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2nd grade
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Chapter Summaries
Chapter Summaries
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Chapter Summaries
Tuck this chapter summary chart into reading workshop folders to help students keep track of longer chapter books. When they finish the book, have them look back at this to create a whole-book summary!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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All About Wangari Maathai
All About Wangari Maathai
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All About Wangari Maathai
Introduce students to the inspiring environmental activist Wangari Maathai. Children will read a short biography about the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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
Stop & Jot Sticky Note Sequencing
Stop & Jot Sticky Note Sequencing
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Stop & Jot Sticky Note Sequencing
Then what happened? In this activity, students will choose stop and jot sticky notes from different parts of the story to practice their sequencing and summarizing skills as they respond to questions about the literature.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Character Changes Order
Character Changes Order
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Character Changes Order
Use this worksheet to practice sequencing a character’s feelings using transition words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sticky Note Stop and Jot
Sticky Note Stop and Jot
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Sticky Note Stop and Jot
Use this reading strategy to help your students along in their reading comprehension skills. Students will respond to literature with Stop & Jots, with or without sticky notes.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Elements: Compare & Contrast
Story Elements: Compare & Contrast
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Story Elements: Compare & Contrast
This worksheet helps students analyze the ways in which stories are similar and different.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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
Organize Your Questions
Organize Your Questions
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Organize Your Questions
Use this resource to help your students formulate who, what, when, where, why, and how questions when reading fiction texts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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
Sojourner Truth Timeline
Sojourner Truth Timeline
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Sojourner Truth Timeline
Track important events in the life of an important woman with this Sojourner Truth timeline, a great way to get used to reading and writing nonfiction.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The Shiniest Apple: Cause & Effect
The Shiniest Apple: Cause & Effect
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The Shiniest Apple: Cause & Effect
Students will read and recall a story by answering comprehensive questions about the series of the events in the story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Summarize It
Summarize It
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Summarize It
Help your second graders practice their reading fluency while also using their prediction and summarizing skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Visualize the Scene
Visualize the Scene
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Visualize the Scene
Kids who are just starting to read longer texts may need some extra practice making mental pictures of text they read. Use this fun, short passage to help them practice visualizing and illustrating a scene.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Signal the Story Structure
Signal the Story Structure
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Signal the Story Structure
Use this resource to teach your students how to use signal words as they explain the beginning, middle, and end of a fictional story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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"Somebody Wanted" Story Map
"Somebody Wanted" Story Map
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"Somebody Wanted" Story Map
The "Somebody Wanted But So Then" reading strategy is a great way to help kids identify the key elements of a story. Students will use this easy format to begin summarizing a story of your choice in this fun treasure map-themed worksheet!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphor and Simile Search
Metaphor and Simile Search
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Metaphor and Simile Search
Get students thinking figuratively by having them connect their understanding of metaphors and similes to the books they read in class. Students will seek out a metaphor or simile in their reading, consider the quote's context, then explain what they thin
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Paragraph Frame: Summer Vacation
Paragraph Frame: Summer Vacation
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Paragraph Frame: Summer Vacation
Help your students retell a simple fictional text using a paragraph frame for support! In this activity, students will read a short story about a family's camping trip and then summarize it by filling in the blanks.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Ugly Duckling's New Friend
The Ugly Duckling's New Friend
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The Ugly Duckling's New Friend
Everyone's heard the story of the ugly duckling, but have you met his new friend, the beastly bird? Help students learn about the importance of transition words when telling a story with this fun tale of outcasts who become fast friends!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Loki Myths: Loki and the Builder
Loki Myths: Loki and the Builder
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Loki Myths: Loki and the Builder
Here's a Loki myth to satisfy fans of this sneaky god: Loki and the Builder, where he tries to outwit an equally sneaky human.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cause & Effect: What's the Cause?
Cause & Effect: What's the Cause?
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Cause & Effect: What's the Cause?
Help your child become a more thoughtful reader and improve his reading comprehension by focusing on cause and effect.
2nd 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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Word Bank: Emotion Charades
Word Bank: Emotion Charades
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Word Bank: Emotion Charades
Build your students' emotional literacy with this handy emotion word bank! This resource provides students with visuals and a variety of emotion synonyms to increase their understanding of character traits in fictional text.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
The Nation's Capital: Washington, D.C.
The Nation's Capital: Washington, D.C.
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The Nation's Capital: Washington, D.C.
Learners get a brief introduction to the capital of the United States in this worksheet.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Character Actions
Character Actions
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Character Actions
Have students think about each character’s journey with this character-specific beginning, middle, and end story map. Students can complete maps for different characters, then compare and contrast!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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