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

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Read and Color
            That's No Dog: The Prairie Dog
            Buddy, the First American Seeing Eye Dog
            Our New Brown Dog
            The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Graph Drawing Challenge Puzzle
            Dog Graph Puzzles

Cutting and Pasting
            Cut and Paste: Dog

Short Readers
     Cats vs. Dogs (Short Reader; Grade 3-4 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Purple Dog Buys a Kite
     A Dog For Jennie
     Pet Day
     Honoring the Dogs (Grades 1-2)
     That Pretty White Dog (Grades 1-3)
     Keith Interviews His Dog's Cousin (Grades 1-3)
     Scully the Guide Dog Helps Scott (Grades 1-3)
     Taking a Dog to the Vet (Grades 3-4)
     What Should I Feed My Dog? (Grades 3-4)
     A Special Dog (Grades 3-4)
     Thanksgiving for the Dogs (Grades 3-5)
     How to Be an Alpha Dog (Grades 3-5)
     The Mischievous Dog (Grades 3-5)
     Dog Training Tips (Grades 3-5)
     Dangerous Products for Dogs (Grades 3-5)
     Life with a Dog (Grades 4-6)
     The Best Dog (Grades 4-6)
     Four-Legged Help: Guide Dogs for the Blind (Grades 4-6)
     Cats and Dogs (Grades 4-6)
     Dog Sledding (Grades 4-6)
     Dog Agility (Grades 4-6)
     Animals in the White House First Dogs (Grades 5-6)
     Animals in the White House - First Dogs (Grades 5-6)
     Prairie Dogs (Grades 5-7)
     Homeostasis or Why Dogs Pant (Grades 5-8)
     How Do Guide Dogs Do Their Job? (Grades 6-8)
     How Do Search and Rescue Dogs Do Their Jobs? (Grades 6-8)

Reluctant Reader Books
     My Dog and Best Friend (Grade 1-2)
     Beyond Sit and Stay: Training Tricks for You and Your Dog (Grade 2-4)
     Meet Match the Fire Dog (Grade 3-4)
     Your Dog's Baffling Behavior (Grade 4-5)
     Dog Mushing (Grade 4-6)

Finish the Story
     Lost Dog! (Grade 1-3)
     Orion and His Dogs (Grandpa Story part 3) (Grade 2-3)
     Prairie Dog Town (Grade 2-3)

What Would You Do?
     Is This Dog Sick? (Grade 4-6)
     Time Is Money? A Dog Grooming Dilemma (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     How the Dog Came to Live With Man (Grades 3-4)
     The Naughty Dog (Grades 3-5)

Literature Book Units
     George Washington and the General's Dog (Step Into Reading) (Grades 1-3)
     On the Dog (Andrew Lost #1) (Grades 1-3)
     The Mystery at the Dog Show (Boxcar Children #35) (Grades 2-4)
     Dogs (Grades 2-5)
     Love That Dog (Grades 3-5)
     My Dog's a Scaredy-Cat: A Halloween Tail (Grades 3-6)
     The Good Dog (Grades 3-8)
     Night of the Howling Dogs (Grades 4-6)
     Dogs Don't Tell Jokes (Grades 4-7)
     My Life in Dog Years (Grades 4-7)
     The Leanin' Dog (Grades 4-7)
     Cracker!: Best Dog in Vietnam (Grades 5-8)
     Harry the Dirty Dog (Grades 0-2)
     A Dog Called Kitty (Grades 3-5)
     How to Steal a Dog (Grades 4-6)
     No More Dead Dogs (Grades 4-6)
     A Dog's Life (Grades 5-8)

Read and Color Books
            What is a Good Citizen?
            What is Friendship? (PDF file)
            Fedex Frank Makes the Rounds
            Sylvia Squirrel's Rainy Day
            Puppy Wants to Play - Read and Color
            The Book of Pets
            Buzzy Bee and the Sweet Honey Tree
            How Much is Zero?
            Farm Fresh Food
            Larry Loses a Tooth
            Boredom Buster!
            The Book Sleuth (April 21)
            Stacy's Surprise Goes Pop! (March 23)
            Tiffany Forgives Mommy (March 18)
            Something is Fishy about this Pizza! (November 12)
            Mailman Martha Makes the Rounds (February 4)
            Puppies Need a Lot! (September 25)
            Hello around the World (November 21)
            Clap Your Hands
            Tom and His Pet
            Introduction to November
            Dad's Dog
            Hal's Happy Hippos
            The Three Paths

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 1-2)
     A Fall Fair
     A Mother's Work
     Far, Far Away
     The Calli Cat
     The Christmas Wish
     The Sassy Squirrel
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bit of Doggerel
     A Day of My Life
     A Fairy Treat (National Cotton Candy Day)
     A Hound From The Pound
     A Kid's Best Friend
     A Musical Pet
     A New Bedroom
     A New Friend
     A New Puppy
     A Sticky Situation
     A Tale of Two Grandmas
     Amber Pumpkins
     Back to School Writing Assignment
     Bats: Furry, Flying Mammals
     Betsy Byars
     Bosco's Manners
     Broody and Moody
     Brown Bears
     Campout Cooking
     Cards for Mother's Day
     Debbie Dadey
     Do Animals Have Bellybuttons?
     First a Scrape, Then a Scab
     Gertrude the Goose Gets a Surprise
     Going Batty
     Helicopter Heroes: Heroes of Hurricane Katrina
     Henry Hardy's Rampaging Pumpkin
     Hot Air Balloons
     How We Hear
     I Can Do More!
     In Winter
     Kayla Hates Green
     Keisha Suffers from Animal Cruelty
     Kim Is Kinesthetic, Part 2
     Landmines: Deadly Surprises
     Lenny Learns About Losing
     Lumpy Rug Day
     Making a Difference in Faraway Lands
     Making a Schedule
     Marci's Mean Mom, Part 2
     Meeting and Greeting a Four-Legged Friend
     Meeting My World
     My New Sister
     Nancy and the Noise Wall
     National Night Out
     Oh, Say Can You See?
     Opossum Surprise
     Picky Paul
     Rachel Interviews Fred the Flea
     Raptor Rehab
     Ready, Set, Eat!
     School Lunches
     Scrambled Eggs
     Shake, Rattle, and Roll
     Simile Poetry
     Slinky: The Dropped Spring
     Snow Signs
     The Autograph Hound
     The Best Thanksgiving Ever
     The Big Top
     The Blackfoot
     The Canine Heroes of 9-11
     The Cree - Canada's Largest Tribe
     The Hares and the Frogs
     The Inuit
     The Little Red Hen Learns About Economics
     The Mammal Behind the Mask
     The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
     The Miser and His Gold
     The Mystery of the Missing Puppy
     The Nose Knows
     Theodore Roosevelt National Park
     There's a Cow on the Corner!
     Three Different Choices
     Timber Wolf
     Too Many Puppies and Kittens!
     Trading Day: Will Learns About Trade-Offs
     Tree Squirrels
     Welcome to Davis
     What Animals Do When They're Afraid
     What Is Air?
     What Is Making Joey Itch?
     Wind Cave National Park
     You Can Write a Lune
     You Like Him Best!, Part 1
     You Like Him Best!, Part 2
(Grades 6-8)
     A Healthy Respiratory System
     Animal Cells: Cells Without Walls
     Best Friends Animal Society
     Bill Pickett, "The Bull-Dogger"
     Children in the White House
     Christmas at the White House
     Cookie Cutter Farms
     Denali National Park
     Diego and His Parents Learn to Deal
     Don't Litter: Fix Your Pets!
     Don't Worry About That Dorsal Fin!
     Eleanor Roosevelt
     Elephants Never Forget Animal Cruelty
     Endangered Animals!
     Fantasy - The Wild Things
     Fire in the Kitchen!
     Fuzzy, Fascinating Tarantulas!
     Galapagos Giant Tortoises
     Gary Paulsen
     Giant Toads
     Growing Up in the White House
     Growing Up in the White House
     Growing Up in the White House
     How Annah's Big Ears Saved the Day
     How Did Ancient Egyptians Make Mummies?
     How Do Penguins Survive the Cold?
     How Does a Sewing Machine Work?
     How Does a Yo-Yo Work?
     How Infrared Works
     Landmines: Watch Your Step!
     Lead in Toys: Mrs. Cooney Worries
     Life with a Skunk
     Life with a Wallaby
     Markus Zusak
     Max the Golden Retriever Stays at Paws Palace
     Memorial Flags, Part 1
     Mischief Night (Historical Fiction)
     Mitch Albom
     Mrs. Cooney Worries about Lead in Toys
     Noise Pollution Near Home
     Nutritional Safety
     Pictures in the Stars, Legends in the Sky
     Plant Cells: Cells With Walls
     Sharon Draper
     Starting Your Own Business
     Steam Power
     Studying "Sense-ably"
     The Cree
     The Dawn Horse, Eohippus
     The Flag in the Box
     The Fourth of July
     The Great Exhibition
     The Inuit: People of the Ice
     The Kiwi
     The Mudpuppy
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part Two
     The Race to Nome: The 1925 Alaska Serum Run
     The White House Staff
     The Winner of the Best Dressed Award
     The Wolf
     The World's Most Endangered Animals
     Tinker Bell Takes a Flight
     What Motivates You?
     Wilma P. Mankiller: First Woman Chief of an American-Indian Nation
     Wilson Rawls
     Writing a Complete Sentence
     Writing Short Answers
(Grades 9-12)
     Kate Thompson
     Life During the Cenozoic Era
     Lune: the American Haiku
     Matty McNair: Polar Explorer
     Royal Beginnings: Miniature Horses
     Stephen Crane

(Grades 3-5)
     Another Neighborhood
     Double the Fun
     Ms. Moyer, Tour Guide

(no assigned grade level)
     Camping in Acadia National Park
(Grades 3-5)
     Bolivia - Geography
     Emergency! 9-1-1
     Jamie's week at Camp Habitat
     Paraguay - Geography
     Quebec Theme - Bonhomme and the Winter Carnival
(Grades 6-8)
     Breaking the Sound Barrier
     The Gallup Poll

Finish the Story
     How Shall I Get There? (Grade 2-3)
     Down on the Farm (Grade 2-3)
     A Hat of Many Colors (Grade 2-4)
     An "EGG-straordinary" Easter (Grade 2-4)
     Fido Tells His Tale (Grade 2-4)
     The Noise Outside the Tent (Grade 2-4)
     Can Fire Strike Twice? (Grade 3-4)
     Ramsey's Surprise (Grade 3-4)
     Good Newts about Pets (Grade 3-4)
     Harvey (Grade 3-4)
     Nutcracker to the Rescue (Grade 3-4)
     The Mischievous Spider Monkey (Grade 3-5)
     A Surprise from Your Teacher (Grade 3-5)
     Hello from Mike (Grade 3-5)
     A Growing Goldfish! (Grade 3-5)
     Got (Chocolate) Milk? (Grade 3-5)
     And to Think That I Saw It on My Very Own Street (Grade 3-6)
     The Mystery of the Old House (Grade 3-6)
     Another Day on the Farm (Grade 3-6)
     A Special Book for a Special Teacher (Grade 3-6)
     The Pocket Door (Grade 3-7)
     Winter Break (Grade 4)
     Meeting Martin (Grade 4-5)
     Aunt Lou Meets Lily (Grade 4-5)
     Whodunit? (Grade 4-6)
     Who Ate All My Cereal? (Grade 4-6)
     Experienced Pet Sitter, Reasonable Rates (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Get Your Own Idea (Grade 3-5)
     Doggy Duty (Grade 3-5)
     Mom, Can We Keep Him? (Grade 3-6)
     Title: Doggy, Doggy, Where's Your Home? (Grade 3-6)
     Sally's Sandcastles (Grade 3-6)
     New Neighbor Blues (Grade 3-6)
     Animal Rescue (Grade 4-5)
     Will You Watch My Puppy? (Grade 4-6)
     Neither a Borrower nor a Lender Be (Grade 4-6)
     Should We Run From the Big, Bad Wolf? (Grade 4-8)
     The Bark that's as Bad as a Bite (Grade 9-12)
     Summer Job Schedule (Grade 9-12)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Off to the Pet Shop (Grade 1)
     Mr. and Mrs. Smith in the Morning (Grades 1-2)
     Oh, No! It's Saturday? (Grades 1-2)
     Tact at Layton's House (Grades 1-2)
     We Like to Have Fun (Grades 1-2)
     A Trip to the Farm (Grades 1-3)
     A Typical Day (Grades 1-3)
     Is It Spring Yet? (Grades 1-3)
     Oink! Neigh! Moo! Cluck! (Grades 1-3)
     Chinese Zodiac or Chinese Zoo? (Grades 1-4)
     Animal Names (Grades 2-3)
     Puppies for Adoptions (Grades 2-3)
     Antarctica: Life in a Frozen Land (Grades 2-4)
     The Hares and the Frogs (Grades 2-4)
     Zoo Friends (Grade 3)
     The Hedgehog's Race: A Story from Scotland (Grades 3-4)
     We Are Circus Performers (Grades 3-4)
     What Is a Hero? (Grade 4)
     I Don't Understand Them! (Grades 4-5)
     The Good Couple and Their Bad Neighbors (Grades 4-5)

Reluctant Reader Books
     A Dollar a Day (Grade 1-2)
     Trick of the Clown Witch (Grade 1-2)
     A Message from Rover (Grade 2-3)
     Beyond Cats and Dogs: Athletes and Their Animals (Grade 2-3)
     How to Pamper Your Pooch (Grade 2-3)
     Doggie Lingo (Grade 2-6)
     Bug Off! Bizarre Bugs From Around the World (Grade 3-4)
     Dream a Little Dream...What Does it Mean? (Grade 3-4)
     Emma's Eyes (Grade 3-4)
     Extreme Snow (Grade 3-4)
     Just Right for Dad (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Miley (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Miranda Cosgrove (Grade 3-4)
     P.U. Plants (Grade 3-4)
     Presidential Pets (Grade 3-4)
     Star Athletes and Their Pets (Grade 3-4)
     Weird and Wonderful You! Book #2 (Grade 3-4)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Quicksand (Grade 3-4)
     Prairie Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     The Hummingbird That Lost Its Hum (Grade 3-5)
     Funny Frog Facts (Grade 4-5)
     Out-of-This-World Facts About Astronauts and Life in Outer Space (Grade 4-5)
     Ten Fascinating Facts About Bats (Grade 4-5)
     Unlikely Animal Friends (Grade 4-5)
     AK is for Alaska (Grade 4-6)
     AL is for Alabama (Grade 4-6)
     Animal Outlaws (Grade 4-6)
     It's a Chocolate Thing (Grade 4-6)
     LA is for Louisiana (Grade 4-6)
     Monster Trucks (Grade 4-6)
     More Weird Earth Sayings (Grade 4-6)
     NC is for North Carolina (Grade 4-6)
     ND is for North Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     Rocky Mountain National Park Adventure (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to Paint Your Room! (Grade 4-6)
     The Iditarod: The Last Great Race on Earth (Grade 4-6)
     VA is for Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     Veterinarian (Grade 4-6)
     Making Money: a Rewarding Experience (Grade 5)
     Fun Facts about America's First President (Grade 5-6)
     El Camino de la Muerte: The Road of Death (Grade 5-8)
     Frisbees (Grade 5-8)
     Let's Go Riding: Snowmobile Fun! (Grade 5-8)
     The Tower of London (Grade 5-8)
     The History of the Circus (Grade 6-8)




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