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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Read and Color
            There's a Hole in My Smile

Reading Comprehensions
     From the Swimming Hole to Swimming for Medals (Grades 6-8)

Literature Book Units
     Holes (Grades 4-6)

Read and Color Books
            The Cheerful Chicken
            Jack the Javelina
            Frog in a Pond
            What's For Dinner? (June 10)
            Fruity Secrets

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(no assigned grade level)
     The Ever-Changing Surface of the Earth - Part 2: Weathering
     The Problem with Trash
(Grades 1-2)
     Harry the Silky Chicken
     Russ 0212
     The Shell Necklace
     The Tube that Toots
     Where is Sally?
     Why Bears Have Short Tails
(Grades 3-5)
     "Bin" Composting?
     A Brachiosaurus Rain Storm
     A House for Birds
     A Visit to the Dentist
     Amanda's Special Salad
     Apple Pie
     Autumn Preparation
     Back to School Writing Assignment
     Birds and Beaks
     Blue Whales
     Brown Bears
     Bryce Canyon National Park
     Changing the Earth's Crust
     Crater Lake National Park
     Cut, Snip, and Dry -- There's No Need To Cry!
     Flippers and Whiskers
     Forces Around Us
     Fun and Games in Ancient Egypt
     Garon Gets Golf Lessons
     Handmade African Instruments
     How Does a Vacuum Cleaner Work?
     Introduction to Volcanoes
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Gardening, Part 1
     Jake and Jackie Plant a Tree
     Keith Interviews Jimmy, the Loggerhead Turtle
     Kisses for Kaeden
     Louis Braille, Reading With Your Fingers
     Manners in a Doctor's Office
     Never Again
     Nuwa Fixed The Sky
     Olympic Snowboarding: The Facts
     Our Moon
     Papa's Apple Tree
     Pearly Whites
     Picking the Right Pet
     Pine Cone Fun
     Polar Bear Ice-Capade
     Rachel Interviews Tad the Termite
     Rain, Rain
     Saida Goes to School in Afghanistan
     Sock it to Recycling!
     Sound and Music
     Sports Balls
     Spring Chickens
     Stag Beetles
     Surprising Shrimp at the Burgess Shale
     Take a Tour of the Skeletal System, Part 1
     The Broken Pastry
     The Mischievous Dog
     The Miser and His Gold
     The Mood Meter
     The Mood Meter
     The Musical Glass
     The Northern Lights
     The Polar Bear
     The Strange Plate of Cheese
     The Three Little Frogs
     The Tooth Jar
     To the Stars
     Val is Visual, Part 1
     Volcanoes and How They Form
     Whales and Dolphins
     Woodwinds vs. Brass
     Yellowstone National Park
     Your Blood
     Your Skin
     Zook: A Polar Bear's Tale of Global Warming
     ~NAME0s~ Quilt
(Grades 6-8)
     "Fore" - The History of Golf
     A Back That's Strong: Working for a Living in the 1890s, Part 1
     A CAT Scan of Earth
     A Sport That Bowled 'Em Over
     A Star is Born
     A Taste for Gold, Part 3
     A Tibetan Monk Says a Prayer
     Air - The Atmosphere
     Air Pressure and Wind
     Amanda's Story: Dealing with Acne
     An Afghan Girl Goes to School
     An Afghan Girl Goes to School
     Arches National Park
     Beluga Whales
     Bird Adaptations
     Blank Verse - Donít Draw a Blank!
     Catch a Dream with a Dream Catcher
     Close Only Counts in Horseshoes
     Davy Crockett - Born in the Frontier
     Dog Agility
     Driving Along the Ocean Floor, Part 3
     Earth's Plumbing System
     Famous Everyday People
     From One Ol' Cat to Baseball
     Good and Bad Ozone
     Grand Teton National Park
     Hornpipes and Pibgorns
     How Do Washers and Dryers Work?
     How Does a Savings Account Work?
     How Does a Sewing Machine Work?
     How Does a Vending Machine Work?
     How Is Tabasco Sauce Made?
     It's Fourth and Goal - The History of Football
     Just One of the Group
     Kingdom Fungi
     Lassen Volcanic National Park
     Lewis Carroll
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Four
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Three
     Native American Drums and Flutes
     Nutritional Safety
     Organizing Your Binder
     Ozone Confusion
     Perspective Is More than a Viewpoint
     Polar Bears and Global Warming
     Polar Regions
     Rainy Day Memories, Part 1
     Sasha - A Real Ice Princess
     Sedna, Goddess of the Sea
     Ship in the Mist, Part 2
     Shopping for School Supplies
     Skeletal System - Healthy Bones
     Space Shuttle Columbia
     Strike One on the World Trade Center
     Sťance - fiction
     The "Witches" of Salem, Massachusetts: Part 1
     The Bermuda Triangle
     The Case of the Porcelain Doll
     The Dream Catcher
     The Fox Learns a Lesson: Start With Yourself
     The Grand Canyon
     The Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
     The Great Zamboni
     The Haida: Eagle or Raven?
     The Hubble Space Telescope
     The Laughing Kookaburra
     The Legend of Stingy Jack
     The Life Cycle of a Star
     The Magic Present
     The Movement of Surface Water
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part One
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part One
     The Ozone Layer and You
     The Sago Mine Disaster
     The Sago Mine Disaster
     The Yosemite Indians of the Ahwahnee Valley
     Use Me Reuse Me
     Velma Bronn Johnston - Wild Horse Annie
     Vertebrate Classification: Phylum Chordata
     Volcanoes and the Power of Three
     What Are Hurricanes?
     What Is Pottery?
     What Is Religion?
     What You Can Do to Save the Earth
     What's an Orchestra?
     What's the Invention You Couldn't Live Without?
     Where Does Your Water Come From?
     ~NAME0~ Learns a Lesson About Wealth
(Grades 9-12)
     A New View of Space
     George and Ira Gershwin: Musical Teamwork
     Mt. Vesuvius and the City of Pompeii
     Sharon Creech
     Sound in Music
     The Dr. Jekyll - Mr. Hyde Molecule and the Case of the Vanishing Ozone
     The Earth's View (A Speech To Humans)
     The Natural Wonders of Virginia
     Thomas Fitzpatrick, AKA Broken Hand, Part 2
     What is Religion?

(Grades 1-2)
     The Pet Shop

(no assigned grade level)
     Trip Down the Canyon
(Grades 3-5)
     Hawaii: The Island State
     Mount Rushmore Ė A Sight to Behold
     Punxsutawney Who?
     The Space Needle

Finish the Story
     Follow That Squirrel (Grade 2-3)
     Meddling with Honor (Grade 2-3)
     At the Balloon Rally (Grade 2-4)
     Disappearing Apples (Grade 3)
     Super Grandparents (Grade 3-4)
     Tales of Tom Turkey (Grade 3-5)
     An Unusual Gift (Grade 3-5)
     The Groundhog Doesn't Feel Well (Grade 3-6)
     Inside the Old Bailey House (Grade 4-6)
     Groundhog Day? (Grade 4-6)

What Would You Do?
     Press on or Pass? (Grade 2-4)
     Tara's Torn Shirt (Grade 3-6)
     Too Much Change (Grade 4-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     A Trip to the Farm (Grades 1-3)
     An Instrumental Wish (Grades 1-3)
     Penny Penguin Finds a Home (Grades 1-3)
     Mending the Sky: A Story from China (Grades 2-3)
     Merry Meerkats: Life in the Meerkat Colony (Grades 2-3)
     The Ungrateful Wolf: A Tale from the Pacific Northwest (Grades 2-3)
     Big Turtle: A Native American Story (Grades 2-4)
     How Bear Lost His Tail: An Iroquois Legend (Grades 2-4)
     How Mr. Snail Lost His Eyes (Grades 2-4)
     The Mouse Deer: A Tale From Indonesia (Grades 2-4)
     The Pear Tree (Grades 2-4)
     Living in the Sahara Desert (Grades 3-4)
     The Badger and the Rattlesnake (Grades 3-4)
     The Cuckoo: A Siberian Story (Grades 3-4)
     Tug of War: Which Animal is the Strongest? (Grades 3-4)
     Why the Carabao Moves So Slowly: A Filipino Tale (Grades 3-4)
     Life in the Amazing and Unique Everglades (Grades 3-5)
     The Miser's Gold (Grades 3-5)
     The Twelve Months: A Story from Russia (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)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Attack on the High Seas (Grade 2-3)
     Stormy Weather (Grade 3-4)
     What Do Animals Do During the Winter? (Grade 3-4)
     The Hummingbird That Lost Its Hum (Grade 3-5)
     Joey Roo and Something New (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Gets his License (Grade 3-6)
     The Ghost at Cave-in-Rock (Grade 4)
     Ants (Grade 4-5)
     How I Survived the Pirate Attack (Grade 4-5)
     Meat Munching Plants (Grade 4-5)
     The Day the Seagulls Attacked (Grade 4-5)
     AZ is for Arizona (Grade 4-6)
     Marculus Visits a Carnival (Grade 4-6)
     May Day (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book Three (Grade 4-6)
     WY is for Wyoming (Grade 4-6)
     Zephyr's Choice, Book 3: Victory (Grade 5)
     Let's Eat: Unusual Foods! (Grade 5-8)
     Stonehenge (Grade 5-8)
     Totem Poles (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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