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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans


Read and Color
            The Ocean
            The Ocean Biome
            Lewis & Clark Part 2: From The Rockies to the Pacific Ocean and Back

Very Quick Readers
     Pacific Ocean (Very Quick Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)
     How Many Oceans? (Very Quick Reader; Grade 5-6 Readability)

Short Readers
     How Are Ocean Waves Made? (Short Reader; Grade 2-4 Readability)
     Earth's Oceans (Short Reader; Grade 2-4 Readability)
     How Ocean Waves Move (Short Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)
     What's Under the Ocean Waves? (Short Reader; Grade 3-6 Readability)
     Studying Ocean Floor Sediments (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Oceans of the World
     Olga Learns About Organization on an Ocean Liner (Grades 2-3)
     Continents and Oceans (Grade 3)
     Introduction to Animal Life in Oceans (Grades 3-6)
     Ocean Motions, Part 1 - Tides and Waves (Grades 4-6)
     Ocean Motions, Part 2 - Currents and Upwelling (Grades 4-6)
     Preserving the Shining Sea from Ocean Pollution (Grades 4-6)
     Ocean Water on the Move (Grades 4-6)
     Ocean Sunfish (Grades 4-7)
     Animal Life in Oceans (Grades 4-8)
     From Rivers to Oceans (Grades 5-7)
     Ocean Travel (Grades 5-7)
     Driving Along the Ocean Floor, Part 1 (Grades 5-7)
     Driving Along the Ocean Floor, Part 2 (Grades 5-7)
     Driving Along the Ocean Floor, Part 3 (Grades 5-7)
     Ocean Subdivisions (Grades 5-7)
     Magnetic Mapping of the Ocean Floor (Grades 5-7)
     The New Ocean (Grades 5-7)
     Where Did the Oceans Come From? (Grades 6-7)
     Ocean Layers (Grades 6-7)
     Ocean Waves (Grades 6-8)
     Tsunami in the Indian Ocean (Grades 6-8)
     The Ocean Floor (Grades 8-9)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Ocean Habitat (Grade 3-5)

Finish the Story
     Floating on the Ocean (Grade 4-6)
     Crossing the Ocean to America (Grade 4-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Ocean Animals (Grade 3)
     He Sailed the Ocean Blue (Grade 4)

Literature Book Units
     The Magic School Bus - On the Ocean Floor (Grades 1-3)
     Olive's Ocean (Grades 5-8)

Read and Color Books
            Coming To America
            The Golden Door: Ellis Island
            Our Flag
            Make Earth Feel Better (PDF File)
            Women Who Led the Way

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(no assigned grade level)
     Being Safe in the Summer Fun
(Grades 1-2)
     My Eyes
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bubble Net and a Buffet
     A House on His Back
     A Model of Earth
     A Slimy Visitor
     An E-mail from Charlie Cloud
     An E-mail from Foster Fog
     An E-mail from Hector the Hurricane
     An E-mail from Randy Raindrop
     An E-mail from William Weather
     An Odd Fish, the Seahorse
     Animal Antifreeze
     Blue Whales
     Blue-Footed Boobies
     Crocodiles and Alligators
     Earth Day's Founding Father
     Emperor Penguins
     Fascinating Frogs
     Food Webs
     Gary Paulsen
     Glacier Bay National Park
     Glaciers: Moving Rivers of Ice
     Great White Sharks
     Guadalupe Mountains National Park
     Halloween Costume under the Sea
     How Does Sonar Work?
     How Volcanoes Make Islands
     It's Super Sockeye!
     James K. Polk
     Kevin Henkes
     Life in a Tide Pool
     Lunar Rainbow
     Lunar Swap
     Meet Maya From Mexico
     Molly the Cuttlefish
     Mom, Can I Drink Salt Water?
     Petrified Forest National Park
     Planet Earth, the Big Blue Marble
     Sand Crabs
     Sea Turtles
     Seahorses Are Not Horses That Live in the Sea!
     Sedimentary Rocks
     Snails and Slugs
     Thanksgiving Dinner
     The Earth's Four Seasons
     The Mysterious Colossal Squid
     The Polar Bear
     The Puffin
     The Water Cycle
     There's Nothing "Ho-Hum" About the Himalayas
     Tidal Range
     Tides and Sea Life
     Tides and Sea Life
     Wavelength, Crest, and Trough
     What Are Earthquakes?
     What Do You Know About the Moon?
     What Is a Volcano?
     What Makes Wind?
     What's a Hurricane?
     Where Does Sand Come From?
     Why Does Weather Change?
(Grades 6-8)
     Acadia National Park
     Algae, Our Oxygen Suppliers
     Amazing Water
     An Exploration Discovery
     Animals in the Ocean: the Biggest and the Smallest
     Animals Without Backbones
     Buck Island Reef National Monument
     Capitol Reef National Park
     Channel Islands National Park
     Clown Fish and Sea Anemones: Talk About Teamwork!
     Clues to Earth's Past
     Cuyahoga Valley National Park
     Do You Want To Visit Jupiter?
     Don't Worry About That Dorsal Fin!
     Earth's Blanket
     Earth's Ice Ages
     Earth's Lithosphere
     Endangered Animals!
     Geothermal Energy
     Giant Squid
     Good Vibrations
     Hammerhead Sharks
     Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
     How Do Jellyfish Move?
     How Do Submarines Work?
     How Does a Hurricane Work?
     How Does a Nor'easter Work?
     How Does a Parasail Work?
     How Does a Submarine Work?
     How Does a Surfboard Work?
     Hydrothermal Vents
     Kathleen Karr
     Killer Whales
     Leatherback Sea Turtles
     Lunar Apples
     Marine Mammals
     More Gross but Edible Foods
     Natural Disasters: Disasters or Blessings?
     North Cascades National Park
     Not If I Can Help It!
     Permanent Human Colony
     Perseverance - The Race to the North Pole
     Plate Tectonics Theory
     Polar Regions
     Polar Regions
     Rainbow Trout
     Rocky Mountain National Park
     Stories in the Stars
     The 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens
     The 1993 Storm of the Century
     The Albatross
     The Brown Pelican
     The Brown Pelican
     The Chinese Exclusion Act
     The Crittercam
     The Endangered Species Act
     The Reason for the Seasons
     Three R's to Help the Earth
     Tidal Energy
     Tsunami: What a Wave!
     Water, Water Everywhere: Furious Floods
     What Is a Tsunami?
     What Is an Invertebrate Animal?
     Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On!
(Grades 9-12)
     Avery Island, Louisiana, Also Known As "Bird City"
     Matty McNair: Polar Explorer
     Sharon Creech
     The "Maine" Reason to Pick Your Teeth
     The Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964
     The Long Island Express: The New England Hurricane of 1938

(Grades 3-5)
     Thanksgiving Program

(Grades 3-5)
     Angola - Geography
     Argentina - Geography
     Brazil - Geography
     Chile - Geography
     Cote d'Ivoire - Geography
     Ecuador - Geography
     Falkland Islands - Geography
     Fiji - Geography
     France - Geography
     Guyana - Geography
     Iceland - Geography
     Indonesia - Geography
     Ireland - Geography
     Jordan - Geography
     Lebanon - Geography
     Madagascar - Geography
     Norway - Geography
     Panama - Geography
     Paraguay - Geography
     Peru - Geography
     Spain - Geography
     The Bahamas - Geography
     The Beacons of Oregon
     Uruguay - Geography
(Grades 6-8)
     Brazil - Traditions and Daily Life
     Fiji - History
     Iceland - Culture
     Indonesia - Culture
     Nepal - Culture
     South Africa - Geography
     Spain - History
     The Bahamas - Culture
(Grades 9-12)
     Iceland - History
     Indonesia - History
     Nicaragua - History
     Panama - History
     Uruguay - History

Finish the Story
     Bring Your Pet to School Day (Grade 2-4)
     Message in a Bottle (Grade 2-4)
     Sailing into Danger (Grade 3-4)
     A Whale on the Beach (Grade 3-4)
     A Voyage to Remember (Grade 3-5)
     Where Shall We Go? (Grade 3-5)
     A Big Foot (Grade 3-5)
     To Cruise or Not to Cruise (Grade 3-6)
     Niki's Totem Animal (Grade 3-6)
     Where Would I Move? (Grade 3-6)
     The Great Escape of Harry the Hermit Crab (Grade 3-6)
     My Friend Chris (Grade 4-5)
     The Salmon Run (Grade 4-5)
     Fish Round Up (Grade 4-5)
     Zip and Zing Take a Vacation (Grade 4-6)
     Martha Manatee Hears a Roar! (Grade 4-6)
     The Perfect Summer Job (Grade 6-8)
     Domingo's Voyage (Grade 6-8)
     Bound for the North Pole (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     There's No Place like Home (Grade 3-6)
     Save the Planet One Kid at a Time (Grade 3-6)
     Could You Be a Modern Day Explorer? (Grade 3-6)
     Beachcombing: Finders Keepers? (Grade 3-6)
     Sally's Sandcastles (Grade 3-6)
     A Polar Regions Adventure (Grade 4-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Let's Go On a Picnic! (Grades 1-2)
     Offshore Friends (Grades 1-2)
     Seaside Trip (Grade 2)
     The Wonderful World of Whales (Grades 2-3)
     Antarctica: Life in a Frozen Land (Grades 2-4)
     America's Best Explorer (Grades 2-5)
     Maui Tames the Sun: A Hawaiian Legend (Grades 3-4)
     Filling in the Yearly Planner (Grades 3-5)
     The Old Woman and Her Bear (Grades 3-5)
     The Hearty Animals of the Polar Region (Grades 3-6)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Stu and Sally Stingray (Grade 2-4)
     Oil in the Gulf (Grade 3-4)
     Desert Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     There Once Was a Creature That Swallowed Another (Grade 3-5)
     ME is for Maine (Grade 3-6)
     RI is for Rhode Island (Grade 3-6)
     The Big Prize (Grade 3-6)
     Amazing Sharks (Grade 4-5)
     Bright Lights in the Deep, Dark Sea (Grade 4-5)
     Eww! Being Stinky to Stay Safe (Grade 4-5)
     Military Machines (Grade 4-5)
     Out-of-This-World Facts About Astronauts and Life in Outer Space (Grade 4-5)
     Robert Ballard and the Search for the Titanic (Grade 4-5)
     Sandcastles on the Beach (Grade 4-5)
     Sharks (Grade 4-5)
     The Myth of the Man-eating Monster (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Lost at Sea (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Shark Attack (Grade 4-5)
     AK is for Alaska (Grade 4-6)
     L is for Landforms (Grade 4-6)
     M Is for Map (Grade 4-6)
     MD is for Maryland (Grade 4-6)
     Mysterious Cities (Grade 4-6)
     NC is for North Carolina (Grade 4-6)
     Oh, the Stories He Wrote! The Life of Dr. Seuss (Grade 4-6)
     OR is for Oregon (Grade 4-6)
     T Is for Thanksgiving (Grade 4-6)
     The Giants of Easter Island (Grade 4-6)
     Tropical Rainforests (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book Three (Grade 4-6)
     WA is for Washington (Grade 4-6)
     Watch Out! I'm Dangerous! (Grade 5-6)
     Alcatraz: The Rock (Grade 5-8)
     Endangered Animals (Grade 5-8)
     Famous Pirates (Grade 5-8)
     Gypsies (Grade 5-8)
     Pirates: Fact or Fiction? (Grade 5-8)
     Haiti Then and Now (Grade 6-7)
     Stories from the Bermuda Triangle: Flight 19 (Grade 6-7)
     The Bermuda Triangle (Grade 6-8)


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