RL.2.1 Worksheets

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 can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Identifying Cause and Effect
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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
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Wh Questions
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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
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Loki Myths: Loki and the Builder
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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
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Story Order: Case 1
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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
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Story Order: Case 2
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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
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It's Time to Retell
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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
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Sticky Note Stop and Jot
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Sticky Note Stop and Jot
Use this reading strategy to help your students along in their reading comprehension skills. Students will respond to literature with Stop & Jots, with or without sticky notes.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Amelia Earhart Reading Response
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Amelia Earhart Reading Response
Your students will love learning all about this fascinating historical figure while also practicing reading comprehension and reading response skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The 5 W's
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The 5 W's
Answer the 5 W's (who, what, where, when, and why) while planning a trip to faraway lands like Morocco and Japan.
2nd grade
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Story Map
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Story Map
Use this graphic organizer to have students write words or draw pictures to complete the story map.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Roadmap
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Story Roadmap
Let your students show you the way through a story of their choice using this fun road map! Your students will get to flex their reading comprehension muscles as they write about various story elements, including main characters, setting, and plot.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" Story Map
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"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" Story Map
Give your second graders some practice building their reading comprehension skills with the timeless story of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Students will read this classic fable and then answer questions about setting, characters, genre, and cause and effect.
2nd 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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Finding Louie Alternate Ending
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Finding Louie Alternate Ending
A strong ending is a key part of creative writing! Have your second graders flex their fiction comprehension muscles with this activity. Students will consider problem, solution, characters, and detail as they answer questions after reading a short story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Chapter Questions
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Chapter Questions
Looking for a way to help kids keep track of the longer books they’re reading? Tuck this sheet into their reading folders! After completing each chapter students will use the who, what, where, when, why, and how questions to summarize their reading.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Visualize and Summarize
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Visualize and Summarize
Do your students have difficulty making mental pictures or writing summaries? Help them practice both skills with this reading comprehension worksheet in which students choose a scene from their book to illustrate and summarize.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Mental Picture
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Make a Mental Picture
Bring fiction to life by having your little readers choose a scene from their book to illustrate and caption! Students will work on visualizing a quoted passage from a book with this creative illustration exercise.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Visualize the Scene
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Visualize the Scene
Kids who are just starting to read longer texts may need some extra practice making mental pictures of text they read. Use this fun, short passage to help them practice visualizing and illustrating a scene.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Scene Illustration
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Scene Illustration
Help your students to visually interpret a scene from their book with this illustration worksheet! After students read, they’ll make the picture in their minds come to life by drawing their favorite scene and quoting a passage from the text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Paragraph Frame: Summer Vacation
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Paragraph Frame: Summer Vacation
Help your students retell a simple fictional text using a paragraph frame for support! In this activity, students will read a short story about a family's camping trip and then summarize it by filling in the blanks.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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I Can Make Predictions and Summarize Text
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I Can Make Predictions and Summarize Text
Use this short fictional story about the ugly duckling’s new friend to help your ELs make predictions, summarize text, and recognize the importance of transitional phrases!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Making Predictions and Summarizing
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Glossary: Making Predictions and Summarizing
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Making Predictions and Summarizing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Making Predictions and Summarizing
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Vocabulary Cards: Making Predictions and Summarizing
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Making Predictions and Summarizing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Using the 5 W's
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Glossary: Using the 5 W's
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Using the 5 W's.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Using the 5 W's
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Vocabulary Cards: Using the 5 W's
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Using the 5 W's.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Who, Where, What, When, Why, and How Questions
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Glossary: Who, Where, What, When, Why, and How Questions
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Who, Where, What, When, Why, and How Questions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Who, Where, What, When, Why, and How Questions
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Vocabulary Cards: Who, Where, What, When, Why, and How Questions
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Who, Where, What, When, Why, and How Questions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Figurative Language
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Glossary: Figurative Language
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Figurative Language.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Figurative Language
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Vocabulary Cards: Figurative Language
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Figurative Language.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Summarize a Nonfiction Text
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Vocabulary Cards: Summarize a Nonfiction Text
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Summarize a Nonfiction Text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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