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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans



Ponder the Picture Comprehension Puzzle
            Ponder the Picture: At the Beach
            Ponder the Picture: At the Beach

Beach Activities
            Beach Puzzles

Very Quick Readers
     Beach Time! (Very Quick Reader; Grade 4 Readability)

Short Readers
     Backyard Beach (Short Reader; Grade 1-2 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Vacation at the Beach
     Beach Day for Ashley (Grades 2-3)
     Let's Go to the Beach (Grades 2-4)
     Life Is a Beach (Grades 4-6)
     Beach Erosion (Grades 4-6)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Mike Visits a Beach (Grade 1-3)
     Sandcastles on the Beach (Grade 4-5)

Finish the Story
     A Whale on the Beach (Grade 3-4)
     The Bottle on the Beach (Grade 3-6)
     Rainy Beach Day (Grade 4-5)

Literature Book Units
     Goosebumps - Ghost Beach (Grades 4-6)
     Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag (Grades 2-3)

Read and Color Books
            Fussy Duck's Birthday Surprise (February 10)
            School's Out - Read and Color

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     Anne Morrow Lindbergh

(no assigned grade level)
     Being Safe in the Summer Fun
     Friendship and Thanksgiving
     Oceans of the World
     Skin and its Care
     The Ever-Changing Surface of the Earth - Part 1: Erosion
     The Story Behind Our Seasons
(Grades 1-2)
     Come to the Reef
     Making Canada
     Shy Shelley
     The Shell Necklace
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bicycle for Jake
     A Hairy Invader
     A Tale of Two Grandmas
     An E-Mail from Blair the Blizzard
     Art You Can Walk On - Mosaics
     Canada's Vikings
     Changing the Earth's Crust
     Christ Statue, Brazil
     Donald's Tale of the Coral Reefs
     Finding Canada
     Fun in the Sun...California Style!
     Gangs in Jamaica: Eduardo's Tale of Two Worlds
     Greenland Sharks
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 1
     Jake and Jackie Have an Argument
     Keith Interviews Jimmy, the Loggerhead Turtle
     Lewis and Clark Make New Discoveries
     Lewis and Clark: A New World (Natural History)
     Life in a Tide Pool
     Megan Learns the Tides
     Mom, Can I Drink Salt Water?
     Narrative - Life in London
     Now You See Them, Now You Don't - The Lost Colony, Part 1
     Now You See Them, Now You Don't - The Lost Colony, Part 2
     Oil Spill
     Olympic National Park
     Pirate Cave Ghost, Part 2
     Rachel Interviews Baron the Brine Fly
     Raging Tsunami
     Sand and Gravel
     Sand Castle Fun!
     Sand Crabs
     Sea Turtles
     Sedimentary Rocks
     Speaking on My Feet
     Summer in the Sand
     The Astounding Apples of the Post Impressionists
     The Flying Panzer
     The Stormy Shore
     The Summer without a Vacation
     Tidal Range
     Tides and Sea Life
     Tides and Sea Life
     Trading Day: Will Learns About Trade-Offs
     Water and Sun Safety
     Weird as Blackbeard, Part 1
     Weird as Blackbeard, Part 3
     Wendy's World- Profit
     What Color Is Your Sand Castle?
     Where Does Sand Come From?
     Why Do We Estimate?
     You Like Him Best!, Part 1
     You Like Him Best!, Part 2
     You Like Him Best!, Part 3
     You Like Him Best!, Part 4
     ~NAME0s~ Paint Problem
     ~NAME2~ Okapi Sticks His Neck Out
(Grades 6-8)
     Adélie Penguins
     Andrea's Fins
     Aquatic Plants
     Autumn Migrations
     Building a Lego World
     Cities, Plains - Middle Atlantic Region
     Coral Reefs: Donald's Tale
     Daniel Defoe
     Down by the Seashore
     Economy of the West Region
     Eduardo's Tale of Two Worlds: Gangs in Jamaica
     Endangered Dolphins
     Endotherm or Ectotherm?
     Extreme Sand Sculpting
     Fantasy - The Wild Things
     Food Poisoning
     Giant Squid
     Gretchen the Goose Girl
     Hermit Crabs
     How Do Steel Drums Work?
     How Does a Nor'easter Work?
     How Does a Parasail Work?
     How Does a Surfboard Work?
     How Does Sunscreen Work?
     Is It Mintonette or Volleyball?
     Iwo Jima
     Land of Bays and Sounds - New England Region
     Leatherback Sea Turtles
     Leisure Time
     Marine Sediments
     Middle Atlantic Region's History and People, Part 2
     Motte and Bailey Castles
     Mouseketeer Annette
     Nature's Sandcastles
     Newfoundland's Vikings
     North America
     Ocean Motions, Part 1 - Tides and Waves
     Ocean Waves
     Park Ranger
     Plant vs. Animal
     Sense of Smell
     Ship in the Mist, Part 1
     Ship in the Mist, Part 2
     Sidewalk Surfing
     South Africa
     Submarine Earthquakes, Part II
     Terek's Revenge
     The "Mosquito Fleet" - WWII PT Boats
     The 1993 Storm of the Century
     The Earth's Interior
     The Economy of the Middle Atlantic Region
     The Northwest
     The San Francisco Earthquake
     The South
     They're Firefighters and Much More!
     Tsunami in the Indian Ocean
     Water, Water Everywhere: Furious Floods
     What Are Hurricanes?
     What Is a Mosaic?
     What Is a Tsunami?
     What Is Post Impressionism?
     What Is Primitivism?
     What Makes Your Boat Float?
     When is a War Not a War?
     Where Do Hispanic People Come From?
     Where Will You Go on Your Vacation?
     Where Would We Be Without the Ballpoint Pen?
     Who Invented UPC Bar Codes?
     Why Do We Have Earth Day?
     Women in the Military
     Write a Found Poem
     ~NAME0~ Learns a Lesson About Wealth
(Grades 9-12)
     Earth During the Early Paleozoic Era
     M.A.S.H., Part 1 - A Look at Military Medicine
     More than Sediment
     Okinawa - WWII's Bloodiest Battle
     Robert Lipsyte
     Ron Jones
     Stephen Crane
     The Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964
     The Long Island Express: The New England Hurricane of 1938
     Tsunami Miracle
     Warriors and Heroes - How Forbidden Languages Helped Win a War

(Grades 1-2)
     The Missed Party
(Grades 3-5)
     Andrew's Treasure Hunt
     Double the Fun
     Happy Campers

(Grades 6-8)
     Animals of Unusual Locomotion

(no assigned grade level)
     Australia - Culture
     Camping in Acadia National Park
(Grades 3-5)
     Argentina - Geography
     Bulgaria - Geography
     Chile - Geography
     Cote d'Ivoire - Geography
     Croatia - Geography
     Cuba - Geography
     France - Geography
     Georgia - Geography
     Greece - Traditions and Daily life
     Guyana - Geography
     Indonesia - Geography
     Madagascar - Geography
     Moving the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
     Netherlands - Geography
     Nigeria - Geography
     Peru - Geography
     Spain - Geography
     Start Your Engines
     Thailand - Geography
     The Bahamas - Geography
     The Columbus Day Weekend Trip
     The Day I Touched a Lobster!
     The Roaring Rapids
     Uruguay - Geography
(Grades 6-8)
     Brazil - Traditions and Daily Life
     Croatia - History
     Guam: In the Beginning
     The Bahamas - Culture

Finish the Story
     Message in a Bottle (Grade 2-4)
     Tricia's Tropical Vacation (Grade 2-4)
     Camping, or Not Camping (Grade 3)
     A Big Foot (Grade 3-5)
     To Cruise or Not to Cruise (Grade 3-6)
     Niki's Totem Animal (Grade 3-6)
     The Great Escape of Harry the Hermit Crab (Grade 3-6)
     Summer's Over (Grade 4)
     Cinco de Mayo Mistake (Grade 4-5)
     The Salmon Run (Grade 4-5)
     Plans Can Change (Grade 4-6)
     Zip and Zing Take a Vacation (Grade 4-6)
     Save the Animals (Grade 4-6)
     A Memorable Weekend is Coming (Grade 4-6)
     The Perfect Summer Job (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     The Human Lobster (Grade 3-5)
     Save the Planet One Kid at a Time (Grade 3-6)
     Beachcombing: Finders Keepers? (Grade 3-6)
     Sally's Sandcastles (Grade 3-6)
     How will You Spend Your Money? (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Mr. and Mrs. Smith in the Morning (Grades 1-2)
     Offshore Friends (Grades 1-2)
     The Kites Fly High (Grades 1-2)
     Hats for Everyone (Grades 1-3)
     Packing for Vacation (Grades 1-3)
     Seaside Trip (Grade 2)
     Four Seasons Potluck (Grades 2-3)
     Sea Animal Summer (Grades 2-3)
     Ocean Animals (Grade 3)
     The Magic Bowl (Grades 3-4)
     Filling in the Yearly Planner (Grades 3-5)
     The North Wind and the Sun Compete (Grades 3-5)
     Setting and Achieving Goals (Grades 4-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Laws (Grade 2-3)
     Meet Miranda Cosgrove (Grade 3-4)
     Oil in the Gulf (Grade 3-4)
     Dylan and Cole Sprouse (Grade 3-5)
     HI is for Hawaii (Grade 3-5)
     Types of Auto Racing (Grade 3-5)
     Grammar Zoo Train (Grade 3-6)
     ME is for Maine (Grade 3-6)
     Meet Me in Miami: My Trip to Super Bowl XLIV (Grade 3-12)
     Bethany Hamilton: Shark Attack Survivor (Grade 4-5)
     The Day the Seagulls Attacked (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Shark Attack (Grade 4-5)
     CA is for California (Grade 4-6)
     FL is for Florida (Grade 4-6)
     L is for Landforms (Grade 4-6)
     NJ is for New Jersey (Grade 4-6)
     SC is for South Carolina (Grade 4-6)
     VA is for Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     WA is for Washington (Grade 4-6)
     Lighthouses (Grade 5-8)



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