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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

End of School Memories
            "Many Memories" Keepsake Book

Fill-In Book
            Magnificent Memories of the Presidential Inauguration

Reading Comprehensions
     Rainy Day Memories, Part 1 (Grades 4-6)
     Rainy Day Memories, Part 2 (Grades 4-6)
     Libraries:The Memory of Mankind (Grades 9-12)

Literature Book Units
     Chester Raccoon and the Acorn Full of Memories (Grades 0-2)

Read and Color Books
            What is Friendship? (PDF file)

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 3-5)
     "Louis, the Yard Teacher"
     A Sense of Place
     A Time Machine into the Past
     Dreaming up Stories
     Jerry Spinelli: From Bat to Pencil
     Listen to the Old Ones
     One's True Form
     Scott O'Dell-Stories From...
(Grades 6-8)
     Anna Julia Haywood Cooper
     Henry David Thoreau
     Johanna Spyri
     Josiah Henson
     Katharine Hepburn
     Marcel Proust
     Margaret Peterson Haddix: Only In My Dreams
     Nicholas Murray Butler: His Role at Columbia University
     Ronald Reagan

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     "The Georgia Peach"
     Don't Forget Me!
     Friendship Conflict
     Music on a Platter
     Sweet Potato Pie
     Whinytown Learns a Lesson
(Grades 6-8)
     Beauty from Rags
     Special Journey, Special Day
     Stephanie Tolan: Making Magic
     Super Duper Excellent Sewing Machine

(no assigned grade level)
     Free Verse
(Grades 1-2)
     Sad Little Scarecrow
     War Beneath the Waves - Wolfpacks, Hunters, and Hedgehogs
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bit of Doggerel
     A Kid's Best Friend
     A Present that Made Sense
     A Woman's Place Is in the West, Part 1
     ABCs and ZZZs
     Celebrating Father's Day Forever
     David A. Adler
     Dreamboat - A Fifties Story, Part 3
     Estevanico the Explorer
     FBI Agent
     Gerald McDermott: Tale Spinner
     Gettysburg Address
     Grandma Cannot Do Cartwheels Anymore
     Harriet Tubman
     Hector Learns About Helpfulness on a Horse
     Hiram Munger
     How Do We Smell Things?
     It Is Never Too Late
     Lessons Learned on a Violin
     Mindy's Hanukkah Surprise
     Rediscovering Mom
     Remembering Grandpa Dave
     Roman Bathhouses
     Sarah Smith Emery - Life in 1800
     Sea Otters and Manatees
     Ski Jumping
     The Autograph Hound
     The Basics of Breakfast
     The Biggest Tree in the Smallest Space
     The Importance of National Parks
     The Story of Ra
     Tree Squirrels
     Virginia Lee Burton
     Wendy's World- Memorial Day
     What Desegregation Meant to Margaret
     You Can Write a Triolet
     Your Body
     Your Nervous System
(Grades 6-8)
     "Say Cheese" - The First Affordable Camera
     2000 Summer Olympics
     A Dramatic Moment All to Yourself
     Alex Flinn
     All About X
     Are You Listening? Part 1
     Arlington National Cemetery
     Art Mystery, Part 5 - A Letter and an Answer
     Benjamin Banneker
     Black Americans in the Civil War
     Black Blizzards - Life in the Dust Bowl
     Black Blizzards and the Dust Bowl
     Books Tell the Story
     Brain Foods
     Can You Eat a Rainbow?
     Charlotte Hawkins Brown
     Dealing With Losing a Parent
     Drug Dangers
     Escaping Terrorism in the Philippines
     Five a Day
     George Washington
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 2
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 1
     Hereditary Hemochromatosis
     How Do Guide Dogs Do Their Job?
     How Does a Sewing Machine Work?
     Immigrant Children at School
     It Started With a Peach Basket
     Keeping Your Nervous System Healthy
     Lead in Toys: Mrs. Cooney Worries
     Letter from a Slave Ship
     Making a Sport of Running and Throwing
     Mary Lyon
     Memorial Flags, Part 2
     Milk Nutrition
     Mrs. Cooney Worries about Lead in Toys
     Mystery of the Brilliant Student
     Nervous System
     Olympic Cycling
     On a Ship to the New World
     On The Last Day of School
     Parkinson's Disease
     Passing the Tests at Ellis Island
     Patience Wright: American Sculptor and Revolutionary Spy
     Phillis Wheatley- Childhood of a Poet
     Pioneer African-American Writers
     Raccoons, the Masked Bandits
     Robert Newton Peck
     Ronald Reagan
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sand Mandalas
     School’s Out! What Will We Do?
     Sense of Smell
     September 11 Memorials
     Slave Economy
     Strategies for Effective Reading - After You Read
     The Aggravation of Acne
     The Birth of the Hobbit
     The Brain
     The Case of Peculiar Remembrances
     The Cornucopia Mystery
     The Cottage
     The Flag in the Box
     The Freshman 15
     The History of Red Ribbon Week
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part Three
     The Mystery of the Strand of Pearls, Part 1
     The Narrative Essay
     The Nervous System
     The Oozing, Melting Clocks of Surrealism
     The Paper Clips Project
     The Race to Nome: The 1925 Alaska Serum Run
     The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
     The Tale of the Taj Mahal
     Tips for Giving a Great Presentation
     TODALSIGS - Maps
     Train Bombing in Madrid
     TV Quiz Show Scandals
     Votes for Women, Part 2 - Abigail's Powerful Pen
     Warrior's Heart, Part 2 - Ira Hayes
     What Did the People of the Totem Pole Believe?
     What Is a Stroke?
     What Is Paper Maché?
     What Is Scientology
     What Is Scrapbooking?
     Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge? The Emily W. Roebling Story
     Writing a Testimonial Biography
     Yosemite National Park
(Grades 9-12)
     Anton Chekhov
     Arthur Miller
     Charles Dickens
     George Eastman
     Hippodromes and Amphitheaters
     Ishmael Beah
     Jeb-Rails West
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition II
     Julius Caesar
     Kim Il-Sung
     Kim Il-Sung
     Of Pain and Music: Biography of Pyotr Tchaikovsky
     Olive Ann Burns
     The Barker-Karpis Gang, Part 1
     The Barker-Karpis Gang, Part 2
     The Bonus Army - March on Washington
     The History of Buddhism
     V-J Day, Part 1 - Longing for Peace
     Willa Cather
     Write a Family Biography
     Write a Portrait Poem
     Write a Triolet

(Grades 3-5)
     Rolando's Daring Adventure
     Welcome to Crescent City

(Grades 3-5)
     Quebec Theme - Bonhomme and the Winter Carnival
     Start Your Engines
     The Fair
     Tournament of Roses Parade
(Grades 6-8)
     "Say Cheese"- The First Affordable Camera
     Mexican Independence Day
     Thomas Alva Edison

Finish the Story
     A Special Halloween (Grade 3)
     Wishful Thinking (Grade 3-4)
     The Okie Camp (Grade 3-4)
     Surprising Dad (Grade 3-4)
     Nature's Changes (Grade 3-4)
     A Magic Ride (Grade 3-5)
     Felicia's Fantastic Invention (Grade 3-6)
     Tonka's Special Christmas (Grade 4-6)
     Floating on the Ocean (Grade 4-6)
     Mystery of the Forgotten Face (Grade 4-6)
     Piano Girl (Grade 5)
     The Legend (Grade 5-6)

What Would You Do?
     Winter Woes (Grade 3-6)
     Grandpa's Giving (Grade 5-6)
     From Your Nigerian Benefactor (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     At the Park (Grades 1-2)
     Cleaning Out a Closet (Grades 2-3)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Dream a Little Dream...What Does it Mean? (Grade 3-4)
     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grade 3-5)
     Ogres (Grade 3-5)
     How to Have a Green New Year's Eve (Grade 4-5)
     Robert Ballard and the Search for the Titanic (Grade 4-5)
     Cameras (Grade 4-6)
     Hall of Records at Mount Rushmore (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     Alien Encounter? The Betty and Barney Hill Story (Grade 5-6)
     Derek Jeter (Grade 5-6)
     Who "Dat?" That's Drew Brees! (Grade 5-6)
     Wow! The New Seven Wonders of the World! (Grade 5-6)
     Bringing in the New Year (Grade 5-8)
     Famous Cemeteries in the U.S. (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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