RL.5.2 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.2

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"Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text."

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

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Who Is Peter Pan?
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Who Is Peter Pan?
Have your child read these Peter Pan passages and decide what she knows about the Peter Pan character.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Find the Main Idea: Peter Rabbit
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Find the Main Idea: Peter Rabbit
Improve your child's reading skills and introduce her the classic tale of Peter Rabbit with this comprehension page, all about finding the main idea.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Comprehension: Stuffed Elephant
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Reading Comprehension: Stuffed Elephant
Improve your child's reading comprehension, and introduce her to a classic children's story, with this worksheet on The Story of a Stuffed Elephant.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Panchatantra: "The Fish that were too Clever"
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Panchatantra: "The Fish that were too Clever"
Help your kid learn about theme with a reading comprehension page that features a story from Panchatantra, a collection of classic animal fables from India.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Panchatantra: "The Foolish Friend"
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Panchatantra: "The Foolish Friend"
What happens when you have a foolish friend? Introduce your stellar reader to the Panchatantra stories, animal fables with a moral lesson.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Panchatantra: "The Broken Pot"
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Panchatantra: "The Broken Pot"
Help your young reader learn to identify themes with the Panchatantra story "The Broken Pot" a classic fable from India that has a moral lesson.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Panchatantra: "The Gold-Giving Snake"
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Panchatantra: "The Gold-Giving Snake"
What if you met a snake who could make you rich? Enjoy one of the classic Panchatantra stories, animal fables from India that have a moral lesson.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Book Casting Call
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Book Casting Call
Assemble your favorite actors and find the perfect parts for them in your summer reading book.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Identify the Main Idea
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Identify the Main Idea
Sometimes the main idea of a piece of writing leads to the perfect title!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing a Fiction Summary: The Wind in the Willows
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Writing a Fiction Summary: The Wind in the Willows
Learn a fun reading strategy and practice writing fiction summaries using a classic text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Fiction Summaries: Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then
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Fiction Summaries: Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then
Students will use the Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then strategy of writing fiction summaries with these reading passages.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Simple Summary
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Write a Simple Summary
Teach your students to write a simple summary using an easy-to-follow set of keywords.
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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Storyboard Summary
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Storyboard Summary
With this storyboard, students will draw and write about events in a chronological order.
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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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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Illustrating Cause and Effects Reading Log
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Illustrating Cause and Effects Reading Log
Students will cite instances of cause and effect from beginning, middle, and ending portions of their fiction readings.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Compare & Contrast Themes
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Compare & Contrast Themes
Get your students thinking about themes as they compare and contrast two different picture books of their choice.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Theme, Cause, and Effect Reading Log
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Theme, Cause, and Effect Reading Log
Students will provide details of cause and effect events directly related to theme.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Poetry Reflections Reading Log
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Poetry Reflections Reading Log
Students will cite stanzas from beginning, middle, and ending portions of their poetry readings and share thoughts, feelings, and ideas about the text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Literature Response Prompts
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Literature Response Prompts
Let your students choose their own prompts with this reading response exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Literature Response Reflection Cards
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Literature Response Reflection Cards
Help your students think deeply about literature with these helpful conversation starters.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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More Hyperbole in Poetry
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More Hyperbole in Poetry
When your students read this silly poem, they will find examples of hyperbole. Then, they will make a connection to another language concept: superlatives!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Hyperbole in Poetry
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Hyperbole in Poetry
Read this silly, rhyming poem and find examples of hyperbole!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Wacky Limericks
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Wacky Limericks
As your students read these silly limericks, they’ll identify examples of hyperbole.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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