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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Read and Color
            Let's Bake a Cake

How it Happens
            "How It Happens" Baking A Cake

Birthdays Bulletin Board
            Big Birthday Class Cake

Reading Comprehensions
     The Great Chocolate Cake Compromise (Grades 1-3)
     Mrs. Badger's Honey Cake (Grades 3-4)
     The Icing on the Cake, oops, Gingerbread House (Grades 4-5) (Grades 4-5)
     The Truck That Did Everything But Bake a Cake (Grades 5-7)
     Icing on the Cake! (Grades 5-8)

Finish the Story
     Minchin's King Cake (Grade 3-4)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Let's Bake a Cake (Grades 2-4)

Literature Book Units
     A Flying Birthday Cake? (Marvin Redpost 6) (Grades 1-3)
     Thunder Cake (Grades 1-3)

Read and Color Books
            What are Apples Good For?
            Kaylee Bakes a Cake
            Mike's Wish
            A Fairy Celebration (June 23)
            Fussy Duck's Birthday Surprise (February 10)
            In a Minute, Mom (February 23)
            A New Treat (December 28)
            What Kind of Nut Are You? (October 22)
            Grandma Forgot My Birthday! (November 29)
            Snowflakes and Wedding Cakes
            Community Helpers Read and Color
            Helping Hands
            A Handful of Violets
            Chet's Children
            Kelly's Kitchen
            Mud Pies and Fireflies
            Mom's Birthday
            Kit Kat

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     Marcel Proust
     Teenage Queen, Part 1 - Marie Antoinette
     Teenage Queen, Pt.1-Marie Antoinette

Daily Themes
(no assigned grade level)
     No Big Deal
(Grades 1-2)
     Don't Be a Fruitcake!
     Drinking a Rainbow
     Eat Your Vegetables Day
     Hooray for Family Meals
     I'm a Poet and I Know It
     Jell-O Girl
     One Too Many
     Picky Michael
     Prince Tuesday's Gift
     Susie's Sixth Birthday
     The Ants' Picnic
     The Family Reunion
     The Taffy Pull
(Grades 3-5)
     A Portable Treat
     A Special Kind of Cake
     Always the Same Thing
     At Last, a Corn Dog
     Butterscotch Pudding
     Chicken and Eggs
     Gumdrop Q & A
     Happy Birthday!
     He's Coming Home!
     Healthier Baking
     Hot Ideas for Candle Safety
     Instant Energy
     It's Canada Day!
     Mardi Gras
     Mindy’s Surprise Party
     More Nutella, Please!
     Music on a Platter
     Not Waffling about Waffles!
     Oscar the Grouch
     Piece of Cake!
     Pizza with the Works
     Poking a Cake
     Purple Pup
     The Dictionary Mouse
     The Fruitcake
     Waffles for Breakfast
     Yankee Numbers
(Grades 6-8)
     Children's Day in Japan and South Korea
     Christmas on Two Calendars
     Don't Dessert Me!
     Happiness is a Fortune Cookie
     It's Not Just for Your Teeth
     January 6th - the Alternate Christmas
     Just Desserts
     King Cake
     Malkovich the Magnificent
     Mental Magic
     Myli Learns About Louisiana Style King Cakes
     Nuts for Nuts
     Our Daily Bread
     The Great Pecan Caper
     The King's Birthday in Thailand
     Valentine Cupcakes

(no assigned grade level)
     Are You Eating My Wheat?
(Grades 1-2)
     A Snack
     Apples to Eat
     Baker, Baker, Donut Maker
     Growers of Food
     Happy Turkey Day
     Pete's Pirate Party
(Grades 3-5)
     A Day of My Life
     A Hairy Invader
     A Halloween Letter
     A Hard Choice
     Always Before Me!
     Amanda's Special Salad
     Apples, the Perfect Snack
     Baked Goods
     Bouncy Cranberries!
     Dad in Class
     Danny's Birthday
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 1
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 4
     Dream Catcher - The Life of Ernie Pepion
     Eating to Live
     Fruitcake -- A Sweet Christmas Treat
     Grand, Uncomfortable Castles
     Happy Birthday To You!
     How Is Thanksgiving Celebrated in Other Countries?
     How Many Seeds Are In Your Pumpkin?
     How Vibrations Make Sounds
     I Wish I Were ...
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Healthy Eating
     Jake and Jackie Learn About Thank You Notes
     Karl's Kitchen
     Lisa Plans a Party
     Live Like an Egyptian
     Making a Calendar
     Making a Calendar
     Mikey Two Eggs
     Moving Day for Monica
     One Very Good Day
     Pen Pal Poetry Party!
     People, People Everywhere
     Picky Paul
     Plantation Mystery, Part 2
     Po's New Year
     Shining Sea, Come Back
     Thanksgiving Dinner
     The First Gingerbread Men
     The Fourth of July
     The History of Gingerbread
     The Little Red Hen Learns About Economics
     The Sense of Smell: Get a Whiff of This!
     Tyler's Good Soup
     Valentine's Day
     What to Do for Father's Day
     What Would We Eat Without Plants?
     What's for Lunch?
     You Are What You Eat
     ~NAME0s~ Birthday Bicycle
(Grades 6-8)
     A Christmas Truce
     A Colonial Christmas
     Acids and Bases
     Art Nouveau Architecture
     Binge Eating Disorder
     Birthday Traditions Around The World
     Candle Making
     Carrie Berry's Civil War Diary
     Comprehension Skills
     Economy of the Midwest Region
     Eliza Lucas
     Hermit Crabs
     How Does Baking Work?
     How is Cereal Made?
     It's Free!
     Jake and Jackie Organize Their Own Olympics
     Leisure Time
     Lewis Carroll
     Mystery of the Misunderstood Message
     Preserving the Shining Sea from Ocean Pollution
     The Cherry Cheesecake Mystery
     The Colonies
     The Louisiana Purchase
     The Oreo Is Here to Stay
     The Pilgrims' Real Thanksgiving Menu
     Twisters - A Tornado on Your Tongue
     Victorian Dances
     What Eggs-actly Is Egg Tempera?
     What Is Sculpture?
     What Is Wicca?
(Grades 9-12)
     Classy Chinese Characters
     Rainforest Plants
     Silent Night: The Christmas Truce of World War I
     The Need for Speed - The Age of Computers

(Grades 1-2)
     An East Coast Thanksgiving
     Mama Hog - The Mother of the Three Little Pigs
     Max's Birthday Surprise
     The Missed Party
(Grades 3-5)
     Aunt Jenny's Wedding
     Of Bullies and Friends
(Grades 6-8)
     Model Behavior
(Grades 9-12)
     An Alien Landscape
     Carnival Daze
     Jason's Long Ride

(no assigned grade level)
     Ancient Egypt - Daily Life
     Chinese Culture
(Grades 3-5)
     Cuba - Geography

Finish the Story
     Dear Mom (Grade 2-3)
     Runaway Horse (Grade 2-4)
     Minchin and Minuet Go to Mardi Gras (Grade 3-4)
     An Unusual Gift (Grade 3-5)
     Sammy the Elf (Grade 3-6)
     Where Would I Move? (Grade 3-6)
     A Teddy Bear Picnic (Grade 4-5)

What Would You Do?
     Favorite Friend, Not So Favorite Food (Grade 2-4)
     Party Pleaser (Grade 3-5)
     Share and Share Alike (Grade 3-6)
     I Need a Ride Home (Grade 9-12)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     All Kinds of Farmers (Grades 1-2)
     The Four Dragons (Grades 2-3)
     The Mouse Deer: A Tale From Indonesia (Grades 2-4)
     At the Restaurant (Grade 3)
     All About Mardi Gras (Grades 3-4)
     The Magic Bowl (Grades 3-4)
     Family Reunion (Grade 4)
     School Employees Appreciation Day (Grades 4-6)

Reluctant Reader Books
     How to Pamper Your Pooch (Grade 2-3)
     Chang's Chinese New Year (Grade 3-4)
     Oil in the Gulf (Grade 3-4)
     Presidential Pets (Grade 3-4)
     Dylan and Cole Sprouse (Grade 3-5)
     Marculus Entertains a Pink Blobulus (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Gets his License (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Goes to a Potluck (Grade 3-6)
     Tony Stewart (Grade 4-5)
     A New Game Show on Planet Pearth! (Grade 4-6)
     C Is For Christmas (Grade 4-6)
     LA is for Louisiana (Grade 4-6)
     ND is for North Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     Scarlet Tiara Loves Red (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to Paint Your Room! (Grade 4-6)
     Bringing in the New Year (Grade 5-8)
     Frisbees (Grade 5-8)
     Let's Eat: Unusual Foods! (Grade 5-8)

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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