RI.2.1 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.1

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

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

Worksheets

A Brief History of Bubble Gum
Worksheet
A Brief History of Bubble Gum
Ever wondered how bubble gum got its start? Give your child practice reading a time line with this worksheet all about the humble beginnings of bubble gum.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
A Brief History of the Hula Hoop
Worksheet
A Brief History of the Hula Hoop
Did you know hoops were used by the ancient Greeks? Learn more with this worksheet that offers a glimpse into the history and evolution of the modern hula hoop.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Abraham Lincoln
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Abraham Lincoln
Learn about one of our nation's historical heroes with this social studies worksheet featuring Abraham Lincoln.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass
Learn about one of the important figures of American history in this worksheet with a word scramble about Frederick Douglass.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Learn the First Amendment
Worksheet
Learn the First Amendment
This second grade social studies worksheet will give your child a head start on the Bill of Rights starting with the First Amendment and easy reading practice.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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

Lesson Plans

Create a Nonfiction Text Summary
Lesson plan
Create a Nonfiction Text Summary
Give your students a chance to hone their reading comprehension skills by creating nonfiction text summaries in this introductory lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Summarize a Nonfiction Text
Lesson plan
Summarize a Nonfiction Text
Use this lesson to help your ELs understand how to write effective nonfiction text summaries. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the Create a Non-fiction Text Summary lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
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.
1st 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

No workbooks found for this common core node.

Games

Symbiotic Relationships Reading Comprehension
Game
Symbiotic Relationships Reading Comprehension
How many legs does a pistol shrimp have? Kids answer questions about Symbiotic Relationships in this reading comprehension quiz.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game

Exercises

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