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Second Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 2
Second Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 2
Workbook
Second Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 2
Get 5 more days of activities with week 2 of our independent study packet for second graders.
2nd grade
Science
Workbook
Finding the Moral
Finding the Moral
Lesson Plan
Finding the Moral
In this lesson your students will find and examine the morals in the classic folktales of "Stone Soup" and "The Boy Who Cried Wolf."
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Grammar Practice
Grammar Practice
Workbook
Grammar Practice
This workbook gives second graders practice in punctuation, and helps to develop their vocabulary with contractions and compound words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Literature 1
Literature 1
Guided Lesson
Literature 1
This literature lesson guides kids towards a deeper understanding of second grade texts through an exploration of character, setting, and plot. Kids will be challenged to answer the who, what, where, when and why of a story, in addition to determining the story's message. Two versions of the same story will be presented in order for second graders to see story elements in action.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
The Ant and the Grasshopper
The Ant and the Grasshopper
Worksheet
The Ant and the Grasshopper
The Ant and the Grasshopper is a fable that teaches kids the value of hard work. Kids will focus on comprehension and predictions in this worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" Story Map
"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" Story Map
Worksheet
"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" Story Map
Give your second graders some practice building their reading comprehension skills with the timeless story of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Students will read this classic fable and then answer questions about setting, characters, genre, and cause and effect.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Punctuation Practice Makes Perfect
Punctuation Practice Makes Perfect
Workbook
Punctuation Practice Makes Perfect
Your budding writer will get his fill of periods, commas and quotation marks in this essential workbook, filled with opportunities to practice proper punctuation placement.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Be a Text Detective
Be a Text Detective
Workbook
Be a Text Detective
Take reading a piece and a clue at a time to help your child improve his reading skills. Ask and answer questions like who, what, where, when and why, about details, key info and using text evidence.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Comparing and Contrasting Short Stories
Comparing and Contrasting Short Stories
Lesson Plan
Comparing and Contrasting Short Stories
This lesson will have your students learn to compare and contrast using both a classic fairy tale and a fractured versions of a fairy tale.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
The Boy Who Cried Wolf Prediction and Comprehension
The Boy Who Cried Wolf Prediction and Comprehension
Worksheet
The Boy Who Cried Wolf Prediction and Comprehension
This worksheet helps your child focus on prediction and comprehension in "The Boy Who Cried Wolf." Kids will read the classic fable and answer written prompts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Tall Tales
Tall Tales
Workbook
Tall Tales
Can you read 100 books in a day? Run a mile in 30 seconds? Kids can compare fact and fiction with Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan and others to learn about story structure, character analysis and hyperbole.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Elements of Traditional Literature
Elements of Traditional Literature
Lesson Plan
Elements of Traditional Literature
Teach your class about the genre of traditional literature, made up of stories from around the world that have been told for generations. In this lesson, students will read fairy tales and compare story elements in each piece of literature.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Anansi and the Turtle and Me!
Anansi and the Turtle and Me!
Lesson Plan
Anansi and the Turtle and Me!
Anansi invites his friend Turtle to dinner at his house ... but does he treat him like a friend? In this reading comprehension lesson, your class practices questioning, retelling, and identifying the moral in "Anansi and the Turtle."
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Fantastic Fables: 5 W's
Fantastic Fables: 5 W's
Lesson Plan
Fantastic Fables: 5 W's
In this lesson, students use highlighters, graphic organizers, and a classic fable to exercise their understanding of key details and main idea in a text. They will use manipulatives to promote visual and kinetic learning styles.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
How and Why Stories
How and Why Stories
Lesson Plan
How and Why Stories
In this lesson, students have a great time using their imaginations to collaborate and create their own story following the "how and why" style of common folktales.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Author’s Purpose: The Ant and the Grasshopper
Author’s Purpose: The Ant and the Grasshopper
Worksheet
Author’s Purpose: The Ant and the Grasshopper
Your students will love reading this classic fable as they seek to determine the author’s purpose and differentiate fiction from nonfiction.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Tortoise and the Hare Fable
The Tortoise and the Hare Fable
Worksheet
The Tortoise and the Hare Fable
Help your early reader get to know a classic Aesop's fable, The Tortoise and the Hare. He'll make a prediction about what will happen, and identify the moral.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
 Fable & Folktale Story Map
Fable & Folktale Story Map
Worksheet
Fable & Folktale Story Map
Use this handy story map to help students organize the events and lessons in the fables and folktales they read.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
John Henry Tall Tale
John Henry Tall Tale
Worksheet
John Henry Tall Tale
Meet the legendary John Henry, a famous character from a classic tall tale! Learn the difference between fact and fiction with this fun reading sheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Punctuation: The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Punctuation: The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Worksheet
Punctuation: The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Read a classic Aesop's fable about the importance of honesty! Your child will get to practice punctuating this passage with periods.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
American Tall Tales
American Tall Tales
Worksheet
American Tall Tales
Review the classic American tall tales with this character map! Use your knowledge of setting in a story to show where each of these tall tales originated.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Paul Bunyan
Paul Bunyan
Worksheet
Paul Bunyan
Can your child tell fact from fiction? Boost reading comprehension with this story sheet featuring a famous tall tale character: Paul Bunyan!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Johnny Appleseed Story
Johnny Appleseed Story
Worksheet
Johnny Appleseed Story
Is the tale of Johnny Appleseed fact or fiction? Perhaps it's a bit of both! Introduce your child to a famous figure from a classic tall tale.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is a Tall Tale?
What is a Tall Tale?
Worksheet
What is a Tall Tale?
Get to know some of the most famous larger-than-life characters from our traditional oral folklore with this tall tales worksheet!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Momotaro: A Japanese Folktale
Momotaro: A Japanese Folktale
Worksheet
Momotaro: A Japanese Folktale
Introduce your child to Momotaro, a popular Japanese folktale! Your child will get to make her own story book by coloring the illustrations.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet