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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Read and Color
            The Hair Salon
            Hannah Visits the Hair Salon

Reading Comprehensions
     Have a Good (Hair) Day (Grades 3-4)
     Is It the Hair, or What You're Doing With It? (Grades 3-4)
     Hair's My Contribution (Grade 10)

Read and Color Books
            My Daddy Is a Fireman
            Felix Faces His Fears (PDF file)
            Julio and Nasim Learn About Friendship (PDF file)
            Jack the Javelina
            Henry's Hiccups
            Pajama Day? (April 17)
            The Fairies' Gift (February 28)
            Tiffany Forgives Mommy (March 18)
            Steve's Perfect Ride (February 16)
            A Shocking Surprise (January 9)
            Minks on Ice (PDF file)
            Helping Hands
            Mud Pies and Fireflies

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(no assigned grade level)
     Skin and its Care
(Grades 1-2)
     A Mother's Work
     Chip's New Home
     Harry the Silky Chicken
     Honoring the Dogs
     Spring Surprise
     Velvet the Scaredy Cat
     Why Bears Have Short Tails
(Grades 3-5)
     A Day of My Life
     A Funny Map
     A Good Idea
     A Hairy Invader
     A Present that Made Sense
     A Sport with a Funny Name! Curling
     A Tale of Two Grandmas
     Alice's Spring
     Armadillos: Mammals with Armor
     Barn Mystery
     Before You Leave for School
     Brown Bears
     Carnivorous Plants?
     Clouds and Weather
     Creative Caterpillars
     Cut, Snip, and Dry -- There's No Need To Cry!
     Dall Sheep
     Don't Bathe in the Holy River, Bapu!
     Edgar's Adventure
     Fire Safety at Home
     Fired Up
     Fired Up
     Fishing Spiders
     Germs Make Us Sick
     Going Batty
     Greenland Sharks
     Growth - When Will You Notice?
     Hayly the Arctic Hare
     Hippity, Hoppity, Hide and Go Seek
     How Do We Smell Things?
     How Does a Vacuum Cleaner Work?
     How We Hear
     Internet Travel
     Into the Wild Blue Yonder
     Jenna Needs a Doctor
     Judith Viorst
     Junior Rangers to the Rescue, Part 2
     Lester the Lemming
     Liz Overcomes Homelessness in America
     Locks of Love
     Lots of Boxes!
     Lynetta's Loon
     Madam C.J. Walker
     Making a Schedule
     Making Money
     Malcolm Finds a Home in Brazil
     Matter Is...
     Mountain Goats
     My New Sister
     National Night Out
     Naughty Nancy
     Never Again
     Oil for the Temple, Part 2
     Open Wide!
     Paratrooper, Part 2 - Behind Enemy Lines
     Plants on the Arctic Tundra
     Rachel Interviews Fred the Flea
     Raptor Rehab
     Simile Poetry
     Take a Tour of the Skeletal System, Part 1
     The Bat Man
     The Boasting Traveler
     The Cleanest Boy in Mill City
     The Far Side of Weird
     The First Gingerbread Men
     The First Labor Day
     The Gentle Manatee
     The Hiding Place, Part 1
     The Library Card Adventure
     The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
     The Miser and His Gold
     The Mystery of the Floating Boy
     The Mystery of the Missing Jewel
     The Mystery of the Missing Puppy
     The Mystery of the Wild Thing in the Kitchen
     The Rhyme Comes First - Backwards Poetry
     The Sense of Hearing: Do You Hear What I Hear?
     The Space Ghost, Part 2
     The Trouble With Teasing
     Todd the Arctic Fox
     Vanessa for President
     Wally the Walrus
     Weather - Choosing the Perfect Outfit!
     Welcome to Davis
     Welcome to Inuit, Part 2
     What a Ride! Cisco Competes in Three-Day Eventing
     What Animals Do When They're Afraid
     What Are Emotions?
     What Did You Touch?
     Your Body
     Your Sense of Hearing
     Your Skin
(Grades 6-8)
     A Brief History of Hygiene
     A Healthy Respiratory System
     A Homeless Man Struggles in Brazil
     A One-Ton Guinea Pig in a Box!
     A Sport with an Unusual Name! Curling
     Amanda's Story: Dealing with Acne
     An Afghan Girl Goes to School
     An Afghan Girl Goes to School
     Animals With Backbones
     Are You Listening? Part 1
     Avoid Electrical Fires
     Captain William Bligh
     Coffin Ship to America, Part 1
     Coffin Ship to America, Part 2
     Florence Griffith Joyner: World's Fastest Woman
     Fungi - Friends or Foes?
     Fuzzy, Fascinating Tarantulas!
     George Washington's Teeth
     Giant Anteaters
     Grand Canyon
     Grandma Tetrazzini's Noodle Heaven
     Hoary Marmots
     Homelessness in America
     How Do Spray Cans Work?
     How Does a Venus Flytrap Trap Flies?
     How Plants Defend Themselves
     Ice Age Mammals: The Woolly Rhino
     Insects on the Arctic Tundra
     It's a Small, Small World: Nano Numbers
     Keeping a Monthly Assignment Calendar
     Keeping Your Respiratory System Healthy
     Laura Amy Schlitz
     Marine Mammals
     Meet My Pet Tarantula
     Mucus, Boogers, and Snot - How GROSS!
     Mystery of the Brilliant Student
     Mystery of the Misunderstood Message
     Our Summer Visitor
     Raccoon Paws: What Handy Hands!
     Raccoons, the Masked Bandits
     Road Trip
     Rococo Style
     Shaun White
     Sinclair Lewis
     Spending Time in the World of Harry Potter
     Starting the Day on a Good Note
     Static Electricity
     The Aggravation of Acne
     The Bone Fires, Part 1
     The Bone Fires, Part 2
     The Magic Present
     The Mysterious Double Life of Miss Fluffy
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part One
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Three
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Two
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part One
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part Two
     The Mystery of the Man in the Dark
     The Mystery of the Missing Ticket
     The Mystery of the Multiplying Chocolates
     The Mystery of the Multiplying Chocolates
     The Mystery of the Strand of Pearls, Part 1
     The Respiratory System
     The World's Most Endangered Animals
     What Is Electricity?
     Women's Work

(Grades 3-5)
     Amish Barn-raising
     Soccer, Smoke, and Steam
     The Spelling Bee

(no assigned grade level)
     Ancient Egypt - Daily Life
     The Moose of Maine
(Grades 3-5)
     Jamie's week at Camp Habitat
     Paraguay - Geography
     Quebec Theme - Polar Bears
     Suriname - Geography
     The Northern Utes
     Turkey - Geography
(Grades 6-8)
     Ancient Greece - Olympic Games

Finish the Story
     The Easter Hat (Grade 1-3)
     A Better Grandpa (Grade 2-3)
     Running Deer Sees a White Man (Grade 2-3)
     Where's Mr. Shivers? (Grade 2-4)
     Bob the Gnome Gets a New Home (Grade 2-4)
     A Froggy Surprise (Grade 2-4)
     One Hundred Items in a Pocket (Grade 2-4)
     Runaway Horse (Grade 2-4)
     Hats Off to You (Grade 3-4)
     A Cry in the Dark (Grade 3-4)
     The Prized Kite (Grade 3-4)
     Pajama Party! (Grade 3-4)
     Nature's Changes (Grade 3-4)
     Living in the Wild, Wild West (Grade 3-5)
     Trouble on Valentine's Day (Grade 3-5)
     The Wet Flag (Grade 3-5)
     The Hidden Locket (Grade 3-5)
     Eye See You! (Grade 3-5)
     So Many Kinds of Scientists! (Grade 3-5)
     The Werewolf Disorder (Grade 3-5)
     Snowflake Fairies (Grade 3-6)
     East or West? Which Home is Best? (Grade 3-6)
     The Pine Cone Design (Grade 3-6)
     Who Sent This Valentine? (Grade 3-6)
     Stop that Bus! (Grade 3-6)
     Twelve Different Days of Christmas (Grade 3-6)
     Stella Gets an Odd Makeover (Grade 3-6)
     Zorro the Zookeeper's Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Erin Comes to Ellis Island (Grade 3-6)
     Persuasion Is Better Than Force (Grade 3-6)
     The Broken Vase (Grade 3-6)
     The Magic Library Card (Grade 3-6)
     Journey into the Human Body (Grade 3-6)
     Megan Bakes Zucchini Bread (Grade 3-6)
     The Invisible Girl (Grade 3-6)
     Don't Sit There! (Grade 3-6)
     To Skate or Not to Skate (Grade 3-6)
     A Spring Cleaning Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     The Communication Project (Grade 4-5)
     Aunt Lou Meets Lily (Grade 4-5)
     And the Winner Is... (Grade 4-6)
     Back to School, a New Me (Grade 4-6)
     Help Homelessness (Grade 4-6)
     A New Day, a New Life (Grade 4-6)
     The Princess and the Milkmaid (Grade 5-6)
     The Kite Competition (Grade 5-6)
     Planning a Convention (Grade 5-7)
     Keep an Eye on That Leprechaun (Grade 6-8)
     A Walk in the Woods (Grade 6-8)
     You Be the Detective! (Grade 6-8)
     It's Not My Cigarette! (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Is this Gift Good Enough? (Grade 4-6)
     Too Much Shampoo! (Grade 4-6)
     Should We Run From the Big, Bad Wolf? (Grade 4-8)
     Time to Help? (Grade 6-8)
     Old Friend, Outworn Interests (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     All of Me (Grades 1-2)
     Can You Guess the Job? (Grades 1-2)
     Oh, No! It's Saturday? (Grades 1-2)
     A Typical Day (Grades 1-3)
     Penny Penguin Finds a Home (Grades 1-3)
     What Not To Do (Grades 1-3)
     The Wonderful World of Whales (Grades 2-3)
     The Classroom Mystery (Grades 2-4)
     Wedding Days (Grade 3)
     Community Helpers (Grades 3-4)
     Living in the Sahara Desert (Grades 3-4)
     Maui Tames the Sun: A Hawaiian Legend (Grades 3-4)
     Tactful Tori (Grades 3-5)
     The King With Dirty Feet (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     The Hearty Animals of the Polar Region (Grades 3-6)
     Punctuality (Grades 6-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Annie's Best Day (Grade 1-2)
     Trick of the Clown Witch (Grade 1-2)
     Clowning Around (Grade 2-3)
     How to Pamper Your Pooch (Grade 2-3)
     If I Lived at the White House... (Grade 2-3)
     Oh Man, Stan! (Grade 2-3)
     Pets to the Rescue (Grade 2-3)
     Strange But True: Wacky World Records About the Human Body (Grade 2-3)
     Weird and Wonderful You! Book #1 (Grade 2-4)
     My Movie Moment (Grade 3)
     Emma's Valentine's Day Mystery (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Madam C.J. Walker (Grade 3-4)
     Spiders (Grade 3-4)
     What Do Animals Do During the Winter? (Grade 3-4)
     Collecting For a Collection (Grade 3-5)
     Groundhog Day: The History and the Holiday (Grade 3-5)
     Ogres (Grade 3-5)
     Weird Earth Sayings (Grade 3-6)
     Punk'd at the Prom (Grade 4)
     Cycling's Superstar: Lance Armstrong (Grade 4-5)
     Kelly Pickler: From Small Town Girl to Big Time Star (Grade 4-5)
     Meat Munching Plants (Grade 4-5)
     My Movie Audition (Grade 4-5)
     Pet Power: Animals to the Rescue (Grade 4-5)
     Sharks (Grade 4-5)
     Shaun White: Action Sport Superstar (Grade 4-5)
     Ten Fascinating Facts About Bats (Grade 4-5)
     Weird and Wild Sports from Around the World (Grade 4-5)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     Savannah Banana Loves Yellow (Grade 4-6)
     Scarlet Tiara Loves Red (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book Three (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     Zephyr's Choice, Book 1 (Grade 5)
     Amazing Spiders (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Fingerprints (Grade 5-6)
     Muskoxen (Grade 5-6)
     So You Want to Be a Fashion Model? (Grade 5-6)
     The Life of a Fashion Makeup Artist and Hairstylist (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Careers in Forensics (Grade 5-7)
     CSI: DNA Evidence (Grade 5-7)
     Madam C.J. Walker (Grade 5-7)
     What's Behind the Mask? (Grade 5-7)
     Animals on the Arctic Tundra (Grade 5-8)
     Famous Pirates (Grade 5-8)
     Plants on the Arctic Tundra (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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