2nd grade Summarizing Fiction Texts Printable Worksheets

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Reading Comprehension: Map That Story!
Reading Comprehension: Map That Story!
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Reading Comprehension: Map That Story!
Help students build key reading comprehension skills by creating a story map for a book that they read. Students practice retelling, identifying characters, and making connections.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Five Finger Story Sequencing
Five Finger Story Sequencing
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Five Finger Story Sequencing
Make sequencing stories more interesting than just beginning, middle, and end! This "handy" graphic organizer can be used with all fiction to help set up a concise but thorough summary using a five finger strategy.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Elements Map
Story Elements Map
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Story Elements Map
This story map will help organize students' retelling of stories while reinforcing the concepts of sequencing, main idea, character traits, and setting.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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
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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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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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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
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Retelling Folktales and Fables
Retelling Folktales and Fables
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Retelling Folktales and Fables
After reading a fable or folktale, students will use this cute graphic organizer to record the most important things that happened in the beginning, middle, and end. Then they'll try their hand at identifying the moral of the story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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It's Time to Retell
It's Time to Retell
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It's Time to Retell
Ask your students to read the story about Ty's birthday, then answer the comprehension questions by retelling main events of the story on the lines provided.
2nd grade
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Sequencing to Summarize
Sequencing to Summarize
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Sequencing to Summarize
Stretch student understanding of story sequencing into a summary with this graphic organizer. Students will start by jotting down quick notes to remember each part of the story, then they'll use their notes to write a complete summary of the text.
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
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Sundae Summarizing
Sundae Summarizing
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Sundae Summarizing
Summarizing stories has never tasted so good! Students can use this yummy ice cream-themed graphic organizer to form short summaries of fiction they read independently or with the class.
2nd grade
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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
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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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Glossary: Using the 5 W's
Glossary: Using the 5 W's
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Glossary: Using the 5 W's
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Using the 5 W's.
2nd grade
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Vocabulary Cards: Map a Story
Vocabulary Cards: Map a Story
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Vocabulary Cards: Map a Story
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Map a Story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Tell Me What You Think
Tell Me What You Think
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Tell Me What You Think
Help your second graders practice their prediction and summarizing skills using this helpful worksheet.
2nd grade
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Paragraph Frame Worksheet for Fictional Text Retell
Paragraph Frame Worksheet for Fictional Text Retell
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Paragraph Frame Worksheet for Fictional Text Retell
Use this paragraph frame worksheet to support ELs as they navigate through the process of retelling text using transition words. This template can be used as a scaffold for any fictional text in the classroom!
2nd grade
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This Happened and Then
This Happened and Then
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This Happened and Then
Read a chapter and write a summary! Help your second graders practice their reading fluency while also improving their summarizing skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Using the 5 W's
Vocabulary Cards: Using the 5 W's
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Vocabulary Cards: Using the 5 W's
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Using the 5 W's.
2nd grade
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Retell with Pictures
Retell with Pictures
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Retell with Pictures
Take the monotony out of writing chapter summaries with this fun and creative alternative! Rather than writing out summaries, students will get to create illustrations and captions for major events from each chapter of their book.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Order: Case 1
Story Order: Case 1
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Story Order: Case 1
The class watched an exciting movie about a castle adventure. But now the students need help recalling the details of the film.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Elements of Fairy Tales
Glossary: Elements of Fairy Tales
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Glossary: Elements of Fairy Tales
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Elements of Fairy Tales.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sum it Up: Grandpa's Boat
Sum it Up: Grandpa's Boat
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Sum it Up: Grandpa's Boat
Your students will demonstrate understanding of a short fiction text by answering who, when, what, where, why, and how questions. Use this as an introduction to the vocabulary in the EL Support Lesson: Who, When, What, Where, Why, and How Questions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Elements of Fairy Tales
Vocabulary Cards: Elements of Fairy Tales
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Vocabulary Cards: Elements of Fairy Tales
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Elements of Fairy Tales.
2nd grade
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