RL.2.5 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.5

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"Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action."

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

Worksheets

Seqencing Activity: Peanut and Kiki
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Seqencing Activity: Peanut and Kiki
Put the sentences of the story in order from start to finish by numbering them. Read the story in the correct order when you're finished.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Map: Jeremy Fisher
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Story Map: Jeremy Fisher
Enlist the famous Beatrix Potter in helping your child develop solid reading strategies.
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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Cause and Effect for Kids
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Cause and Effect for Kids
Build comprehension skills with this reading page on cause and effect for kids.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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What is Cause and Effect?
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What is Cause and Effect?
Help your child understand cause and effect with this practice sheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Order
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Story Order
Oh no, this story has gotten all jumbled! Practice recognizing story order by putting these panels back together.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Ant and the Grasshopper Story Cards
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The Ant and the Grasshopper Story Cards
The Ant and the Grasshopper story cards help your visual learner understand what happens in the classic fable. Kids arrange picture cards to tell the story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Humpty Dumpty Story Cards
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Humpty Dumpty Story Cards
The Humpty Dumpty story cards are mixed up and don’t make sense. Ask your students to solve this case by cutting the cards out and putting them in order from beginning, to the middle, and the end.
2nd 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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Story Slide
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Story Slide
This fun worksheet serves as a great visual for your kids to organize their thoughts around the elements of a story. After students have finished their story, have them fill out this handy slide graphic organizer with plot, protagonist, and antagonist.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Rollercoaster
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Story Rollercoaster
Use this fun story rollercoaster template to help young readers understand the different elements of a story. After students have finished their story, have them consider these who, what, where, why, and how questions as they relate to the plot.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Momotaro's Ending
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Momotaro's Ending
Kids will read a classic Japanese folktale and then answer questions about the the problem, solution, and ending in this fun reading comprehension activity.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Dessert Index Search
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Dessert Index Search
Review or assess your second graders' understanding of simple nonfiction text features with this delicious index activity. Young readers will practice using an cookbook index to locate information about tasty desserts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Retelling Folktales and Fables
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Retelling Folktales and Fables
After reading a fable or folktale, students will use this cute graphic organizer to record the most important things that happened in the beginning, middle, and end. Then they'll try their hand at identifying the moral of the story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sundae Summarizing
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Sundae Summarizing
Summarizing stories has never tasted so good! Students can use this yummy ice cream-themed graphic organizer to form short summaries of fiction they read independently or with the class.
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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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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Chapter Bubbles
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Chapter Bubbles
Get students excited about taking reading notes with this bubbly worksheet! This fun format can be used to jot down quick notes about each chapter in your students’ books, then used as a reference for complete summaries when the time comes.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Summarize and Predict
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Summarize and Predict
Keep this organizer handy for your students to keep track of the chapters they've read and look ahead to the next one! Challenge your young readers to take their chapter summaries one step further by having them write out predictions for upcoming chapters
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Retell with Pictures
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Retell with Pictures
Take the monotony out of writing chapter summaries with this fun and creative alternative! Rather than writing out summaries, students will get to create illustrations and captions for major events from each chapter of their book.
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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Character Butterfly
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Character Butterfly
Have students consider a character’s attributes and actions with this cute and memorable organizer! After reading a book, students will draw a picture and describe the characters. Then they'll summarize the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Character Actions
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Character Actions
Have students think about each character’s journey with this character-specific beginning, middle, and end story map. Students can complete maps for different characters, then compare and contrast!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Choice Storyboard
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Choice Storyboard
Inspire your students to create a story using elements of fictional text! Budding writers will choose from the list of characters, settings, problems, and transition frames to help jump-start the creative process.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Practice with Verbs
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Practice with Verbs
Help your students get a handle on tricky verb tenses by providing them with extra practice! Students will transform words into present participle and past tense before drafting their own sentences.
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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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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Glossary: Elements of Fairy Tales
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Glossary: Elements of Fairy Tales
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Elements of Fairy Tales.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Order on the Court
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Order on the Court
Introduce your students to thinking critically about story sequence in this worksheet.
2nd grade
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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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