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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

            Winter Notes

Make Valentine's Day Cards
            Huge Hug (Valentine's Day Note for Mailing)

Reading Comprehensions
     Jake and Jackie Learn About Thank You Notes (Grades 4-5)
     Starting the Day on a Good Note (Grades 4-6)

Finish the Story
     Nervous About the Notes (Grade 2-4)

Literature Book Units
     Song Lee and the I Hate You Notes (Grades 2-4)
     The 39 Clues: Book Two: One False Note (Grades 4-6)
     Nate the Great and the Musical Note (Grades 2-3)

Read and Color Books
            Unsinkable Molly Brown
            The Yummiest Nut
            What Kind of Nut Are You? (October 22)
            No One Noticed

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     Blaise Pascal

(Grades 1-2)
     Back to School
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bicycle for Jake
     A Horse Named Lady
     Andrew Clements
     Before You Leave for Home
     Birthday Present
     Boiling Over
     Budget Blues
     Compacts, Cliques, and Rebellion
     Copernicus and Galileo: Explorers of Science
     David A. Adler
     Edgar's Adventure
     Fire Safety at Home
     George Vancouver: The Great Cartographer
     Initiative: Trash or Treasure?
     Is It the Hair, or What You're Doing With It?
     Keeping Your Goals in Sight
     Kim Is Kinesthetic, Part 1
     Kim Is Kinesthetic, Part 2
     Lessons Learned on a Violin
     Let's Go to the Movies
     Like the Sun and Moon, Part 1
     Lisa Plans a Party
     Making Money
     Myths About Studying
     Name Calling Hurts
     Nathan's Numbers
     Never Again
     Now You See Them, Now You Don't - The Lost Colony, Part 1
     Paying Your Gas Bill
     School Lunches
     Summer Treasure, Part 2
     Teaching ~NAME0~ How to Play
     The Best Catch
     The Bold Style of a Cappella
     The Case of the Missing Money
     The Price of a Marble
     The Right Way to Wash Your Hands
     The Right Way to Wash Your Hands
     The Space Ghost, Part 3
     Trading Day: Will Learns About Trade-Offs
     Two Minutes
     Val is Visual, Part 1
     Val Is Visual, Part 2
     What You Need to Know About Sexual Harassment
     Where's Robbie?, Chapter 1
     Who Cares About School?
     Writing a Check
     You Can Write a Lune
     You Can Write Blank Verse
(Grades 6-8)
     9/11 Hero: Father Mychal Judge
     You Tube Begins
     Are You Listening? Part 2
     Art Mystery, Part 5 - A Letter and an Answer
     Bipolar Disorder
     Charlotte Forten - Early Activist
     Consider the Consequences
     Dealing with the Press, One Part of the President's Job
     Dinner Will Be Served at Noon
     Do No Harm
     Education in the Renaissance
     Electric Guitar
     Exploration - Lewis and Clark
     George Washington's Teeth
     Getting to Know Your Textbook
     Getting Your Act Together!
     Greeting Cards and More
     Gross But Edible Foods
     How Do Frogs Croak?
     How Do Magnets Work?
     How Do Steel Drums Work?
     How Does a Piano Work?
     How Does a Trombone Work?
     Hugs For Heroes: The Story of Bailey Reese
     I'm your tooth
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Etiquette, Part 2
     Johannes Kepler and the Mystery of Six-Cornered Snowflakes
     Johnny Clem, "Drummer Boy of Chickamauga"
     Laura Secord - The Paul Revere of Canada
     Leisure Time
     Loaning Your Money
     Making a To-Do List
     Making and Using a Bookmark Study Sheet
     Man Imitates Birds
     Mapping, a Study Strategy
     Marking the Text
     May I Ask You a Question?
     Memorial Flags, Part 1
     Memorial Flags, Part 2
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Two
     Organizing Your Binder
     Over the Counter Medicines
     Parents Demand Schools!
     Passive Versus Active Learning
     Paying Your Credit Card Bill
     Paying Your Electric Bill
     Paying Your Phone Bill
     Perfume - The Science of Smell
     Permanent Human Colony
     Portion Control
     President Carter's Mission of Peace
     President Clinton, Vice President Gore, and the Environment
     Pump Up Your Reading
     Scarlet Fever
     Shopping for School Supplies
     Sinclair Lewis
     Soft Money
     Strategies for Effective Reading - After You Read
     Strategies for Effective Reading - While You Read
     Strategies for Studying Vocabulary
     Sun Wu
     Thanksgiving Kitchen
     The Titanic Disaster's Aftermath
     The Case of the Woman with the Red Scarf
     The Galapagos Islands
     The Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
     The Greeks - Makers of the World Wonders
     The iPhone Arrives
     The Language of Sound
     The Loss of the Honeybees
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Four
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part One
     The Sago Mine Disaster
     The Sago Mine Disaster
     The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918
     Tips for Giving a Great Presentation
     Tycho Brahe
     Using Different Reading Rates
     Valentine's Day Traditions
     Victoria Woodhull
     Vitamins from Food or Supplements
     What Did the People of the Totem Pole Believe?
     What Is Calligraphy?
     What Is Scrapbooking?
     What to Do When Friends Disagree
     What's a Preschooler to Drink?
     What's an Orchestra?
     What's Your (Learning) Style?
     Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge? The Emily W. Roebling Story
     Who Were the First Immigrants in America?
     Why Am I Reading This?
     William Wordsworth
     Women of Saudi Arabia: Respected or Restricted?
     Writing Answers to Essay Questions
     Your Friendly Pharmacist
(Grades 9-12)
     A Brief History of Letter Writing
     A New View of Space
     Anton Chekhov
     Darwin's Theory of Evolution
     Edith Wharton
     Harper Lee
     Hippodromes and Amphitheaters
     Irene Hunt
     Joseph Heller
     Lune: the American Haiku
     Olive Ann Burns
     Religion and Education
     Silent Night: The Christmas Truce of World War I
     Sound in Music
     The American Appaloosa: State Horse of Idaho
     The Gupta Dynasty
     The Leaning Tower of Pisa
     The Sumerian Civilization
     United States Immigration Laws 1900-1960
     Write Blank Verse

(Grades 3-5)
     Dr. Cadabra's Expedition (Part 1)
     Ms. Moyer, Tour Guide
     The Butterfly Project

(no assigned grade level)
(Grades 6-8)
     "The Wild West"
     Armenia - Culture: Aram Khachaturian
     Croatia - History
     Indonesia - Culture
     Nigeria - Culture
     Norway - History
     Sarah's 4-H Honeybee Project
     Spain - Culture
     Statehood through the Eyes of Native Animals
     The Road to Statehood

Finish the Story
     Meddling with Honor (Grade 2-3)
     A Belly Full of Butterflies (Grade 2-4)
     One Hundred Items in a Pocket (Grade 2-4)
     Trouble in the Lab (Grade 2-4)
     A Real New Year (Grade 3-4)
     A Big Foot (Grade 3-5)
     Twelve Different Days of Christmas (Grade 3-6)
     The Bottle on the Beach (Grade 3-6)
     Music in the Subway Station (Grade 3-6)
     The Magic Hat (Grade 3-6)
     The Salmon Run (Grade 4-5)
     A Birthday Puzzle (Grade 4-6)
     Love Is in a Balloon? (Grade 6-8)
     The Best Field Trip Ever (Grade 7-9)

What Would You Do?
     That's What Friends Are For (Grade 3-5)
     My Forgotten Day (Grade 3-5)
     Plagiarism: Would You Tell? (Grade 3-6)
     Stop that Cell Phone! (Grade 3-6)
     A Note-able Change (Grade 4-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Was the West Wild? (Grades 1-3)
     The Snow Is Falling! (Grades 2-3)
     Please Forgive Me (Grades 3-4)
     Two Kinds of Manners (Grades 3-4)
     The Importance of Being Responsible (Grades 3-5)
     What Is a Hero? (Grade 4)

Reluctant Reader Books
     A Message from Fluffy (Grade 2-3)
     A Message from Rover (Grade 2-3)
     Goodies for Good Friends (Grade 2-3)
     Let's Go Digging For Dinosaurs! (Grade 2-3)
     The Beyoncè Contest (Grade 2-3)
     Can You Believe it? Wild and Wacky Truths from Around the World (Grade 3-4)
     Your Cat's Baffling Behavior (Grade 3-4)
     S Is For St. Patrick (Grade 3-5)
     The ABCs of Baroque Music (Grade 3-5)
     ME is for Maine (Grade 3-6)
     Punk'd at the Prom (Grade 4)
     Awesome Inventions (Grade 4-5)
     Crime Scene Investigation (Grade 4-6)
     CT is for Connecticut (Grade 4-6)
     Gooaalllll! (Grade 4-6)
     LA is for Louisiana (Grade 4-6)
     NM is for New Mexico (Grade 4-6)
     NV is for Nevada (Grade 4-6)
     Soccer History by Mail (Grade 4-6)
     The Greatest Spectacle in Racing (Grade 4-6)
     The History of Pop Music (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book Three (Grade 4-6)
     VA is for Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     WV is for West Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     A Mythic Order Adventure (Grade 5)
     Jennifer Hudson (Grade 5-6)
     Classical Music 1750-1820 (Grade 5-7)
     Famous Cemeteries Around the World (Grade 6-8)
     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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