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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans


Reading Comprehensions
     Mighty Mouth (Grades 1-3)
     Digestion in the Mouth (Grades 5-6) (Grades 5-6)

Finish the Story
     Not in My Mouth! (Grade 3-4)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Mr. Sparrow and His Big Mouth (Grades 2-4)

Literature Book Units
     Junie B. Jones and her Big Fat Mouth (Grades 1-3)

Read and Color Books
            Unsinkable Molly Brown
            Solphie Goes to School in America
            Spring on the Jones Farm
            Paul Practices Patience
            Henry's Hiccups
            Larry Loses a Tooth
            Frog in a Pond
            Balto the Bald Eagle
            Introduction to November

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 1-2)
     Garter Snakes
     Pine Cone Garland
     Spots and More Spots
     What Is Tobacco?
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bubble Net and a Buffet
     A Day of My Life
     A Growing Pink Balloon!
     A Taste Nightmare
     A Visit to the Dentist
     An Up and Down Ride
     Apples Aren't Always Red
     Appropriate Behavior When Eating Out
     Being Polite - Do You Have Good Manners?
     Blackfoot Raiders, Part 1
     Blue Whales
     Body Parts Expert
     Brown Bears
     Cooperation - At the Dentist and Elsewhere!
     Crocodiles and Alligators
     Danny's Birthday
     Deep Sea Diners: The Eating Habits of an Octopus
     Don't Forget the Dental Floss
     Dr. Lena
     Fran the Fish Sees a Pink Surprise
     Germs Make Us Sick
     Gila Monsters
     Grandma's Helper Gets Help
     Great White Sharks
     H1N1 or Swine Flu
     How Do We Taste Things?
     How to Deal with Gangs
     I Know a Kid...
     I'm So (yawn) Tired!
     Instincts - Listen to the Little Voice
     Keith Interviews a Dragon
     Keith Interviews Chad, the Blue Whale
     Lenny Learns About Losing
     Library Beginnings
     Life in a Tide Pool
     Look, but Don't Touch!
     Marco Splashes in Acid Rain
     My Hands Aren't Dirty
     My New Sister
     No Limits
     Not Again!
     One Sneaky (and Determined!) Snake!
     One Very Good Day
     Open Wide!
     Opossum Surprise
     Otis the Rhyming Giant
     Pearly Whites
     Playground Gossip Hurts
     Rachel Interviews Fred the Flea
     Rachel Interviews Molly the Mosquito
     Sock it to Recycling!
     Stories in Our Head
     Stories in Our Head
     Summer Treasure, Part 1
     Sweet Revenge
     Take a Tour of the Skeletal System, Part 1
     Taking Care of Your Teeth
     Taylor Finds Her Smile
     The Allowance Advance
     The Aquarium
     The Big Top
     The Far Side of Weird
     The Flyer Colony
     The Fox and the Crow
     The Gentle Manatee
     The Hiding Place, Part 3
     The Library Card Adventure
     The Lion and the Mouse
     The Men on the Moon
     The Mystery of the Big Balloon
     The Mystery of the Bone that Grew
     The Mystery of the Bone that Grew
     The Mystery of Tyrannosaurus Rex's Short Arms
     The Sense of Taste: Mmm!
     The Stomach
     The Tooth Jar
     Wally the Walrus
     Welcome to Inuit, Part 1
     Welcome to Inuit, Part 2
     Welcome to Inuit, Part 3
     When the Skin's Too Small It's Time To Shed It All!
     Where Did My Hamburger Go?
     Who Cares?, Chapter 4
     Working Together, Part 1
     Working Together, Part 2
     Your Body
     Your Digestive System
     Your Lungs: Simple or Simply Amazing?
     Your Respiratory System
     Your Sense of Taste
(Grades 6-8)
     A Girl from Uganda Fights HIV
     A Healthy Respiratory System
     Acid Rain, Go Away!
     Ally Carter
     An Unstable Fourth, Part 1
     Animals in the Ocean: the Biggest and the Smallest
     Annie Edson Taylor: Queen of the Mist
     Are You Listening? Part 2
     Basking Sharks
     Break It Down: Digestion
     Cecropia Moths
     Centipede or Millipede?
     Coffin Ship to America, Part 1
     Comparing Centipedes and Millipedes
     Crocodilian Cousins: Alligators and Crocodiles
     Does Anybody Know What Time It Is?
     Egg Allergy Nutrition
     Eructation-What is a Burp?
     EWWW -- Gross Art: The Pike Place Gum Wall
     Father's Day Fishing, Part 2
     Five a Day
     Fuzzy, Fascinating Tarantulas!
     George Washington's Teeth
     Giant Anteaters
     Giant Squid
     Gray Whale Migration
     H. G. Wells
     Hoary Marmots
     Home Inventions
     How Do Ants Build Colonies?
     How Do Frogs Croak?
     How Do Jellyfish Move?
     How Do Zippers Work?
     How Does a Trombone Work?
     How Plants Defend Themselves
     How to Model an Insect Using an Orange
     How to Model an Insect Using an Orange
     How Water Changes Earth's Surface
     Hydrothermal Vents
     I'm your tooth
     It's Not Silly...It's Bee-utiful!
     Keeping Your Digestive System Healthy
     Lead in Toys: Mrs. Cooney Worries
     Li Bing and Dujianyan
     Luna Moths
     Lunar Apples
     Making Maple Syrup
     Mapping, a Study Strategy
     Mrs. Cooney Worries about Lead in Toys
     Mucus, Boogers, and Snot - How GROSS!
     Mystery of the Diary Entry
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part One
     Nutritional Safety
     Patience - Can You Wait Patiently?
     Pitohuis and Ifritas
     President Washington's Pearly Whites
     Secondhand Smoke
     Sign Language
     Smokeless Tobacco
     Strategies for Effective Reading - While You Read
     The Best Dog
     The Digestive System
     The Intestines
     The Legacy of the Snowman
     The Monster of Lake Champlain
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part One
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part One
     The Mystery of the Man in the Dark
     The Mystery of the Multiplying Chocolates
     The Mystery of the Multiplying Chocolates
     The Pumpkinfest at Thompson's Farm
     The Scoop on Poop
     The Sense of Touch: Ouch!
     The Stomach
     The Winner of the Best Dressed Award
     Three Ways to Listen
     Vinotok: The Burning of the Grump
     What Stinks? Animals that Reek
     What Stinks? Halitosis or Bad Breath
     What's an Orchestra?
     Yuck, That's Gross!
(Grades 9-12)
     The Brain

(Grades 3-5)
     Dinosaur Expedition
     Welcome to Crescent City

(no assigned grade level)
     Modern Egypt - Traditions and Daily Life
(Grades 3-5)
     Devil's Lake Fishing
(Grades 6-8)
     Brazil - History

Finish the Story
     Loose Tooth! (Grade 1-2)
     A Special Teddy (Grade 1-3)
     Maggie's Museum Mystery (Grade 2-3)
     Pine Cone Mystery (Grade 2-3)
     A Better Grandpa (Grade 2-3)
     Ander's Hill (Grade 2-3)
     My First Thanksgiving Dinner (Grade 2-3)
     Where's Mr. Shivers? (Grade 2-4)
     A Hat of Many Colors (Grade 2-4)
     What Color Luck Do You Want? (Grade 2-4)
     Runaway Horse (Grade 2-4)
     Is Santa Lost? (Grade 2-6)
     The Great Escape (Grade 3-4)
     Counting Penguins (Grade 3-4)
     Wishful Thinking (Grade 3-4)
     Early Rising Surprise (Grade 3-4)
     Nutcracker to the Rescue (Grade 3-4)
     Cattle Drive (Grade 3-4)
     The Ants' Picnic (Grade 3-5)
     A Growing Goldfish! (Grade 3-5)
     A Spectacular Summer Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Smoke! (Grade 3-6)
     To Cruise or Not to Cruise (Grade 3-6)
     And to Think That I Saw It on My Very Own Street (Grade 3-6)
     Erin Comes to Ellis Island (Grade 3-6)
     Sailing, Sailing (Grade 3-6)
     Music in the Subway Station (Grade 3-6)
     The Frozen Turkey Dilemma (Grade 3-6)
     The Flag of Freedom (Grade 3-6)
     My Friend Chris (Grade 4-5)
     The Most Fabulous Hat (Grade 4-5)
     Uncle Leroy's Flag (Grade 4-5)
     The Salmon Run (Grade 4-5)
     Holiday Giving (Grade 4-5)
     Martha Manatee Hears a Roar! (Grade 4-6)
     Who Ate All My Cereal? (Grade 4-6)
     Mystery of the Forgotten Face (Grade 4-6)
     Thrillsville (Grade 4-6)
     It's Not My Cigarette! (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Firecracker (Grade 4-6)
     Dangerous Diet (Grade 4-6)
     Veteran's Day Respect (Grade 4-8)
     Breaking Up (Grade 6-8)
     My Sister Smokes (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Off to the Pet Shop (Grade 1)
     All of Me (Grades 1-2)
     An Instrumental Wish (Grades 1-3)
     The Runaway Gingerbread People (Grades 1-3)
     What Not To Do (Grades 1-3)
     Won't You Like Us? (Grade 2)
     The Big, Wide-Mouthed Toad-Frog (Grades 2-3)
     The Snow Is Falling! (Grades 2-3)
     The Wonderful World of Whales (Grades 2-3)
     Big Turtle: A Native American Story (Grades 2-4)
     Imagine Hispanic Heritage! (Grades 2-4)
     Mr. Fox and Miss Crow (Grades 2-4)
     Sour Grapes - A Monologue (Grades 2-4)
     The Doctor's Appointment (Grades 2-4)
     The Magic Bowl (Grades 3-4)
     The Story of the Stone Lion (Grades 3-4)
     Two Kinds of Manners (Grades 3-4)
     David and the Wolf (Grades 3-5)
     Gold for the Clever Man: A Tale from India (Grades 4-5)
     The Poor Man and the Snake (Grades 4-5)
     Kids in a Cabin - a Lesson in Responsibility (Grades 6-8)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Munchable Mysteries: Busting Food Myths (Grade 2-3)
     Please, Louise! (Grade 2-3)
     Philly's Dream Come True (Grade 2-4)
     Stu and Sally Stingray (Grade 2-4)
     John's Gross-out Mealtime Manners (Grade 3-4)
     Mind Your Animal Manners (Grade 3-4)
     Spiders (Grade 3-4)
     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Stunts (Grade 3-4)
     Weird and Wonderful You! Book #2 (Grade 3-4)
     Joey Roo and Something New (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Goes to a Potluck (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Has a Garage Sale (Grade 3-6)
     Weird Earth Sayings (Grade 3-6)
     Punk'd at the Prom (Grade 4)
     Amazing Sharks (Grade 4-5)
     Ants (Grade 4-5)
     Bright Lights in the Deep, Dark Sea (Grade 4-5)
     Eww! Being Stinky to Stay Safe (Grade 4-5)
     Funny Frog Facts (Grade 4-5)
     Home Sweet Home: Wild and Wacky Houses around the World (Grade 4-5)
     It's All in the Numbers: Wild and Wacky Number Truths (Grade 4-5)
     My Body Can Do That? (Grade 4-5)
     Sharks (Grade 4-5)
     Snakes (Grade 4-5)
     You and Your Favorite Color (Grade 4-5)
     Your Dog's Baffling Behavior (Grade 4-5)
     A New Game Show on Planet Pearth! (Grade 4-6)
     How to Lose Friends and Annoy People (Grade 4-6)
     L is for Landforms (Grade 4-6)
     Many Faces of Rock Music (Grade 4-6)
     MS is for Mississippi (Grade 4-6)
     NY is for New York (Grade 4-6)
     OR is for Oregon (Grade 4-6)
     Scarlet Tiara Loves Red (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to Find Your Hidden Talent (Grade 4-6)
     Under the Big Top: Circus Performers (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     Excuse Me! Wacky and Wild Cultural Differences (Grade 5-6)
     Fun Facts about America's First President (Grade 5-6)
     Venomous Snakes (Grade 5-6)
     Watch Out! I'm Dangerous! (Grade 5-6)
     Wet and Wild Water Slides (Grade 5-6)
     What's Behind the Mask? (Grade 5-7)
     Gargoyles (Grade 5-8)


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