something New for Dinner (Grade 2-4)
     The Noise Outside the Tent (Grade 2-4)
     Tricia's Tropical Vacation (Grade 2-4)
     Good Newts about Pets (Grade 3-4)
     Super Grandparents (Grade 3-4)
     Raiders on Lambay (Grade 3-4)
     A Voyage to Remember (Grade 3-5)
     Under the Sea (Grade 3-5)
     Teacher for a Day (Grade 3-5)
     A Big Foot (Grade 3-5)
     A Growing Goldfish! (Grade 3-5)
     To Cruise or Not to Cruise (Grade 3-6)
     Zorro the Zookeeper's Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     The Great Escape of Harry the Hermit Crab (Grade 3-6)
     The Flying Penguin (Grade 3-6)
     Music in the Subway Station (Grade 3-6)
     What If The Dinosaurs Came Back? (Grade 3-6)
     The Frozen Turkey Dilemma (Grade 3-6)
     A Lucky Find (Grade 3-6)
     The Salmon Run (Grade 4-5)
     Floating on the Ocean (Grade 4-6)
     Where Are the Fireworks? (Grade 4-6)
     Are You In? (Grade 4-6)
     It's Not My Cigarette! (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Winter Woes (Grade 3-6)
     Kevin and the Largemouth Bass (Grade 4-7)
     Thin Ice (Grade 4-7)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     All Kinds of Farmers (Grades 1-2)
     Birds of a Feather (Grades 1-3)
     Netiquette Nelly Saves the Day (Grades 1-3)
     Penny Penguin Finds a Home (Grades 1-3)
     Yippee! School's Out! (Grades 1-3)
     Seaside Trip (Grade 2)
     To Grandma's House We Go (Grade 2)
     Don't Forget Your Vitamins and Minerals! (Grades 2-3)
     Penguins of Antarctica: All About Adelies (Grades 2-3)
     Pretty Inside (Grades 2-3)
     The Big, Wide-Mouthed Toad-Frog (Grades 2-3)
     The Wonderful World of Whales (Grades 2-3)
     Why Tortoise's Shell Is Not Smooth (Grades 2-3)
     At the Zoo (Grades 2-4)
     How Bear Lost His Tail: An Iroquois Legend (Grades 2-4)
     Manners Matter (Grades 2-4)
     America's Best Explorer (Grades 2-5)
     Ocean Animals (Grade 3)
     Seafood Lunch (Grade 3)
     Cheng and Jian: The Story of Two Chinese Brothers (Grades 3-4)
     The Cuckoo: A Siberian Story (Grades 3-4)
     The Magic Bowl (Grades 3-4)
     Going to the Family Reunion (Grades 3-5)
     Life in the Amazing and Unique Everglades (Grades 3-5)
     The Great Rain: A Native American Legend (Grades 3-5)
     The Old Woman and Her Bear (Grades 3-5)
     The Origin of Disease and Medicine: A Cherokee Myth (Grades 3-5)
     The Talking Salmon (Grades 3-5)
     The Hearty Animals of the Polar Region (Grades 3-6)
     Warm, Wet, and Lush: Life in the Rain Forest (Grades 3-6)
     Gold for the Clever Man: A Tale from India (Grades 4-5)
     The Good Couple and Their Bad Neighbors (Grades 4-5)
     Fine Feathers (Grades 4-6)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Mike Visits a Beach (Grade 1-3)
     Dear Diary, What a Year! (Grade 2-3)
     Emperor Penguins (Grade 2-3)
     Meet Dr. Seuss (Grade 2-3)
     Stu and Sally Stingray (Grade 2-4)
     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Grade 3)
     Chang's Chinese New Year (Grade 3-4)
     Oil in the Gulf (Grade 3-4)
     Percy the Penguin (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Jack Jumps (Story #3) (Grade 3-4)
     What Do Animals Do During the Winter? (Grade 3-4)
     HI is for Hawaii (Grade 3-5)
     Ocean Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     Ogres (Grade 3-5)
     There Once Was a Creature That Swallowed Another (Grade 3-5)
     ME is for Maine (Grade 3-6)
     Amazing Sharks (Grade 4-5)
     Bigfoot: Truth or Tale? (Grade 4-5)
     Bright Lights in the Deep, Dark Sea (Grade 4-5)
     Emperor Penguins (Grade 4-5)
     Meet Dave the Bug Eater (Grade 4-5)
     Out-of-This-World Facts About Astronauts and Life in Outer Space (Grade 4-5)
     Robert Ballard and the Search for the Titanic (Grade 4-5)
     Sharks (Grade 4-5)
     Ten Fascinating Facts About Bats (Grade 4-5)
     The Day the Seagulls Attacked (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Lost at Sea (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Shark Attack (Grade 4-5)
     AK is for Alaska (Grade 4-6)
     AL is for Alabama (Grade 4-6)
     AR is for Arkansas (Grade 4-6)
     GA is for Georgia (Grade 4-6)
     H Is for Healthy Habits (Grade 4-6)
     IL is for Illinois (Grade 4-6)
     LA is for Louisiana (Grade 4-6)
     MN is for Minnesota (Grade 4-6)
     MS is for Mississippi (Grade 4-6)
     MT is for Montana (Grade 4-6)
     OR is for Oregon (Grade 4-6)
     Origami (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to Find Your Hidden Talent (Grade 4-6)
     T Is for Thanksgiving (Grade 4-6)
     The Iditarod: The Last Great Race on Earth (Grade 4-6)
     TN is for Tennessee (Grade 4-6)
     Tropical Rainforests (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book Three (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     VT is for Vermont (Grade 4-6)
     WV is for West Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     WY is for Wyoming (Grade 4-6)
     Amazing Spiders (Grade 5-6)
     Fun Facts about America's First President (Grade 5-6)
     Watch Out! I'm Dangerous! (Grade 5-6)
     What's Behind the Mask? (Grade 5-7)
     Animals on the Arctic Tundra (Grade 5-8)
     Endangered Animals (Grade 5-8)
     Let's Eat: Unusual Foods! (Grade 5-8)


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