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

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Hidden Objects
            Snow Day Delight

Read and Color
            Snow Everywhere
            Snow, Mama, Snow

Encourage Reading
            Snow Many Books

Short Readers
     Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow! (Short Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)
     Snow Leopard (Short Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     The Snow Hill
     Snow Cream (Grades 1-2)
     Snow Day! (Grade 2)
     Bored in the Snow? (Grades 2-3)
     Snow Signs (Grades 2-3)
     An E-mail from Sandy Snow (Grades 2-4)
     Snow Ponies (Grades 3-4)
     Getting Rid of Snow (Grades 3-4)
     Snow and the Number Six (Grades 4-5)
     Snow Monkeys (Grades 6-8)
     Snow and the Number Six (Grades 7-8)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Extreme Snow (Grade 3-4)

Finish the Story
     Stuck in a Snow Globe! (Grade 2-4)
     Let It Snow! (Grade 6-8)
     Crisis in the Snow (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     The Snow Is Falling! (Grades 2-3)

Literature Book Units
     Snow Treasure (Grades 3-6)
     Snow Falling on Cedars (Grades 9-12)
     Katy and the Big Snow (Grades 0-2)

Read and Color Books
            The Roadrunner: Designed for the Desert
            What is Spring?
            It Snowed, So That is That!
            Snow Day
            Fedex Frank Makes the Rounds
            The Twelve Months of the Year (PDF file)
            Purple Everywhere
            Carla Cow
            Frog in a Pond
            Yancy Yak from Yakima
            Sockless Stan's Sweet Feet (May 8)
            Wendy's Weather Secrets (February 5)
            The Shortest Day of the Year (December)
            Sam and Susie
            Snowflakes and Wedding Cakes
            Six Silly Sheep
            Introduction to January
            Introduction to March
            Introduction to November
            Opening Day of the Winter Olympic Games for Animals (PDF file)
            Tundra Tales
            It's Time for Spring!

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(no assigned grade level)
     Are You Eating My Wheat?
     Working Cattle on the Lucky Seven Ranch
(Grades 1-2)
     My Eyes
     Spring Surprise
     The Apple Tree
     The Christmas Wish
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bicycle for Jake
     A Good Idea
     A Natural Decoration
     A Tibetan Monk Says a Prayer
     A White Christmas
     An E-Mail from Blair the Blizzard
     An E-mail from Charlie Cloud
     An E-mail from Sarah Sleet
     An E-mail from William Weather
     Animals on the Arctic Tundra
     Autumn Preparation
     Beothuks: The Red People of Canada
     Changing the Earth's Crust
     Clouds and Weather
     Crandall Farm Hay Rides, Part 1
     Crater Lake National Park
     Dinner with Fred
     Forces Around Us
     Freestyle Skiing - Aerials
     Freestyle Skiing - Moguls
     Freestyle Skiing - Ski Cross
     Fun in the Sun...California Style!
     Glaciers: Moving Rivers of Ice
     Hayly the Arctic Hare
     How to Make a Snowman
     In Winter
     Lester the Lemming
     Marco Is Missing
     Milo's Mittens
     Mountain Goats
     Mystery of the Letter
     Nordic Combined
     Polar Bear Ice-Capade
     Rainy or Fair?
     Reindeer or Caribou
     Scientists Study the Melting Arctic Ice
     Settling the West
     Ski Jumping
     Special Goslings
     Spring Peepers
     Springtime - Outdoors Here We Come!
     Sweet Revenge
     The Arctic Tundra
     The Cycle of the Seasons
     The Earth's Four Seasons
     The Hiding Place, Part 3
     The Inuit
     The Polar Bear
     The Tiniest Winter Wonderland
     The Water Cycle
     Todd the Arctic Fox
     Wally the Walrus
     Water Moves in a Circular Motion
     Weather - Choosing the Perfect Outfit!
     What a Day!
     What Are Earthquakes?
     What Are Glaciers?
     What Is a Weather Map?
     What Is Inside the Earth?
     What Is Weather?
     What's a Blizzard?
     What's That On Your Head?
     Why Does Weather Change?
     Winter Kitten, Part 1
(Grades 6-8)
     A Tibetan Monk Says a Prayer
     Acadia National Park
     Aksel Lund Svindal: Alpine All-Star
     America's New Year Celebration: The Tournament of Roses
     Autumn Migrations
     Breckenridge, Colorado, Part of Colorado's Playground
     Captain Maher's Job: Is the Hudson River Safe?
     Cherokee Legend of Blowing Rock
     Christmas at the White House
     Clouds and Precipitation
     Coffin Ship to America, Part 2
     Craters of the Moon National Monument
     Cross-Country Skiing
     Davey Barr, Ski Cross
     Denali National Park
     Dog Sledding
     Earth's Blanket
     Glacier Movements and Effects on Climate
     Glacier Movements and Moraines
     Grand Canyon
     Grandparents' Cottage
     How Do Bears Hibernate?
     How Do Search and Rescue Dogs Do Their Jobs?
     How Do Zippers Work?
     How Does a Nor'easter Work?
     How Does a Zamboni Work?
     How Does Animal Camouflage Work?
     How Water Changes Earth's Surface
     Ice Age Mammals: The Woolly Rhino
     Inaugural Address
     Insects on the Arctic Tundra
     Is Pluto a Planet?
     It's a Small, Small World: Nano Numbers
     James Ramsey Ullman
     Johannes Kepler and the Mystery of Six-Cornered Snowflakes
     Kid Inventors
     Landslides: On the Road of Destruction
     Lassen Volcanic National Park
     Mass Wasting: Slip-Sliding Away
     Melting Arctic Ice
     Melting Glaciers
     Mount Rainier National Park
     Mountain Biomes
     North Cascades National Park
     Organizing Your Brainstorming
     Pikes Peak: The Most Visited Mountain in North America
     Polar Regions
     Polar Regions
     Predicting the Weather
     Predicting the Weather
     Road Trip
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Skijoring Racers
     Snowkiting and Other Kiting Sports
     Strategies for Effective Reading - Before You Read
     Telescopes Over Time
     The 1974 Super Tornado Outbreak
     The 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens
     The 1993 Storm of the Century
     The Appalachian Mountains
     The Chinese Exclusion Act
     The Great Zamboni
     The Haida: Eagle or Raven?
     The Inuit: People of the Ice
     The Legacy of the Snowman
     The Magic Present
     The Month of January
     The Pilgrims' Life in the New World
     The Race to Nome: The 1925 Alaska Serum Run
     The Reason for the Seasons
     The Rocky Mountains
     The Yosemite Indians of the Ahwahnee Valley
     Vinotok: The Burning of the Grump
     Water Pollution in the Hudson River: Captain Maher's Story
     Water Vapor and Weather
     Water, Water Everywhere: Furious Floods
     Weather Fronts
     What Can You Do About Global Warming?
     What Causes Weather?
     What Is Meteorology?
     Where Will You Go on Your Vacation?
     Words from the Past, Part 1
     Yellowstone Buffalo
(Grades 9-12)
     Arizona Is a Natural Wonderland
     The Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964
     Write Free Verse

(Grades 1-2)
     No Fun Tonight

(no assigned grade level)
     A Visit to Roger Williams Park Zoo
     The Moose of Maine
(Grades 3-5)
     Brazil - Geography
     Finland - Geography
     Georgia - Geography
     New Jersey
     Norway - Geography
     Quebec Theme - Bonhomme and the Winter Carnival
     Quebec Theme - Polar Bears
     Russia - Traditions and Daily Life
     The Eruption of Mount St. Helens
     The Space Needle
     Tournament of Roses Parade
     Yellowstone National Park
(Grades 6-8)
     Canada - Daily Life
     The Auroral Lights
     The Big Burp
     Walt Disney The Great Animator
     Woman of Flight -- Amelia Earhart

Finish the Story
     Ander's Hill (Grade 2-3)
     Where's Mr. Shivers? (Grade 2-4)
     The Disappearing Snowball (Grade 2-4)
     Is Santa Lost? (Grade 2-6)
     Spring Season (Grade 3-4)
     Hello from Mike (Grade 3-5)
     Flakey Starts to Melt! (Grade 3-5)
     Snowflake Fairies (Grade 3-6)
     Sammy the Elf (Grade 3-6)
     How to Build the Biggest Snowman (Grade 3-6)
     To Cruise or Not to Cruise (Grade 3-6)
     The Groundhog Who Was Afraid of His Shadow (Grade 3-6)
     Springtime! (Grade 4)
     Snowflake Magic (Grade 4-5)
     Cross Country Trail (Grade 4-5)
     Spring Hike (Grade 4-5)
     Plans Can Change (Grade 4-6)
     Groundhog Day? (Grade 4-6)
     Independence Day (Grade 6-8)
     Love Is in a Balloon? (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Winter Plans (Grade 3-5)
     Where Is Petersburg Philly? (Grade 3-6)
     Winter Woes (Grade 3-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Packing (Grades 1-2)
     Packing for the Skiing Trip (Grades 1-3)
     What Will the Weather Be? (Grades 1-3)
     Cleaning Out a Closet (Grades 2-3)
     Some Like it Cold (Grades 2-3)
     How Bear Lost His Tail: An Iroquois Legend (Grades 2-4)
     How About Hat? (Grade 3)
     Stylin' (Grades 3-4)
     The Cuckoo: A Siberian Story (Grades 3-4)
     The Old Woman and Her Bear (Grades 3-5)
     The Twelve Months: A Story from Russia (Grades 3-5)
     The Hearty Animals of the Polar Region (Grades 3-6)
     Question Mark Seeks Answers about Presidential Inaugurations (Grades 5-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     The Wonder of Winter (Grade 1-2)
     Dear Diary, What a Year! (Grade 2-3)
     I Love Winter (Grade 2-3)
     Splash of Color (Grade 2-3)
     Spring Has Sprung (Grade 2-3)
     What Do Animals Do During the Winter? (Grade 3-4)
     Desert Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     Groundhog Day: The History and the Holiday (Grade 3-5)
     Reaching for the Goal (Grade 3-5)
     Temperate Forest Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     Meet Me in Miami: My Trip to Super Bowl XLIV (Grade 3-12)
     Glaciers (Grade 4-5)
     Shaun White: Action Sport Superstar (Grade 4-5)
     Dog Mushing (Grade 4-6)
     L is for Landforms (Grade 4-6)
     Soccer History by Mail (Grade 4-6)
     Storm Chasers: Into the Storm (Grade 4-6)
     The Iditarod: The Last Great Race on Earth (Grade 4-6)
     UT is for Utah (Grade 4-6)
     Muskoxen (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Careers in Forensics (Grade 5-7)
     Snowmobiles (Grade 5-7)
     Animals on the Arctic Tundra (Grade 5-8)
     Let's Go Riding: Snowmobile Fun! (Grade 5-8)
     Plants on the Arctic Tundra (Grade 5-8)
     Meet George Washington (Grade 6-7)
     Glaciers in Alaska (Grade 6-8)



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