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Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Workbook
Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Week 1 of our Third Grade Fall Review Packet features 5 days of learning activities designed to prepare students for their third grade year. 
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
What Happened Next?
What Happened Next?
Worksheet
What Happened Next?
Play author with this creative writing and comprehension exercise! Your child will learn all about inference, or drawing conclusions based on what they've read.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Who, When, What, Where, Why, and How?
Who, When, What, Where, Why, and How?
Lesson Plan
Who, When, What, Where, Why, and How?
Do you have students who are constantly asking what, who, where, why, how, and when? It's your turn to ask now! Have them read various stories and ask them to answer these questions in this lesson.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Read and Review: Summer Vacation
Read and Review: Summer Vacation
Worksheet
Read and Review: Summer Vacation
Students will read and answer questions about the Bradley family's summer vacation. Kids will learn the importance of paying close attention to their reading.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fifth Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Fifth Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Workbook
Fifth Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Prepare learners for their fifth grade year with the help of this Fifth Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Using the 5 W's
Using the 5 W's
Lesson Plan
Using the 5 W's
This lesson will provide your ELs with support as they learn about nouns and practice retelling a story with a 5 W's graphic organizer. This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity or a support lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Community Helpers: Health and Safety
Community Helpers: Health and Safety
Workbook
Community Helpers: Health and Safety
Learn about workers who serve the neighborhood. With coloring, cut-and-paste, and I-spy pages kids will be busy having fun while exploring social studies topics of community, jobs and needs.
Preschool
Social studies
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
Pete's Pets
Pete's Pets
Worksheet
Pete's Pets
Read about Pete and all of his pets in this story. Pay attention to the story and you'll be able to answer all the questions in no time.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
Workbook
Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
This Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4 provides five more days of learning activities designed to prepare students for their third grade debut.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Animals of the World
Animals of the World
Workbook
Animals of the World
The world is full of amazing creatures! Learn about a few from around the globe, as your child hones reading skills in this fact-filled workbook.
2nd grade
Science
Workbook
Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 2
Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 2
Workbook
Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 2
Week 2 of our Third Grade Fall Review Packet is a great way to prepare learners for a new school year as they complete a wide range of practice activities and brush up on key concepts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Second Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
Second Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
Workbook
Second Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
This final installment of our Second Grade Fall Review Packet offers five more days of engaging activities that will prepare incoming second graders for a new year of learning.
2nd grade
Social studies
Workbook
Story Rollercoaster
Story Rollercoaster
Worksheet
Story Rollercoaster
Use this fun story rollercoaster template to help young readers understand the different elements of a story. After students have finished their story, have them consider these who, what, where, why, and how questions as they relate to the plot.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All About Misty Copeland
All About Misty Copeland
Worksheet
All About Misty Copeland
Use this nonfiction comprehension worksheet to help second and third graders learn all about Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Amelia Earhart Biography
Amelia Earhart Biography
Worksheet
Amelia Earhart Biography
Children are introduced to the life and accomplishments of aeronautics pioneer Amelia Earhart in this fascinating worksheet.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Christmas in Sweden
Christmas in Sweden
Worksheet
Christmas in Sweden
Have you ever heard of Julbock, the Christmas goat, or Tomten, the gift-giving Christmas elf? Learn how to celebrate Christmas in Sweden!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Read Between the Lines
Read Between the Lines
Workbook
Read Between the Lines
When it comes to reading, it’s all about inferring. Kids can learn how to use clues in a text to understand a character’s thoughts or follow the action, in this book about jumping to conclusions.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Christmas in France
Christmas in France
Worksheet
Christmas in France
Pretend you're spending the holidays in France as you discover the Christmas customs and culinary delights of a country half a world away!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Tree Parts
Tree Parts
Worksheet
Tree Parts
This tree anatomy worksheet will give your little naturalist a better understanding of the parts that make up a tree.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Text Detective: Weird Animals
Text Detective: Weird Animals
Workbook
Text Detective: Weird Animals
It's fact vs. opinion statements about interesting animals in this workbook. Kids will also think about how diagrams and images help clarify reading passages.
2nd grade
Science
Workbook
Answering "Why" Questions
Answering "Why" Questions
Lesson Plan
Answering "Why" Questions
Teach your students how to use specific vocabulary as they answer questions. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Questions that Gauge Comprehension* lesson plan.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Christmas in Russia
Christmas in Russia
Worksheet
Christmas in Russia
Did you know that you could celebrate Christmas in December and then fly to Russia to celebrate the same holiday in January?
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Christmas in the Netherlands
Christmas in the Netherlands
Worksheet
Christmas in the Netherlands
Learn all about Sinterklaas (sound familiar?) and the fun traditions that kids in the Netherlands look forward to every Christmas!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Men of Myth
Men of Myth
Workbook
Men of Myth
This workbook takes a snapshot of select heroes from Norse and Irish-Celtic stories: Thor and Cu Chullain. Their exciting deeds give kids noteworthy reading, writing and critical thinking practice.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook

Who What When Where Why Questions

Who, what, where, when, why -- five little questions that form the basis of any good piece of informational text. If your kid is struggling with nonfiction reading or just paragraph writing, these tests are sure to help. Make sure your student knows why and when to use the famous wh questions in their writing with our collection of drills specially designed for help with wh questions. Once your kid masters it, they’ll be on their way to non-fiction know-how.
Curiosity is a fantastic foundation for learning which drives students to figure out how things work and interact with each other. In order to give their questions a voice, they need to understand the words that give questions their meaning. Who, what, when, where, why, and how, sometimes referred to as the five w’s and how or sometimes 5W1H words, form the basis for how they can ask questions and approach information in a way that maximizes their comprehension.
When writing, students must provide the reader with the answer to these questions. When reading, they must be able to recognize these answers to truly understand what they’re reading. Explain to your students the meaning of these words:
  • Who is the story or passage about. This refers to the characters or key players in the passage.
  • What is happening in the passage. These are the events that take place.
  • Where are the events taking place. While this is typically geographically, some writers can be more abstract with their setting.
  • When are the events taking place. This can be gleaned by looking for future or past tense verbs.
  • Why are the events taking place. Is there a motivation behind what’s happening or are they simply a series of cause and effect style events?
  • How are the events taking place. In what way have the events or characters actions led to what’s happening in the passage.

A simple exercise to reinforce this concept is to create a table with sections for each ‘w word’ and how. Then, as the student reads the passage, have them fill out the form with the elements that fit in each section. Education.com has provided many worksheets above that students can practice this skill with.