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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Read and Color
            Questions For Grandma
            Questions About Santa Claus

Reading Comprehensions
     Dr. Dinosaur's Question (Grades 1-3)
     Writing Answers to Essay Questions (Grades 4-6)
     There Is No Such Thing as a Stupid Question (Grades 5-7)
     May I Ask You a Question? (Grades 6-7)
     Prescription Drug Question (Grades 7-9)

What Would You Do?
     I Have a Question (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Question Mark Seeks Answers about Presidential Inaugurations (Grades 5-7)

Read and Color Books
            The Little Insect
            Morgan's Best Friend

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(no assigned grade level)
     Vitamins & Minerals
(Grades 1-2)
     A Pilgrim Child's Life
     Twinkle, Twinkle
(Grades 3-5)
     A Fairy Treat (National Cotton Candy Day)
     A New Friend
     A New Puppy
     A Tale of Health Care
     Ada Blackjack: Heroine of the Arctic
     All by Myself!
     An Account of Her Own
     Ann McGovern
     Back to School Writing Assignment
     Behavior - It Is a Choice!
     Being Safe in a Thunderstorm
     Birthday Present
     Boiling Over
     Celine's Story: Gender Disparity in Togo
     Common Cents
     David A. Adler
     Dealing with High Pressure to Achieve
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 1
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 3
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 4
     Do You Have the Map?
     Dots and Dashes
     Flying Snakes
     Gail Gibbons
     Greenland Sharks
     Haleakala National Park
     How Does a Checking Account Work?
     It's a Mystery!
     Jamie's Dream
     Jean Finds Out About the Requirements for U.S. Citizenship
     Jeff Brown
     Job Lost and Found
     Keith and the Tiger Tragedy
     Keith Interviews Carla Condor
     Lester Learns to Listen
     Marcy Finds Help At School
     Mikhail's Story: Change in Armenia
     Planning a Trip to an Amusement Park
     Rachel Interviews Aaron the Desert Locust
     Rediscovering Mom
     River Rats
     Shake, Rattle, and Roll
     Silly Shapes
     Summer in the Sand
     The Boasting Traveler
     The Far Side of Weird
     The First Fourth
     The Great Chocolate Cake Compromise
     The Hiding Place, Part 2
     The Hiding Place, Part 3
     The Mystery of the Bone that Grew
     The Mystery of the Bone that Grew
     The Trip Home
     Torn Apart and Back Together
     Traveling - Make Your Travel Plans
     Up or Down
     What are They Doing to My Food?
     What Is Geography?
     What's Your Address?
     Where Do You Live?
     Where Is My Pen?
     Where's Robbie?, Chapter 5
     Why Am I so Tired?
     Would You Fly If You Could?
     You Can Write a Lune
(Grades 6-8)
     You Tube Begins
     A Short History on Marathon
     Alex Flinn
     Amanda's Story: Dealing with Acne
     An Unstable Fourth, Part 2
     Are You Listening? Part 2
     Benjamin Bloom
     Butter vs. Margarine
     Calvin Coolidge
     Captain Maher's Job: Is the Hudson River Safe?
     Casey and Marie Share a Room
     Clues to Earth's Past
     Comprehension Skills
     Conflict Between Serbia and Kosovo
     Courage - Ain't I a Woman?
     Dealing with the Press, One Part of the President's Job
     Devils Tower
     Different Ways of Analyzing the Text
     Endangered Dolphins
     Euclid: Father of Geometry
     Feel Full on Fewer Calories
     Feel Full on Fewer Calories
     Flag out of Time
     Gender Disparity in Togo: Celine's Story
     Greeting Cards and More
     Gun Control
     How Does a Canoe Work?
     How Does the Outgoing President Leave on Inauguration Day?
     How Does Your Boat Float?
     Human Genome Project
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Etiquette, Part 1
     Jean Studies for his Citizenship Test, Part 1
     Jean Studies U.S. Geography
     Johannes Kepler and the Mystery of Six-Cornered Snowflakes
     Jubilee Celebration
     Karen Cushman
     Lewis Carroll
     Low Voter Turnout
     Lunar Apples
     Marking the Text
     Mitch Albom
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part One
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Two
     Nicole's Story: Dealing with Scoliosis
     Noah McCullough, Author
     Nominating the Presidential Candidates
     Nuclear Testing in North Korea
     Olympic Express
     Overbooked, Overtired
     Parents Demand Schools!
     Participating in Class
     Poisonous Plants
     Poverty in America
     Predicting the Weather
     Presidential Appointments
     Previewing Your Reading Assignment
     Pump Up Your Reading
     Pythagoras: the Father of Numbers
     Rainforest Logging Banned in New Zealand
     Reading a Menu
     Reform in Armenia: Mikhail's Story
     Samantha Reed Smith, America's Youngest Ambassador
     Scientists Get Their Ducks in a Row about Bird Flu
     Soft Money
     Spending Time in the World of Harry Potter
     Sustainable Development
     The "Witches" of Salem, Massachusetts: Part 2
     The "Witches" of Salem, Massachusetts: Part 1
     The Aggravation of Acne
     The Case of the Disappearing Bats
     The Diet of a Cystic Fibrosis Patient
     The Flag in the Box
     The Loss of the Honeybees
     The Monster of Lake Champlain
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part One
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Two
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part Three
     The Scientific Method
     Thomas Ponders Genetically Engineered Food
     Tips for Giving a Great Presentation
     Water Pollution in the Hudson River: Captain Maher's Story
     What Goes Into a Political Poll?
     What Is a FICO Score and Why Does It Matter?
     What Is a Foreclosure?
     What Is Magnetism?
     Where Have the Honeybees Gone?
     Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge? The Emily W. Roebling Story
     Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On!
     Women Vote in Kuwait
     Write a Quinzaine
     Writing Short Answers
     Yoshiko Uchida
     Young Immigrants and Crime in Germany - What Is the Connection?
(Grades 9-12)
     A Brief History of Letter Writing
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Crime and Young Immigrants in Germany - What is the Connection?
     How Does a Microwave Oven Work?
     Ishmael Beah
     Joseph Heller
     Lune: the American Haiku
     Missouri State Nicknames
     Roger Williams: Founder of Providence, Rhode Island
     Ron Jones
     Seamus Heaney
     The Brain
     The Marva Collins Story: "A Brilliant Child Inside Every Student"

(Grades 3-5)
     Dinosaur Expedition
     President George W. Giraffe
     What it Means to Be a Prince

(no assigned grade level)
     Ancient Egypt - Daily Life
(Grades 3-5)
     The Ohio State Symbols Game
     The Space Needle
(Grades 6-8)
     Fiji - History
     France - History
     Guyana - Culture
     New Jersey
     The Gallup Poll
     The Trail of Tears
     Thomas Alva Edison
     Venezuela - Culture: Teresa de la Parra
(Grades 9-12)
     Madagascar - History

Finish the Story
     A Special Teddy (Grade 1-3)
     New Kid in the Math Class (Grade 2)
     Halloween Party (Grade 2-3)
     A Belly Full of Butterflies (Grade 2-4)
     Excuse Me, Mr. Dinosaur (Grade 3-4)
     Can Fire Strike Twice? (Grade 3-4)
     The Great Escape (Grade 3-4)
     Counting Penguins (Grade 3-4)
     Runaway to Freedom (Grade 3-4)
     Pizza Project (Grade 3-4)
     Super Grandparents (Grade 3-4)
     The Bat House Project (Grade 3-4)
     A Surprise from Your Teacher (Grade 3-5)
     So Many Kinds of Scientists! (Grade 3-5)
     The Snake and the Wildcat (Grade 3-5)
     A Spectacular Summer Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Zorro the Zookeeper's Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     The Mystery of the Old House (Grade 3-6)
     First Wedding (Grade 4)
     Snowflake Magic (Grade 4-5)
     Cinco de Mayo Mistake (Grade 4-5)
     A Trip to the Rainforest (Grade 4-6)
     Crossing the Ocean to America (Grade 4-6)
     The Ugly Scarf (Grade 4-6)
     Derek and the Turkey (Grade 4-6)
     Icy Adventure (Grade 6-8)
     I Got It (Grade 6-8)
     Trying Out (Grade 6-8)
     You Be the Detective! (Grade 6-8)
     Let's Find Out (Grade 6-8)
     Veterans Day (Grade 6-8)
     Bound for the North Pole (Grade 6-8)
     Pioneers (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Sneak a Peek (Grade 3-5)
     To Tell or Not? (Grade 3-5)
     Jonathon Finds Two Feathers (Grade 3-6)
     What Does the American Flag Mean to You? (Grade 3-6)
     Up in Smoke! (Grade 3-6)
     Homework Horror (Grade 4-8)
     My Friend, the Entertainer (Grade 6-8)
     Gift Clothes (Grade 6-8)
     It's Against the Law (Grade 6-8)
     Money Is Missing (Grade 6-8)
     The Lawn Mowing Business (Grade 6-8)
     Everyone Else Has a Computer (Grade 6-8)
     Boycott the Olympics? (Grade 6-9)
     E-mail Dilemma (Grade 7-9)
     You Are the Witness (Grade 7-9)
     Accused of Stealing (Grade 9)
     Runaway Friend (Grade 9-12)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     All About Calendars (Grades 2-3)
     Handling the Phone (Grades 2-4)
     The Hidden Pi (Grades 2-4)
     The Mouse Deer: A Tale From Indonesia (Grades 2-4)
     Calendar Conversation (Grades 3-4)
     The Class Project (Grades 3-5)
     The Talking Salmon (Grades 3-5)
     Discover the Truth: The Legend of El Dorado (Grade 4)
     Learning in Class (Grade 4)
     What Is a Hero? (Grade 4)
     The House on the Hill (Grades 4-5)
     Good Communication (Grades 4-7)
     Study Skills (Grades 4-7)
     Forgiveness Rapped Up (Grades 7-8)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Oh Man, Stan! (Grade 2-3)
     Please, Louise! (Grade 2-3)
     Spring Has Sprung (Grade 2-3)
     Summer Postcards from Blake and Bill (Grade 2-3)
     The Beyoncè Contest (Grade 2-3)
     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Grade 3)
     A Weekend in the Smokies (Grade 3-4)
     All in the Family: The Manning Brothers (Grade 3-4)
     Letters from Griffin (Grade 3-4)
     Mapping ABC Style (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Gets his License (Grade 3-6)
     The Big Prize (Grade 3-6)
     The Ghost at Cave-in-Rock (Grade 4)
     Aliens: Fact or Fiction? (Grade 4-5)
     Mike and the Legend of St. Valentine (Grade 4-5)
     My Movie Audition (Grade 4-5)
     Sandcastles on the Beach (Grade 4-5)
     The Myth of the Man-eating Monster (Grade 4-5)
     A New Game Show on Planet Pearth! (Grade 4-6)
     Cameras (Grade 4-6)
     Centaurs (Grade 4-6)
     How to Lose Friends and Annoy People (Grade 4-6)
     Marculus Gets a Job (Grade 4-6)
     Mysterious Cities (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     Rocky Mountain National Park Adventure (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to be a Superhero (Grade 4-6)
     Alien Encounter? The Betty and Barney Hill Story (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Fingerprints (Grade 5-6)
     Excuse Me! Wacky and Wild Cultural Differences (Grade 5-6)
     Level Up: The Making of a Video Game (Grade 5-7)
     Science Solves Video Games (Grade 5-7)
     Endangered Animals (Grade 5-8)
     Pizza (Grade 5-8)
     Stonehenge (Grade 5-8)
     Inside The National Baseball Hall of Fame (Grade 5-9)

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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