RI.2.1 Worksheets, Workbooks, and Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.1

:
"Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text."

These worksheets, workbooks, and lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Historical Heroes: Lewis and Clark
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Lewis and Clark
If your child thinks camping in an RV is "roughing it", just wait until he hears what Lewis and Clark went through!
5th Grade
Social Studies
Worksheet
Booker T. Washington: Historical Heroes
Worksheet
Booker T. Washington: Historical Heroes
Learn more about one of the most admired African-American heroes with our Historical Heroes worksheet on Booker T. Washington.
2nd Grade
Social Studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Eleanor Roosevelt
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Eleanor Roosevelt
Learn more about Eleanor Roosevelt, an amazing American woman, with this "Historical Heroes" worksheet.
2nd Grade
Social Studies
Worksheet
Alexander Hamilton: Historical Heroes
Worksheet
Alexander Hamilton: Historical Heroes
Help your child learn more about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton with this word-scramble worksheet.
2nd Grade
Social Studies
Worksheet
Celia Cruz: Historical Heroes
Worksheet
Celia Cruz: Historical Heroes
If your child loves singing but isn't so hot on studying history, help her get started studying with this worksheet about singer Celia Cruz.
2nd Grade
Social Studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Benjamin Franklin
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Benjamin Franklin
Help your child learn more about famous American, Benjamin Franklin.
2nd Grade
Social Studies
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Sorting & Describing Books
Lesson Plan
Sorting & Describing Books
In this lesson, students will look at picture clues to determine the topic of texts. ELs will build vocabulary and language skills by working with partners to discuss and represent texts using drawings.
1st Grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text
Lesson Plan
Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text
Use this lesson to help your students learn how to find the main idea and details in a nonfiction text using a graphic organizer for support.
2nd Grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
Lesson Plan
Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
Provide students with an opportunity to closely examine the difference between a topic and main idea in a nonfiction text. Use as a stand-alone activity or a support for the Finding the Main Idea and Details in a Nonfiction Text lesson.
2nd Grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Reading Inventories
Lesson Plan
Reading Inventories
Want to engage students in reading? Give them books that they want to read! This lesson will give you a chance to learn about your readers so that you can best support them to become fluent readers.
1st Grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan

Workbooks

Drawing Conclusions
Workbook
Drawing Conclusions
In this series of maps, charts and match-ups your child will learn to use his logic to read contextual clues and label the information. Every picture has a story to tell!
2nd Grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
She's So Cool: Biography Book Reports
Workbook
She's So Cool: Biography Book Reports
Learn how to navigate nonfiction by way of biographies in this Women's History Month workbook, which features the likes of lesser-known, but no less notable, female heroes.
2nd Grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Be a Text Detective
Workbook
Be a Text Detective
Take reading a piece and a clue at a time to help your child improve his reading skills. Ask and answer questions like who, what, where, when and why, about details, key info and using text evidence.
2nd Grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook

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