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.

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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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Stop & Jot Sticky Note Sequencing
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Stop & Jot Sticky Note Sequencing
Then what happened? In this activity, students will choose stop and jot sticky notes from different parts of the story to practice their sequencing and summarizing skills as they respond to questions about the literature.
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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Sequencing Activity: Flying Jelly
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Sequencing Activity: Flying Jelly
Will Jelly ever fly again? Find out by putting the sentences in sequential order from beginning to end.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sequencing Activity: Rocky Sings at Sunrise
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Sequencing Activity: Rocky Sings at Sunrise
Put the sentences of the story in sequential order from what happened first to what happened last. Then read the story to learn more about Rocky!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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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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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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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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Compare and Contrast: Short Stories
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Compare and Contrast: Short Stories
Your students will read two short stories, then compare and contrast the characters, problems, solutions, and themes with the help of a graphic organizer.
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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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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Hook the Reader: The Tortoise and the Hare
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Hook the Reader: The Tortoise and the Hare
After reading the classic Aesop fable, "The Tortoise and the Hare," students will use their imaginations to compose their own introductions using one of the most common story hooks (fact, question, description, statement, or sound).
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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Sequence of Events
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Sequence of Events
What happened first? Have your young reader find the beginning, middle, and end of this short story. Use the illustrations to help her picture the events.
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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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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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: Conclude a Story
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Glossary: Conclude a Story
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Conclude a Story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Conclude a Story
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Vocabulary Cards: Conclude a Story
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Conclude a Story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Creating Cause and Effect Skits
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Glossary: Creating Cause and Effect Skits
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Creating Cause and Effect Skits
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Creating Cause and Effect Skits
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Vocabulary Cards: Creating Cause and Effect Skits
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Creating Cause and Effect Skits
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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