RL.4.2 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.2

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"Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text."

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

Worksheets

Paraphrasing Practice
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Paraphrasing Practice
Paraphrasing is all about summing up a lengthy text, and it can be a great way to help your child hone reading comprehension skills.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing Book Reviews
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Writing Book Reviews
This worksheet will help your child organize the details needed to write about a book he's read!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Super Story Retelling
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Super Story Retelling
Story retelling is a wonderful exercise in comprehension and vocabulary use.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Sparrow's Lost Bean
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Sparrow's Lost Bean
KEEP PENDING
4th grade
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Three Sentence Summary
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Three Sentence Summary
Help students master summarizing using keywords with this reading comprehension worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Head to Head Fiction: Protagonists and Challenges
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Head to Head Fiction: Protagonists and Challenges
Students make sense of literary elements like protagonists and challenges while drawing comparisons between fiction texts.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Head to Head Fiction: Problems and Solutions
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Head to Head Fiction: Problems and Solutions
Use this organizer to draw comparisons between problems and solutions in fiction texts.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Head to Head Fiction: Themes
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Head to Head Fiction: Themes
Use this activity with your students to compare themes between fiction texts.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Simple Storyboard
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Simple Storyboard
This graphic organizer helps students quickly identify the main events in the beginning, middle, and end of a fictional text.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Simple Summary Reading Log
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Simple Summary Reading Log
Use this half-sheet graphic reading log to help students write simple summaries.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Find the Theme Flowchart
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Find the Theme Flowchart
With this easy-to-use flowchart, your students will learn how to find the theme of a fictional story.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Summary High Five
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Summary High Five
This exercise gives your students practice writing their own fiction summaries.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Thinking About Themes: Reflection Cards
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Thinking About Themes: Reflection Cards
Use this resource to help your students familiarize themselves with the concept of literary themes.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Finding the Theme
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Finding the Theme
Use this reading comprehension resource to help your students identify the theme of a story.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Find the Central Message: Literary Response
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Find the Central Message: Literary Response
Get your kids writing about their reading! When students note key observations as they read, they have a better chance at understanding a text's message.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Short and Sweet Summaries
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Short and Sweet Summaries
Use this resource with your students to practice writing concise fiction summaries.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reader’s Theater: Camping in the Cold
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Reader’s Theater: Camping in the Cold
Use this camping-themed Reader’s Theater Script to engage your students as they practice reading fluently. Then challenge them with reading comprehension questions about the characters and events.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Rudyard Kipling: What's the Theme?
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Rudyard Kipling: What's the Theme?
In this exercise, students will work through a series of steps to identify the theme of a classic story.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Making Connections with Texts Concept Web
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Making Connections with Texts Concept Web
Use this handy concept web to teach your students about ways to interact with text, including text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections that can help deepen their understanding of what they read.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Summarizing with Sequence Words
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Summarizing with Sequence Words
In this resource, students will identify sequence words in the summary of a well-known fairy tale. Then they'll read a short story and write a summary with the help of a sequence word bank.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Paragraph Frame for Summarizing Fiction
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Paragraph Frame for Summarizing Fiction
In this resource, students will practice writing a simple summary of a fiction story using a paragraph frame with sequence words.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Summarizing with Sequence Words
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Glossary: Summarizing with Sequence Words
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Summarizing with Sequence Words.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Summarizing with Sequence Words
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Vocabulary Cards: Summarizing with Sequence Words
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Summarizing with Sequence Words.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Simple Fiction Summary
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Simple Fiction Summary
Students will use the Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then structure to summarize a short fiction text.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Basic Fiction Summaries
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Vocabulary Cards: Basic Fiction Summaries
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Basic Fiction Summaries.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Basic Fiction Summaries
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Glossary: Basic Fiction Summaries
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Basic Fiction Summaries.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Comparing Literature Themes
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Vocabulary Cards: Comparing Literature Themes
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Comparing Literature Themes.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Comparing Literature Themes
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Glossary: Comparing Literature Themes
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Comparing Literature Themes.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Problems and Solutions in Fiction
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Vocabulary Cards: Problems and Solutions in Fiction
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Problems and Solutions in Fiction.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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