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2nd grade
Author's Purpose in Fiction
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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
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Understanding Personification
Understanding Personification
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Understanding Personification
Use this worksheet to help students identify personified nouns and their respective verbs.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Author’s Purpose: The Ant and the Grasshopper
Author’s Purpose: The Ant and the Grasshopper
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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
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Author’s Purpose: The Princess and the Pea
Author’s Purpose: The Princess and the Pea
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Author’s Purpose: The Princess and the Pea
Students will read an adaptation of the classic story "The Princess and the Pea" by Hans Christian Andersen. Then they'll seek to determine the author’s purpose and explain their reasoning.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Twisted Ankle
The Twisted Ankle
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The Twisted Ankle
Similes are all around us—sometimes you just need a little context to know how to decipher them! This lighthearted story about a twisted ankle contains two hidden similes. Can your students find them?
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Emily's Turtle
Emily's Turtle
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Emily's Turtle
This short fictional text can be used to help students determine words and phrases the author uses to help the reader figure out the central message of the story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make it Descriptive
Make it Descriptive
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Make it Descriptive
When writing a story, adjectives make the story more colorful. This worksheet trains students to enhance sentences by adding descriptive adjectives to their writing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Moody Words
Moody Words
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Moody Words
Authors use sensory language to make their writing more descriptive. Have your students consider the words authors use to create specific moods in this fun pumpkin-themed worksheet!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
Vocabulary Cards: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
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Vocabulary Cards: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
Glossary: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
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Glossary: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
Vocabulary Cards: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
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Vocabulary Cards: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: The Purpose of Fiction Texts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
Glossary: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
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Glossary: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: The Purpose of Fiction Texts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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