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

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Ponder the Picture Comprehension Puzzle
            Ponder the Picture of the Pool

Reading Comprehensions
     Life in a Tide Pool (Grades 1-3)
     Tidal Pool (Grades 2-3)
     Pool Safety (Grades 3-4)
     Mr. Pool and the Hot Tub Mystery (Grades 4-6)
     Pete's Pool Party (grade 1) (Grades K-1)

Literature Book Units
     McElligot's Pool (Grades 1-4)
     The Dragonfly Pool (Grades 5-8)

Read and Color Books
            How Much is Zero?
            Mud Pies and Fireflies

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 3-5)
     Julie Krone - Female Jockey
     Vladimir Salnikov
(Grades 6-8)
     A Real Superman
     Big, Bad George - George Foreman
     Jacques Cousteau
     Johnny Weissmuller
(Grades 9-12)
     Peter Paul Rubens, Prince of Baroque Painters
     William Shatner: Get a Life!

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     Bobby and the Buzzy Bees
     Cold, Tingly, Creamy, Sweet
     Gary of the Jungle
     Grampa and Ben
     Okay to be Lazy!
     Tinkertoys and Tiddly Winks
(Grades 3-5)
     1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
     A Hop, Twist and a Jump
     Blue Skies Smiling at Me
     Girl Power!
     Kenny's Collection
     Land of Ice
     Living on a Volcano
     Merry Medicine
     Now We're Cruisin'
     Over the Falls
     Sunglasses Hunt
     Swimming Star
     Ugly is in the Eye of the Beholder
(Grades 6-8)
     "Let It Go"
     Cedro’s Service
     Grandma's Family Tradition
     In the Swim!
     Mariana's Polar Bear Swim
     Marshmallows and Moonlight
     Not Always a Vacation
     The Cleanup Crystal River Project
     The Facts about Spring Fever
     The Popcorn Prince
     The Thrill of the Grill
     What does it take to be a Hero?
(Grades 9-12)
     What is Biodiversity?

(no assigned grade level)
     Meghan Wants to be President
     The Story Behind Our Seasons
(Grades 1-2)
     An Old Door
     David's Duck
     Open House
     Pete's Pirate Party
     Stop and Think
(Grades 3-5)
     A Collection of Best Friends
     A House with Growing Pains — The Story of the White House, Part 2
     Bob's Big Ride
     Boy, Oh Buoyancy!
     Carmen the Camarasaurus Gets Her Wish
     Carnivorous Plants?
     Chemistry by the Numbers: Acids and Bases
     Chichén Itzá
     Floating Cubes
     Fourth of Julie
     Freestyle Skiing
     From Mildred to Babe
     Grandma Cannot Do Cartwheels Anymore
     Grandma's Helper Gets Help
     Igneous Rocks
     Jake and Jackie Have an Argument
     Jake and Jackie Learn to Exercise More
     Jake and Jackie Learn to Understand Others, Part 1
     Jenny Joins the Swim Team
     Julie Krone: Female Jockey
     Making a Big Splash with Water Polo!
     National Night Out
     Olga Learns About Organization on an Ocean Liner
     On the Edge
     Onion Domes and Other Wonders
     Pine Cone Fun
     Rachel Interviews Baron the Brine Fly
     Rachel Sees the Light
     Rainforest in Daylight
     River Bank Mystery (Part 3/3)
     Roman Bathhouses
     Solar Energy
     Sports Balls
     Taj Mahal -- A Love Story
     The Mostest Bestest
     The Storm
     The Stormy Shore
     Tides and Sea Life
     Tides and Sea Life
     Volcanoes and How They Form
     Warpaint Emerald Dragonflies
     Water and Sun Safety
     What a Day!
     What Did You Touch?
     What Is a Volcano?
     What Is an Olympic Village?
     What's in The White House?
     Where Has Our Water Gone?
     ~NAME2s~ Apple
     ~NAME2~ Okapi Sticks His Neck Out
(Grades 6-8)
     "Medicine Woman" - Frontier Doctor Georgia Fix
     A Brief History of Hygiene
     A President's Day
     A Trip to the Outback
     Acids and Bases
     Andrea's Fins
     Aquatic Plants
     Arches National Park
     Art Mystery, Part 2 - The Museum
     Billy Demong: Skier with an Odd Tattoo
     Bungee Jumping
     California Condors
     Carlsbad Caverns
     Cool Floater, Hot Sinker
     Effects of Genetic Engineering
     Emergency? Call 911!
     Eureka! Density!
     Exploring Chichén Itzá
     Extreme Ironing and Other Household Sports
     From the Swimming Hole to Swimming for Medals
     Groundwater Movement
     Growing Up in the White House
     Growing Up in the White House
     Growing Up in the White House
     How Can You Play Polo in the Water?
     Immigrant Children at Work
     Islamic Art
     Jake and Jackie Organize Their Own Olympics
     John Christopher
     Jumping, Leaping Horses!
     Life with Frogs and Toads
     Lincoln Memorial
     Liquid Rocks - How Magma Is Formed
     Living on a Reservation: Shawn's Story
     Lost Water?
     Metamorphic Rocks
     Mosques and Palaces of Islamic Architecture
     Ocean Subdivisions
     Olympic Diving
     Olympic Swimmers
     Olympic Swimming
     Olympic Swimming: Katie Hoff and Michael Phelps
     Optics - The Study of Light
     Our Sense of Hearing
     Pets that Help - Service Animals
     River Patterns
     School’s Out! What Will We Do?
     September 11 Memorials
     Star-Gazing - Entertainment in the Fifties
     Staying Cool
     Synchronized Swimming
     Tectonic Events During the Cenozoic Era
     The Case of the Missing Deed
     The History of Tsunamis
     The Mysterious Fever
     The Northwest
     The Rise and Fall of Water
     The Sense of Touch: Ouch!
     The Stories Behind the Candles
     The Tale of the Taj Mahal
     The Unsinkable Titanic
     The Wild World of Water Polo
     What Is A Volcano?
     What Is Classical Art?
     Where Will You Stay on Your Vacation?
     Yellowstone National Park
(Grades 9-12)
     Energy from Water
     Gadgets, Gizmos, and the Great Unknown
     How to Leave a Gang
     It's All Nuclear!
     Natural Selection
     Peace Corps
     Ron Jones
     The Loss of Domestic Animals: A World Problem
     War on Disease, Part 1 - Attacking Polio

(Grades 1-2)
     Abby and Spot At The Zoo
     The Camping Trip
(Grades 3-5)
     (E)state of Contentment
(Grades 9-12)
     An Alien Landscape
     Chandra's Jewels
     Puffy Sitting
     Samurai Pen
     Saturn's Surprise
     The Old Lamp

(Grades 6-8)
     California Condors
     Red-eyed Tree Frogs
     Spadefoot Toads

(no assigned grade level)
     Australia - Culture
(Grades 3-5)
     Hungary - Geography
     Ukraine - Geography

Finish the Story
     Cowabunga Divers (Grade 2-3)
     Hop In or Hold Tight? (Grade 2-4)
     Surprising Dad (Grade 3-4)
     An Olympic Dream (Grade 3-4)
     Summer's Over (Grade 4)
     Seize the Day (Grade 6-8)
     Rainbow Buttons in the Elevator! (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Up in Smoke! (Grade 3-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Pretty Inside (Grades 2-3)
     Beginning of the New... (Grades 3-4)
     Spring and Summer Holidays (Grades 3-5)
     The King With Dirty Feet (Grades 3-5)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Dear Diary, What a Year! (Grade 2-3)
     If I Lived at the White House... (Grade 2-3)
     Marculus Has Pet Problems (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Visits Earth (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Visits Washington, D.C. (Grade 3-6)
     Meat Munching Plants (Grade 4-5)
     My Body Can Do That? (Grade 4-5)
     The Titanic: The "Unsinkable Ship" that Sank (Grade 4-5)
     Welcome to Army Ranger School (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Shark Attack (Grade 4-5)
     Anne Frank (Grade 4-6)
     NM is for New Mexico (Grade 4-6)
     SD is for South Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     Under the Big Top: Circus Performers (Grade 4-6)
     Zephyr's Choice, Book 3: Victory (Grade 5)
     Wet and Wild Water Slides (Grade 5-6)
     The World of Skateboarding (Grade 5-8)



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