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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Ponder the Picture for May
            Ponder the Picture of the Fair

Short Readers
     Fair and Equal - What's the Difference? (Short Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     1893 The Year of the Fair (Grades 2-3)
     Fair or Fowell
     A Fall Fair (Grades 1-2)
     Wendy's World- The International Fair (Grades 2-3)
     The Fair (Grades 3-4)
     Rainy or Fair? (Grades 3-4)
     "Meet Me at the Fair" (Grades 6-8)
     Something Fishy at the Science Fair (Grade 9)

Finish the Story
     A Day at the Fair (Grade 2-3)
     Getting Ready for a Craft Fair (Grade 4-6)

What Would You Do?
     It's Not Fair! (Grade 3-6)

Literature Book Units
     Fair Weather (Grades 4-6)
     Nothing's Fair in Fifth Grade (Grades 4-6)

Read and Color Books
            Fairy Floss for Felicity (December 7)
            Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Read and Color
            Evan the Emu

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     Augusta Savage
     Auguste Bartholdi
(Grades 9-12)
     Henry Ford

(Grades 1-2)
     Aunt Tilly's Garden
     Constitution Is a Big Word
     Missing Dad
(Grades 3-5)
     A Fairy Treat (National Cotton Candy Day)
     Always Before Me!
     Angel Island
     Autumn Apples
     Baking Cookies Builds Character
     Bashful ~NAME0~, the Marble Champ
     Be a Good Sport
     Being Angry
     Celine's Story: Gender Disparity in Togo
     Clouds and Weather
     Cookies for Mom
     Dealing with High Pressure to Achieve
     Do It Yourself Forecasting
     FICO Score - What is That?
     Finding Inexpensive Things to Do
     First Nation's Crisis
     Freedmen's Bureau
     Have You Seen
     Holding a Grudge
     I Hate My Life!, Part 1
     I Hate My Life!, Part 2
     I Hate My Life!, Part 4
     Isis and Osiris
     July the 4th
     Just Folks - The Music of Ordinary People
     Nancy and the Noise Wall
     New Taxes - Sugar and Stamp Act
     No Substitute for Respect
     No Taxation without Representation
     Restaurant Tipping
     Seeing Stars The Battle of Fort McHenry, Part 2
     Skier Lara Gut: A Winner in Any Language
     The American Colonization Society
     The Bank of the United States
     The Biggest Tree in the Smallest Space
     The Boston Massacre
     The Dreams of Heroes (part 2)
     The First Gingerbread Man
     The Great Chocolate Cake Compromise
     The Intolerable Acts
     The Mood Meter
     The Mood Meter
     The Mysterious Colossal Squid
     The Rules of the Game
     The Secret Santas
     The Secret Santas
     The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf
     The Summer without a Vacation
     Trading Day: Will Learns About Trade-Offs
     Tree House Triumph
     Wendy's World- Barter and Trade
     Wendy's World- Guilty or Not Guilty?
     Wendy's World- Three Branches
     Wendy's World- What Can We Do to Help?
     Wendy's World- What Your Money Does in a Bank
     What Desegregation Meant to Margaret
     What's In a Name - Maybe a Hurricane!
     Whose Fault?
     Why Does Weather Change?
     Why President Lincoln Grew a Beard
     You Like Him Best!, Part 1
     You Like Him Best!, Part 3
     ~NAME0~ and ~NAME1~ Learn About Honesty, Part 1
     ~NAME0~ Fouls Out
     ~NAME0~ Gets a Fair Shot
(Grades 6-8)
     Abigail Adams
     Advertising - Let the Buyer Beware!
     African-American Artists
     All About Apples: A Brief History of Apples
     All About the Luge
     Alphabet Soup for a Sick Nation - Roosevelt's New Deal
     Attorney General
     Bill Pickett, "The Bull-Dogger"
     Chinese History 101
     Chinese Inventions - Paper & Movable Type Printing
     Clara Barton
     Clouds and Precipitation
     Democracy Grows
     Diego and His Parents Learn to Deal
     Do Not Stand Idly By
     Drafting Iraq's Constitution
     Education in Ancient Egypt
     Elephant Polo
     Elisha Otis: Elevator Safety Brake
     Famous Immigrants
     G8 Summit 2001
     Gender Disparity in Togo: Celine's Story
     Harriet Robinson - Mill Girl
     Harry Truman
     He Walked Softly - Teddy Roosevelt
     Hoover Dam
     Illegal Immigrants
     Inaugural Address
     James Armistead Lafayette
     Jean Studies for his Citizenship Test, Part 1
     John Adams
     John Dewey
     Journal Entry, First Day of 6th Grade
     Kathleen Karr
     King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
     King John Signs the Magna Carta
     Leap Year 2008
     London Bridge Comes to America
     Lonnie the Late Bloomer
     Melting Pot, Salad Bowl, or Ethnic Stew?
     Nathan Hale
     Nellie Bly - First Female War Correspondent
     Nuclear Testing in North Korea
     On The Last Day of School
     Organ Transplants
     Peer Mediation
     Plant Basics
     Pompey the Great
     Sanitary Fairs: Civil War Fundraisers
     Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
     Sinclair Lewis
     Sir John A.Macdonald - Builder of a Nation
     Skijoring Racers
     Softball Finds a Place of Its Own
     Standing Up for Workers - Cesar Estrada Chavez
     Strategies for Effective Reading - While You Read
     Taxation without representation
     Taxes Are Here to Stay
     The Aztecs, Part 2
     The Boston Massacre
     The Boxer Rebellion
     The Dionne Quints
     The Great Exhibition
     The Highs and Lows of Air Pressure
     The Iliad and the Odyssey, Part 1
     The Liberty Bell
     The Liberty Bell
     The Meteorologist's Tool Box
     The Peacock and the Crane
     The Space Needle: A Washington Landmark
     Vinotok: The Burning of the Grump
     Washington, D.C.
     What Is a FICO Score and Why Does It Matter?
     What Is Knitting?
     What Is Native American Religion Like?
     Why Me?, Part 1
     Why Me?, Part 2
     Wilson's Fourteen Points
     Winning Isn't Everything!
     Women in Government
     Wu Zetian
(Grades 9-12)
     Autumn Across America
     Duck! Life on the Sidelines of a War
     FDR's New Deal - Organized Labor
     Gadgets, Gizmos, and the Great Unknown
     Helen Hunt Jackson Writes for the Native Americans
     International Year of Sanitation: Saliha's Story
     Iraq's New Constitution
     Kate Chopin
     Lao Tzu
     Lin Zexu and First Opium War
     Looking for Happy Endings America in the 1890s
     Presidents, Kings, Dictators
     Rails across America - UP in Indian Territory
     Samuel Beckett
     Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins: Native American Author and Educator
     The Sound of Their Music: Biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein
     Write a Portrait Poem

(Grades 1-2)
     The Missed Party
(Grades 3-5)
     Midnight Harvest
     The Butterfly Project
     The Choice
     The Dairy Model
     Three Can Be a Crowd

(Grades 6-8)
     Humpback Whales

(no assigned grade level)
     Mexican Culture
(Grades 3-5)
     Old Hickory
     The Space Needle
     What is unique about Alaska?
(Grades 6-8)
     "The Wild West"
     Mongolia - History
     The Big Burp

Finish the Story
     Mow Swing (Grade 2-3)
     Labor on Labor Day (Grade 2-3)
     Super Grandparents (Grade 3-4)
     The Bat House Project (Grade 3-4)
     Jordan Joins the Circus (Grade 3-4)
     Stella Gets an Odd Makeover (Grade 3-6)
     Felicia's Fantastic Invention (Grade 3-6)
     Rainy Beach Day (Grade 4-5)
     The Secret Artist (Grade 4-6)
     The Missing Project (Grade 5-6)
     Hats (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     To Lease or Not to Lease (Grade 3-6)
     Plagiarism: Would You Tell? (Grade 3-6)
     Martin's Dream (Grade 3-6)
     The Poor Sport (Grade 4-6)
     The Chosen One (Grade 5-9)
     It's Not Safe to Walk Home Alone! (Grade 6-8)
     Boycott the Olympics? (Grade 6-9)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Who is Responsible? (Grades 1-2)
     Home Work (Grade 2)
     The Ungrateful Wolf: A Tale from the Pacific Northwest (Grades 2-3)
     Classroom Conduct (Grades 4-7)
     How to Handle a Bully (Grades 4-8)
     Punctuality (Grades 6-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Grade 3)
     Meet Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grade 3-4)
     NH is for New Hampshire (Grade 3-5)
     Funny Frog Facts (Grade 4-5)
     Mike and the Legend of St. Valentine (Grade 4-5)
     Tony Stewart (Grade 4-5)
     Centaurs (Grade 4-6)
     NE is for Nebraska (Grade 4-6)
     WA is for Washington (Grade 4-6)
     WI is for Wisconsin (Grade 4-6)
     Making Money: a Rewarding Experience (Grade 5)
     Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King! (Grade 5-6)
     From Teenager to Teen Idol: Taylor Swift (Grade 6-8)

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Back to School
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Monthly Themes

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Time and Calendar
Earth Day
Solar System
Following Directions
Cursive Writing
Patterns and Sequencing
All About Me

First Grade
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Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade

Main Idea
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Order of Operations
Community Helpers
Addition and Subtraction
Bulletin Board Ideas
Word Searches
Crossword Puzzles
Printable Puzzles

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English Language Arts

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