Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans


Reading Comprehensions
     The Winner of the Best Dressed Award (Grades 4-6)
     Bill Cosby Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom (Grades 6-8)

Read and Color Books
            A Well-Dressed Guest (January 15)

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     Anne Morrow Lindbergh
     Augusta Savage
     Chris Van Allsburg - He Does It All
     Dr. Seuss
     Katharine Hepburn
     Margaret E. Knight
     Martin Luther King Jr.
     Neil Armstrong
     Samuel F. B. Morse
     Terry Fox
(Grades 9-12)
     Theodore Roosevelt

(Grades 1-2)
     A Mother's Work
(Grades 3-5)
     A Girl Named Claudia
     A Girl Named Claudia
     A Mother's Love
     Alexander McCall Smith
     Beauty in Stillness
     Beverly Cleary
     Bobsledding or Bobsleigh
     Doin' the Luge
     Freestyle Skiing
     Gary Paulsen
     George Selden
     Gerald McDermott: Tale Spinner
     Hockey Girl
     It Is Never Too Late
     Kevin Henkes
     Kids Konnected
     Kisses for Kaeden
     Nordic Combined Event
     Olympic Flowers
     Prize for Peace
     See Sally Ride Through Space
     Shaun White, Snowboarder
     She WILL Skate (**REMOVED: She pulled out... Only relevant to 2006**)
     Steps to Higher Education
     The Bobsled Race
     The Skeleton, Like Nothing Else
     Tickling Our Funny Bones with Computer Art
     Virginia Lee Burton
     Walter Dean Myers
     Zach and His Little Red Wagon
     ~NAME0~ Fouls Out
(Grades 6-8)
     A Not So Smooth Run
     A Sport with an Unusual Name! Curling
     A Wall of Honor
     Accidental Discoveries that Changed the World: Super Glue
     African Americans in the Civil War
     Al Gore Wins the Nobel Peace Prize
     Alex Flinn
     All About the Biathlon
     Ally Carter
     And the Nobel Peace Prize Goes to...
     Annie Wignall's Care Bags
     Barbara Park
     Beijing's Preparation for the 2008 Olympics
     Bonnie Dunbar: From Farm Girl to Astronaut
     Boris Goldovsky
     Buffalo Soldiers
     Caroline B. Cooney
     Close Only Counts in Horseshoes
     Denali National Park
     Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
     E. L. Konigsburg
     Ebony Magazine
     Edwin Hubble: Father of Observational Cosmology
     Elizabeth George Speare
     Equestrian Superheroes! Three-Day Eventing
     Fame Can Be Found in Many Ways
     Florence Griffith Joyner: World's Fastest Woman
     From the Swimming Hole to Swimming for Medals
     Gary Paulsen
     Gary Schmidt
     Gennifer Choldenko
     Gloria Estefan
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 3
     Gwendolyn Brooks
     Hugs For Heroes: The Story of Bailey Reese
     Hybrid Cars Update
     Is There Really a Rubik Who Invented a Cube?
     Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the Calypso
     Jake and Jackie Organize Their Own Olympics
     Jennifer Lopez
     John Christopher
     John Coy
     John F. Kennedy
     Karen Cushman
     Karen Hesse
     Katherine Paterson
     Kathleen Karr
     Kid Inventors
     Laura Amy Schlitz
     Leaders in the Executive Branch
     Lower Canada
     Making a Sport of Running and Throwing
     Markus Zusak
     Michael Scott
     Mitch Albom
     North-West Mounted Police
     Not Just Soldiers
     On Guard! The Sport of Fencing
     Paul Fleischman
     President Carter's Mission of Peace
     Ralph Bunche
     Robert Lawson
     Robert Newton Peck
     Roberto Clemente
     Ryan Says, "Clean Water for All!"
     Sargent Claude Johnson
     Sharon Draper
     Sherman Alexie, Jr.
     Sinclair Lewis
     Sir John A.Macdonald - Builder of a Nation
     Skijoring Racers
     Spelman College for Black Women
     Sports Heroes Who Were Immigrants
     Take Me Out to the Ballgame - The World Series
     The 2010 Winter Olympics
     The Fast and Fearless Life of a Jockey
     The History of Red Ribbon Week
     The Iliad and the Odyssey, Part 2
     The Mouse Finds a House
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Four
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part One
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Three
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Two
     The Patient Pimentels
     The Pilgrims' Real Thanksgiving Menu
     The Real Fat Albert Kid
     The Roman Republic
     The Spelling Bee
     They Reached for the Stars and Became One
     What Is Computer Art?
     What is Hinduism?
     What Is Sculpture?
     Who Invented UPC Bar Codes?
     Who Was Isaac Newton?
     Wilma P. Mankiller: First Woman Chief of an American-Indian Nation
     Women in the Civil War
     Yoshiko Uchida
(Grades 9-12)
     A Dream Come True: ICODA
     Apolo Anton Ohno
     Arthur Miller
     At War with Bigotry - Buffalo Soldiers in the Spanish American War
     Autumn Across America
     Champion Bobsledder Vonetta Flowers
     Ernest J. Gaines
     Flannery O'Connor
     From Electrician to President
     George and Ira Gershwin: Musical Teamwork
     Harper Lee
     Irene Hunt
     Ishmael Beah
     Janet Bode
     John Boyne
     Joseph Heller
     Kate Thompson
     Leonard Bernstein: Peace and Harmony
     Lorraine Hansberry
     No Ordinary Day - 9/11 Hero Noel Sepulveda
     Ralph Ellison
     Ray Bradbury
     Robert Cormier
     Robert Lipsyte
     Ron Jones
     Samuel Beckett
     Seamus Heaney
     Sean Stewart
     Sharon Creech
     The Marva Collins Story: "A Brilliant Child Inside Every Student"
     The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports: The Kentucky Derby
     The Poetry Slam
     The Prom: From Dream to Reality
     The Sound of Their Music: Biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein
     Thornton Wilder
     Willa Cather
     Women in Mathematics
     Women in Science

(Grades 3-5)
     A Truly Good Sport
     The Choice
(Grades 6-8)
     Fit for a King

(Grades 3-5)
     Armenia - Geography
     The World of Jazz
     What makes the state of Kentucky unique?
     What's so unique about Wyoming?
(Grades 6-8)
     Chile - Culture: Pablo Neruda
     Norway - History
     Ramona Quimby's Creator
     South Africa - History
     The Queen of Talk Shows
     Venezuela - Culture: Teresa de la Parra

Finish the Story
     The Big Wheel Is in a Wheelchair (Grade 3-6)

What Would You Do?
     Pop Goes the Easel (Grade 3-5)
     What Happened to Hanna's Hat? (Grade 3-6)
     Recycled Fun or Not (Grade 6-9)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     America's Best Explorer (Grades 2-5)
     How to Handle a Bully (Grades 4-8)

Reluctant Reader Books
     I Love Winter (Grade 2-3)
     Summer Postcards from Blake and Bill (Grade 2-3)
     Meet Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grade 3-4)
     Pass it Peyton! Peyton Manning (Grade 3-4)
     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Sports (Grade 3-4)
     The French Quarter's Quarterback: Drew Brees (Grade 3-4)
     Taylor Swift (Grade 3-5)
     Punk'd at the Prom (Grade 4)
     Funny Frog Facts (Grade 4-5)
     Shaun White: Action Sport Superstar (Grade 4-5)
     AL is for Alabama (Grade 4-6)
     CT is for Connecticut (Grade 4-6)
     MA is for Massachusetts (Grade 4-6)
     Oh, the Stories He Wrote! The Life of Dr. Seuss (Grade 4-6)
     OK is for Oklahoma (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to Find Your Hidden Talent (Grade 4-6)
     The Iditarod: The Last Great Race on Earth (Grade 4-6)
     B Is for Baseball (Grade 5-6)
     Derek Jeter (Grade 5-6)
     Jennifer Hudson (Grade 5-6)
     Who "Dat?" That's Drew Brees! (Grade 5-6)
     Extreme Sports: Going to Extremes (Grade 5-7)
     The National Baseball Hall of Famers: The First Ten (Grade 5-7)
     Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prize (Grade 5-8)
     From Teenager to Teen Idol: Taylor Swift (Grade 6-8)
     Shaping the Super Bowl (Grade 7-9)

More Activities, Lesson Plans, and Worksheets

Back to School
Graphic Organizers
Alphabet Worksheets
Sight Words
Math Worksheets
50 States

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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