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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Bulletin Board
            Assorted Soldier Pictures

Very Quick Readers
     Buffalo Soldiers (Very Quick Reader; Grade 5-7 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Child Soldiers All Over the World (Grades 1-3)
     Private Joseph Plumb Martin - Revolutionary War Soldier (Grades 3-5)
     Buffalo Soldiers (Grades 4-6)
     Colonial soldiers (Grades 4-6)
     Missing Childhood: The Plight of Child Soldiers (Grades 4-6)
     Operation Lonely Soldier (Grades 4-6)
     The Life of a World War I Soldier (Grades 5-7)
     Colonial soldiers (Grades 6-8)
     Not Just Soldiers (Grades 6-8)
     At War with Bigotry - Buffalo Soldiers in the Spanish American War (Grades 7-9)
     A Rail Running Soldier (part 1) (Grades 8-10)
     A Rail Running Soldier (part 2) (Grades 8-10)

Literature Book Units
     From Slave to Soldier (Grades 1-3)
     Summer of My German Soldier (Grades 5-7)
     Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting (Grades 5-8)
     Soldier's Heart (Grades 6-8)
     A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier (Grades 9-12)
     The Secret Soldier (Grades 2-4)

Read and Color Books
            Sergeant Molly
            Introduction to November
            Memorial Day History Read and Color
            Memorial Day

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 1-2)
     Far, Far Away
     Letters to Sam
     Making Canada
(Grades 3-5)
     A Fever For a Friend?
     A White Christmas
     A Wild Ride: Equestrian Vaulting
     Advantages and Disadvantages
     Can Children Live in the White House?
     Can Children Live in the White House?
     Canada and World War II
     Carpetbaggers and Scalawags
     Coming Home
     Crazy Horse
     Eight Days of Light
     Election Issues
     Fort Sumter National Monument
     Fruitcake -- A Sweet Christmas Treat
     Gloves and Mittens
     John Wilkes Booth
     Kisses for Kaeden
     Landmines: Deadly Surprises
     Louis Braille, Reading With Your Fingers
     Making a Calendar
     Making a Calendar
     Manitoba and Confederation
     Massacre at Wounded Knee
     Native Americans
     Oh Say Can You See....and Sing: The National Anthem
     Oil for the Temple, Part 1
     Paratrooper, Part 2 - Behind Enemy Lines
     Rachel Interviews Tad the Termite
     Red River Resistance and Louis Riel
     Rutherford B. Hayes
     Saskatchewan and Alberta Join Confederation
     Slinky: The Dropped Spring
     Sticks and Swords: The Art and Sport of Fencing
     The Great Wall of China
     The Northern Economy
     The Northwest Rebellion
     Ulysses S. Grant
     Warpaint Emerald Dragonflies
     Why Are We Fighting in Iraq?
(Grades 6-8)
     "Dutch" Reagan
     "I Will Fight No More Forever"- Chief Joseph
     A Brief History of Pizza
     A Sport with an Unusual Name! Curling
     A Story of Anti-Personnel Mines: Maria's Story
     A War for Peace
     African Americans in the Civil War
     Aftermath of the Civil War
     Albert Schweitzer - His Passion for Others Grows
     Anna Marie Jarvis: The Mother of Mother's Day
     Atlanta Falls
     Battle of Antietam
     Battle of Little Bighorn
     Betsy Ross
     Captured by Girls
     Chief Quanah Parker: Last Chief of the Comanches
     Children in the White House
     Children in the White House
     Children in the White House
     Children of Japanese Relocation Camps
     Choking Out Smoking
     Christmas at the White House
     Civil War Ambulance Corps
     Civil War Prisons
     Clara Barton
     Confederate Flag Controversy
     Do Not Stand Idly By
     Election 2008 - The Issues
     Election of 1864
     Emancipation Proclamation
     Famous Everyday People
     First Battle of Bull Run
     Fort Sumter
     Gary Schmidt
     Hearing the Call to Help Deaf Children in Mexico
     Hermit Crabs
     How Vaccines Work
     Hugs For Heroes: The Story of Bailey Reese
     Injuries and Illness
     Jack Hays, Texas Ranger
     Jean Learns About National Symbols and Holidays
     Jean Studies U.S. History, Part 1
     Johnny Clem, "Drummer Boy of Chickamauga"
     Kathleen Karr
     Kid Inventors
     Landmines: Watch Your Step!
     Lincoln's Assassination
     Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
     Making the Mark with Archery
     Maria's Story: A Village of Land Mines
     Markus Zusak
     Memorial Flags, Part 1
     Memorial Flags, Part 2
     Mouseketeer Annette
     Moving the Wounded
     Ole Einar Bjorndalen
     Operation Iraqi Freedom
     Peter Francisco: The Virginia Giant
     Pikes Peak: The Most Visited Mountain in North America
     Pompey the Great
     Portrait Painters
     Robert Borden
     Robert E. Lee
     Sanitary Fairs: Civil War Fundraisers
     Secretary of Veterans Affairs
     Sherman's Neckties
     Systems - Those Mighty, Mighty Ants!
     The Apache Kid: Outlaw Legend of the Southwest, Part 1
     The Corn Laws
     The Easter Lily
     The Fourth of July
     The Hatfield and McCoy Feud
     The Important Role of Women During World War II
     The Iraq War
     The Korean War, Part 1
     The Korean War, Part 2
     The Last Monday in May
     The Quebec Bridge Disaster
     The Ride of a Lifetime: Equestrian Vaulting
     Tombstone, Arizona, "The Town Too Tough To Die"
     Trail of Tears, Part 2
     Ulysses S. Grant
     Warrior's Heart, Part 1 - Ira Hayes
     Warrior's Heart, Part 2 - Ira Hayes
     Weapons of War
     What Happens on Inauguration Day?
     What Is a "Tar Heel"?
     What's the Invention You Couldn't Live Without?
     White Blood Cells
     Why Did Russians Come to America?
     Women in the Civil War
     Words from the Past, Part 2
     World War II, Part 1
     World War II, Part 2
(Grades 9-12)
     "Silent Night"- A Christmas Carol
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Earth Science in Your Life
     Fort Snelling, Minnesota
     Ishmael Beah
     Kate Chopin
     Ron Jones
     Silent Night: The Christmas Truce of World War I
     The Natural Wonders of Virginia
     The Old Swamp Fox: General Francis Marion
     The Romans in Britain: Hadrian's Wall
     The Vietnam Women's Memorial

(Grades 3-5)
     (E)state of Contentment
     Courage and Victory
     Pizza Town

(no assigned grade level)
     Ancient Egypt - Daily Life
     Ancient Egypt - History
     Geronimo!—The Last Apache Warrior
     The Battle of San Jacinto
     Where it All Began – The Lewis and Clark Expedition
(Grades 3-5)
     Andrew Johnson - 17th President
     Old Hickory
     Puerto Rico - Geography
     Sarah Winnemucca - Paiute Princess
     The Charter Oak
     The Great Doctor
     The Louisiana Purchase
     The Star-Spangled Banner
(Grades 6-8)
     Bulgaria - Culture
     Croatia - History
     Delaware - The Early History
     France - History
     Mammoth Cave
     Poland - History
     The Sioux
     Ukraine - Culture
(Grades 9-12)
     Bulgaria - History
     Chile - History
     Cuba - History
     Ecuador - History
     Falkland Islands - History
     Indonesia - History
     Vietnam - History

Finish the Story
     The Wrong Ingredient! (Grade 2-4)
     The Parade Float (Grade 3-4)
     Eastern Escape (Grade 3-4)
     Nutcracker to the Rescue (Grade 3-4)
     Uncle Leroy's Flag (Grade 4-5)
     A Place in Women's History (Grade 4-6)
     The Secret Artist (Grade 4-6)
     Veterans Day (Grade 6-8)
     It's Not My Cigarette! (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     What Does the American Flag Mean to You? (Grade 3-6)
     Time to Help? (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     How the Brave Pot-Maker Helped the Rajah: A Tale from India (Grades 2-4)
     What Is a Hero? (Grade 4)
     The Blue Rose (Grades 4-6)
     Organization (Grades 6-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Extreme Floods (Grade 4-5)
     Mike and the Legend of St. Valentine (Grade 4-5)
     Military Machines (Grade 4-5)
     Anne Frank (Grade 4-6)
     CO is for Colorado (Grade 4-6)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     MT is for Montana (Grade 4-6)
     NC is for North Carolina (Grade 4-6)
     Savannah Banana Loves Yellow (Grade 4-6)
     Scarlet Tiara Loves Red (Grade 4-6)
     TN is for Tennessee (Grade 4-6)
     VA is for Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     Famous Pirates (Grade 5-8)
     Frisbees (Grade 5-8)
     Lighthouses (Grade 5-8)
     Pizza (Grade 5-8)
     Castles: Mighty Fortresses (Grade 6-8)
     Famous Cemeteries Around the World (Grade 6-8)
     Famous Cemeteries in the U.S. (Grade 6-8)
     The National Toy Hall of Fame (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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