RL.2.2 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.2

:
"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

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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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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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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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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The Boy Who Cried Wolf Prediction and Comprehension
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The Boy Who Cried Wolf Prediction and Comprehension
This worksheet helps your child focus on prediction and comprehension in "The Boy Who Cried Wolf." Kids will read the classic fable and answer written prompts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Author’s Purpose: The Princess and the Pea
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Author’s Purpose: The Princess and the Pea
Students will read an adaptation of the classic story "The Princess and the Pea" by Hans Christian Andersen. Then they'll seek to determine the author’s purpose and explain their reasoning.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: What's the Moral?
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Glossary: What's the Moral?
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: What's the Moral?
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: What's the Moral?
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Vocabulary Cards: What's the Moral?
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: What's the Moral?
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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Vocabulary Cards: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
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Vocabulary Cards: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: The Purpose of Fiction Texts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
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Glossary: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: The Purpose of Fiction Texts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Using My Own Words: The Frog Prince
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Using My Own Words: The Frog Prince
Reinforce grammar and comprehension as you support your students in understanding the elements of a fictional text! In this activity, students will practice identifying verbs and rewriting the beloved story of "The Frog Prince" in their own words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Elements of Fairy Tales
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Vocabulary Cards: Elements of Fairy Tales
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Elements of Fairy Tales.
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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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
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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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Sequencing to Summarize
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Sequencing to Summarize
Stretch student understanding of story sequencing into a summary with this graphic organizer. Students will start by jotting down quick notes to remember each part of the story, then they'll use their notes to write a complete summary of the text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Ugly Duckling's New Friend
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The Ugly Duckling's New Friend
Everyone's heard the story of the ugly duckling, but have you met his new friend, the beastly bird? Help students learn about the importance of transition words when telling a story with this fun tale of outcasts who become fast friends!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Five Finger Story Sequencing
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Five Finger Story Sequencing
Make sequencing stories more interesting than just beginning, middle, and end! This "handy" graphic organizer can be used with all fiction to help set up a concise but thorough summary using a five finger strategy.
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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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
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Character Traits: The Princess and the Pea
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Character Traits: The Princess and the Pea
Your students will use an abridged version of "The Princess and the Pea" to practice analyzing and expressing character traits with the help of a word bank.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Fable & Folktale Story Map
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Fable & Folktale Story Map
Use this handy story map to help students organize the events and lessons in the fables and folktales they read.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Author’s Purpose: The Ant and the Grasshopper
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Author’s Purpose: The Ant and the Grasshopper
Your students will love reading this classic fable as they seek to determine the author’s purpose and differentiate fiction from nonfiction.
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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The Lion and the Mouse Fable
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The Lion and the Mouse Fable
Want to help your young readers learn to discern the central message or lesson of fictional stories? Have your students read this short version of the classic fable of the "Lion and the Mouse" by Aesop to practice determining the moral.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Exploring Fictional Text
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Vocabulary Cards: Exploring Fictional Text
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Exploring Fictional Text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Exploring Fictional Text
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Glossary: Exploring Fictional Text
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Exploring Fictional Text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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