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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Bulletin Board
            Hoops and Groups

Finding Patterns or Groups of Shapes Together
            Finding Patterns or Groups of Shapes Together

Very Quick Readers
     Star Groups (Very Quick Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)

Short Readers
     Just One of the Group (Short Reader; Grade 6-8 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Different groups of plants (grades 5-7)
     Big Groups, Little Groups (Grades 2-3)
     For Every Object, A Group (Grades 5-7)
     For Every Object, A Group (Grades 5-7)
     Interest Groups (Grades 9-12)
     The Work of Interest Groups (Grades 9-12)

Read and Color Books
            Coming To America
            Cinco de Mayo
            The Quail Has Quite a Family
            Which Horse is Just Right? (December 9)
            Five Giggling Ghosts
            Lee and Lena

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 3-5)
     Parents of Curious George
     Written Story-Telling

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     Guys or Gals?
     It's Election Day
     Trail of Tears
     Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat
     VFW Day
(Grades 3-5)
     "Texas Rose"
     A Hamburger Dilemma
     Anne's Voice
     Are You Creative?
     Being First
     Feeling Music
     Float Like a Butterfly
     Give Peace a Chance
     Go Girls!
     Her Special Touch
     In A Big Way
     It's Time to Read
     Keiro no Hi
     Kyle Wants to Help
     Laura Lane Welch Bush
     Mardi Gras
     May the Force Be With You
     Melinda Lou's Hamburgers
     More than Just a Hole
     Music for a King
     New Name Fun
     One, Two, Three...
     Out of This World Field Trip
     Papa Russo
     Peace Bridge
     Stormin' Norman
     The Arctic Traveler
     The Golden State
     The Writing Club
     Tired of Giving In
     What on Earth?
     Who Knew?
     Who Was First?
     Working Together for Children
     Yeah for Moms!

(Grades 1-2)
     Baker, Baker, Donut Maker
     Carrie Learns About Caring in a Car
     Dino Dance
     Five by Five with Gum
     Only Owen
     Red Dwarf's Dragon
     Rotten Rose
     Sad Little Scarecrow
     Safe Crossings
     The After School Snack
     The Mysterious Thing-a-ma-jig
     Three by Three for Clowns
     War Beneath the Waves - Wolfpacks, Hunters, and Hedgehogs
(Grades 3-5)
     A Most Memorable Memorial Day
     A New Way to Measure
     Among Gorillas
     Angel of the Battlefield
     Anna Goes to Camp
     Comparing Plants and Animals
     Earth Day Begins
     How Humans Can Affect Weather
     Hudson Bay Furs
     Little Loon Learns a Lesson
     Soaring Through Our Solar System
     Tawa and the Spider Woman (A Hopi Legend)
     The Great American Smokeout
     The Lonely Reindeer
     The Sledding Party
     The Travels of the Hat, Part 2 – Hurricane Season
     The Ute
     Tulip, the True-Blue Kangaroo
     Ways to Keep Your Digestive System Working
     What is It?
     Who Will Help Me?

(Grades 1-2)
     A Dog For Jennie
     Winning Tastes

(Grades 3-5)
     Delaware and the Underground Railroad
     Fiji - Geography
     Helping Others in Need
     Hungary - Geography
     Nepal - Geography
     Sarah Winnemucca - Paiute Princess
     Springtime Trail Ride
     The 42nd President - William Jefferson Clinton
     Walnut Grove, Minnesota
     Wings of Oshkosh

Finish the Story
     St. Pat's Parade (Grade 2-3)
     A World without Trees (Grade 2-3)
     Dippers Full of Stars (Grandpa Story part 1) (Grade 2-3)
     Something New for Dinner (Grade 2-4)
     The "We Can Club" (Grade 2-4)
     National Park Hawk (Grade 3-4)
     Counting Penguins (Grade 3-4)
     Runaway to Freedom (Grade 3-4)
     Save the Music (Grade 3-4)
     Pizza Project (Grade 3-4)
     Spring Season (Grade 3-4)
     We the People (Grade 3-4)
     Eastern Escape (Grade 3-4)
     Raiders on Lambay (Grade 3-4)
     A Surprise from Your Teacher (Grade 3-5)
     The Big Wheel Is in a Wheelchair (Grade 3-6)
     Breaking the Barrier (Grade 4)
     Meeting Martin (Grade 4-5)
     Uncle Leroy's Flag (Grade 4-5)
     A Teddy Bear Picnic (Grade 4-5)
     A Smokeless World (Grade 4-6)
     Colonial Times: Violet Considers Freedom (Grade 5-6)
     The Digits of Pi (Grade 5-7)
     A Great Idea (Grade 6-8)
     Would You Want to Live Forever? (Grade 9-12)

What Would You Do?
     Felicity's Feelings Are Hurt (Grade 3-5)
     That's What Friends Are For (Grade 3-5)
     Finders Keepers? (Grade 3-5)
     Doug's Dilemma: Graffiti (Grade 3-6)
     Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Bully? (Grade 3-6)
     What if There Were No Bill of Rights? (Grade 3-6)
     If You Traveled West in a Prairie Schooner (Grade 3-6)
     Sally's Sandcastles (Grade 3-6)
     What They Don't Know... (Grade 3-6)
     Shredding My Reputation (Grade 3-6)
     Jackie and the Kickball Game (Grade 3-6)
     An Awkward Ride (Grade 4-6)
     Women's Right To Vote-What If It Hadn't Happened? (Grade 4-7)
     Are You a Man or a Mouse? (Grade 4-8)
     Campfire Safety (Grade 5-7)
     Stereotype or Prejudice? (Grade 5-8)
     Disability or Different Abilities? (Grade 5-8)
     My Sister Smokes (Grade 6-8)
     Drama Queen (Grade 6-8)
     Emergency (Grade 6-8)
     Where Can I Buy Some Self-confidence? (Grade 6-9)
     Boycott the Olympics? (Grade 6-9)
     Going to the Movies (Grade 6-9)
     You Are the Witness (Grade 7-9)
     National American Indian Heritage Month (Grade 8-10)
     3D Movies are a Pain in the Eye (Grade 9-12)
     Summer Job Schedule (Grade 9-12)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Can You Guess the Job? (Grades 1-2)
     Birds of a Feather (Grades 1-3)
     Nutty Ned (Grades 1-3)
     Penny Penguin Finds a Home (Grades 1-3)
     Merry Meerkats: Life in the Meerkat Colony (Grades 2-3)
     Sea Animal Summer (Grades 2-3)
     The Wonderful World of Whales (Grades 2-3)
     To Zoo or Not to Zoo (Grades 2-3)
     Amare and the Game Board: An Ethiopian Tale (Grades 2-4)
     Antarctica: Life in a Frozen Land (Grades 2-4)
     Preparing for a Party (Grades 3-4)
     The Magic Bowl (Grades 3-4)
     Tug of War: Which Animal is the Strongest? (Grades 3-4)
     Why Bats Fly at Night: A Story from Laos (Grades 3-4)
     Life in the African Savanna (Grades 3-5)
     Todd and the Apple Tree (Grades 3-5)
     The Hearty Animals of the Polar Region (Grades 3-6)
     Warm, Wet, and Lush: Life in the Rain Forest (Grades 3-6)
     Going to the Circus (Grade 4)
     Camels Can't Dance (Grades 4-5)
     Manners Mayhem at the Movie Theater (Grades 4-5)
     Classroom Conduct (Grades 4-7)
     Making Good Choices (Grades 4-7)
     Rising to a Challenge (Grades 4-7)
     Setting and Achieving Goals (Grades 4-7)
     How to Handle a Bully (Grades 4-8)
     Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grade 5)
     Organization (Grades 6-7)
     Kids in a Cabin - a Lesson in Responsibility (Grades 6-8)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Emperor Penguins (Grade 2-3)
     Giant Pandas (Grade 2-3)
     The Beyoncè Contest (Grade 2-3)
     Oil in the Gulf (Grade 3-4)
     Peace with Pizza (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Freddie Can Fly! (Story #2) (Grade 3-4)
     Strange but True: Crazy Facts about Food (Grade 3-4)
     Auto Racing (Grade 3-5)
     Collecting For a Collection (Grade 3-5)
     HI is for Hawaii (Grade 3-5)
     How a Bicycle Works (Grade 3-5)
     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grade 3-5)
     NH is for New Hampshire (Grade 3-5)
     Ocean Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     Reaching for the Goal (Grade 3-5)
     ME is for Maine (Grade 3-6)
     Weird Earth Sayings (Grade 3-6)
     Ants (Grade 4-5)
     Busting Bad Luck Myths (Grade 4-5)
     Early Years of a Leader (Grade 4-5)
     Emperor Penguins (Grade 4-5)
     From Three Brothers to a Band: The History of The Jonas Brothers (Grade 4-5)
     Save the Giant Pandas (Grade 4-5)
     Sharks (Grade 4-5)
     Snakes (Grade 4-5)
     Ten Fascinating Facts About Bats (Grade 4-5)
     Tony Stewart (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Shark Attack (Grade 4-5)
     Gooaalllll! (Grade 4-6)
     H Is for Healthy Habits (Grade 4-6)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     ID is for Idaho (Grade 4-6)
     L is for Landforms (Grade 4-6)
     M Is for Map (Grade 4-6)
     MA is for Massachusetts (Grade 4-6)
     Machu Picchu: The City in the Clouds (Grade 4-6)
     Many Faces of Rock Music (Grade 4-6)
     May Day (Grade 4-6)
     MI is for Michigan (Grade 4-6)
     Motorcycles (Grade 4-6)
     Mysterious Cities (Grade 4-6)
     NJ is for New Jersey (Grade 4-6)
     NM is for New Mexico (Grade 4-6)
     NV is for Nevada (Grade 4-6)
     SD is for South Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     Soccer History by Mail (Grade 4-6)
     Storm Chasers: Into the Storm (Grade 4-6)
     The History of Pop Music (Grade 4-6)
     Types of Video Games (Grade 4-6)
     VT is for Vermont (Grade 4-6)
     WA is for Washington (Grade 4-6)
     Amazing Spiders (Grade 5-6)
     Baboons on the Loose (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Fingerprints (Grade 5-6)
     Jennifer Hudson (Grade 5-6)
     My, Oh, My! Mummy Tales From Around the World (Grade 5-6)
     Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King! (Grade 5-6)
     Who "Dat?" That's Drew Brees! (Grade 5-6)
     Wow! The New Seven Wonders of the World! (Grade 5-6)
     Extreme Sports: Going to Extremes (Grade 5-7)
     Level Up: The Making of a Video Game (Grade 5-7)
     Madam C.J. Walker (Grade 5-7)
     Snowmobiles (Grade 5-7)
     Alcatraz: The Rock (Grade 5-8)
     Animals on the Arctic Tundra (Grade 5-8)
     Famous Pirates (Grade 5-8)
     Gypsies (Grade 5-8)
     Let's Eat: Unusual Foods! (Grade 5-8)
     Nessie and Friends: Famous Lake Monsters (Grade 5-8)
     The Northern Lights (Grade 5-8)
     Haiti Then and Now (Grade 6-7)
     Castles: Magnificent Palaces (Grade 6-8)

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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