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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Finish the Story
            Shamrock Shoes

Reading Comprehensions
     Special Shoes (Grades 1-3)
     Jake and Jackie Teach How to Tie a Shoe (Grades 2-4)
     My New Red Shoes (Grades 3-6)

Reluctant Reader Books
     A Shooting Star over the Shoe Store (Grade 3-6)

Literature Book Units
     Salt in His Shoes (Grades 2-4)
     Dancing Shoes (Grades 3-8)
     Shoeless Joe and Me (Grades 4-7)
     Al Capone Shines My Shoes (Grades 4-8)

Read and Color Books
            Carla Cow
            Sockless Stan's Sweet Feet (May 8)
            A Funny Fever (March 20)
            I Can't Find It!
            The Shortest Day of the Year (December)
            Easter around the World

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     Booker T. Washington
     Jan Ernst Matzeliger
     Terry Fox

(no assigned grade level)
     First Day Back
(Grades 1-2)
     Clancy Clown
     Laura Secord Saves the Day
     Pine Cone Garland
     Spots and More Spots
     The Shell Necklace
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bonfire for Jim
     A Fairy Treat (National Cotton Candy Day)
     A Sport with a Funny Name! Curling
     Acceptance - It's A Two-Way Street
     Advertising: Fact or Opinion?
     All by Myself!
     Be an Informed Consumer
     Being Scared
     Benedict Arnold
     Beothuks: The Red People of Canada
     Bicycles: Riding Out In The Open
     Bobby's Bowling Team
     Budget Blues
     Crocodiles and Alligators
     Dinosaurs Don't Do Ballet Pt. 1
     Easter Hunt
     First Day at a New School
     Gangs in Jamaica: Eduardo's Tale of Two Worlds
     Good Clean Earth
     Grab, Run, Slide, the Skeleton Is Quite a Ride!
     Habitants of Quebec
     Halloween Costume under the Sea
     Hot! Hot! Hot!
     Initiative: Trash or Treasure?
     Interview Tips
     Jake and Jackie Prepare to Fly
     Jennifer and Diane's Costume Ideas
     Junior Rangers to the Rescue, Part 2
     Katie's First Day of School
     Laura Helps the Street Children of Ecuador
     Laura Secord - Canadian Heroine, Part 2
     Little Green Men
     Live Like an Egyptian
     Louis Braille, Reading With Your Fingers
     Make Your Own First Aid Kit
     Milo's Mittens
     Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt
     Now and Then - Everyday Life in a New England Town
     Olympic Snowboarding: The Facts
     Olympic Speed Skating
     On The Night Before School Starts
     One Dark and Stormy Night
     Pine Cone Fun
     Private Joseph Plumb Martin - Revolutionary War Soldier
     Put Your Best Foot Forward
     Rain, Rain
     Round, Silly Rococo Art
     Shopping for a Bank
     Social Classes in Colonial America
     Stories in Our Head
     Stories in Our Head
     Taking Care of the Lawn
     The Best Sport
     The Cider Party
     The Cleanest Boy in Mill City
     The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
     The Missing Socks
     The New Girl
     The New House
     The Northern Economy
     The Oregon Trail
     The Quiet King of the Jungle
     The Real McCoy: The Life of Elijah McCoy, Inventor
     The Real Toy Story
     The Red Maple Spreads Its Wings
     There's a Hummer in the Bathroom!
     To Avoid a Pinch
     Todd the Arctic Fox
     Trail of Tears
     Tulip, the True-Blue Kangaroo
     Valley Forge
     Wagon Train Adventure
     Wendy's World- Barter and Trade
     Wendy's World- Visitors from Japan
     What Desegregation Meant to Margaret
     What Did You Touch?
     You Can Write a Ballad
     Zach and His Little Red Wagon
     Zip It Shut With Velcro
     ~NAME0~ and ~NAME1~ Learn About Honesty, Part 2
     ~NAME0~ Gets a Fair Shot
     ~NAME1~ Learns About Courage
(Grades 6-8)
     "Dutch" Reagan
     9/11 Hero: Father Mychal Judge
     A Dramatic Moment All to Yourself
     A Splinter
     A Sport with an Unusual Name! Curling
     Advertising - Let the Buyer Beware!
     Anacaona's Quinceañera
     Backwoods Thanksgiving I--Elk Trouble
     Being the Difference
     Breakers Break Into Dance
     Caroline Cowles Richards - Life in a Puritan Home
     Carrie Berry's Civil War Diary
     Charlie Chaplin - The Tramp
     Close Only Counts in Horseshoes
     Cold Warriors, Part 1 - USSR
     Cold Warriors, Part 2 - U.S.
     Do No Harm
     Economy of the Midwest Region
     Eduardo's Tale of Two Worlds: Gangs in Jamaica
     Escaping Starvation in Holland
     Famous Names in Sports
     Finding History in the Ice
     For Every Object, A Group
     Get Moving!
     How Do Search and Rescue Dogs Do Their Jobs?
     Immigrant Children at School
     Immigrant Children at Work
     Industrialization and Immigration
     Inhalant Abuse
     Journal Entry, First Day of 6th Grade
     Kade's Story in Indonesia: Work in a Sweatshop
     Keep Bad Bugs Away
     Laura Secord - The Paul Revere of Canada
     Life on the Unemployment Line - Riding the Rails
     Life with Creepy, Crawly Pets
     Lonnie the Late Bloomer
     Maria's Story: A Village of Land Mines
     Market Incentives, Substitutes, and Complements
     Medieval Fashion
     Mucus, Boogers, and Snot - How GROSS!
     Nathan Hale
     New England Region: Its History and People, Part 2
     Not Just Soldiers
     Phillis Wheatley- Childhood of a Poet
     Renaissance Fashion
     Rock Climbing
     Sammy Sosa
     Sidewalk Surfing
     Silly Mrs. Peabody's Missing Spectacles
     Six Thanksgiving Myths
     Skiing the Slopes
     Smoking Hot Basketball
     Sweatshops in Indonesia: Kade's Story
     Taxation without representation
     The Gang's All Here!
     The Magic of Houdini
     The Medici Family
     The Muskogee People
     The Prince of Pop Art
     The Real Fat Albert Kid
     The Street Children of Ecuador
     Trail of Tears, Part 2
     Traveling with Your Pet
     Valley Forge - Winter of 1777-1778
     Victorian Dances
     What Is a "Tar Heel"?
     What is Islam?
     What Is Islam?
     What is Zoroastrianism?
     Wild, Wild Dress - Women
     William H. Johnson
     Women's Life on the Great Plains
     Words from the Past, Part 1
     Yuck, That's Gross!
(Grades 9-12)
     Bay of Pigs
     Civilian Families in the South
     Earthquakes and Our Society
     Eoin Colfer
     Hawaiian Etiquette
     In the Path of a Hurricane
     Justice Sees Red - The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti, Part 1
     Justice Sees Red - The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti, Part 2
     Red Stick Conflict
     Stretcher Men
     The "Maine" Reason to Pick Your Teeth
     The Old Man of the Mountain
     Trade and Its Global Effect
     Write a Ballad

(Grades 3-5)
     Amish Barn-raising
     Dr. Cadabra's Expedition (Part 1)
     Dr. Cadabra's Expedition (Part 2)
     Mission Implausible
     My First Auction
     The Spelling Bee

(Grades 3-5)
     A Big Bug - A Monument to Diversity
     Christmas in Italy
     Russia - Traditions and Daily Life
(Grades 6-8)
     "Shanghai Tunnels"
     Indonesia - Culture
     The Maine State Museum

Finish the Story
     A Special Teddy (Grade 1-3)
     Juan Goes Shopping (Grade 2-3)
     The End of the Rainbow (Grade 2-4)
     One Hundred Items in a Pocket (Grade 2-4)
     Small Inventor Big Invention (Grade 3-4)
     A Whale on the Beach (Grade 3-4)
     Itchy Witchy and the Giant Pumpkins (Grade 3-4)
     Where Shall We Go? (Grade 3-5)
     Library Book Lost...and Found? (Grade 3-5)
     The Ants' Picnic (Grade 3-5)
     Stop that Bus! (Grade 3-6)
     Ian Finds a Leprechaun (Grade 3-6)
     The Shoemaker (Grade 3-6)
     A Lucky Find (Grade 3-6)
     A Spring Cleaning Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     The Flag of Freedom (Grade 3-6)
     Falling for School (Grade 4)
     Spring Hike (Grade 4-5)
     I Dropped the Bucket (Grade 4-5)
     Zip and Zing Take a Vacation (Grade 4-6)
     I Won a Week at Skateboarding Camp! (Grade 5-6)
     Keep an Eye on That Leprechaun (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     A Lost Little Boy (Grade 3-6)
     Beachcombing: Finders Keepers? (Grade 3-6)
     A Labor Day Dispute (Grade 3-6)
     Is St. Patrick's Day Lucky For You? (Grade 3-6)
     The Spooky Koops House (Grade 3-6)
     Teacher Swap Day (Grade 3-6)
     I Dropped the Bucket! (Grade 4-5)
     Too Much Shampoo! (Grade 4-6)
     Is This Dog Sick? (Grade 4-6)
     Reaching Out to Jada (Grade 4-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Time to Shop! (Grades 1-2)
     Packing for the Skiing Trip (Grades 1-3)
     Packing for Vacation (Grades 1-3)
     Checking in at the Airport (Grade 2)
     Penguins of Antarctica: All About Adelies (Grades 2-3)
     Round Magic: A Japanese Tale (Grades 3-4)
     Stylin' (Grades 3-4)
     Showing Off Our Clothes! (Grade 4)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Annie's Best Day (Grade 1-2)
     A Message from Rover (Grade 2-3)
     Strange But True: Wacky World Records About the Human Body (Grade 2-3)
     That's How Ron Rolls: a Skateboarding Story (Grade 4)
     The Ghost at Cave-in-Rock (Grade 4)
     Early Years of a Leader (Grade 4-5)
     It's All in the Numbers: Wild and Wacky Number Truths (Grade 4-5)
     My Body Can Do That? (Grade 4-5)
     Robert Ballard and the Search for the Titanic (Grade 4-5)
     Want to be an Astronaut? (Grade 4-5)
     Weird and Wild Sports from Around the World (Grade 4-5)
     Crime Scene Investigation (Grade 4-6)
     Rocky Mountain National Park Adventure (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     Under the Big Top: Circus Performers (Grade 4-6)
     Alien Encounter? The Betty and Barney Hill Story (Grade 5-6)
     So You Want to Be a Fashion Model? (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Careers in Forensics (Grade 5-7)

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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