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Main Idea of a Story Worksheet
Main Idea of a Story Worksheet
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Main Idea of a Story Worksheet
This main idea worksheet guides your child through reading comprehension practice. Download today to get started!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Close Reading Annotations
Close Reading Annotations
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Close Reading Annotations
Use this chocolate-themed exercise to introduce your students to close reading with annotations.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Identify the Author's Purpose
Identify the Author's Purpose
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Identify the Author's Purpose
Authors persuade, inform, and entertain through various types of writing! Students set out to identify the author’s purpose.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Text Dependent Questions for Independent Reading
Text Dependent Questions for Independent Reading
Worksheet
Text Dependent Questions for Independent Reading
Text dependent questions are reading comprehension questions that can only be answered by referring to the text. Students have to read the text closely and use inferential thinking to determine the answer. Use this list of text dependent questions for you
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Identifying Cause and Effect
Identifying Cause and Effect
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Identifying Cause and Effect
Give your second grader's logical thinking skills and reading comprehension a healthy boost with a lesson in cause and effect.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Inferences & Evidence
Inferences & Evidence
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Inferences & Evidence
Students can use this graphic organizer to make inferences as they read fiction or nonfiction texts.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Cause & Effect
Graphic Organizer: Cause & Effect
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Graphic Organizer: Cause & Effect
Use this graphic organizer to support learners' understanding of cause and effect in the books they read.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Independent Reading Log
Independent Reading Log
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Independent Reading Log
After independent reading, have students record and reflect. Young readers will demonstrate their ability to summarize and respond to their reading, and a log is a fun way for them to track their progress. Make copies of this log to use again and again!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fourth Grade Reading Log
Fourth Grade Reading Log
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Fourth Grade Reading Log
Children keep track of their weekday reading with this useful two-page template.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
First vs. Third Person Narration
First vs. Third Person Narration
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First vs. Third Person Narration
Students are asked to distinguish between first and third person narration as well as fiction or nonfiction writing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Secret Garden
Reading Comprehension: The Secret Garden
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Secret Garden
Your little reader is sure to enjoy this selection from the children's classic, "The Secret Garden." She'll build her vocabulary and reading skills.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Strategies: Making Connections
Reading Strategies: Making Connections
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Reading Strategies: Making Connections
Use this resource with your students to practice relating to the text by making connections. Your students will practice making text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections as they read literature or informational text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What's the Main Idea?
What's the Main Idea?
Worksheet
What's the Main Idea?
The main idea is the most important idea in a paragraph. With this worksheet, students will read the paragraphs carefully then circle the statement that best fits the paragraph's main idea.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Trojan Horse
The Trojan Horse
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The Trojan Horse
Engage in some sneaky warfare with the tale of the Trojan Horse, one of the most legendary Greek myths ever told.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Author's Purpose
Author's Purpose
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Author's Purpose
All authors write for a reason, be it to explain, entertain, or persuade their readers. In this activity, your students will consider the author’s purpose of a book of their choosing, then justify their answer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Close Reading Checklist
Close Reading Checklist
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Close Reading Checklist
Help students practice close reading of fiction or nonfiction texts with this detailed checklist.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Detecting the Author's Purpose
Detecting the Author's Purpose
Worksheet
Detecting the Author's Purpose
Learners will categorize 12 different types of text according to why the author would write them, using the acronym PIE as a mnemonic device.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Amelia Earhart Reading Response
Amelia Earhart Reading Response
Worksheet
Amelia Earhart Reading Response
Your students will love learning all about this fascinating historical figure while also practicing reading comprehension and reading response skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Weekly Reading Response
Weekly Reading Response
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Weekly Reading Response
Use this worksheet to have students write or draw about their reading each day.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing Book Reviews
Writing Book Reviews
Worksheet
Writing Book Reviews
This worksheet will help your child organize the details needed to write about a book they've read!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Timeline Organizer
Timeline Organizer
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Timeline Organizer
Students can use this versatile graphic organizer to order events in fiction or nonfiction texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Star Graphic Organizer
Star Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Star Graphic Organizer
Give your star reader a great way to get their thoughts organized. This star graphic organizer will help them practice basic reading comprehension.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Old Mother Hubbard
Old Mother Hubbard
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Old Mother Hubbard
Read the poem, then draw a picture about the story of Old Mother Hubbard.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Chapter Summary
Chapter Summary
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Chapter Summary
Here's a chapter summary guide where your child can jot down the characters in a chapter, his favorite character and even predict what will happen next.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is Historical Fiction?
What is Historical Fiction?
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What is Historical Fiction?
You may not realize how many beloved books and award-winning movies are historical fiction. Get a taste of historical fiction and try writing some yourself.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet