RI.2.6 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.6

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"Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe."

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

Worksheets

Book Report Sketch
Worksheet
Book Report Sketch
Invite students to share their favorite character from a book with a pen pal! Students will fill out details about their favorite character on this postcard.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Learning About the Ocean
Worksheet
Learning About the Ocean
This interesting and informative text about the ocean can be used to help students learn how to find the main idea and key details in a nonfiction text!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Featured Character Postcard
Worksheet
Featured Character Postcard
Help your child tap into this fictional attraction by sharing about their favorite character with a pen pal! Your young reader will use this fun postcard template to describe their favorite character, including their favorite piece of dialogue.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fact or Opinion: Howler Monkeys
Worksheet
Fact or Opinion: Howler Monkeys
Your students will use this two-sided worksheet to practice distinguishing between facts and opinions. As they do, they’ll have fun learning about howler monkeys!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Ocean
Worksheet
The Ocean
This short nonfiction text will teach students about the ocean, and includes questions to help students identify the author’s point of view and purpose for writing the text by focusing on important vocabulary words that support the main idea.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Finding the Purpose
Worksheet
Finding the Purpose
Help your second grade students identify the author’s purpose as they answer questions about a nonfiction text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Why I Write
Lesson plan
Why I Write
Second grade students will step into the author’s shoes as they hunt for evidence to determine what a nonfiction author’s purpose might be.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Examining Author's Purpose in a Nonfiction Text
Lesson plan
Examining Author's Purpose in a Nonfiction Text
This lesson will help students identify the author's point of view and purpose for writing an informational text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

Natural Resources for Kids
Workbook
Natural Resources for Kids
Count on this vocabulary-focused resource as the go-to workbook all about natural resources! Write, research and get a breakdown of the world around by the natural resources we need and use.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook

Games

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Exercises

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