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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans


Bulletin Board
            "Sing a Song of..." - Giving to Charities

Reading Comprehensions
     The King Who Couldn't Sing (Grades 2-3)
     Minegoo of the Singing Waters (A Micmac Legend) (Grades 2-3)

Literature Book Units
     When Marian Sang (Grades 2-5)
     Sing Down the Moon (Grades 4-7)
     Last Night I Sang to the Monster (Grades 9-12)
     Each Little Bird that Sings (Grades 4-6)

Read and Color Books
            A History of Father's Day
            Sergeant Molly
            Symbols of Easter
            What is a Good Citizen?
            The Book of Pets
            The Twelve Months of the Year (PDF file)
            The Quail Has Quite a Family
            It Was Nothing
            The Cheerful Chicken
            Timmy the Turkey
            Carla Cow
            A Fairy Celebration (June 23)
            Sam Takes a Silly Walk (March 7)
            Our Friends, the Birds (January 5)
            Six Silly Sheep
            Introduction to December
            Hal's Happy Hippos

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     P. T. Barnum

(no assigned grade level)
     Colors of Autumn
(Grades 1-2)
     Laura Secord Saves the Day
     Mimi the Mermaid
     Something for a Song and a Dance
     The Christmas Wish
     The Homemade Band
     The Seannachie
     The Tube that Toots
     Twinkle, Twinkle
     Why Frogs Are Green
     Yoko Yodels
(Grades 3-5)
     "Sweet Song" - The Mountain Dulcimer
     A Musical Pet
     A Tale of Two Grandmas
     Ada Blackjack: Heroine of the Arctic
     Always Before Me!
     An Earth Day Song
     Ann Is Auditory, Part 1
     Ann Is Auditory, Part 2
     Apples Aren't Always Red
     Christmas Radio Play (religious)
     Cousin Camp
     Danny's Birthday
     Dinosaurs Don't Do Ballet, Pt. 2
     Easter around the World
     Eros and Psyche
     Family Reunion
     Grandpa's Hearing Aids
     H1N1 or Swine Flu
     Happy Birthday To You!
     How Are You Intelligent?
     Jack's Lantern
     Jingle Bells in Space
     Just Folks - The Music of Ordinary People
     K.C.’s Dream (a one-act play)
     Kisses for Kaeden
     Laura Secord - Canadian Heroine, Part 1
     Letters to Dr. Dinosaur
     Manners at Houses of Worship
     Matt's Holi Day
     Meet Maya From Mexico
     My Ears
     Needs for Life
     Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt
     No Substitute for Respect
     Oh Say Can You See....and Sing: The National Anthem
     On Top of the World
     Papa Wood Duck's Gift
     People Need Ears
     Rainforest in Daylight
     Saida Goes to School in Afghanistan
     Scrambled Eggs
     Signs of Easter
     Spring Peepers
     Sukkot Surprise
     The Ant and the Grasshopper
     The Bold Style of a Cappella
     The Dreams of Heroes (part 2)
     The Fox and the Crow
     The Legend of the White Deer
     The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
     The Musical Glass
     The Northern Lights
     The Right Way to Wash Your Hands
     The Right Way to Wash Your Hands
     The Tale of ~NAME0~ Who Never Listened
     These Old Planets
     Three Siblings and a Big Secret
     Virginia Lee Burton
     Water Power
     Wendy's World - Columbus Day
     Whales and Dolphins
     What's Up?
     Why Do Wolves Howl?
     Winter Kitten, Part 1
     You Can Write a Rondeau
     ~NAME0s~ Birthday Bicycle
     ~NAME0s~ Story: An Attitude of Gratitude
     ~NAME0~ the Yellow-billed Cuckoo
     ~NAME1~ Uses the Phone Book
(Grades 6-8)
     A Star Spangled Performance, Part 2
     Aesop and His Fables
     Albert Schweitzer - His Passion for Others Grows
     Alex Flinn
     Animals in the White House - First Dogs
     Beluga Whales
     Birthday Traditions Around The World
     Boris Goldovsky
     Bungee Jumping
     Candles in December
     Captured by Girls
     Caroline B. Cooney
     Caroline Cowles Richards - Life in a Puritan Home
     Children of Japanese Relocation Camps
     Christmas Competition
     Drama in the Renaissance
     Ellis Island - Gateway to America, Part 2
     Encouragement - Break a Leg!
     Entertainment - Relax a Little
     Escaping Starvation in Holland
     Famous Immigrants
     Fantasy - The Wild Things
     Gender Disparity in Togo: Celine's Story
     Get Moving!
     Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
     Happy Hanukkah!
     Heron of Alexandria
     How Annah's Big Ears Saved the Day
     How Do Frogs Croak?
     I'm your tooth
     Jean Learns About National Symbols and Holidays
     Jubilee Celebration
     Justin Timberlake - From Mouseketeer to Pop Star
     Memorial Flags, Part 1
     Mouseketeer Annette
     Music from the Beginning
     Mystery of the Misunderstood Message
     Native American Drums and Flutes
     Nominating the Presidential Candidates
     Preserving the Shining Sea from Ocean Pollution
     Prohibition in Kansas
     Renaissance Music
     Respiratory System
     Sidewalk Surfing
     Song of the Cicada
     Studying "Sense-ably"
     The Case of the Missing Cat's Eye
     The Contributions of Immigrants
     The Death of a Princess
     The Grand Ole Opry of Nashville, Tennessee
     The Inuit: People of the Ice
     The Magic Present
     The Métis: A People of Pride
     The Orchestra versus the Band
     The Peacock and the Crane
     The Respiratory System
     They Reached for the Stars and Became One
     Tippecanoe and Tyler, Too
     Valentine's Day Traditions
     Victoria Woodhull
     Vinotok: The Burning of the Grump
     What Is a Quaker?
     What Is Opera?
     What Is Religion?
     What Is Sikhism?
     What is Spiritism?
     ¡Es El Cinco de Mayo! - It's Cinco de Mayo!
(Grades 9-12)
     "Silent Night"- A Christmas Carol
     A New View of Space
     George and Ira Gershwin: Musical Teamwork
     Ishmael Beah
     Kim Il-Sung
     O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)
     Silent Night: The Christmas Truce of World War I
     The Earth's View (A Speech To Humans)
     What is Religion?
     Write a Rondeau
     Write a Rondeau

(Grades 1-2)
     Red Face and Long Johns
     The Pet Shop
(Grades 3-5)
     Courage and Victory
     Thanksgiving Program

(no assigned grade level)
     Australia - Culture
     Harvest Festival in Plimouth
     Modern Egypt - Traditions and Daily Life
(Grades 3-5)
     "Take Me Out to Cooperstown"
     America the Beautiful
     Ancient Greece - Traditions and Daily life
     Christmas in Italy
     Fiji - Traditions
     Ireland - Traditions
     Nothing Like Family
     Tennessee's Music
     The Star-Spangled Banner
     The World of Jazz
(Grades 6-8)
     Born Free – Mary McLeod-Bethune
     Georgia - Culture
     Lebanon - Culture
     Lithuania - Culture
     Madagascar - Culture
     Nicaragua - Culture: El Nino Poeta
     Nigeria - Culture
     Norway - Daily life
     South Africa - Traditions and Daily Life
     Suriname - Culture
     The Sioux

Finish the Story
     A Froggy Surprise (Grade 2-4)
     Disappearing Apples (Grade 3)
     Two Feathers' Scare (Grade 3-4)
     The Great Escape (Grade 3-4)
     A Real New Year (Grade 3-4)
     Good Luck or Bad? (Grade 3-4)
     Super Grandparents (Grade 3-4)
     Pajama Party! (Grade 3-4)
     Twelve Different Days of Christmas (Grade 3-6)
     Helping the Animals (Grade 4-6)
     I Am Thankful For... (Grade 4-6)
     A Musical Problem (Grade 5-8)
     Let It Snow! (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Stop that Cell Phone! (Grade 3-6)
     Drama Queen (Grade 6-8)
     What Do I Do Now? (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Half-Chick: A Tale from Spain (Grades 2-3)
     Some Like it Cold (Grades 2-3)
     The Wonderful World of Whales (Grades 2-3)
     Trouble on the Farm -- A Readers' Theater (Grades 2-3)
     Mr. Fox and Miss Crow (Grades 2-4)
     Todd and the Apple Tree (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     Warm, Wet, and Lush: Life in the Rain Forest (Grades 3-6)
     Gold for the Clever Man: A Tale from India (Grades 4-5)
     King Sejong and His Alphabet: A Korean Tale (Grades 4-5)
     Grady Grasshopper and Archie Ant (Grades 4-6)
     The Gift of Gold (Grades 4-6)
     Classroom Conduct (Grades 4-7)
     Rising to a Challenge (Grades 4-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Trick of the Clown Witch (Grade 1-2)
     Time to Learn (Grade 1-3)
     How to Pamper Your Pooch (Grade 2-3)
     Spring Has Sprung (Grade 2-3)
     The Beyoncè Contest (Grade 2-3)
     A Weekend in the Smokies (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Miley (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Miranda Cosgrove (Grade 3-4)
     The Man Who Followed Favre: Aaron Rodgers (Grade 3-4)
     S Is For St. Patrick (Grade 3-5)
     Taylor Swift (Grade 3-5)
     The ABCs of Baroque Music (Grade 3-5)
     From Three Brothers to a Band: The History of The Jonas Brothers (Grade 4-5)
     Getting to Know the Jonas Brothers (Grade 4-5)
     Justin Bieber (Grade 4-5)
     Kelly Pickler: From Small Town Girl to Big Time Star (Grade 4-5)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     LA is for Louisiana (Grade 4-6)
     The Greatest Spectacle in Racing (Grade 4-6)
     The History of Pop Music (Grade 4-6)
     B Is for Baseball (Grade 5-6)
     Jennifer Hudson (Grade 5-6)
     Classical Music 1750-1820 (Grade 5-7)
     Bringing in the New Year (Grade 5-8)
     Gypsies (Grade 5-8)
     Totem Poles (Grade 5-8)
     From Teenager to Teen Idol: Taylor Swift (Grade 6-8)


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Earth Day
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