If you have to be out of the class for the day, make sure your sub has the right tools.

The following links lead to collections of different worksheets that can be left for a substitute teacher if you have to be out of the classroom for a day or more. Each set contains grade appropriate activities and exercises based on common standards for that grade level, including subjects such as math, science, art, chemistry, geography, history, etc. Clicking on the “Get Worksheet” button will display each activity within that grade level, each with its own description.

Tip: If you end up not needing these worksheets, you can always use them as extra credit assignments, pop quizzes, or more.

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Our Substitute Lessons Are Organized By Grade Level.

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Mazes, shapes, simple math, letters and words, connect the dot puzzles, and more.

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Grade 1

Numbers, skip counting, coloring, words and letters, reading comprehension, matching pictures and words, etc.

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Grade 2

Reading comprehension, skip counting, simple addition, telling time, scrambled words, word search puzzles, and more.

Grade 3

Crossword puzzles, word searches, perimeter calculation, spelling practice, place values, multiplication tables, and more.

Grade 4

Journal writing, cryptogram puzzles, division problems, grammar exercises, addition with decimals, multiplication tables, etc.

Grade 5

Puzzles, mazes, grammar, Sudoku, making shapes, context, analogies, integers, pre-algebra, spelling, adjectives, rounding, and more.

Grade 6

Measuring angles, homonyms, long division, Dr. Martin Luther King worksheet, area and perimeter, and more.

Grade 7

Linear equations, rhyming couplets, exponents, spelling, fractions, Venn diagrams, graphing, logic, algebra review, and more.

Grade 8

Number blocks, reading comprehension, Cartesian graphs, calculating volume, journal writing, spelling, exponents, language, and more.

Grade 9

Graphing equations, solving triangles, data tables, algebraic expressions, vocabulary, literature review, polynomials, the periodic table, etc.

Grade 10

Geometry, Cartesian grids, brain teasers, missing angles, mixed fraction operations, quadratic equation factoring, and more.

Grade 11

Analytical reasoning, volume, perimeter, and area, Julius Caesar vocabulary, elements, quadratic equations, and more.