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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Read and Color
            Patty at the Pet Store
            At the Pet Store
            Sounds of the Pet Store

Reading Comprehensions
     Warehouse Stores (Grades 3-5)
     Mineral Super Store (Grades 9-10)

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

Read and Color Books
            Matt's Red, White, and Blue Ribbon
            Paul Practices Patience
            A Day in Candyland (June 1)
            Tom and His Pet
            Clyde of the Desert

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(no assigned grade level)
     Skin and its Care
     Vitamins & Minerals
(Grades 1-2)
     A Mother's Work
     Catch a Canary
     Shoots and Roots
     The Christmas Wish
(Grades 3-5)
     A Present that Made Sense
     Ada Blackjack: Heroine of the Arctic
     All Animals Need to Eat Right
     All by Myself!
     Animal Antifreeze
     Apples Aren't Always Red
     Autumn Preparation
     Barn Mystery
     Birds and Beaks
     Buying a Jacket
     Christmas Shopping
     Construction Workers
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 1
     Donald's Tale of the Coral Reefs
     Fire Safety at Home
     Food Webs
     From the Cow to the Carton: How Milk Gets to You
     Gila Monsters
     Going to a Party
     Halloween Costume under the Sea
     Happy Birthday To You!
     Holding a Grudge
     Homemade Cold Treat
     How Do We Smell Things?
     How Does a Checking Account Work?
     How Does Soap Make Bubbles?
     In Winter
     Jake and Jackie Clean the House
     Jake and Jackie Go Shopping
     Jake and Jackie Prepare for the Holidays
     Jennifer and Diane's Costume Ideas
     Karl's Kitchen
     Keeping Your Skeletal System Healthy
     Lester the Lemming
     Library Beginnings
     Lisa Plans a Party
     Michael Helps Ben at the Food Bank
     Moving Day for Monica
     One Hump or Two?
     Planning a Trip to an Amusement Park
     Plant Parts
     Rachel Interviews Lorna the Ladybug
     Rebecca's Family Visits the Food Bank
     Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
     Scientists Study the Melting Arctic Ice
     Scully the Guide Dog Helps Scott
     Special Shoes
     Stages of Plant Growth
     Summer in the City
     Summer in the Sand
     Teesha Drinks Clean Water
     That Makes Cents!
     The Ant and the Grasshopper
     The Best Salesman in the World
     The Cycle of the Seasons
     The Real Toy Story
     The Space Ghost, Part 2
     The Stomach
     The Wheels on the Bus Need a Driver!
     Using Your Debit or ATM Card
     Westward Ho!
     What Are Glaciers?
     What's Up?
     You Like Him Best!, Part 3
     Your Bones
     Your Digestive System
     Zach and His Little Red Wagon
     Zook: A Polar Bear's Tale of Global Warming
(Grades 6-8)
     A Back That's Strong: Working for a Living in the 1890s, Part 1
     A Brief History of Pizza
     A Mistake That Worked
     All About Apples: A Brief History of Apples
     An African Girl Drinks Clean, Fresh Water
     An American Family Visits the Food Bank
     Animal Cells: Cells Without Walls
     Annie Wignall's Care Bags
     Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt: Working for a Living in the 1890s, Part 2
     Applying for Credit
     Arches National Park
     Banana Spiders
     Butter vs. Margarine
     California Condors
     Calvin Coolidge
     Community - A Place to Belong
     Dealing With Losing a Parent
     Dining Out on a Budget
     Do Not Stand Idly By
     Eating Well for Good Health
     Elephants Never Forget Animal Cruelty
     Emperor Penguins
     Four-Legged Help: Guide Dogs for the Blind
     Get Moving!
     Gila Monsters
     Grandma Tetrazzini's Noodle Heaven
     Gray Whale Migration
     Hoary Marmots
     Home Inventions
     How Do Ants Build Colonies?
     How Do Barcodes Work?
     How Do Batteries Work?
     How Do Bears Hibernate?
     How Do Bees Make Honey?
     How Do People Protect Plants and Animals?
     How Do Solar Cells Work?
     How Do Windmills Produce Energy?
     How Does a Sewing Machine Work?
     How Does an Escalator Work?
     How Does Baking Work?
     How Does Recycling Help the Earth?
     Initiative - Do You Show It?
     It's in the Can!
     Jerome Bruner
     Johannes Kepler and the Mystery of Six-Cornered Snowflakes
     Jonathan Swift
     Kangaroo Rats
     Lead in Toys: Mrs. Cooney Worries
     Loaning Your Money
     Melting Arctic Ice
     Milk Nutrition
     More Gross but Edible Foods
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Two
     Neighbors Living Near a Nuclear Power Plant
     Nutrition During Pregnancy
     Nutritional Safety
     Operation Iraqi Freedom
     Owls: Skillful Hunters
     Perfume - The Science of Smell
     Pizza For Sale
     Plant Cells: Cells With Walls
     Poisonous Plants
     Portion Control
     Raccoons, the Masked Bandits
     Recycling: Something Old Is New Again
     Research - The Big Move
     Shopping for School Supplies
     Should I Just Swipe My Credit Card?
     Skijoring Racers
     Summer Job
     Systems - Those Mighty, Mighty Ants!
     The Birth of an Idea
     The Digestive System
     The Excretory System
     The iPhone Arrives
     The Iraq War
     The New Morran Family
     The Polaroid Camera
     The Prairie Schooner, AKA the Covered Wagon
     The Prince of Pop Art
     The Purloined Web Page, Part 1
     The RV Project
     The Skeletal System
     The Stomach
     The World's Most Endangered Animals
     Thomas Ponders Genetically Engineered Food
     Water, Water Everywhere: Furious Floods
     What Can You Do About Global Warming?
     What Is Credit?
     What Is Scrapbooking?
     What You Can Do to Save the Earth
     Who Invented UPC Bar Codes?
     Why Me?, Part 3
     Ying Chang Compestine
     Yuck, That's Gross!
(Grades 9-12)
     Anton Chekhov
     The "Maine" Reason to Pick Your Teeth
     The Brain

(Grades 1-2)
     Purple Dog Buys a Kite
(Grades 3-5)
     Grapefruit Bowling
     Great-aunt Felicia's Favorite Movie
(Grades 6-8)
     Back to School Shopping

(no assigned grade level)
     Harry S. Truman
     The Battle of Lexington Reenactment
(Grades 3-5)
     Lebanon - Geography
     Mesa Verde
     Quebec Theme - Polar Bears
     The Teddy Bear
     Walnut Grove, Minnesota
(Grades 6-8)
     Hey, Kool-Aid
     Lebanon - Culture
     Mongolia - Culture
     Sarah's 4-H Honeybee Project

Finish the Story
     A Special Teddy (Grade 1-3)
     Juan Goes Shopping (Grade 2-3)
     The Prize Box (Grade 2-3)
     The Baseball Glove (Grade 2-3)
     Zero, Where Are You? (Grade 2-3)
     My First Thanksgiving Dinner (Grade 2-3)
     Halloween Pumpkin Faces (Grade 3-4)
     The Parade Float (Grade 3-4)
     A World of Bikes (Grade 3-4)
     Rushing into Trouble (Grade 3-4)
     Small Inventor Big Invention (Grade 3-4)
     A Lump of Soapstone (Grade 3-4)
     The Okie Camp (Grade 3-4)
     Good Newts about Pets (Grade 3-4)
     The Costume Contest (Grade 3-4)
     Minchin and Minuet Go to Mardi Gras (Grade 3-4)
     Minchin's King Cake (Grade 3-4)
     Trouble on Valentine's Day (Grade 3-5)
     Where Shall We Go? (Grade 3-5)
     One Hundred Everything (Grade 3-5)
     A Tale of Two Raindrops (Grade 3-5)
     The Bright Red Sled (Grade 3-6)
     The Secret of Gingerbread (Grade 4-5)
     Cinco de Mayo Mistake (Grade 4-5)
     Holiday Giving (Grade 4-5)
     Zip and Zing Take a Vacation (Grade 4-6)
     Pop Block (Grade 4-6)
     Who Ate All My Cereal? (Grade 4-6)
     I Won a Week at Skateboarding Camp! (Grade 5-6)
     Right to Be Free (Grade 5-8)
     Seize the Day (Grade 6-8)
     Christmas (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     One Scoop or Two (Grade 3-4)
     Party Pleaser (Grade 3-5)
     Saving for the Summer (Grade 3-5)
     School Shopping Blues (Grade 3-5)
     You Owe Me (Grade 3-6)
     The Bicycle Rodeo (Grade 3-6)
     To Tell or Not to Tell? (Grade 3-6)
     I Lost My Money! (Grade 3-6)
     One Last Puppy (Grade 4-6)
     Shopping - What Would You Do? (Grade 4-6)
     Too Much Change (Grade 4-6)
     Which Job Will You Choose? (Grade 6-8)
     What Do You Say? (Grade 6-8)
     Gift Clothes (Grade 6-8)
     Friends (Grade 6-8)
     It's Not Easy to Return Something (Grade 6-8)
     Where Can I Buy Some Self-confidence? (Grade 6-9)
     Dressing Well on a Budget (Grade 9-12)
     Would You Take this Promotion? (Grade 9-12)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     We Like to Have Fun (Grades 1-2)
     Sneaky Smoke (Grades 1-3)
     Jake Opens a Bank Account (Grades 2-3)
     Breaking the Bank (Grades 2-4)
     Busy Bees: Life in a Honeybee Hive (Grades 2-4)
     Buying Vegetables at the Farmers' Market (Grades 2-4)
     Seafood Lunch (Grade 3)
     Cheng and Jian: The Story of Two Chinese Brothers (Grades 3-4)
     Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend (Grades 3-4)
     Amazing Ants: Life in the Colony (Grades 3-5)
     Filling in the Yearly Planner (Grades 3-5)
     The Importance of Being Responsible (Grades 3-5)
     The Hearty Animals of the Polar Region (Grades 3-6)
     Grady Grasshopper and Archie Ant (Grades 4-6)
     Organization (Grades 6-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     How to Pamper Your Pooch (Grade 2-3)
     Magnificent Mackinac (Grade 2-3)
     Bug Off! Bizarre Bugs From Around the World (Grade 3-4)
     Dream a Little Dream...What Does it Mean? (Grade 3-4)
     Presidential Pets (Grade 3-4)
     What Do Animals Do During the Winter? (Grade 3-4)
     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grade 3-5)
     S Is For St. Patrick (Grade 3-5)
     Temperate Forest Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     Marculus Entertains a Pink Blobulus (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Has a Garage Sale (Grade 3-6)
     Weird Earth Sayings (Grade 3-6)
     Amazing Sharks (Grade 4-5)
     Dry as Dust (Grade 4-5)
     Early Years of a Leader (Grade 4-5)
     Eww! Being Stinky to Stay Safe (Grade 4-5)
     Snakes (Grade 4-5)
     Underground Treasure: The New York Gold Vault (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Bear Attack (Grade 4-5)
     Anne Frank (Grade 4-6)
     AR is for Arkansas (Grade 4-6)
     C Is For Christmas (Grade 4-6)
     Crime Scene Investigation (Grade 4-6)
     Gooaalllll! (Grade 4-6)
     H Is for Healthy Habits (Grade 4-6)
     How About a Corn Snake for a Pet? (Grade 4-6)
     Marculus Gets a Job (Grade 4-6)
     Monster Trucks (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to Paint Your Room! (Grade 4-6)
     Tropical Rainforests (Grade 4-6)
     Pirate Ships and Pirate Crews (Grade 4-8)
     Jennifer Hudson (Grade 5-6)
     Rainbows (Grade 5-6)
     So You Want to Be a Fashion Designer? (Grade 5-6)
     Venomous Snakes (Grade 5-6)
     Watch Out! I'm Dangerous! (Grade 5-6)
     Welcome Aboard Air Force One (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Careers in Forensics (Grade 5-7)
     Level Up: The Making of a Video Game (Grade 5-7)
     The History of Computers (Grade 5-7)
     Animals on the Arctic Tundra (Grade 5-8)
     Let's Go Riding: Snowmobile Fun! (Grade 5-8)
     Pizza (Grade 5-8)
     The Tower of London (Grade 5-8)
     Totem Poles (Grade 5-8)
     Castles: Mighty Fortresses (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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