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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans

Read and Color
            The History of Trains
            All Aboard the Campaign Train

            Make an Alphabet Train

Very Quick Readers
     Chugga, Chugga, Choo, Choo! All About Trains (Very Quick Reader; Grade 2-4 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     The Great Train Robbery
     Tommy Learns about Trustworthiness on a Train (Grades 2-3)
     Freddy and the Freight Train (Grades 2-3)
     Wagon Train Adventure (Grades 2-3)
     Trains (Grades 3-4)
     Dog Training Tips (Grades 3-5)
     Wagon Trains (Grades 4-5)
     Joshua Lionel Cowen: Inventor of Lionel Trains (Grades 4-5)
     Training for the Ancient Olympics (Grades 4-6)
     A Train without a Ticket? (Grades 5-7)
     Train Bombing in Madrid (Grades 6-8)
     The Friendship Train (Grades 7-9)
     The Merci Train (Grades 7-9)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Beyond Sit and Stay: Training Tricks for You and Your Dog (Grade 2-4)
     Grammar Zoo Train (Grade 3-6)

Literature Book Units
     Ghost Train (Cascade Mountain Railroad Mysteries) (Grades 4-6)
     The Story of Harriet Tubman, Freedom Train (Grades 4-7)

Read and Color Books
            The Terror of Tinkerton
            Lake Day

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     Mata Hari, Exotic Spy?

(Grades 1-2)
     Honoring the Dogs
(Grades 3-5)
     Aliona Savchenko
     Alpine Skiing
     An Up and Down Ride
     Bicycles: Riding Out In The Open
     Celine's Story: Gender Disparity in Togo
     Christ Statue, Brazil
     Clara Hughes
     Dancing Dressage Horses
     Danny's Birthday
     Franklin Pierce
     Gail Gibbons
     Garon Gets Glasses
     George Selden
     Gertrude Chandler Warner
     Gettysburg Address
     Habits - Making and Breaking Habits
     Ingrid and the Minimum Wage Battle in Germany
     Jamal's Journey
     Keepers of the Peace
     Kids Konnected
     Machu Picchu
     Make a Difference Express
     Mikhail's Story: Change in Armenia
     My Ears
     Olympic Food: Feeding the Athletes
     Paratrooper, Part 1 - First Jump
     Peter's Crazy Calendars
     Police Cadet
     Scully the Guide Dog Helps Scott
     Skier Lara Gut: A Winner in Any Language
     Sports-Related Careers
     Sticks and Swords: The Art and Sport of Fencing
     Strikes Hit the Nation
     The Canine Heroes of 9-11
     The Cattle Industry Grows
     The Mischievous Dog
     The Nose Knows
     The Quiet Revolution
     The Real McCoy: The Life of Elijah McCoy, Inventor
     Virginia Lee Burton
     Westward Ho!
     What a Ride! Cisco Competes in Three-Day Eventing
     What's a Map?
     Where's Robbie?, Chapter 5
     Why President Lincoln Grew a Beard
     You've Got Mail
(Grades 6-8)
     A Dream Job
     A Splinter
     Aksel Lund Svindal: Alpine All-Star
     Ally Carter
     Animal Care Workers
     Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt: Working for a Living in the 1890s, Part 2
     Beijing's Preparation for the 2008 Olympics
     Benjamin Bloom
     Bessie Coleman: "World's Greatest Woman Flyer"
     Best Friends Animal Society
     Bonnie Dunbar: From Farm Girl to Astronaut
     Breckenridge, Colorado, Part of Colorado's Playground
     Charlotte Hawkins Brown
     Child Labor
     Circulatory System
     Civil War Ambulance Corps
     Clara Barton
     Court Reporter
     Crime in Colombia: Alvaro's Kidnapping
     Dog Agility
     Dog Sledding
     Dorothea Dix
     Dr. Emily Stowe: In Spite of the Odds
     Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
     Education in the Renaissance
     Emma Hart Willard
     Endangered Dolphins
     Equestrian Superheroes! Three-Day Eventing
     Fiscal Policy
     Four-Legged Help: Guide Dogs for the Blind
     Gender Disparity in Togo: Celine's Story
     Going to Work in the 1800s
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 1
     Halloween Can Be Frightfully Fun
     How Do Guide Dogs Do Their Job?
     How Do Search and Rescue Dogs Do Their Jobs?
     How Does a Kite Work?
     How Does a Seismograph Work?
     How Does a Tornado Work?
     How Vaccines Work
     Improving Your Reading Rate
     Injectable Epinephrine
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Etiquette, Part 2
     Jean-Jacques Rousseau
     Johnny Clem, "Drummer Boy of Chickamauga"
     Jumping, Leaping Horses!
     Karen Cushman
     Kathleen Karr
     Killer Whales
     Landmines: Watch Your Step!
     Lanny Barnes, U.S. Biathlete
     Lead in Toys: Mrs. Cooney Worries
     Lenora Learns About Italy's Art Issue
     Lester Pearson
     Life with a Skunk
     Lincoln's Assassination
     Lindsey Vonn: Queen of the Mountain
     Llama Love
     Moving the Wounded
     Mrs. Cooney Worries about Lead in Toys
     Napoleon Bonaparte
     Ole Einar Bjorndalen
     Olympic Cycling
     Olympic Swimming: Katie Hoff and Michael Phelps
     On Guard! The Sport of Fencing
     Oseola McCarty: The Wisdom of a Washerwoman
     Our Economy and the U.S. Constitution
     Our Summer Visitor
     Parabatics - Skydiving with Flair
     Parents Demand Schools!
     Paul Fleischman
     Peregrine Falcons
     Pierre Trudeau, Part 1
     Poverty in America
     Pythagoras: the Father of Numbers
     Reform in Armenia: Mikhail's Story
     Roadkill Raptors: Turkey Vultures
     Sand Mandalas
     Secretary of Labor
     Shaun White
     Sinead and John Kerr: Ice Dancers with Big Dreams
     Snowkiting and Other Kiting Sports
     Steam Power
     Texas Law Men, Part 2
     The 1974 Super Tornado Outbreak
     The Art and Sport of Dressage Horseback Riding
     The Coliseum -- Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?
     The Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
     The Legend of Casey Jones
     The London Underground
     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 Tri-State Tornado of 1925
     The Unbelievable Sport of Toe Wrestling
     Track and Field Beijing Olympics 2008
     Trans-Asian Railway
     Trevor Ferrell: A Story of Brotherly Love
     Using Energy Efficiently
     War in Afghanistan
     Warrior's Heart, Part 1 - Ira Hayes
     Weapons of War
     What Is a Tsunami?
     What Is Christian Science?
     What Is Tibetan Buddhism?
     Where Will You Go on Your Vacation?
     Words from the Past, Part 2
(Grades 9-12)
     A Dream Come True: ICODA
     As You Watch the Olympics......
     Eoin Colfer
     Flannery O'Connor
     Kate Chopin
     Lenora Tries to Help with Italy's Art Problems
     Robert Lipsyte
     Royal Beginnings: Miniature Horses
     Seamus Heaney
     The Natural Wonders of Virginia
     Thomas Fitzpatrick, AKA Broken Hand, Part 2
     Write a Portrait Poem

(Grades 3-5)
     Dinosaur Expedition
     Rolando's Daring Adventure

(no assigned grade level)
     Geronimo!—The Last Apache Warrior
     Harry S. Truman
(Grades 3-5)
     Argentina - Geography
     Huya's Apprenticeship
     Kenya - Geography
(Grades 6-8)
     Ancient Greece - Olympic Games
     Breaking the Sound Barrier
     Cote d'Ivoire - Culture
     Germany - Culture (Johann Gutenberg)
     Paraguay - Culture: Camilo Soares Machado
(Grades 9-12)
     Ancient Greece - History
     Nicaragua - History

Finish the Story
     A World of Bikes (Grade 3-4)
     Western Move (Grade 3-4)
     A Cry in the Dark (Grade 3-4)
     Harvey (Grade 3-4)
     Under the Sea (Grade 3-5)
     Snowflake Fairies (Grade 3-6)
     The Pine Cone Design (Grade 3-6)
     Sammy the Elf (Grade 3-6)
     An Adventure in Time (Grade 3-6)
     Journey into the Human Body (Grade 3-6)
     To Skate or Not to Skate (Grade 3-6)
     Aunt Lou Meets Lily (Grade 4-5)
     Built BFFs (Grade 4-6)
     The Dump (Grade 6-8)
     The Perfect Summer Job (Grade 6-8)
     Trying Out (Grade 6-8)
     The Rescue Squad (Grade 6-8)
     Bound for the North Pole (Grade 6-8)
     An Athlete's Life (Grade 7-9)

What Would You Do?
     If You Traveled West in a Prairie Schooner (Grade 3-6)
     Olympic Dream or Reality (Grade 6-9)
     Boycott the Olympics? (Grade 6-9)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Feet and Hooves and Wheels and Wings (Grades 1-3)
     We Are Circus Performers (Grades 3-4)
     The Naughty Dog (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)

Reluctant Reader Books
     A Message from Fluffy (Grade 2-3)
     A Message from Rover (Grade 2-3)
     Let's Meet Harriet Tubman (Grade 2-4)
     In the Pit...With the Crew: A NASCAR Pit Crew (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Bigfoot (Grade 3-4)
     Presidential Pets (Grade 3-4)
     History of Hip Hop (Grade 3-5)
     How a Bicycle Works (Grade 3-5)
     Smoke Jumpers (Grade 3-5)
     Marculus Gets his License (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Visits Earth (Grade 3-6)
     A Trip to the International Space Station (Grade 4-5)
     Cycling's Superstar: Lance Armstrong (Grade 4-5)
     Extreme Floods (Grade 4-5)
     Harriet Tubman (Grade 4-5)
     Justin Bieber (Grade 4-5)
     Meet Dave the Bug Eater (Grade 4-5)
     Special Forces: Pararescue Jumpers (Grade 4-5)
     Want to be an Astronaut? (Grade 4-5)
     Welcome to Army Ranger School (Grade 4-5)
     Your Dog's Baffling Behavior (Grade 4-5)
     Crime Scene Investigation (Grade 4-6)
     CT is for Connecticut (Grade 4-6)
     Electricians (Grade 4-6)
     IN is for Indiana (Grade 4-6)
     Marculus Gets a Job (Grade 4-6)
     The Iditarod: The Last Great Race on Earth (Grade 4-6)
     Types of Video Games (Grade 4-6)
     Veterinarian (Grade 4-6)
     Pirate Ships and Pirate Crews (Grade 4-8)
     Making Money: a Rewarding Experience (Grade 5)
     Wow! The New Seven Wonders of the World! (Grade 5-6)
     Madam C.J. Walker (Grade 5-7)
     The National Baseball Hall of Famers: The First Ten (Grade 5-7)
     What's Behind the Mask? (Grade 5-7)
     Let's Eat: Unusual Foods! (Grade 5-8)
     Stories from the Bermuda Triangle: Flight 19 (Grade 6-7)
     The Life of a Fashion Photographer (Grade 6-7)
     Castles: Magnificent Palaces (Grade 6-8)
     The Bermuda Triangle (Grade 6-8)

More Activities, Lesson Plans, and Worksheets

Back to School
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Monthly Themes

Place Value
Time and Calendar
Earth Day
Solar System
Following Directions
Cursive Writing
Patterns and Sequencing
All About Me

First Grade
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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

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Reading Skills
English Language Arts

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