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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans


Read and Color
            Taking Care of Yourself: The Band Aid

Reading Comprehensions
     The Homemade Band (Grades 1-2)
     Twelve Girls Band (Grades 4-6)
     The Orchestra versus the Band (Grades 5-7)

What Would You Do?
     Quit Band? (Grade 6-8)

Read and Color Books
            Paul Practices Patience
            Where is Mikey?
            Cinco de Mayo

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 3-5)
     A Singing Pirate
(Grades 6-8)
     "Hear Me My Chiefs" - Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce
     "Hello, I'm Johnny Cash"
     A Pearl to Behold: Pearl Bailey
     Biography of Dicey Langston
     Bob Marley
     Desi Arnaz
     Edward Elgar
     Honest Abe
     Jethro Tull
     Jon Bon Jovi - Rock Star Dad
     Margaret Peterson Haddix: Only In My Dreams
     Muddy Waters
     Nat King Cole
     Pete Fountain
     Sarah Vaughn: The Divine One
     Wilt Chamberlain
(Grades 9-12)
     John Coltrane
     Narcissa's Noble Mission
     Pancho Villa

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     An Underground Festival
     Chocolate People
     Just Right
     Oh, Me! Oh, My!
     The Ants' Picnic
(Grades 3-5)
     Ear Protectors
     Hat Day Contest
     I Love a Parade!
     I Scream, You Scream
     Marching to Glory
     Music on a Platter
     The Kazoo Band Concert
     The Travels of the Hat, Part 6: Final Segment
     The Wonder Tunnel
(Grades 6-8)
     All That Jazz
     Cowboy Poetry
     Family Violence Hurts
     Fun Every Month
     Inaugural Parades
     Leaving Pleasantville
     The Eastern Band of Cherokee People
     The Vienna Vegetable Orchestra
     You've Got Potential
(Grades 9-12)
     The Star-Spangled Banner

(no assigned grade level)
     Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
(Grades 1-2)
     Catch a Canary
     Dog’s Day Out
     Eight by Eight with Bells
     War Beneath the Waves - Wolfpacks, Hunters, and Hedgehogs
(Grades 3-5)
     A Long Way from Home — A Story of the Spanish American War, Part 1
     A Not So Amusing Amusement Park
     Cookie-Cutter Sharks
     Field Day
     Gabriella Gets a Hearing Aide in Mexico
     Going to an Arena or the Theatre
     Horse-Thief Summer, Part 1
     How Vibrations Make Sounds
     Into the Wild Blue Yonder
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 3
     Let Your Fingers Do the Marching
     Marie's Race
     Pirate Girl (part 1 of 3)
     Rachel Sees the Light
     Suzette Goes to Mardi Gras
     Take Me for a Jump!
     The Food Guide Pyramid
     The Nez Perce
     The Northwest Rebellion
     The Travels of the Hat, Part 6 – Back to Charleston
     Wendat or Huron People
     Wendy's World- Flying Machines
     Wendy's World- Labor Day
     Wendy's World- Let's Make a Map
     What Do We Do With the Rest?
     Whose Harp?
     Woodwinds vs. Brass
(Grades 6-8)
     "I Will Fight No More Forever"- Chief Joseph
     "Meet Me at the Fair"
     A Cup of Old Hickory — The Battle of New Orleans III
     African-American Artists
     Alexander the Great
     American Musicians
     Baseball Hall of Fame
     Battling the Bitterroots: Mountain Battle
     Bungee Jumping
     Chief Joseph Surrenders
     Chief Quanah Parker: Last Chief of the Comanches
     Chris Burke - A Success Story
     Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
     Civil War Music
     Down by the Seashore
     Easter - Historical and Religious Perspective
     Finding Religious Freedom
     Galapagos Penguins
     Gifts from the Rainforest
     Graceful Greek Architecture
     Great Britain
     Hearing the Call to Help Deaf Children in Mexico
     How Do Fish Swim in Schools?
     How Do Steel Drums Work?
     Ice Age Mammals: The Woolly Rhino
     Inaugural Balls
     Isolation vs. Expansion - Background of America's War with Spain
     Jack Hays, Texas Ranger
     Jazz - All American Music
     Journal Entry, First Day of 6th Grade
     Jubilee Celebration
     Justin Timberlake - From Mouseketeer to Pop Star
     Kid Inventors
     Live 8 Concert
     Live Earth Concert 2007
     Making the Mark with Archery
     Music and Dance
     Music from the Beginning
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part One
     Native American Rugs and Blankets
     Nature's Sandcastles
     Ohio's Most Unique Music Festival
     On a Ship to the New World
     One Symbolic Seal
     Overbooked, Overtired
     Pompey the Great
     Positional Plagiocephaly
     Rainy Day Memories, Part 1
     Rainy Day Memories, Part 2
     Robin Hood
     Rock and Roll Comes to TV
     Savannah, Georgia: A City of Firsts
     Star-Gazing - Entertainment in the Fifties
     The Apache Kid: Outlaw Legend of the Southwest, Part 2
     The Beatles
     The DMZ - New Life in No Man's Land
     The Final Battle - Yorktown 1781
     The Mysterious Fever
     The Nez Perce People
     The Nez Perce People
     The Northwest Rebellion
     The Outlaw Sheriff of Montana, Part 2
     The Presidential Inauguration
     The Rise and Fall of the Beatles
     The Road to Publication
     The Sioux Wars
     The Twelve Olympians
     The Yosemite Indians of the Ahwahnee Valley
     They Reached for the Stars and Became One
     Tough Guy — Andrew Jackson and the Battle for the South
     Warrior's Heart, Part 1 - Ira Hayes
     Waves and Rays, Part I
     Waves and Rays, Part II
     What Happens on Inauguration Day?
     What is Christianity?
     Wounded Knee
     ¡Es El Cinco de Mayo! - It's Cinco de Mayo!
(Grades 9-12)
     Connecticut Composer Charles Ives
     Fighting For Their Livelihoods — Labor Wars of the 1890s
     Fighting For Their Livelihoods-Labor Wars of the 1890s
     Gadgets, Gizmos, and the Great Unknown
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown
     Rails across America - UP in Indian Territory
     Religion and Art
     Roger Williams: Founder of Providence, Rhode Island
     Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins: Native American Author and Educator
     The Declaration of Independence
     The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports: The Kentucky Derby
     The Movement of Soil, Part 1
     The Nez Perce War
     The Prom: From Dream to Reality
     Thomas Fitzpatrick, AKA Broken Hand, Part 2
     Tippecanoe, Tecumseh, and The Prophet — The Struggle for the Northwest

(Grades 1-2)
     Red Face and Long Johns
(Grades 6-8)
     Decisions, Decisions
(Grades 9-12)
     The Optimist

(Grades 3-5)
     Prevost's Squirrels
(Grades 6-8)
     African Penguins
     Galapagos Penguins

(no assigned grade level)
     Old Home Day
(Grades 3-5)
     The World of Jazz
     Tournament of Roses Parade
(Grades 6-8)
     Ecuador - Culture
     Indiana's Changing Landscape
     Puerto Rico - Culture
     Suriname - Culture

Finish the Story
     St. Pat's Parade (Grade 2-3)
     At the Balloon Rally (Grade 2-4)
     The Big Race (Grade 2-4)
     Turkey-Lurkey (Grade 3-4)
     Runaway to Freedom (Grade 3-4)
     How Pandas Got Their Colors (Grade 3-6)
     Fourth of July Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Mousetrap (Grade 4-6)
     A New Holiday to Celebrate (Grade 4-6)
     A Musical Problem (Grade 5-8)
     Hats (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Snooping Sister (Grade 3-4)
     Lessons or Summer Camp? (Grade 3-6)
     Plagiarism: Would You Tell? (Grade 3-6)
     What Happened to Hanna's Hat? (Grade 3-6)
     Musical Chairs (Grade 3-6)
     A Note-able Change (Grade 4-6)
     Obesity Problems (Grade 5-7)
     Old Friend, Outworn Interests (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Getting More Exercise (Grades 1-3)
     Catch a Hike (Grades 2-3)
     The Kite and the Cloud (Grades 3-4)
     The School Concert (Grades 3-5)
     Question Mark Seeks Answers about Presidential Inaugurations (Grades 5-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Annie's Best Day (Grade 1-2)
     How to Pamper Your Pooch (Grade 2-3)
     The Beyoncè Contest (Grade 2-3)
     Crazy Cars: Wild and Wacky Rides (Grade 3-4)
     Life on a Tour Bus (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Miley (Grade 3-4)
     Wild and Wacky Athlete Injuries (Grade 3-4)
     S Is For St. Patrick (Grade 3-5)
     From Three Brothers to a Band: The History of The Jonas Brothers (Grade 4-5)
     Getting to Know the Jonas Brothers (Grade 4-5)
     AR is for Arkansas (Grade 4-6)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     Many Faces of Rock Music (Grade 4-6)
     Marculus Visits a Carnival (Grade 4-6)
     May Day (Grade 4-6)
     NE is for Nebraska (Grade 4-6)
     OR is for Oregon (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to be a Superhero (Grade 4-6)
     T Is for Thanksgiving (Grade 4-6)
     UT is for Utah (Grade 4-6)
     Venomous Snakes (Grade 5-6)
     Bringing in the New Year (Grade 5-8)
     The History of the Circus (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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