Types of Printable Worksheets Available Online
There are more advanced worksheets
Hi! This is Meghan Lynn Allen for About.com, and today we'll discuss different types of printable worksheets available online.There are worksheets that vary in skill level, age level, and the level of fun that can be had. Why not start with a coloring worksheet? There are plenty to be had out there. Here's one of the sun. Perhaps you're teaching the planets or the solar system. The students can not only color in the picture, but they can also write in their five favorite facts about the sun right in class, around the white border of the page. Here's a coloring sheet that takes it to the next level. Not only is there a graphic, there's also some more information - a photo, and a paragraph.There are lots of word games online, too.Look for free, printable worksheets that are crossword puzzles, word searches, fill in the blanks, word searches, there are a myriad of choices.You can also seek out more traditional worksheets that you can use as a quiz for a grade in your grade book like fill in the blank, matching, or multiple choice.With all of these worksheets, make sure that you keep a blank copy for yourself. Start up a library of sorts of your free printable worksheets before you distribute the copies to the students. Perhaps your student or students are very young. You can seek worksheets out according to grade level.And you can start at the very beginning with A is for apple. Here's a connect-the-dots that students can have fun with. You can write facts about that fruit in the center of the page, spell out apple at the bottom, connect those dots or color it in.There are more advanced worksheets such as creative writing exercises. There are two styles that are common online. One where the story is started on the worksheet with a few sentences -- an inspiration or the student to finish their story -- and another where the student writes the picture and the story all by themselves. That's just a small sample of the variety of worksheets you can find online. Challenge yourself to find a larger variety when you go online to find your next lesson.Thanks for watching. To learn more, visit us on the web at About.com.