Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Read and Color
            Baby's Schedule

Reading Comprehensions
     Making a Schedule (Grades 1-3)
     Reading a Work Schedule (Grades 3-5)
     Scheduling Study Time (Grades 4-6)

What Would You Do?
     Summer Job Schedule (Grade 9-12)

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     Arthur Fiedler
     Christa McAuliffe
     Edvard Grieg
     Everything Contains a Story
     Jesse Owens
     John Glenn
     Jon Bon Jovi - Rock Star Dad
     Marcel Proust
     Taking the World by Storm
     The Singing Cowboy
     Tracy Austin
(Grades 9-12)
     Anna Pavlova, the Immortal Swan
     Pablo Picasso, the Inventor of Cubism
     Sir Thomas More, A Man for All Seasons
     Tiger Woods

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     Okay to be Lazy!
(Grades 3-5)
     A Schedule and a Chart
     A Second Home
     A Special Request
     Ah, Sleep!
     Always the Same Thing
     Daria's Job
     It's Not That Simple!
     James goes for a World Record
     Justin is a Ring Bearer
     Maple Pancakes
     Retiring from the Zoo
     SOS Rescue
     The Kazoo Band Concert
(Grades 6-8)
     Books, Books and More Books
     Credit - Beware
     In Honor of Heroes
     Inaugural Parades
     Marshmallows and Moonlight
     Newspaper Character
     Not Always a Vacation
     Will You Please Relax?

(no assigned grade level)
     A Big Party for the Party
     A Week at Wilderness Camp
     Being Safe in the Summer Fun
     It's About Time
     Itís Convention Time!
(Grades 3-5)
     A Struggle with Math
     Before You Leave for Home
     Before You Leave for School
     Brian's Ear Tubes
     Bus Driver
     Dealing with a Heavy School Load
     Going to an Arena or the Theatre
     Jake and Jackie Learn to Manage their Time, Part 1
     Jake and Jackie Learn to Manage Their Time, Part 2
     Jake and Jackie Learn to Understand Others, Part 1
     Jake and Jackie Learn to Understand Others, Part 3
     Jake and Jackie Nurture a Nature Trail
     Jean Finds Out About the Requirements for U.S. Citizenship
     John's First Paycheck
     Josie's First Rodeo Competition
     Kim Is Kinesthetic, Part 2
     Like the Sun and Moon, Part 1
     Making an Appointment
     Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt
     Opening a Checking Account
     Second Chances, Part 1
     Slave Codes
     Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Part 2
     The Letter
     The Underground Railroad
     Traveling - Make Your Travel Plans
     Using a Job Aid
     Your Best Shot to Stay Healthy
     Your First Day on the Job
(Grades 6-8)
     A Comet Captured on Film
     A President's Day
     Alex Flinn
     An Apollo Tragedy
     An Unstable Fourth, Part 3
     Annie Edson Taylor: Queen of the Mist
     Annie Oakley
     Apple Harvest
     Around the World Without Stopping
     Barbara Park
     Battle of the Coral Sea
     Candles in December
     Caroline Cowles Richards - Life in a Puritan Home
     Cherie's Mysterious Talent
     Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
     Dealing with the Press, One Part of the President's Job
     Disaster and the Challenger
     Drafting Iraq's Constitution
     Earth's Plumbing System
     Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady of the World
     Elections in Iraq, 2005
     Everyday Life in Victorian England
     Filling Out and Using Your Assignment Sheet
     Getting Your Act Together!
     Gwendolyn Brooks
     Honeycrisp Apples- The "New Kid on the Block"
     Hoover Dam
     How Do You Handle Stress?
     How Does a Checking Account Work?
     Human Genome Project
     Johannes Kepler
     John Glenn
     Keeping a Monthly Assignment Calendar
     Leap Year 2008
     Life in the English Countryside
     Life with a Hedgehog
     Live 8 Concert
     Live Earth Concert 2007
     Mamie Eisenhower
     Markus Zusak
     Mexican Moles
     Negro Baseball Leagues
     Not One, Not Two, But the Triathlon
     Olympic Cycling
     Overbooked, Overtired
     Panic, Preparation, Practice, and Panache, Part 2
     Paying Bills Online
     Pets that Help - Service Animals
     Pioneers in Entertainment
     Planet X Becomes Pluto
     Planning for Christmas
     Qualities of a Good Student
     Reaching for the Moon
     Rock and Roll Comes to TV
     School Counselors
     Schoolís Out! What Will We Do?
     Sharon Draper
     Six Thanksgiving Myths
     Sleep for Your Physical Fitness
     Snack Attack for Older Kids
     Taming Your Locker
     The Assassination of President McKinley
     The Case of Peculiar Remembrances
     The Coliseum -- Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?
     The Executive Branch
     The Fast and Fearless Life of a Jockey
     The Freshman 15
     The Irish Fight for Independence
     The Kitchen Debate
     The Legend of Casey Jones
     The Manhattan Project
     The Quebec Bridge Disaster
     The Race to the South Pole
     Using a Calendar
     White House Chief of Staff
     Whosa NASA?
     Why Families Eat Together
     Women Vote in Kuwait
     Yellowstone National Park
(Grades 9-12)
     A New View of Space
     Campaign Changes - 1960
     Chiang--Rails East
     From an Idea to a Bill to a Law
     Health Insurance
     Jean Ferris
     Seamus Heaney
     Shani Davis, Around the World on Two Blades
     Social Security
     What to Do When You've Blown It (nonfiction)

(Grades 3-5)
     The Dairy Model
(Grades 6-8)
     Bird Calling
     Good Things Come to Those Who Wait
     The Great Train Robbery
(Grades 9-12)
     Great Aunt Ella's Treasures
     The Day the Dignitary Died

(Grades 6-8)
     America's Wealthiest Man
     Memoir of a Kentucky Thoroughbred
     Woman of Flight -- Amelia Earhart

Finish the Story
     Zorro the Zookeeper's Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Music in the Subway Station (Grade 3-6)
     The Missing Earring (Grade 3-6)
     The Bus Stop Dilemma (Grade 3-6)
     A Special Gift for Mom (Grade 5)
     Europe or Summer School? (Grade 5-7)
     A Holo Summer (Grade 6-7)
     The Young Poet (Grade 6-8)
     An Athlete's Life (Grade 7-9)

What Would You Do?
     Carla's Confused Calendar (Grade 3-6)
     Plan Ahead, Don't Gamble With Your Future (Grade 3-6)
     Quit Band? (Grade 6-8)
     No Time for Homework (Grade 6-8)
     Inauguration Day: What Would You Do if You Were President? (Grade 6-9)
     Recycled Fun or Not (Grade 6-9)
     Responsibility (Grade 7-9)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     I Need to Get Ready, Too! (Grades 1-2)
     Planning Our Days (Grade 3)
     Beginning of the New... (Grades 3-4)
     Filling in the Yearly Planner (Grades 3-5)
     Question Mark Seeks Answers about Presidential Inaugurations (Grades 5-7)
     Organization (Grades 6-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Room 127: Jack Jumps (Story #3) (Grade 3-4)
     Types of Auto Racing (Grade 3-5)
     Bethany Hamilton: Shark Attack Survivor (Grade 4-5)
     The Titanic: The "Unsinkable Ship" that Sank (Grade 4-5)
     Tony Stewart (Grade 4-5)
     The History of Computers (Grade 5-7)

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

Reading Comprehension
Reading Skills
English Language Arts

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