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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Bulletin Board
            GroundHog Bulletin Board Base Set (black and white)

Cutting and Pasting
            A Set of Seasons

Very Quick Readers
     Ready, Set, Eat! (Very Quick Reader; Grade 2-4 Readability)

Short Readers
     Ready, Set, Skate! Olympic Speed Skating (Short Reader; Grade 2-4 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Setting the Table (Grades 3-4)
     Jake and Jackie Set a Table (Grades 3-4)
     Setting Career Goals (Grades 4-5)
     Setting Up an Aquarium (Grades 4-6)
     Ready, Set - The Space Race Begins (Grades 5-7)
     Setting (Grades 6-12)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Time to Set the Table (Grades 1-2)
     Setting the Clock (Grades 1-3)
     Setting the Table (Grades 2-4)
     Setting and Achieving Goals (Grades 4-7)

Read and Color Books
            Moon Walking
            Treasure Your Teeth (PDF file)
            The Thrifty Tailor
            How Much is Zero?
            Stacy's Surprise Goes Pop! (March 23)
            Baking is fun!
            Easter around the World

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 3-5)
     Funny Lady
     Sergey Bubka

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     A New Coach
     Apple Heads
     Big Plans
     Gary of the Jungle
     Grandma's Non-birthday Card
     I Didn't Know That!
     Jell-O Girl
     Shelly's New Toy
(Grades 3-5)
     "It’s Your Fault!"
     "The Georgia Peach"
     "Yabba Dabba Doo!"
     Goosebumps Give Goosebumps
     A Hamburger Dilemma
     A Special Request
     A Trip to the Dairy Farm
     Are You Creative?
     Around the World
     Beans and Bingo
     Blasted Off Twice
     Blocks for All Ages
     Born to Play Football
     By the Dawn's Early Light
     Camping Trip Cancelled
     Challenger Heroes
     Do Not Pass Go
     Doctor on the Court
     Doing Teshuvah
     Famous for Fairy Tales
     Game Over!
     Gentle Giants
     Give Peace a Chance
     Her Special Touch
     Home of the Pole
     Hot! Hot! Hot!
     How Sweet It Is
     I Love Trains
     I Wonder Why the Sky is Blue
     Keiro no Hi
     Laura Lane Welch Bush
     Like Everyone Else
     May I Borrow a Stamp?
     More Than Snow
     Mr. "Spruce Goose"
     Onions, Onions, Onions
     Over the Falls
     Pie Day Sale
     Queen of Light
     Quick Feet
     Rock Candy Day
     Stormin' Norman
     Swimming Star
     The Arctic Traveler
     The Babe of Baseball
     The Brickyard
     The Chocolate Museum
     The Greatest Show
     The Memory Box
     The Rock Collection
     Underground Freedom Fighter
     Waiting for Fairies
     We Knead Bread
     What on Earth?
     Who Knew?
     Wild Thing
     Working Like a Dog--Really?
     Yeah for Moms!
     Yes, Ma'am

(Grades 1-2)
     Nine by Nine with Baseball
     Pete's Pirate Party
     Three by Three for Clowns
     War Beneath the Waves - Wolfpacks, Hunters, and Hedgehogs
     When I Grow Up
(Grades 3-5)
     A Visit to the Dentist
     Among Gorillas
     Angel of the Battlefield
     Birds in the House
     Dolley Madison Saves President Washington
     From Mildred to Babe
     Hudson Bay Furs
     Martina the Praying Mantis
     New Year's Resolutions
     Not a "Little" Writer
     Olga Learns About Organization on an Ocean Liner
     Patty the Pizza Princess
     Percy the Pterosaur's First Flight
     Randolph's Adventure
     Spring Chickens
     The Day Ash Fell
     The French Chef's Eggs
     The Iroquois
     The Plains Indians
     The Sledding Party
     Tommy Tortoise Goes on a Trip
     Twelve by Twelve with Eggs
     Your Bones

(Grades 1-2)
     An East Coast Thanksgiving
     Art For Sale
     Hot, Hot Wings
     Scout it Out

(Grades 1-2)
     Ancient Greece - Hercules
(Grades 3-5)
     "Who's Honking?"
     Florida Fishing
     New Jersey
     Old Hickory
     Springtime Trail Ride
     The 42nd President - William Jefferson Clinton
     Yellowstone National Park

Finish the Story
     Rainforest Babies (Grade 2-3)
     Backyard Explorers (Grade 2-3)
     Follow That Squirrel (Grade 2-3)
     Fall Shots (Grade 2-3)
     The Noise Outside the Tent (Grade 2-4)
     Bob the Gnome Gets a New Home (Grade 2-4)
     Halloween Giving (Grade 3-4)
     A Real New Year (Grade 3-4)
     Runaway to Freedom (Grade 3-4)
     Pizza Project (Grade 3-4)
     A Cry in the Dark (Grade 3-4)
     We the People (Grade 3-4)
     Great-Grandma Betts (Grade 3-4)
     Itchy Witchy and the Giant Pumpkins (Grade 3-4)
     Trouble on Valentine's Day (Grade 3-5)
     An Unusual Gift (Grade 3-5)
     A Spectacular Summer Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Terence the Turkey Has a Plan (Grade 3-6)
     Juan the Artist (Grade 3-6)
     When Is Quitting Okay? (Grade 3-6)
     Fourth of July Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Just One Puff (Grade 3-6)
     Felicia's Fantastic Invention (Grade 3-6)
     The Shoemaker (Grade 3-6)
     A Piñata for Cinco de Mayo (Grade 3-6)
     My Friend Chris (Grade 4-5)
     Asteroid Drummer (Grade 4-5)
     Zip and Zing Take a Vacation (Grade 4-6)
     And the Winner Is... (Grade 4-6)
     Mousetrap (Grade 4-6)
     Where Are the Fireworks? (Grade 4-6)
     Are You In? (Grade 4-6)
     Groundhog Day? (Grade 4-6)
     Dad, There's a Bird in the House! (Grade 4-6)
     The Missing Project (Grade 5-6)
     The Kite Competition (Grade 5-6)
     Bringing Home the Bacon (Grade 5-6)
     The Largest Gingerbread Man (Grade 5-8)
     The Dump (Grade 6-8)
     Sailing the High Seas (Grade 6-8)
     Virtual Thanksgiving (Grade 6-8)
     Crisis in the Snow (Grade 6-8)
     Bound for the North Pole (Grade 6-8)
     Rainbow Buttons in the Elevator! (Grade 6-8)
     An Artifact on Mars (Grade 8-9)

What Would You Do?
     A Sweet Choice (Grade 2-4)
     Press on or Pass? (Grade 2-4)
     Get Your Own Idea (Grade 3-5)
     The Lemonade Stand Dilemma (Grade 3-5)
     The Human Lobster (Grade 3-5)
     Pop Goes the Easel (Grade 3-5)
     Computer Accident (Grade 3-6)
     The Christmas Present (Grade 3-6)
     What if There Were No Bill of Rights? (Grade 3-6)
     Beachcombing: Finders Keepers? (Grade 3-6)
     The Hungry Lawnmower (Grade 4-6)
     A Note-able Change (Grade 4-6)
     Grandpa's Giving (Grade 5-6)
     Campfire Safety (Grade 5-7)
     Have a Puff (Grade 5-8)
     It's Not Safe to Walk Home Alone! (Grade 6-8)
     My Friend, the Entertainer (Grade 6-8)
     Quit Band? (Grade 6-8)
     Time Is Money? A Dog Grooming Dilemma (Grade 6-8)
     My Sister Smokes (Grade 6-8)
     Joining a Club (Grade 6-8)
     Boycott the Olympics? (Grade 6-9)
     National American Indian Heritage Month (Grade 8-10)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     A Surprise Breakfast (Grades 1-2)
     Waiting for a Flight (Grades 1-2)
     Netiquette Nelly Saves the Day (Grades 1-3)
     The Perfect Pumpkin (Grades 1-3)
     Seaside Trip (Grade 2)
     Four Seasons Potluck (Grades 2-3)
     Girls in the Kitchen (Grades 2-3)
     Half-Chick: A Tale from Spain (Grades 2-3)
     Jake Opens a Bank Account (Grades 2-3)
     Merry Meerkats: Life in the Meerkat Colony (Grades 2-3)
     Out to Dinner (Grades 2-3)
     Puppies for Adoptions (Grades 2-3)
     The Big, Wide-Mouthed Toad-Frog (Grades 2-3)
     The Yellow Dragon: Why Some Animals Look the Way They Do (Grades 2-3)
     Why Tortoise's Shell Is Not Smooth (Grades 2-3)
     Company for Breakfast (Grades 2-4)
     Company for Breakfast (Grades 2-4)
     Leo the Lion and Tiny Mouse (Grades 2-4)
     Let's Bake a Cake (Grades 2-4)
     T.J. Tortoise and Howie Hare (Grades 2-4)
     Raven and the Very Foolish Man (Grades 2-5)
     Seafood Lunch (Grade 3)
     Maui Tames the Sun: A Hawaiian Legend (Grades 3-4)
     Round Magic: A Japanese Tale (Grades 3-4)
     The Magic Bowl (Grades 3-4)
     The Tale of Tafari: How Spiders Learned to Weave (Grades 3-4)
     We'll Keep You Safe (Grades 3-4)
     Why the Carabao Moves So Slowly: A Filipino Tale (Grades 3-4)
     The Miser's Gold (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     The Man Who Became a Caribou (Grades 3-8)
     A More Perfect Union (Grade 4)
     We're Moving! (Grade 4)
     The Good Couple and Their Bad Neighbors (Grades 4-5)
     Game Manners (Grades 4-6)
     Making Good Choices (Grades 4-7)
     The Volcanoes - A Play About Forgiveness (Grades 5-7)
     Kids in a Cabin - a Lesson in Responsibility (Grades 6-8)
     Sister to Sister [Gangs Theme] (Grades 9-12)

Reluctant Reader Books
     A Dollar a Day (Grade 1-2)
     Giant Pandas (Grade 2-3)
     Oh Man, Stan! (Grade 2-3)
     Strange But True: Wacky World Records About the Human Body (Grade 2-3)
     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Grade 3)
     A Weekend in the Smokies (Grade 3-4)
     In the Pit...With the Crew: A NASCAR Pit Crew (Grade 3-4)
     John's Gross-out Mealtime Manners (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Miranda Cosgrove (Grade 3-4)
     Watch Out! It's a Wolfsnail! (Grade 3-4)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Quicksand (Grade 3-4)
     Collecting For a Collection (Grade 3-5)
     Dylan and Cole Sprouse (Grade 3-5)
     History of Hip Hop (Grade 3-5)
     How a Bicycle Works (Grade 3-5)
     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grade 3-5)
     Types of Auto Racing (Grade 3-5)
     H Is for Halloween (Grade 3-6)
     Mapping ABC Style (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Gets his License (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Goes to a Potluck (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Has a Garage Sale (Grade 3-6)
     RI is for Rhode Island (Grade 3-6)
     The Big Prize (Grade 3-6)
     Bigfoot: Truth or Tale? (Grade 4-5)
     Cycling's Superstar: Lance Armstrong (Grade 4-5)
     Funny Frog Facts (Grade 4-5)
     Robert Ballard and the Search for the Titanic (Grade 4-5)
     Save the Giant Pandas (Grade 4-5)
     Shaquille O'Neal (Grade 4-5)
     Special Forces: Pararescue Jumpers (Grade 4-5)
     The Titanic: The "Unsinkable Ship" that Sank (Grade 4-5)
     The Day the Seagulls Attacked (Grade 4-5)
     Want to be an Astronaut? (Grade 4-5)
     AR is for Arkansas (Grade 4-6)
     Centaurs (Grade 4-6)
     Dog Mushing (Grade 4-6)
     H Is for Healthy Habits (Grade 4-6)
     Hall of Records at Mount Rushmore (Grade 4-6)
     It's a Chocolate Thing (Grade 4-6)
     KS is for Kansas (Grade 4-6)
     MA is for Massachusetts (Grade 4-6)
     MT is for Montana (Grade 4-6)
     Mysterious Cities (Grade 4-6)
     ND is for North Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     OR is for Oregon (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     T Is for Thanksgiving (Grade 4-6)
     The History of Pop Music (Grade 4-6)
     The Story of Cupid and Psyche (Grade 4-6)
     TX is for Texas (Grade 4-6)
     Types of Video Games (Grade 4-6)
     Werewolves (Grade 4-6)
     Pirate Ships and Pirate Crews (Grade 4-8)
     Making Money: a Rewarding Experience (Grade 5)
     Amazing Spiders (Grade 5-6)
     B Is for Baseball (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Fingerprints (Grade 5-6)
     Derek Jeter (Grade 5-6)
     Fun Facts about America's First President (Grade 5-6)
     So You Want to Be a Fashion Model? (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Careers in Forensics (Grade 5-7)
     Extreme Destinations (Grade 5-7)
     Level Up: The Making of a Video Game (Grade 5-7)
     Science Solves Video Games (Grade 5-7)
     The National Baseball Hall of Famers: The First Ten (Grade 5-7)
     El Camino de la Muerte: The Road of Death (Grade 5-8)
     Bringing in the New Year (Grade 5-8)
     Chichén Itzá (Grade 5-8)
     Endangered Animals (Grade 5-8)
     Frisbees (Grade 5-8)
     Stonehenge (Grade 5-8)
     The World of Skateboarding (Grade 5-8)
     Totem Poles (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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