Why does someone write a story? Give your students the tools to find out the author's purpose! Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as an introduction to the Author’s Purpose in Fiction Texts lesson plan.
Use this lesson to teach students about the importance of reading fluently to support comprehension. Use as a stand alone activity or a support for the Increasing Reading Stamina and Comprehension lesson plan.
Understanding the relationship of cause and effect is a cornerstone of strong reading comprehension skills. Students will seek to explain why events happened in a book of their choosing in this cause and effect activity.
The goal of these second grade reading comprehension resources is to help students be able to become more confident readers. For example, story map worksheets help students to visualize the arc of a story. You can bring stories to life, while teaching second grade reading comprehension at the same time. Also, check out our third grade reading comprehension resources.