RI.2.1 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.1

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"Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text."

These worksheets can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

A Brief History of Bubble Gum
Worksheet
A Brief History of Bubble Gum
Ever wondered how bubble gum got its start? Give your child practise reading a time line with this worksheet all about the humble beginnings of bubble gum.
Year 3
Social studies
Worksheet
A Brief History of the Hula Hoop
Worksheet
A Brief History of the Hula Hoop
Did you know hoops were used by the ancient Greeks? Learn more with this worksheet that offers a glimpse into the history and evolution of the modern hula hoop.
Year 3
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Lewis and Clark
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Lewis and Clark
If your child thinks camping in an RV is "roughing it", just wait until he hears what Lewis and Clark went through!
Year 6
Social studies
Worksheet
Booker T. Washington: Historical Heroes
Worksheet
Booker T. Washington: Historical Heroes
Learn more about one of the most admired African-American heroes with our Historical Heroes worksheet on Booker T. Washington.
Year 3
Social studies
Worksheet
Martin Luther King, Jr: Historical Heroes
Worksheet
Martin Luther King, Jr: Historical Heroes
Teach your students about Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr with this easy-to-read worksheet and word scramble.
Year 3
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Abraham Lincoln
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Abraham Lincoln
Learn about one of our nation's historical heroes with this social studies worksheet featuring Abraham Lincoln.
Year 3
Social studies
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Sorting & Describing Books
Lesson plan
Sorting & Describing Books
In this lesson, students will look at picture clues to determine the topic of texts. ELs will build vocabulary and language skills by working with partners to discuss and represent texts using drawings.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text
Lesson plan
Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text
Use this lesson to help your students learn how to find the main idea and details in a nonfiction text using a graphic organizer for support.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
Lesson plan
Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
Provide students with an opportunity to closely examine the difference between a topic and main idea in a nonfiction text. Use as a stand-alone activity or a support for the Finding the Main Idea and Details in a Nonfiction Text lesson.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Reading Inventories
Lesson plan
Reading Inventories
Want to engage students in reading? Give them books that they want to read! This lesson will give you a chance to learn about your readers so that you can best support them to become fluent readers.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Fact vs. Opinion Sort
Lesson plan
Fact vs. Opinion Sort
In this lesson, students develop an understand of the difference between facts and opinions. After analyzing different statements, students write their own sentences to sort and analyze.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

Drawing Conclusions
Workbook
Drawing Conclusions
In this series of maps, charts and match-ups your child will learn to use his logic to read contextual clues and label the information. Every picture has a story to tell!
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Workbook
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.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Workbook
She's So Cool: Biography Book Reports
Workbook
She's So Cool: Biography Book Reports
Learn how to navigate nonfiction by way of biographies in this Women's History Month workbook, which features the likes of lesser-known, but no less notable, female heroes.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Workbook

Games

Symbiotic Relationships Reading Comprehension
Game
Symbiotic Relationships Reading Comprehension
How many legs does a pistol shrimp have? Kids answer questions about Symbiotic Relationships in this reading comprehension quiz.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Game

Exercises

No exercises found for this common core node.

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