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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Bulletin Board
            Roll Out the Resolutions

Reading Comprehensions
     Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
     Shake, Rattle, and Roll (Grades 1-3)
     A Rolling Optimist or a Seated Pessimist (Grades 5-6)
     Rock and Roll Comes to TV (Grades 6-8)

Literature Book Units
     Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Grades 6-8)

Read and Color Books
            A History of Father's Day
            A History of Mother's Day
            Puppy Wants to Play - Read and Color
            Up, Up, and Away! (April 12)
            Help for Hannah's Cookies (December 2)

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 1-2)
     A Pilgrim Child's Life
     Canada's Prairie Farmers
     Pine Cone Garland
     Summer Fun
     The Calli Cat
     The Shape of Things
     Uncle Fred's Cigar
     What Can I Do With My Soda Cans?
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bit of Doggerel
     A Sweet Time with Gingerbread
     A Tale of Two Grandmas
     An Up and Down Ride
     Answering the Phone
     Apple Pie
     Baked Goods
     Baking Cookies Builds Character
     Before You Leave for Home
     Being a Cat
     Blackfoot Raiders, Part 2
     Bouncy Cranberries!
     Brown Bagging it
     Building a House
     Buying Baby Toys
     Campout Cooking
     Cookies for Mom
     Does Kentucky Really Have Blue Grass?
     Drop, Cover, and Hold On!
     Easter Brunch
     Easy as Pie...Pumpkin Pie, That is!
     Fired Up
     Fired Up
     Food Safety While Hiking or Camping
     Forces Around Us
     Grandma's Magic Liquid
     Hayly the Arctic Hare
     Hearts and Flowers
     Henry Hardy's Rampaging Pumpkin
     Heroes of September 11
     Horse-Thief Summer, Part 2
     How to Deal With a Bully
     How to Make a Snowman
     Humor - The Power of Humor
     I Hate My Life!, Part 2
     I'm So (yawn) Tired!
     Ingrid - It's Not Easy Being Different
     Jake and Jackie Go Shopping
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Gardening, Part 1
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Mailing a Package
     Jake and Jackie Learn to Make Coffee
     Jake and Jackie Learn to Respect Wildlife
     Jake and Jackie Plant a Tree
     Letters from Korea
     Lost Treasures
     Make a Difference Express
     Milo's Mittens
     Milton the Leprechaun Goes Back to Work
     No Substitute for Respect
     Oil for the Temple, Part 2
     Otis the Rhyming Giant
     Painting a Rainbow
     Paratrooper, Part 2 - Behind Enemy Lines
     Pay Yourself First
     Playground Gossip Hurts
     Polar Bear Ice-Capade
     Scrambled Eggs
     Sea Otters and Manatees
     Seahorses Are Not Horses That Live in the Sea!
     Simon Says
     Simon Says, Part 1
     Simple Machines: The Wheel and Axle
     Summer Camping
     The Bat Man
     The Best Catch
     The Center for Endangered Mythological Creatures
     The Goose Brigade
     The Great Pyramid
     The Library Card Adventure
     The Mystery of the Missing Puppy
     The New House
     The Runaway Gingerbread Cookie Mystery
     The Space Ghost, Part 1
     The Thunderbird
     The Truth About Inhalants
     Todd the Arctic Fox
     What Animals Do When They're Afraid
     What's Your Address?
     When You Have Surgery
     Where's Robbie?, Chapter 1
     Whose Fault?
     Why Save the Rainforests?
     Wrapping a Gift
     You Can Write a Ballad
     You Like Him Best!, Part 2
     You Like Him Best!, Part 3
     ~NAME0~ and ~NAME1~ Learn About Honesty, Part 1
(Grades 6-8)
     "Egg"cellent Traditions
     A Little Mountain Escape
     A President's Day
     A Splinter
     Accidental Discoveries: Saccharin
     Amanda's Story: Dealing with Acne
     Andrea's Fins
     Backyard Bowling
     Bird Adaptations
     Building a Better Mousetrap, Part 2
     Centipede or Millipede?
     Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
     Cultural Casualties of War
     Do No Harm
     Easter Symbols
     Fame Can Be Found in Many Ways
     Grandma Tetrazzini's Noodle Heaven
     Gross Domestic Product
     Home Sweet Gingerbread Home
     How Do Penguins Survive the Cold?
     How Does a Camera Take Pictures?
     How Does a Seismograph Work?
     How Does a Surfboard Work?
     How Does a Vending Machine Work?
     How Does a Venus Flytrap Trap Flies?
     How Does a Yo-Yo Work?
     How Does Wii Work?
     How is Cereal Made?
     How Is Paper Recycled?
     How Stethoscopes Work
     Immigrant Children at Work
     Immigrant Cooking in America
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Etiquette, Part 1
     John Christopher
     Keeping a Monthly Assignment Calendar
     Life as an Immigrant
     Life as an Immigrant
     Life Is a Beach
     Moving the Wounded
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part One
     Native American Peace Pipes
     Newton's Three Laws of Motion
     On a Ship to the New World
     Overbooked, Overtired
     Parabatics - Skydiving with Flair
     Passing the Tests at Ellis Island
     Peregrine Falcons
     Plains, Mountains, and Plateaus
     Recycling: Something Old Is New Again
     Road Trip
     Safety Around the Campfire
     Shaun White
     Ship in the Mist, Part 2
     Sidewalk Surfing
     Smoking Hot Basketball
     Snowkiting and Other Kiting Sports
     Sťance - fiction
     The Best Dog
     The Birth of an Idea
     The Gang's All Here!
     The iPhone Arrives
     The Legacy of the Snowman
     The Liberty Bell
     The Liberty Bell
     The Mysterious Fever
     The Pilgrims' Life in the New World
     The Prairie Schooner, AKA the Covered Wagon
     The Pumpkinfest at Thompson's Farm
     The Reign of Terror
     The RV Project
     The Serpent and the Eagle
     The Tri-State Tornado of 1925
     Up, Up, and Away with the Blue Angels!
     What Eggs-actly Is Egg Tempera?
     What Is a "Tar Heel"?
     What is Spiritism?
     What We See
     Why Me?, Part 3
     William Kurelek
(Grades 9-12)
     Eoin Colfer
     George and Ira Gershwin: Musical Teamwork
     Write a Ballad

(Grades 3-5)
     Amish Barn-raising
     Grapefruit Bowling
     Great-aunt Felicia's Favorite Movie
     Medieval Banquet
     Pizza Town
     The Spelling Bee

(no assigned grade level)
     Harvest Festival in Plimouth
(Grades 3-5)
     France - Geography
     Huya's Apprenticeship
     The Race of All Races
     The World of Jazz
(Grades 6-8)
     Germany - Culture (Johann Gutenberg)
     Nigeria - Culture
     The Rodeo

Finish the Story
     The Easter Hat (Grade 1-3)
     Adventure on the Trail (Grade 2-3)
     An Unusual Thanksgiving Dinner (Grade 2-4)
     A Hat of Many Colors (Grade 2-4)
     An "EGG-straordinary" Easter (Grade 2-4)
     The Big Race (Grade 2-4)
     Where's Molly? (Grade 2-4)
     The Wrong Ingredient! (Grade 2-4)
     The Goose that Laid the Unusual Egg (Grade 2-4)
     Trick or Treating or Not? (Grade 3-4)
     Hats Off to You (Grade 3-4)
     Spring Has Sprung (Grade 3-4)
     Charlotte's Grandmother (Grade 3-4)
     Super Grandparents (Grade 3-4)
     The Costume Contest (Grade 3-4)
     Off Limits (Grade 3-4)
     Nature's Changes (Grade 3-4)
     Up, Up, and Away (Grade 3-5)
     Trouble on Valentine's Day (Grade 3-5)
     The Wet Flag (Grade 3-5)
     The Hidden Locket (Grade 3-5)
     Library Book Lost...and Found? (Grade 3-5)
     The Ants' Picnic (Grade 3-5)
     Hello from Mike (Grade 3-5)
     A Magic Ride (Grade 3-5)
     East or West? Which Home is Best? (Grade 3-6)
     The Groundhog Doesn't Feel Well (Grade 3-6)
     Robbie's Invention (Grade 3-6)
     The Groundhog Who Was Afraid of His Shadow (Grade 3-6)
     Zorro the Zookeeper's Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Storm Brewing (Grade 4)
     Breaking the Barrier (Grade 4)
     My Friend Chris (Grade 4-5)
     Uncle Leroy's Flag (Grade 4-5)
     Halloween Surprise (Grade 4-5)
     Pajamas for a Dragon (Grade 4-5)
     A Birthday Puzzle (Grade 4-6)
     The Big Fire (Grade 4-6)
     Martha Manatee Hears a Roar! (Grade 4-6)
     Pop Block (Grade 4-6)
     Thrillsville (Grade 4-6)
     Sailing the High Seas (Grade 6-8)
     Hometown Hero (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Doggy Duty (Grade 3-5)
     My Forgotten Day (Grade 3-5)
     The Christmas Present (Grade 3-6)
     The Spooky Koops House (Grade 3-6)
     Veteran's Day Respect (Grade 4-8)
     Obesity Problems (Grade 5-7)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     A Letter to Grandma (Grades 1-2)
     The Perfect Place (Grades 1-2)
     Apples for Everyone! (Grades 1-3)
     The Runaway Gingerbread People (Grades 1-3)
     Was the West Wild? (Grades 1-3)
     At the Farm (Grades 2-3)
     Girls in the Kitchen (Grades 2-3)
     How Rocks Were Born: A Story of the Far North (Grades 2-3)
     Mr. Bear and His Grapes: An African-American Tale (Grades 2-3)
     Penguins of Antarctica: All About Adelies (Grades 2-3)
     Puppies for Adoptions (Grades 2-3)
     Shape Up! (Grades 2-3)
     The Snow Is Falling! (Grades 2-3)
     The Yellow Dragon: Why Some Animals Look the Way They Do (Grades 2-3)
     To Zoo or Not to Zoo (Grades 2-3)
     At the Post Office (Grades 2-4)
     How Raven Got the Sun: A Native American Legend (Grades 2-4)
     Manners Matter (Grades 2-4)
     The Hidden Pi (Grades 2-4)
     Two Guys and a Really Big Bear (Grades 2-4)
     Animal Names (Grade 3)
     At the Post Office (Grade 3)
     Formally Needed (Grade 3)
     David and the Wolf (Grades 3-5)
     Life in the African Savanna (Grades 3-5)
     The Old Woman and Her Bear (Grades 3-5)
     A Fruity Picnic (Grade 4)
     Going to the Circus (Grade 4)
     Sibling Cleaning Team (Grade 4)
     Fine Feathers (Grades 4-6)
     The Eagle, the Snake, and the Hiker (Grades 4-6)
     Setting and Achieving Goals (Grades 4-7)
     Counting Change (Grade 5)
     Organization (Grades 6-7)
     Kids in a Cabin - a Lesson in Responsibility (Grades 6-8)

Reluctant Reader Books
     My Dog and Best Friend (Grade 1-2)
     Trick of the Clown Witch (Grade 1-2)
     If I Lived at the White House... (Grade 2-3)
     Make Me a Mummy (Grade 2-3)
     Beyond Sit and Stay: Training Tricks for You and Your Dog (Grade 2-4)
     My Movie Moment (Grade 3)
     Crazy Cars: Wild and Wacky Rides (Grade 3-4)
     John's Gross-out Mealtime Manners (Grade 3-4)
     Peace with Pizza (Grade 3-4)
     Percy the Penguin (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Alex's X-Ray Vision (Grade 3-4)
     Stormy Weather (Grade 3-4)
     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Sports (Grade 3-4)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Quicksand (Grade 3-4)
     Auto Racing (Grade 3-5)
     Punk'd at the Prom (Grade 4)
     That's How Ron Rolls: a Skateboarding Story (Grade 4)
     The Ghost at Cave-in-Rock (Grade 4)
     Awesome Inventions (Grade 4-5)
     Bethany Hamilton: Shark Attack Survivor (Grade 4-5)
     How I Survived the Pirate Attack (Grade 4-5)
     How to Have a Green New Year's Eve (Grade 4-5)
     Snakes (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Lost at Sea (Grade 4-5)
     CT is for Connecticut (Grade 4-6)
     E Is for Easter (Grade 4-6)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     IL is for Illinois (Grade 4-6)
     L is for Landforms (Grade 4-6)
     Many Faces of Rock Music (Grade 4-6)
     MN is for Minnesota (Grade 4-6)
     MO is for Missouri (Grade 4-6)
     More Weird Earth Sayings (Grade 4-6)
     MS is for Mississippi (Grade 4-6)
     OH is for Ohio (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     Roller Coasters (Grade 4-6)
     Storm Chasers: Into the Storm (Grade 4-6)
     The History of Pop Music (Grade 4-6)
     TN is for Tennessee (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     WI is for Wisconsin (Grade 4-6)
     A Mythic Order Adventure (Grade 5)
     Zephyr's Choice, Book 2: The Escape (Grade 5)
     Inside The National Baseball Hall of Fame (Grade 5-9)
     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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