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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Easter Display
            Basket Business

Reading Comprehensions
     Monkey Business
     Parts of a Business Letter (Grades 4-5)
     Doing Business in the Middle Ages (Grades 6-8)
     Business Booms During the Renaissance! (Grades 6-8)
     Starting Your Own Business (Grades 6-12)
     Bootleggers, Rumrunners, and Moonshine - The Business of Prohibition (Grades 7-9)

What Would You Do?
     The Lawn Mowing Business (Grade 6-8)

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

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     Mata Hari, Exotic Spy?

(Grades 3-5)
     A Horse Named Lady
     A House for Birds
     Andrew Carnegie
     Carl the Worm Wrangler
     Celine's Story: Gender Disparity in Togo
     Christmas Shopping
     Common Cents
     Danny's Birthday
     Dealing with High Pressure to Achieve
     Dominique Needs a Job
     Earth Hour Power
     Henry Hardy's Rampaging Pumpkin
     Ingrid and the Minimum Wage Battle in Germany
     Jake and Jackie Prepare to Fly
     Keep Your Money Safe
     Labor Unions
     Mikhail's Story: Change in Armenia
     Nancy and the Noise Wall
     Peter's Crazy Calendars
     Restaurant Complaints
     Small Sparrows
     Strikes Hit the Nation
     Thank You, Mr. Bell!
     The Cattle Industry Grows
     The Heritage Farm
     The Little Red Hen Learns About Economics
     Tobacco in the Americas
     Traveling - Make Your Travel Plans
     Ulysses S. Grant as President
     What's Wrong in Alaska?
     You've Got Mail
(Grades 6-8)
     You Tube Begins
     A Back That's Strong: Working for a Living in the 1890s, Part 1
     A Day Without Immigrants
     A Dream Job
     A Taste for Gold, Part 1
     Ally Carter
     Annie Wignall's Care Bags
     Applying for Credit
     Attorney General
     Barack Obama
     Betsy Ross
     Building a Better Mousetrap, Part 1
     Captain Maher's Job: Is the Hudson River Safe?
     Children in the White House
     Children in the White House
     Children in the White House
     Children of Japanese Relocation Camps
     Choking Out Smoking
     Conflict Over the Three Gorges Dam
     Consider the Consequences
     Dan Gutman
     Dealing with the Press, One Part of the President's Job
     Drought in Zambia
     Effects of Reconstruction
     Effects of Reconstruction
     Elizabeth Cady Stanton
     Enemies - Using poetry to express feelings about 9/11
     Europe Switches to the Euro
     Figurative Language
     Fiscal Policy
     Fossil Fuels
     From the Bean to the Bar
     G8 Summit 2001
     Gender Disparity in Togo: Celine's Story
     Gentle Judo
     George W. Bush
     Gothic Literature
     Grandparents' Cottage
     H. G. Wells
     Happy President's Day
     How Do Barcodes Work?
     How Do Bees Make Honey?
     How Do Fish Swim in Schools?
     How Do Guide Dogs Do Their Job?
     How Do Hot Air Balloons Work?
     How Do Submarines Work?
     How Does a Savings Account Work?
     How Does a TV Remote Control Work?
     How Does an Air Conditioner Work?
     Indian Territory Becomes the State of Oklahoma
     Interest You Pay
     Jack Hays, Texas Ranger
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Etiquette, Part 2
     Jean Learns About National Symbols and Holidays
     Kid Inventors
     Live Earth Concert 2007
     Mary Pickersgill and the Star-Spangled Banner
     Michael Scott
     Mitch Albom
     Monopolies, Cartels, and Trusts
     Mother's Day Around the World
     Mount Rushmore
     Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker of the House
     Overbooked, Overtired
     Patience Wright: American Sculptor and Revolutionary Spy
     Paying Your Electric Bill
     Pizza For Sale
     Pompey the Great
     President Carter's Mission of Peace
     Rainy Day Memories, Part 2
     Really Down on the Farm - "Sockless Jerry" and the Populist Party
     Reform in Armenia: Mikhail's Story
     Rosalynn Carter
     Secretary of Commerce
     Sharon Draper
     Sherman Alexie, Jr.
     Shishmaref: A Tale of Global Warming
     Sinclair Lewis
     Soft Money
     Sustainable Development
     The Christmas Tree Ship Disaster
     The Easter Lily
     The Fourth of July
     The Important Role of Women During World War II
     The Last Monday in May
     The London Underground
     The Lost Wig
     The Mystery of the Missing Ticket
     The Paper Clips Project
     The Peacock and the Crane
     The President's Cabinet
     The Slave Trade
     The White House Staff
     Tom Thomson: Canada's First Great Expressionist
     Tombstone, Arizona, "The Town Too Tough To Die"
     Tsunami in the Indian Ocean
     Two Earth Days?
     Unemployment in France
     United States Trade Representative
     Using a Calendar
     Victoria Woodhull
     Whaling Controversy
     What Is Electricity?
     What Is Inflation?
     Where Are the Farm Animals Going?
     Where Have the Honeybees Gone?
     Whom Do You Honor on Veterans Day?
     Why Do We Have Earth Day?
     Why Is New York City Called "The Big Apple"?
     Wind Energy
(Grades 9-12)
     A Brief History of Letter Writing
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     American Terrorist - The Oklahoma City Bombing
     Arthur Miller
     Carrie Chapman Catt: Founder of The League of Women Voters
     Connecticut Composer Charles Ives
     Edith Wharton
     Edna Ferber
     Eoin Colfer
     Fighting For Their Livelihoods-Labor Wars of the 1890s
     History of the Empire State Building
     Joseph Heller
     Kate Chopin
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown
     O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)
     Roger Williams: Founder of Providence, Rhode Island
     Seward's Folly
     The "Maine" Reason to Pick Your Teeth
     The Ave Maria Grotto: "The Scenic Shrine of the South"
     The Loss of Domestic Animals: A World Problem
     The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports: The Kentucky Derby
     Thomas Fitzpatrick, AKA Broken Hand, Part 1
     Thornton Wilder

(Grades 3-5)
     Double the Fun
     Rolando's Daring Adventure
     The Dairy Model
(Grades 6-8)
     Fit for a King

(no assigned grade level)
(Grades 3-5)
     Delaware and the Underground Railroad
     Finland - Geography
     Kit Carson
     Malaysia - Traditions and Daily life
     New Jersey
     Nicaragua - Geography
(Grades 6-8)
     Hey, Kool-Aid
     India - History
     Nigeria - History
     South Africa - Traditions and Daily Life
     Thailand - Culture
     The Rodeo
     Ukraine - History
(Grades 9-12)
     Cote d'Ivoire - History
     Falkland Islands - History
     Guyana - History
     Madagascar - History
     Pakistan - History
     The Bahamas - History

Finish the Story
     Rushing into Trouble (Grade 3-4)
     Small Inventor Big Invention (Grade 3-4)
     Minchin's King Cake (Grade 3-4)
     My Friend Chris (Grade 4-5)
     A New Holiday to Celebrate (Grade 4-6)
     Evil Wishes, Like Chickens, Come Home to Roost (Grade 4-6)
     A Special Gift for Mom (Grade 5)
     The Most Fantastical Mardi Gras Float (Grade 5-6)
     Experienced Pet Sitter, Reasonable Rates (Grade 6-8)
     An Athlete's Life (Grade 7-9)

What Would You Do?
     Women's Right To Vote-What If It Hadn't Happened? (Grade 4-7)
     Campfire Safety (Grade 5-7)
     Please Lie for Me! (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Birds of a Feather (Grades 1-3)
     Chinese Zodiac or Chinese Zoo? (Grades 1-4)
     Mr. Sparrow and His Big Mouth (Grades 2-4)
     The Hidden Pi (Grades 2-4)
     At the Post Office (Grade 3)
     A Variety of Jobs (Grades 3-4)
     Cheng and Jian: The Story of Two Chinese Brothers (Grades 3-4)
     The Uninvited Guest (Grades 3-4)
     David and the Wolf (Grades 3-5)
     The Naughty Dog (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     The Donkey's Tale (Grades 3-6)
     Manners Mayhem at the Movie Theater (Grades 4-5)
     The Eagle, the Snake, and the Hiker (Grades 4-6)
     Good Communication (Grades 4-7)
     Brother to Brother [Gangs Theme] (Grades 9-12)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Earth Hour Sleepover (Grade 2-3)
     Meet Madam C.J. Walker (Grade 3-4)
     Peace with Pizza (Grade 3-4)
     A Shooting Star over the Shoe Store (Grade 3-6)
     The Titanic: The "Unsinkable Ship" that Sank (Grade 4-5)
     Underground Treasure: The New York Gold Vault (Grade 4-5)
     A New Game Show on Planet Pearth! (Grade 4-6)
     Electricians (Grade 4-6)
     GA is for Georgia (Grade 4-6)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     How to Lose Friends and Annoy People (Grade 4-6)
     MD is for Maryland (Grade 4-6)
     MO is for Missouri (Grade 4-6)
     Monster Trucks (Grade 4-6)
     MT is for Montana (Grade 4-6)
     ND is for North Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     The History of Pop Music (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     Tropical Rainforests (Grade 4-6)
     A Mythic Order Adventure (Grade 5)
     Making Money: a Rewarding Experience (Grade 5)
     Baboons on the Loose (Grade 5-6)
     Madam C.J. Walker (Grade 5-7)
     The History of Computers (Grade 5-7)
     Alcatraz: The Rock (Grade 5-8)
     Endangered Animals (Grade 5-8)
     Gypsies (Grade 5-8)
     The Life of a Fashion Photographer (Grade 6-7)

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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