RI.2.6 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.6

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

These worksheets can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Book Report Outline
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Book Report Outline
Need a template for your child to write his book report ? Here is a fun, postcard themed book report outline.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Book Report Sketch
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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
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Finding the Purpose
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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
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Where's the Evidence?
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Where's the Evidence?
Help your second grade students identify the evidence behind the author’s purpose.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Featured Character Postcard
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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
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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
Learning About the Ocean
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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
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The Ocean
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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
Author's Purpose
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Author's Purpose
All authors write for a reason, be it to explain, entertain, or persuade their readers. In this activity, your students will consider the author’s purpose of a book of their choosing, then justify their answer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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