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.

Worksheets

Vocabulary Cards: Common Theme Words
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Vocabulary Cards: Common Theme Words
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Common Theme Words.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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A Visual Glossary of Theme Words
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A Visual Glossary of Theme Words
Use these picture cards to introduce your students to 16 common theme words.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Common Theme Words
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Glossary: Common Theme Words
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Common Theme Words.
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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Big Idea Summary
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Big Idea Summary
Help your EL students identify big ideas before they write short summaries.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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The Great Depression
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The Great Depression
Read this text about the Great Depression with your students as they build comprehension skills.
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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Glossary: Identifying Character and Setting
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Glossary: Identifying Character and Setting
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Identifying Character and Setting.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Sentence Structures for Summarizing
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Glossary: Sentence Structures for Summarizing
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Sentence Structures for Summarizing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Sentence Structures for Summarizing
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Vocabulary Cards: Sentence Structures for Summarizing
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Sentence Structures for Summarizing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Identifying Character and Setting
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Vocabulary Cards: Identifying Character and Setting
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Identifying Character and Setting.
5th 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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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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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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Glossary: Problem and Solution Practice
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Glossary: Problem and Solution Practice
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Problem and Solution Practice.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Problem and Solution Practice
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Vocabulary Cards: Problem and Solution Practice
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Problem and Solution Practice.
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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Language Frames: Character Changes
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Language Frames: Character Changes
Use this simple template to identify a character's feelings, challenges, and resolution throughout a text.
Reading & Writing
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Practice with Problem & Solution
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Practice with Problem & Solution
In this fiction comprehension exercise, your students will use transition words to help them write about the problem and solution in three short stories.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Transition Words in Fiction
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Transition Words in Fiction
Transition words introduce new ideas and connect key elements in a story. In this exercise, your students will identify and use transition words in a series of sentences.
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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Summarizing with Key Words
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Summarizing with Key Words
Students practice using keywords to prepare for summary writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Main Idea and Supporting Evidence
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Vocabulary Cards: Main Idea and Supporting Evidence
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Main Idea and Supporting Evidence.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Using Noun Phrases for Character & Setting
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Using Noun Phrases for Character & Setting
Students identify noun phrases that describe character and setting.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Summary Writing: Big Ideas vs. Details
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Summary Writing: Big Ideas vs. Details
Help your EL students will practice differentiating between big ideas and details.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Summary Writing with Big Ideas
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Glossary: Summary Writing with Big Ideas
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Summary Writing with Big Ideas.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Summary Writing with Big Ideas
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Vocabulary Cards: Summary Writing with Big Ideas
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Summary Writing with Big Ideas.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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