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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Bulletin Board - Teacher's Helpers
            Teacher's Team

Bulletin Board
            Teddy Teams

Make Teams in Class for an Activity
            Team Tags

Short Readers
     Zizou Corder: A Mother-Daughter Team (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     A Day with Dad
     Bobby's Bowling Team (Grades 2-3)
     Jenny Joins the Swim Team (Grades 3-4)
     Megan Makes the Bowling Team (Grades 3-5)
     Reconstruction : A "Tag Team" Event (Grades 4-6)

What Would You Do?
     Team Challenge (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Sibling Cleaning Team (Grade 4)

Read and Color Books
            I'd Like to Be a Judge
            Julio and Nasim Learn About Friendship (PDF file)
            Johnny Makes the Team
            Paul Practices Patience
            Almost Autumn
            The Terror of Tinkerton
            Jumping Jackrabbits (PDF file)
            Six Silly Sheep
            Opening Day of the Winter Olympic Games for Animals (PDF file)
            Going for the Gold (PDF file)
            Who Will Win Today? (PDF file)

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 1-2)
     Why Did I Do That?
(Grades 3-5)
     A Collection of Best Friends
     A Sport with a Funny Name! Curling
     A Sweet Time with Gingerbread
     A Wild Ride: Equestrian Vaulting
     Aliona Savchenko
     An Artist I'm Not
     Avoiding Alcohol
     Be a Good Sport
     Being Angry
     Bobsledding or Bobsleigh
     Clara Hughes
     Commitment - Stick it out!
     Common Cents
     Crandall Farm Hay Rides, Part 1
     Dealing with High Pressure to Achieve
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 3
     Easter Brunch
     Far Away Friends
     Fourth of Julie
     Going to an Arena or the Theatre
     Grandma's Helper Gets Help
     I Hate My Life!, Part 3
     I Hate My Life!, Part 4
     Ice Hockey
     Jamal Has Big Trouble from a Bug Bite
     Making a Big Splash with Water Polo!
     New Year, New Goals
     Nordic Combined
     Not a Typical Mother's Day
     Pen Pal Poetry Party!
     Persuasion - Feeling the Urge to Change
     Ready, Aim, Shoot that Arrow!
     Ready, Set, Skate! Olympic Speed Skating
     Scientists Study the Melting Arctic Ice
     Shaun White, Snowboarder
     Ski Jumping
     Special Shoes
     Sports-Related Careers
     Thanks and Cheer
     The Babe
     The Baseball Game
     The Best Sport
     The Birds, the Beasts, and the Bat
     The Canine Heroes of 9-11
     The Dionne Quints
     The Space Ghost, Part 1
     Welcome to Inuit, Part 3
     What's My Job?
     Who Cares?, Chapter 2
     Whose Fault?
     Why Do Wolves Howl?
     Working Together, Part 2
(Grades 6-8)
     2000 Summer Olympics
     2002 Winter Olympics
     A Day in the Park
     A Dream Job
     A Small Mosquito Bite Causes Big Trouble
     A Sport with an Unusual Name! Curling
     Accidental Discoveries that Changed the World: Super Glue
     Advertising - Let the Buyer Beware!
     Air Jordan
     America's New Year Celebration: The Tournament of Roses
     Baseball Cards
     Billy Demong: Skier with an Odd Tattoo
     Breckenridge, Colorado, Part of Colorado's Playground
     Building a Better Mousetrap, Part 1
     Captain Maher's Job: Is the Hudson River Safe?
     Chasing Aaron
     Chilling Out with Ice Sculptures
     Cleft Lip and Palate
     Clown Fish and Sea Anemones: Talk About Teamwork!
     Cross-Country Skiing
     Cystic Fibrosis
     Danny, Betsy, and Turkeys 4 America
     Davey Barr, Ski Cross
     Davy Crockett - Born in the Frontier
     Dental Hygienist
     Dog Agility
     Dog Sledding
     Education in the Renaissance
     Elephant Polo
     Elian Gonzalez
     Euclid: Father of Geometry
     Exploring Chichén Itzá
     Finding History in the Ice
     Football or Soccer?
     Future Goals
     George H. W. Bush
     Gerald Ford
     Get Moving!
     Grandparents' Cottage
     Hayley Wickenheiser: Commander of the Ice
     Health Care Is Important
     Heather Moyse: Bobsleigh Racer
     Hillary Rodham Clinton - Path to the White House
     How Do Search and Rescue Dogs Do Their Jobs?
     How Does a Savings Account Work?
     Jake and Jackie Organize Their Own Olympics
     John Coy
     Jumping, Leaping Horses!
     Justin Timberlake - From Mouseketeer to Pop Star
     Lady Liberty Gets a Makeover!
     Lanny Barnes, U.S. Biathlete
     Leisure Time
     Let's Get Things Started
     Lindsey Vonn: Queen of the Mountain
     Making the Mark with Archery
     Marfan Syndrome
     Melting Arctic Ice
     Melting Glaciers
     Mitch Albom
     Neighborhood Olympics
     New Horizons Mission to Pluto
     New World Heritage Sites
     Newfoundland and Confederation
     Obesity in Children
     Office of Management and Budget
     Ole Einar Bjorndalen
     Olympic Cycling
     Olympic Express
     Olympic Swimming: Katie Hoff and Michael Phelps
     Parabatics - Skydiving with Flair
     Perseverance - The Race to the North Pole
     Picabo Street, the Downhill Dynamo
     Recognition - Baseball Hall of Fame
     Robert Newton Peck
     Sand Mandalas
     Sasha - A Real Ice Princess
     Scavenging Fun
     Sharon Draper
     Shaun White
     Skijoring Racers
     Smoking Hot Basketball
     Sports Heroes Who Were Immigrants
     Starting the Day on a Good Note
     Stripes That Stick Together
     Tanith Belbin's Story: May I Have this Ice Dance?
     The 1974 Super Tornado Outbreak
     The Art and Sport of Dressage Horseback Riding
     The Best Dog
     The Campaign for the 2008 Presidential Election
     The New Morran Family
     The Prairie Schooner, AKA the Covered Wagon
     The Race to Nome: The 1925 Alaska Serum Run
     The Ride of a Lifetime: Equestrian Vaulting
     The Sago Mine Disaster
     The Sago Mine Disaster
     The Selkirk Settlement
     The Wild World of Water Polo
     The Wolf
     They're Firefighters and Much More!
     Track and Field Beijing Olympics 2008
     United States Border Patrol
     Up, Up, and Away with the Blue Angels!
     Water Pollution in the Hudson River: Captain Maher's Story
     What Is Cricket?
     What Motivates You?
     Whatever Happened to Pluto? Dr. Mike E. Brown, The Planet Hunter
     White House Chief of Staff
     Yuko Kavaguti
(Grades 9-12)
     As You Watch the Olympics......
     George and Ira Gershwin: Musical Teamwork
     Health Care Is Important
     It's Just a Spider
     Matty McNair: Polar Explorer
     On The Road With Alice Ramsey
     Ron Jones
     Shani Davis, Around the World on Two Blades
     The Poetry Slam
     The Rose Bowl Game: "The Granddaddy of Them All"
     The Sound of Their Music: Biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein

(Grades 3-5)
     A Truly Good Sport
     Dinosaur Expedition
     Racing Day!
     Soccer, Smoke, and Steam

(no assigned grade level)
     Where it All Began – The Lewis and Clark Expedition
(Grades 3-5)
     Kit Carson
     Nicaragua - Geography
     Pakistan - Geography
     Quebec Theme - Bonhomme and the Winter Carnival
     Tournament of Roses Parade
(Grades 6-8)
     Angola - Culture
     Argentina - Culture
     Brazil - Traditions and Daily Life
     John Grisham - Author
     Larry Bird – "The Hick from French Lick"
     Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
     South Africa - History
(Grades 9-12)
     Angola - History

Finish the Story
     On Target (Grade 2-3)
     The Baseball Glove (Grade 2-3)
     Excuse Me, Mr. Dinosaur (Grade 3-4)
     Can Fire Strike Twice? (Grade 3-4)
     Early Rising Surprise (Grade 3-4)
     An Olympic Dream (Grade 3-4)
     Great-Grandma Betts (Grade 3-4)
     One Hundred Everything (Grade 3-5)
     The Pine Cone Design (Grade 3-6)
     The Last Home Run (Grade 3-6)
     Tongue Twister Day! (Grade 3-6)
     Persuasion Is Better Than Force (Grade 3-6)
     The Bus Ride (Grade 3-6)
     Win or Lose? (Grade 3-6)
     Thankful Coach (Grade 4)
     The Communication Project (Grade 4-5)
     The Superheroes Clean up the Earth (Grade 4-6)
     Trying Out (Grade 6-8)
     Tryouts (Grade 6-8)
     An Athlete's Life (Grade 7-9)

What Would You Do?
     A Bad Day to Strike Out! (Grade 1-3)
     Last Second Shot (Grade 2-3)
     That's What Friends Are For (Grade 3-5)
     Party Pleaser (Grade 3-5)
     Sleepover, But Not a Lot of Sleeping (Grade 3-5)
     Never Give Up (Grade 3-6)
     Be a Sport! (Grade 3-6)
     Will Sue Get A Spare or Strike Out? (Grade 3-6)
     Plan Ahead, Don't Gamble With Your Future (Grade 3-6)
     To Play or Not to Play (Grade 3-6)
     Jackie and the Kickball Game (Grade 3-6)
     Dangerous Diet (Grade 4-6)
     The Poor Sport (Grade 4-6)
     A Game of Gossip (Grade 6-8)
     Emergency (Grade 6-8)
     Boycott the Olympics? (Grade 6-9)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     A Letter to Grandma (Grades 1-2)
     Hats for Everyone (Grades 1-3)
     We Lost the Game (Grades 1-3)
     Which Sport for Me? (Grades 2-3)
     How Raven Got the Sun: A Native American Legend (Grades 2-4)
     Reading the Sports Page (Grades 2-4)
     All About Mardi Gras (Grades 3-4)
     We Are Circus Performers (Grades 3-4)
     Zac the Bat Makes a Mistake (Grades 3-6)
     A Fruity Picnic (Grade 4)
     What Is a Hero? (Grade 4)
     How to Handle a Theft (Grades 4-7)
     Making Good Choices (Grades 4-7)
     Rising to a Challenge (Grades 4-7)
     Setting and Achieving Goals (Grades 4-7)
     How to Handle a Bully (Grades 4-8)
     Organization (Grades 6-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     A Message from Fluffy (Grade 2-3)
     A Message from Rover (Grade 2-3)
     Philly's Dream Come True (Grade 2-4)
     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Grade 3)
     All in the Family: The Manning Brothers (Grade 3-4)
     In the Pit...With the Crew: A NASCAR Pit Crew (Grade 3-4)
     Oops! More Wild and Wacky Sports Injuries (Grade 3-4)
     Pass it Peyton! Peyton Manning (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Jack Jumps (Story #3) (Grade 3-4)
     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Sports (Grade 3-4)
     The French Quarter's Quarterback: Drew Brees (Grade 3-4)
     The Man Who Followed Favre: Aaron Rodgers (Grade 3-4)
     Auto Racing (Grade 3-5)
     Collecting For a Collection (Grade 3-5)
     History of Hip Hop (Grade 3-5)
     Reaching for the Goal (Grade 3-5)
     A Shooting Star over the Shoe Store (Grade 3-6)
     ME is for Maine (Grade 3-6)
     The Big Prize (Grade 3-6)
     Where, Oh Where is Monty the Bear? (Grade 3-6)
     Meet Me in Miami: My Trip to Super Bowl XLIV (Grade 3-12)
     Cycling's Superstar: Lance Armstrong (Grade 4-5)
     Shaquille O'Neal (Grade 4-5)
     Shaun White: Action Sport Superstar (Grade 4-5)
     Soccer's Superstar: David Beckham (Grade 4-5)
     Tony Stewart (Grade 4-5)
     Want to be an Astronaut? (Grade 4-5)
     Weird and Wild Sports from Around the World (Grade 4-5)
     AK is for Alaska (Grade 4-6)
     Dog Mushing (Grade 4-6)
     Gooaalllll! (Grade 4-6)
     IN is for Indiana (Grade 4-6)
     Machu Picchu: The City in the Clouds (Grade 4-6)
     MI is for Michigan (Grade 4-6)
     MN is for Minnesota (Grade 4-6)
     NY is for New York (Grade 4-6)
     OR is for Oregon (Grade 4-6)
     Soccer History by Mail (Grade 4-6)
     The Iditarod: The Last Great Race on Earth (Grade 4-6)
     UT is for Utah (Grade 4-6)
     B Is for Baseball (Grade 5-6)
     Derek Jeter (Grade 5-6)
     Who "Dat?" That's Drew Brees! (Grade 5-6)
     Level Up: The Making of a Video Game (Grade 5-7)
     Science Solves Video Games (Grade 5-7)
     The National Baseball Hall of Famers: The First Ten (Grade 5-7)
     Alcatraz: The Rock (Grade 5-8)
     Frisbees (Grade 5-8)
     Let's Go Riding: Snowmobile Fun! (Grade 5-8)
     The World of Skateboarding (Grade 5-8)
     Inside The National Baseball Hall of Fame (Grade 5-9)
     Haiti Then and Now (Grade 6-7)
     Shaping the Super Bowl (Grade 7-9)

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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