RI.2.1 Worksheets

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 can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Historical Heroes: Abraham Lincoln
Historical Heroes: Abraham Lincoln
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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: John Adams
Historical Heroes: John Adams
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Historical Heroes: John Adams
On this fun social studies worksheet, kids read about some of the things John Adams accomplished, then test their knowledge with a fun unscrambling activity.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass
Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass
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Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass
Children learn the inspiring life story of historical hero Frederick Douglass, who rose from slavery to become a preeminent leader of the abolitionist movement, in this worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Lewis and Clark
Historical Heroes: Lewis and Clark
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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
Historical Heroes: Booker T. Washington
Historical Heroes: Booker T. Washington
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Historical Heroes: Booker T. Washington
In this historical heroes worksheet, children are introduced to Booker T. Washington, who rose from slavery to help found Tuskegee University and advocate for the educational and civl rights of fellow African Americans.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Brief History of Bubble Gum
A Brief History of Bubble Gum
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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
A Brief History of the Hula Hoop
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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
Celia Cruz: Historical Heroes
Celia Cruz: Historical Heroes
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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
Historical Heroes: Benjamin Franklin
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Benjamin Franklin
Help your child learn more about famous American, Benjamin Franklin.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Thomas Edison
Historical Heroes: Thomas Edison
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Historical Heroes: Thomas Edison
Edison was one of the most productive inventors, inventing the telephone, the light bulb, and of course, the motion picture.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Alexander Hamilton: Historical Heroes
Alexander Hamilton: Historical Heroes
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Alexander Hamilton: Historical Heroes
Help your child learn more about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton with this word-scramble worksheet.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Rosa Parks: Historical Heroes
Rosa Parks: Historical Heroes
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Rosa Parks: Historical Heroes
Children learn about the life and legacy of civil rights activist Rosa Parks in this history worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Learn the First Amendment
Learn the First Amendment
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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
W.E.B. Du Bois
W.E.B. Du Bois
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W.E.B. Du Bois
Introduce second and third graders to W.E.B. Du Bois, writer, sociologist, and civil rights advocate, with this nonfiction comprehension worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Lorraine Hansberry
Historical Heroes: Lorraine Hansberry
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Historical Heroes: Lorraine Hansberry
Introduce children to American playwright Lorraine Hanberry, who was only 29 years old when she won the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Play for "A Raisin in the Sun."
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Historical Heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Historical Heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Teach your students about Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr with this easy-to-read worksheet and word scramble.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Jesse Owens
Historical Heroes: Jesse Owens
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Historical Heroes: Jesse Owens
In this historical heroes worksheet, second and third graders read a short passage about Owens' life and legacy, then answer the comprehension questions to help determine their understanding.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Maya Angelou
Historical Heroes: Maya Angelou
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Historical Heroes: Maya Angelou
Children are introduced to author, activist, and poet Maya Angelou in this historial heroes worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fossil Lesson: Dig It! #5
Fossil Lesson: Dig It! #5
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Fossil Lesson: Dig It! #5
Kids will learn about fossils in this worksheet. Help your child learn about the scientific method by getting him to examine a fossilized dinosaur skeleton.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Fossil Worksheet for Kids: Dig It! #1
Fossil Worksheet for Kids: Dig It! #1
Worksheet
Fossil Worksheet for Kids: Dig It! #1
These "Dig It!" worksheets not only teach about life on earth, they teach the scientific method as well.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Fossils Worksheets: Dig It! #2
Fossils Worksheets: Dig It! #2
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Fossils Worksheets: Dig It! #2
Use this fossils worksheet to help a child learn about life on earth. Your child will learn about evolution and extinction, and also form a hypothesis.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Dig It! #3
Dig It! #3
Worksheet
Dig It! #3
Fossils can tell us about life on earth, but they can also teach kids the scientific method.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Dig It! #4
Dig It! #4
Worksheet
Dig It! #4
Fossils have a lot to teach us about life on earth, but they can also be used to help teach kids the scientific method.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Screech Owl Facts
Screech Owl Facts
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Screech Owl Facts
Can you guess how the Screech Owl got its name? Learn some fun facts about this species of owl with a fun info sheet!
2nd grade
Worksheet
Sharp Shinned Hawk Facts
Sharp Shinned Hawk Facts
Worksheet
Sharp Shinned Hawk Facts
Learn a new species of bird with a fun info sheet! Your child will get to read some fun facts about the Sharp Shinned Hawk, and complete a crossword.
2nd grade
Worksheet
Women in History: Mary, Queen of Scots
Women in History: Mary, Queen of Scots
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Women in History: Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary, Queen of Scots, was a fascinating woman in history. Learn a bit more about her life with this history worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Women in History: Eleanor of Aquitaine
Women in History: Eleanor of Aquitaine
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Women in History: Eleanor of Aquitaine
If your kid is crazy for castles and knights, have her read Eleanor's biography in this worksheet. Enhance her reading skills with a short comprehension quiz.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Amelia Earhart Biography
Amelia Earhart Biography
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Amelia Earhart Biography
Learn more about this fascinating woman in history who became the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Women in History: Sacagawea
Women in History: Sacagawea
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Women in History: Sacagawea
Explore history with famous female navigator Sacagawea. Sacagawea was a Native American woman who helped Lewis and Clark find their way across the west.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Barbara Jordan
Barbara Jordan
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Barbara Jordan
Barbara Jordan was the first African American woman to be elected to Congress from the South, and was an inspiration to all involved in American politics.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

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