RL.2.2 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.2

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"Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral."

Our Take: Second graders read fables and folktales from a variety of different cultures. Help your students accurately recount the events of these stories and discuss their messages.

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

Worksheets

Main Idea of a Story Worksheet
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Main Idea of a Story Worksheet
This main idea worksheet guides your child through reading comprehension practice. Download today to get started!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Treasure Island Coloring Page
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Treasure Island Coloring Page
In the first page in a series of Treasure Island coloring pages, Jim meets Billy Bones and learns about Captain Flint's buried treasure.
2nd grade
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Kolobok Part II: The Hare
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Kolobok Part II: The Hare
Enjoy part two of this fun Russian folk tale, about Kolobok the little ball of dough, created accidentally by an old woman.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Kolobok Part III: The Wolf
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Kolobok Part III: The Wolf
Continue your journey with Kolobok, the crafty little ball of dough. In part three, he encounters a wolf! Can he escape?
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Kolobok Part IV: The Bear
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Kolobok Part IV: The Bear
Keep rolling along with Kolobok, the main character in this well-known Russian folk tale. Your child will love coloring as she builds reading skills!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Kolobok Part V: The End!
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Kolobok Part V: The End!
This is the final chapter of the tale of Kolobok. Famous in Russian folklore, this clever ball of dough finally meets his match, the fox!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Japanese Folktale: Bunbuku Chagama
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Japanese Folktale: Bunbuku Chagama
Your child can make her own storybook with this series of Japanese folktale coloring pages!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Momotaro: A Japanese Folktale
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Momotaro: A Japanese Folktale
Introduce your child to Momotaro, a popular Japanese folktale! Your child will get to make her own story book by coloring the illustrations.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Japanese Folktale: Kasajizo
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Japanese Folktale: Kasajizo
Encourage your child to read more by giving her a series of fun coloring pages that tell a story! She'll get to enjoy a Japanese folktale as she colors.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Japanese Folktale: The Mouse's Marriage
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Japanese Folktale: The Mouse's Marriage
Give your child a fun series of coloring pages that tell a story! She can read "The Mouse's Marriage" as she colors the illustrations.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nutcracker Story
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The Nutcracker Story
The Nutcracker story tells the tale of a girl who discovers some Christmas magic. Color in The Nutcracker story with your child and make your own holiday book.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nutcracker: Part II
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The Nutcracker: Part II
Enjoy part two of this classic Christmas tale. Your little dancer can experience the magic of the Nutcracker with this storybook she can color herself!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Farmer and his Son
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The Farmer and his Son
Enjoy a classic Aesop's fable, retold through a short collection of coloring pages! Your child will love reading this funny story as she colors.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Sun and Moon
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The Sun and Moon
Learn an old story about why the sun and moon chase each other around the globe with a fun folktale from the Philippines!
1st grade
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Masha and the Bear
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Masha and the Bear
Build reading and vocabulary skills with a fun folktale coloring series! She'll color the illustrations and clip the five pages together to make a storybook.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Dog and the Wolf
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The Dog and the Wolf
Introduce your child to a classic Aesop's fable, re-told in a series of fun coloring pages! Your child will be honing her reading skills as she colors.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Giant Turnip
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The Giant Turnip
Share a story with your child! With this five-page classic folktale, she'll get to color the illustrations as she hones her reading skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Briar Rose
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Briar Rose
This is the beginning of a story by The Brothers Grimm. Get together with your child to enjoy some classic literature with these beautiful story pages.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Briar Rose: Part 2
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Briar Rose: Part 2
Read part two of this classic tale by the Brothers Grimm! Enjoy a fun fairy tale series where your child can color in the illustrations herself.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Velveteen Rabbit: Part 2
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The Velveteen Rabbit: Part 2
Find out what happens to the Velveteen Rabbit in part two of this beautiful storybook coloring series.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Velveteen Rabbit: Part 1
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The Velveteen Rabbit: Part 1
Enjoy a heartwarming, childhood classic, The Velveteen Rabbit! Your little one will love coloring these storybook pages as she reads.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Pecos Bill!
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Pecos Bill!
Rootin' tootin' cowboys, gather 'round to hear the legendary story of Pecos Bill! Read this tale with your child, and see if he can tell fact from fiction.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Paul Bunyan
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Paul Bunyan
Can your child tell fact from fiction? Boost reading comprehension with this story sheet featuring a famous tall tale character: Paul Bunyan!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Tortoise and the Hare Fable
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The Tortoise and the Hare Fable
Help your early reader get to know a classic Aesop's fable, The Tortoise and the Hare. He'll make a prediction about what will happen, and identify the moral.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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What is a Tall Tale?
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What is a Tall Tale?
Get to know some of the most famous larger-than-life characters from our traditional oral folklore with this tall tales worksheet!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Princess and the Pea: Story Map
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The Princess and the Pea: Story Map
Read a familiar folk tale -- The Princess and the Pea -- and plot out important moments in the story.
2nd grade
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Flower Man Story
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Flower Man Story
This 12-page story retells a traditional Japanese fable. Challenge your 2nd grader's reading skills while she enjoys this tale of jealousy and resourcefulness.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Elves and the Shoemaker: Writing Response
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The Elves and the Shoemaker: Writing Response
Use this writing response to test your little reader's understanding of "The Elves and the Shoemaker" by the Brothers Grimm.
2nd 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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