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

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.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

Identifying Cause and Effect
Worksheet
Identifying Cause and Effect
Give your second grader's logical thinking skills and reading comprehension a healthy boost with a lesson in cause and effect.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Wh Questions
Worksheet
Wh Questions
Help your child learn the "Wh words," who, what, where, why and when, with this charming story about a day at the dog park.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Loki Myths: Loki and the Builder
Worksheet
Loki Myths: Loki and the Builder
Here's a Loki myth to satisfy fans of this sneaky god: Loki and the Builder, where he tries to outwit an equally sneaky human.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Order: Case 1
Worksheet
Story Order: Case 1
The class watched an exciting movie about a castle adventure. But now the students need help recalling the details of the film.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Order: Case 2
Worksheet
Story Order: Case 2
Help the Smith family summarize their family vacation with a main idea, details, and a conclusion. Kids will work on reading comprehension and summarizing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
It's Time to Retell
Worksheet
It's Time to Retell
Ask your students to read the story about Ty's birthday, then answer the comprehension questions by retelling main events of the story on the lines provided.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

What Happened?
Lesson plan
What Happened?
Help your students' story telling abilities grow with this lesson that helps them recount what happened in a story and has them point out key details.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Who, When, What, Where, Why, and How?
Lesson plan
Who, When, What, Where, Why, and How?
Do you have students who are constantly asking what, who, where, why, how, and when? It's your turn to ask now! Have them read various stories and ask them to answer these questions in this lesson.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
The Elements of Fiction: Creating a Story Map
Lesson plan
The Elements of Fiction: Creating a Story Map
Give your students a chance to hone their reading comprehension skills as they learn about the characters, setting, and plot of their favorite fiction books by creating a story map.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
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
“Oh, My Word!” with Amelia Bedelia
Lesson plan
“Oh, My Word!” with Amelia Bedelia
Let Amelia Bedelia introduce figurative language in this fun and interactive lesson that includes a game, group work and a chance for students to shine as idiom authors!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Rhyme or Rime?
Lesson plan
Rhyme or Rime?
What’s the difference between rhymes and rimes? Your students will become masters at using and explaining onset, rhyme, and rime after this lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

No workbooks found for this common core node.

Games

The Thanksgiving Turkey Quiz
Game
The Thanksgiving Turkey Quiz
Sharpen reading comprehension skills by having kids recall details from The Thanksgiving Turkey in this interactive quiz.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Jack and the Beanstalk Reading Comprehension
Game
Jack and the Beanstalk Reading Comprehension
Developing reading comprehension skills is essential to becoming a super reader. Challenge kids to recall details about Jack and the Beanstalk in this game.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
5 W's Song: Who, What, Where, When, Why?
Song
5 W's Song: Who, What, Where, When, Why?
When kids answer the who, what, where, when, and why of a subject, their writing becomes complete. Teach them about the 5 W's with this easy-to-sing song.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Song
Flightless Birds Reading Comprehension
Game
Flightless Birds Reading Comprehension
Kids show off their reading comprehension skills with this quiz, written to recall details from the informational text Flightless Birds.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game

Exercises

No exercises found for this common core node.

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