September Sub Plans for 3rd-4th Grade: Ready-to-go lesson plans & activities

Grade Levels
3rd - 4th
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  1. If you're a teacher, then you know that sub plans are the bane of your existence. They take hours to plan and can be difficult to access on the fly when a colleague calls in sick. That's why I created these emergency sub plans for 3rd grade and 4th grade teachers who want to feel confident they're p
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These emergency sub plans for third and fourth grade are a quick solution when an unexpected training or illness arises this September. The plans contain everything your need to prepare for your substitute teacher in under 30 minutes without the stress and hassle of traditional sub planning. Just grab the book Miss Nelson is Missing (or share the included read aloud link), and you're ready to go.

The no-prep, print & go activities are designed to keep students engaged and focus on fun September themes.

Product Contents:

This product contains everything you'll need for at least one full-day absence. Depending on your schedule and class, you may find there is enough for multiple days.

Below you'll see the list of included materials outlined by subject area.

Teacher Tools:

  • Quick prep checklist
  • Copy & paste lesson plans
  • Links to related videos and technology for lesson extension
  • Answer keys

Language Arts

  • Reading foldables for Miss Nelson is Missing
  • Miss Nelson is Missing newspaper article activity
  • teacher for a Day brainstorming graphic organizer
  • Teacher for a Day draft writing page
  • How to be a Great Teacher procedural writing organizer


  • Apple addition of 3-digit numbers
  • Sunflower subtraction of 3-digit numbers
  • Place Value - word to standard form
  • Football themed place value & comparing numbers
  • Place value color by number challenge
  • Round Up! early finisher activity
  • Circle the pairs to 1,000 early finisher activity

Science & Social Studies

  • Johnny Appleseed reading passage with comprehension questions
  • Branches of Government reading passage with comprehension questions
  • Build a Tower STEM challenge with journal

The goal is to save you time and hassle with these ready-to-go sub plans that offer your students engaging activities while you're out. Grab the full year bundle and get two sets of bonus plans FREE!

September emergency sub plans are also available for

1st grade

2nd grade

5th grade


Terms of Use:

© 2015 Rebecca Davies. All rights reserved by author. These materials are intended for personal use by a single classroom only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. For use in multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. See product file for clip art and font credits.

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