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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans



Read and Color
            Oranges for Christmas

Very Quick Readers
     A Long, Orange Finger (Very Quick Reader; Grade 1-3 Readability)

Short Readers
     How to Model an Insect Using an Orange (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)
     How to Model an Insect Using an Orange (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)

Read and Color Books
            A Stocking for My Sister
            Almost Autumn
            From Pumpkin to Jack-O-Lantern
            A Surprise at the Dentist's Office (June 2)
            A Funny Kind of Bean (April 22)
            The Breakfast Fairies' Invention
            Fruity Secrets

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(no assigned grade level)
     Chinese New Year
     Colors of Autumn
(Grades 1-2)
     A Fall Fair
     Happy Turkey Day
     Jay's Perfect Pumpkin
     Ladybug Life Cycle
     Red Dwarf's Dragon
     Rotten Rose
     Spots and More Spots
     Summer Fun
     The Calli Cat
     The Pine Cone
     Zoe's Colors
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bonfire for Jim
     A Colorful Donut - The Color Wheel
     A Flower Mystery: Is It a Bulb or a Corm?
     A Horn of Plenty
     A Little Camping Mystery
     A Not So Amusing Amusement Park
     A Treat for Trudy the Troodon
     All Animals Need to Eat Right
     Amanda's Special Salad
     And Called It Macaroni
     Christmas Stockings
     Color Me Blue
     Cones Are Like Flowers
     Corn Snakes
     Crystal's Way
     Eat Healthy, Grow Strong
     Finding Rainbows
     First Day at a New School
     Fish of the Reef
     Flying Snakes
     From a Plant to a Pumpkin
     Fruits and Vegetables
     Gertrude the Goose Gets a Surprise
     Gift for a Snowman
     Hardscrabble Christmas II
     Hardscrabble Christmas III
     Henry Hardy's Rampaging Pumpkin
     How Do Toasters Work?
     How Do We Smell Things?
     How Do We Taste Things?
     How Many Seeds Are In Your Pumpkin?
     Introduction to Volcanoes
     Keisha Suffers from Animal Cruelty
     Kwanzaa Symbols (nonfiction)
     Lester Learns to Listen
     Look, but Don't Touch!
     Matt's Holi Day
     One Very Good Day
     Painting a Rainbow
     Pen Pal Poetry Party!
     Pierce Waits in the Pumpkin Patch
     Pine Cone Walk
     Ping Pong Goes the Ball!
     Po's New Year
     Pointillism - Lots and Lots of Dots!
     Prickly Daddy!
     Rachel Interviews Gene the Grasshopper
     Rachel Interviews Lorna the Ladybug
     Rachel Interviews Mandy
     Rain, Rain
     Sukkot Surprise
     Summer Camping
     Temperature Changes
     The Best Salesman in the World
     The Boer War
     The Cycle of the Seasons
     The Fruit with a Jacket
     The Missing Socks
     The Mood Meter
     The Mood Meter
     The Strange Plate of Cheese
     Two Shining Eyes
     Vanessa for President
     Vegetables in a Pouch
     What Animals Do When They're Afraid
     What Do We Do With the Rest?
     What Is a Rainbow?
     What Is a Volcano?
     What Would We Eat Without Plants?
     ~NAME0s~ Badge of Courage
(Grades 6-8)
     A Sport that Sounds Fun - Ping Pong!
     A Trip to the Outback
     A Whacky Good Time with Piņatas
     Acids and Bases
     Advertising - Let the Buyer Beware!
     All About Apples: A Brief History of Apples
     Brunelleschi's Dome
     Bungee Jumping
     Call Before You Dig!
     Can You Eat a Rainbow?
     Cecropia Moths
     Change - What's Change?
     Cherokee Legend of Blowing Rock
     Color Mixing
     Could There Be Water on the Moon?
     Eating as an Athlete
     Eating Well for Good Health
     Emperor Penguins
     Europe Switches to the Euro
     Feel Full on Fewer Calories
     Feel Full on Fewer Calories
     Finding the Main Idea
     Fungi - Friends or Foes?
     Gifts from the Rainforest
     Gila Monsters
     Grandparents' Cottage
     How Do Bees Make Honey?
     How Does Paint Work?
     Ice Age Mammals: The "Terrible Pig" Dinohyus
     It Started With a Peach Basket
     Kingdom Fungi
     Making Healthy Food Choices
     Meet My Pet Tarantula
     Mischief Night (Historical Fiction)
     Monarchs on the Move: A Southern Migration
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Three
     Pitohuis and Ifritas
     Poetry - Rhyme, Rhythm, and More
     Properties of Light
     Red or Green, Some Like Them Hot
     Red-Eyed Tree Frogs
     Road Trip
     Sammy Sosa
     Siberian Tigers
     Skeletal System - Healthy Bones
     Space Shuttle Columbia
     Sports Heroes Who Were Immigrants
     Sweets for the Sweet
     The Case of the Missing Deed
     The Electromagnetic Spectrum
     The Golden Gate Opens
     The Magic Present
     The Mouse Finds a House
     The Mysterious Fever
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part One
     The Mystery of the Open Window
     The Mystery of the Strand of Pearls, Part 1
     The Painted Desert
     The Pumpkinfest at Thompson's Farm
     The Science of Fireworks
     The U.S. Gets Florida
     The War in South Africa
     Three Kings Day
     Vitamins from Food or Supplements
     Waves and Rays, Part II
     What Is Buddhism?
     What Is Color Theory?
     What Is Fauvism?
     What Is Impressionism?
     What Is Pointillism?
     What Is Wicca?
     What Stinks? Halitosis or Bad Breath
     What's a Preschooler to Drink?
     William Kurelek
     Writing List Poetry
(Grades 9-12)
     John Boyne
     Light and Color
     Rainforest Plants
     Seward's Folly
     The Flat Sphere
     The Rainforest

(Grades 3-5)
     Breakfast at Tiffany's
     Medieval Banquet

(Grades 3-5)
     Hey, Kool-Aid Man! The Creation of Nebraska's State Soft Drink
     New Jersey
     The Columbus Day Weekend Trip
     The Space Needle
(Grades 6-8)
     Mexican Independence Day
     New York: "Ever Upward"
     South Africa - Geography
     South Africa - History
(Grades 9-12)
     Netherlands - History

Finish the Story
     My Story: Growing Up as a Seed (Grade 2-3)
     Halloween Party (Grade 2-3)
     Patty the Pumpkin Discovers Halloween (Grade 2-4)
     At the Balloon Rally (Grade 2-4)
     Too Hungry to Help? (Grade 2-4)
     The Goose that Laid the Unusual Egg (Grade 2-4)
     Is Santa Lost? (Grade 2-6)
     The Costume Contest (Grade 3-4)
     Nature's Changes (Grade 3-4)
     Appearances Can Be Deceptive (Grade 3-5)
     A Growing Goldfish! (Grade 3-5)
     Flakey Starts to Melt! (Grade 3-5)
     Here, Kitty, Kitty (Grade 3-5)
     Bradley the Brave Country Mouse (Grade 3-6)
     Terence the Turkey Has a Plan (Grade 3-6)
     To Cruise or Not to Cruise (Grade 3-6)
     Stop that Bus! (Grade 3-6)
     Where Would I Move? (Grade 3-6)
     Persuasion Is Better Than Force (Grade 3-6)
     The Bus Stop Dilemma (Grade 3-6)
     A Pumpkin's Fate (Grade 3-7)
     Whodunit? (Grade 4-6)
     Pop Block (Grade 4-6)
     Last Day of School (Grade 4-6)
     A Walk in the Woods (Grade 6-8)
     Would You Want to Live Forever? (Grade 9-12)

What Would You Do?
     Time to Help? (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     All the Colors of the Rainbow (Grades 1-2)
     Pumpkins All Around (Grades 1-2)
     Painting the House (Grades 1-3)
     Here Comes Autumn (Grade 2)
     Don't Forget Your Vitamins and Minerals! (Grades 2-3)
     Four Seasons Potluck (Grades 2-3)
     Mending the Sky: A Story from China (Grades 2-3)
     Why Tortoise's Shell Is Not Smooth (Grades 2-3)
     Antarctica: Life in a Frozen Land (Grades 2-4)
     The Old Wild Goose Tries to Keep Winter from Coming (Grades 2-4)
     Why Bats Fly at Night: A Story from Laos (Grades 3-4)
     Life in the Amazing and Unique Everglades (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)
     Victor and Violet (Grade 4)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Eating Through the Week (Grade 1-2)
     Splash of Color (Grade 2-3)
     Ladybugs! (Grade 2-4)
     Chang's Chinese New Year (Grade 3-4)
     Emma's Valentine's Day Mystery (Grade 3-4)
     P.U. Plants (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Jack Jumps (Story #3) (Grade 3-4)
     Dylan and Cole Sprouse (Grade 3-5)
     Ogres (Grade 3-5)
     Prairie Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     Temperate Forest Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     Grammar Zoo Train (Grade 3-6)
     H Is for Halloween (Grade 3-6)
     Mapping ABC Style (Grade 3-6)
     Aliens: Fact or Fiction? (Grade 4-5)
     My Body Can Do That? (Grade 4-5)
     Wild and Wacky Color Facts (Grade 4-5)
     You and Your Favorite Color (Grade 4-5)
     AL is for Alabama (Grade 4-6)
     CO is for Colorado (Grade 4-6)
     FL is for Florida (Grade 4-6)
     H Is for Healthy Habits (Grade 4-6)
     ID is for Idaho (Grade 4-6)
     MD is for Maryland (Grade 4-6)
     NJ is for New Jersey (Grade 4-6)
     NY is for New York (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     Soccer History by Mail (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     WV is for West Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     Rainbows (Grade 5-6)
     Watch Out! I'm Dangerous! (Grade 5-6)
     Let's Eat: Unusual Foods! (Grade 5-8)
     Plants on the Arctic Tundra (Grade 5-8)
     The National Toy Hall of Fame (Grade 6-8)



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