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

Activities, Worksheets, Printables, and Lesson Plans


Read and Color
            A Little Yellow Bee

Very Quick Readers
     A Yellow Eye on Your Plate! (Very Quick Reader; Grade 1-3 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     The Little Yellow Leaf (Grade 1)
     Using the Yellow Pages (Grades 3-4)
     The Great American Newspaper War, Part 2 - Yellow Journalism (Grades 7-9)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Savannah Banana Loves Yellow (Grade 4-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     The Yellow Dragon: Why Some Animals Look the Way They Do (Grades 2-3)

Literature Book Units
     Boxcar Children #3 - The Yellow House Mystery (Grades 2-4)
     Yellow Star (Grades 4-6)

Read and Color Books
            What is a Good Citizen?
            Treasure Your Teeth (PDF file)
            Spring on the Jones Farm
            What are Apples Good For?
            Puppy Wants to Play - Read and Color
            Almost Autumn
            From Pumpkin to Jack-O-Lantern
            Luke's First Ride on the School Bus
            Larry the Lady Lobster
            Kaylee Bakes a Cake
            Farm Fresh Food
            Fussy Duck's Birthday Surprise (February 10)
            A Flock Drops By (February 15)
            A Flock Drops By (February 15)
            A Well-Dressed Guest (January 15)
            Our Friends, the Birds (January 5)
            A Rainforest Mystery (October 18)
            The Moon is Gone! (September 22)
            Balto the Bald Eagle
            A Mother Always Loves You - Read and Color
            Introduction to October
            Easter Eggs

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(no assigned grade level)
     Colors of Autumn
(Grades 1-2)
     Catch a Canary
     Far, Far Away
     Fawn Finds Fall
     Garter Snakes
     Harry the Silky Chicken
     Ladybug Life Cycle
     Leaf Me Alone!
     My Red Hen
     Spring Surprise
     Summer Fun
     The Grey Pression
     The House Wren and the Dandelion: A Lesson in Trust
     The Sassy Squirrel
     Zoe's Colors
(Grades 3-5)
     A Fairy Treat (National Cotton Candy Day)
     A Flower Mystery: Is It a Bulb or a Corm?
     A Horn of Plenty
     A Hound From The Pound
     A Tale of Two Grandmas
     A Teddy Bear's Wish
     All by Myself!
     An Apple for ~NAME0~
     And Called It Macaroni
     Apples, the Perfect Snack
     Baking Cookies Builds Character
     Bashful ~NAME0~, the Marble Champ
     Birthday Present
     Blue-Footed Boobies
     Buying a Jacket
     Color Me Blue
     Cones Are Like Flowers
     Dinner with Fred
     Duckling Summer
     Finding Rainbows
     Fish of the Reef
     Flying Snakes
     Food Is Not Green
     From a Plant to a Pumpkin
     Garon's Garage Sale
     Gertrude the Goose Gets a Surprise
     Grandma's Magic Liquid
     Honeybee or Wasp?
     How Many Seeds Are In Your Pumpkin?
     Jamal's Journey
     Jason's Big Hike
     Keith Interviews His Dog's Cousin
     Lester Learns to Listen
     Let's Go to the Movies
     Look, but Don't Touch!
     Lots of Boxes!
     Lumpy Rug Day
     Making a Reservation
     Manners in a Doctor's Office
     Milton the Leprechaun Goes Back to Work
     My Own Library Card
     On The Night Before School Starts
     Painting a Rainbow
     Putting on a New Face with Face Painting
     Rachel Interviews Aaron the Desert Locust
     Rachel Interviews Jimmy the Yellowjacket
     Rachel Interviews Lorna the Ladybug
     Rachel Interviews Mandy
     Special Goslings
     Stag Beetles
     The Christmas Ornament
     The Cycle of the Seasons
     The Food Guide Pyramid
     The Fruit with a Jacket
     The Great American Smokeout
     The Mood Meter
     The Mood Meter
     The Mystery of the Wild Thing in the Kitchen
     The Night the Sky Cracked
     The Space Ghost, Part 1
     The Space Ghost, Part 2
     The Strange Plate of Cheese
     The Three Little Frogs
     Up, Up, and Away!
     What Is a Rainbow?
     What Is Making Joey Itch?
     Where Does Sand Come From?
     Your Blood
     ~NAME0s~ Quilt
     ~NAME0~ the Yellow-billed Cuckoo
(Grades 6-8)
     A Mistake That Worked
     A Screeeech in the Night!
     A Star is Born
     A World in Black, White, and Gray
     Advertising - Let the Buyer Beware!
     All About Apples: A Brief History of Apples
     An Afghan Girl Goes to School
     An Afghan Girl Goes to School
     Banana Spiders
     Bryce Canyon
     Can You Eat a Rainbow?
     Cecropia Moths
     Clara Barton
     Color Mixing
     Easter Poems
     Easter Symbols
     Emperor Penguins
     Experience the Renaissance in Vatican City
     Finding the Main Idea
     Five a Day
     From the Bean to the Bar
     Galileo Tours Io
     Gila Monsters
     Gothic Literature
     Grandma Tetrazzini's Noodle Heaven
     Grandpa's Christmas Tree Farm
     Grandparents' Cottage
     Groundhog Day Across the Country
     Honeycrisp Apples- The "New Kid on the Block"
     How Do Twisty Light Bulbs Work?
     How Does a Parasail Work?
     How Does Paint Work?
     Jack Hays, Texas Ranger
     Luna Moths
     Marking the Text
     Max the Golden Retriever Stays at Paws Palace
     Mr. Pool and the Hot Tub Mystery
     Mystery of the Brilliant Student
     Paul Fleischman
     Poison Dart Frogs
     Polar Regions
     Polar Regions
     Properties of Light
     Red-Eyed Tree Frogs
     Roadkill Raptors: Turkey Vultures
     Seeing Through the Smoke
     Stay Away from Steroids
     Tectonic Events During the Cenozoic Era
     The Art of Face Painting
     The Electromagnetic Spectrum
     The Golden Touch of Goldsmithing
     The Magic Present
     The Mudpuppy
     The Mysterious Double Life of Miss Fluffy
     The Mysterious Fever
     The Mystery of the Missing Ticket
     The Mystery of the Strand of Pearls, Part 2
     The Northern Lights
     The Painted Desert
     The Paper Clips Project
     The Pumpkinfest at Thompson's Farm
     The Science of Fireworks
     The Secret of Silk
     The Structure of a Leaf
     The Sun
     The Winner of the Best Dressed Award
     Waves and Rays, Part II
     What Are Pastels?
     What Is Tie-Dye?
     What Is Wicca?
     William Kurelek
     Words from the Past, Part 2
     Yuck, That's Gross!
(Grades 9-12)
     Light and Color
     Robert Lipsyte
     Stephen Crane

(Grades 1-2)
     Purple Dog Buys a Kite
(Grades 3-5)
     Mission Implausible

(no assigned grade level)
     Ancient Egypt - Arts
     Ancient Egypt - Daily Life
     The Concord Coach
(Grades 3-5)
     Punxsutawney Who?
     Quebec Theme - Polar Bears
     Start Your Engines
     The Charter Oak
     The Columbus Day Weekend Trip
     The Great Doctor
     The Louisiana Purchase
(Grades 6-8)
     Ukraine - Culture

Finish the Story
     Loose Tooth! (Grade 1-2)
     My Story: Growing Up as a Seed (Grade 2-3)
     Rainforest Babies (Grade 2-3)
     Wishing Seeds (Grade 2-3)
     A Hat of Many Colors (Grade 2-4)
     At the Balloon Rally (Grade 2-4)
     One Hundred Items in a Pocket (Grade 2-4)
     What Color Luck Do You Want? (Grade 2-4)
     Halloween Giving (Grade 3-4)
     Hats Off to You (Grade 3-4)
     Prisca and Jimitty (Grade 3-4)
     Nature's Changes (Grade 3-4)
     Surviving Summer Camp (Grade 3-5)
     The Hidden Locket (Grade 3-5)
     Appearances Can Be Deceptive (Grade 3-5)
     Under the Sea (Grade 3-5)
     Hello from Mike (Grade 3-5)
     Flakey Starts to Melt! (Grade 3-5)
     The School Bus Safety Poster Contest (Grade 3-6)
     The Most Fantastic Pizzas! (Grade 3-6)
     Niki's Totem Animal (Grade 3-6)
     Fourth of July Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Where Would I Move? (Grade 3-6)
     And to Think That I Saw It on My Very Own Street (Grade 3-6)
     The Magic Hat (Grade 3-6)
     A Special Book for a Special Teacher (Grade 3-6)
     Aunt Lou Meets Lily (Grade 4-5)
     Floating on the Ocean (Grade 4-6)
     The Big Fire (Grade 4-6)
     A New Nation, a New Flag (Grade 4-6)
     The Secret Artist (Grade 4-6)
     Grouchy Grindall Gives Thanks (Grade 4-6)
     The Kite Competition (Grade 5-6)
     I Won a Week at Skateboarding Camp! (Grade 5-6)
     A Walk in the Woods (Grade 6-8)
     The Great American Smokeout (Grade 6-8)
     Rainbow Buttons in the Elevator! (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     The Lemonade Stand Dilemma (Grade 3-5)
     Firecracker (Grade 4-6)
     The Hungry Lawnmower (Grade 4-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     All the Colors of the Rainbow (Grades 1-2)
     Apples for Everyone (Grades 1-2)
     Buying Fruits at the Farmers' Market (Grades 1-3)
     Painting the House (Grades 1-3)
     An Apple a Day - A Readers' Theater (Grade 2)
     Here Comes Autumn (Grade 2)
     Don't Forget Your Vitamins and Minerals! (Grades 2-3)
     Four Seasons Potluck (Grades 2-3)
     The Four Dragons (Grades 2-3)
     The Quarrel (Grades 2-3)
     Why Tortoise's Shell Is Not Smooth (Grades 2-3)
     Hunting for Treasure in the Rain Forest (Grades 2-4)
     Manners Matter (Grades 2-4)
     The Old Wild Goose Tries to Keep Winter from Coming (Grades 2-4)
     The Pear Tree (Grades 2-4)
     Stylin' (Grades 3-4)
     Life in the Amazing and Unique Everglades (Grades 3-5)
     The Hearty Animals of the Polar Region (Grades 3-6)
     Warm, Wet, and Lush: Life in the Rain Forest (Grades 3-6)
     Showing Off Our Clothes! (Grade 4)
     Victor and Violet (Grade 4)
     The Poor Man and the Snake (Grades 4-5)
     The Blue Rose (Grades 4-6)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Eating Through the Week (Grade 1-2)
     Take A Trip Down Shape Street (Grade 1-2)
     Trick of the Clown Witch (Grade 1-2)
     The Story of an Apple (Grade 1-3)
     Clowning Around (Grade 2-3)
     Splash of Color (Grade 2-3)
     Ladybugs! (Grade 2-4)
     Good Luck Symbols from Around the Globe (Grade 3-4)
     Life on a Tour Bus (Grade 3-4)
     Pump It Up: All About Your Blood (Grade 3-4)
     Spiders (Grade 3-4)
     The Man Who Followed Favre: Aaron Rodgers (Grade 3-4)
     HI is for Hawaii (Grade 3-5)
     Prairie Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     Temperate Forest Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     A Shooting Star over the Shoe Store (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Entertains a Pink Blobulus (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Gets his License (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Goes to a Potluck (Grade 3-6)
     Wild and Wacky Color Facts (Grade 4-5)
     You and Your Favorite Color (Grade 4-5)
     A New Game Show on Planet Pearth! (Grade 4-6)
     Anne Frank (Grade 4-6)
     CO is for Colorado (Grade 4-6)
     Crime Scene Investigation (Grade 4-6)
     E Is for Easter (Grade 4-6)
     GA is for Georgia (Grade 4-6)
     H Is for Healthy Habits (Grade 4-6)
     IA is for Iowa (Grade 4-6)
     KS is for Kansas (Grade 4-6)
     KY is for Kentucky (Grade 4-6)
     M Is for Map (Grade 4-6)
     MO is for Missouri (Grade 4-6)
     MS is for Mississippi (Grade 4-6)
     ND is for North Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     NE is for Nebraska (Grade 4-6)
     NJ is for New Jersey (Grade 4-6)
     NM is for New Mexico (Grade 4-6)
     SC is for South Carolina (Grade 4-6)
     SD is for South Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     T Is for Thanksgiving (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     TX is for Texas (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     UT is for Utah (Grade 4-6)
     WI is for Wisconsin (Grade 4-6)
     WY is for Wyoming (Grade 4-6)
     Pirate Ships and Pirate Crews (Grade 4-8)
     Rainbows (Grade 5-6)
     Venomous Snakes (Grade 5-6)
     Let's Eat: Unusual Foods! (Grade 5-8)
     The Northern Lights (Grade 5-8)
     Castles: Magnificent Palaces (Grade 6-8)
     Famous Cemeteries Around the World (Grade 6-8)
     The National Toy Hall of Fame (Grade 6-8)
     Shaping the Super Bowl (Grade 7-9)


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Following Directions
Cursive Writing
Patterns and Sequencing
All About Me

First Grade
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Main Idea
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