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2nd Grade Common Core: RL.2.1

Common Core Identifier: RL.2.1 / Grade: 2
Curriculum: Reading Literature: Key Ideas and Details
Detail: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
154 Common Core State Standards (CCSS) aligned worksheets found:
Check your students' understanding of the first three chapters of the book with these comprehension questions.
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This set of questions covers the last two chapters of the novel.
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Blessie and her mother make brownies for a bake sale.
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Anna's kite is caught high up in a tree. It's too far for her to climb. How can her kitty help get the kite down?
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This page contains multiple choice and short answer questions for chapters four through six.
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This is a cute poem about hunting for a golden Easter egg.
(Approx. Grade Level 2-4)
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Emma has made valentines for her class. But on the way to school, she loses the one for her best friend. What will she do?
(Approx. Grade Levels: 2-4)
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Answer the questions about Stanley's adventures. Includes multiple choice, matching, and short answer questions.
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The questions on this worksheet cover the last four chapters of the book. Students answer questions about Jack's escape from the Tyrannosaurus rex and their magical return home.
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Dave's mother gives him some bean seeds to plant. What does he do to make them grow?
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Holi is a holiday from India. People throw colored water at each other for fun on this day. In this story, Sammy gets a phone call from his friend Raj. Raj wants him to come over and wear old clothes. But why?
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This worksheet has six multiple choice and short answer questions from the first three chapters of the book.
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These reading comprehensions cover only chapters 1-3 of the book.
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Jim loves reading and Meg loves math, so they find a way to help each other.
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This worksheet has 14 reading comprehension questions for the book, Frindle.
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Answer questions about Jack and Annie's adventure to prehistoric times. This worksheet covers all ten chapters of the book.
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Angela is supposed to be helping her family prepare for a backyard picnic when she is distracted by her pet cat.
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This page has questions about Junie's trip to the grocery store, and what she saw there.
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These comprehension questions cover the final four chapters of the book. Includes both multiple choice and short answer questions.
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This sheet includes questions about Jack and Annie's adventure in the dark room of the castle, and their encounter with the three guards.
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Molly is convinced that her Thanksgiving is ruined when the electricity goes out. No turkey, no stuffing, and no pumpkin pie. But when she finds a neighbor in need, Molly discovers a new meaning to Thanksgiving.
(Approx. Grade Levels: 2-4)
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While they walk home from school, Jake teaches his younger brother Ben a secret for adding big numbers.
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What will happen when Anna is asked to bring her class pet home for a long weekend?
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A family helps each other as they prepare for dinner. Students read the passage and check their understanding by answering the questions that follow.
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This file has fifteen questions to go along with the book, Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying.
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This file contains a series of multiple choice, true/false, and matching questions for the novel, Charlotte's Web.
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This two-page worksheet contain 14 questions about Judy Blume's novel, Freckle Juice. There are multiple choice questions, a matching section, and two short answer questions.
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Test student's comprehension of the story with these multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer questions.
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Emma and her brother Alex are playing Hide-and-Seek. Emma searches for Alex but can't find him anywhere. Where could Alex be?
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This worksheet contains a set of reading comprehension questions for students to answer after reading the first three chapters of the book.
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Ian and his little sister, Amy, are hunting for eggs. Every time Amy sees Ian pick up an egg, she yells, "Mine!" Should Ian share his special eggs with his younger sister?
(Approx. Grade Level 2-4)
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Jill is collecting rocks, but she's afraid to pick up rocks with creepy crawly bugs on them. Her fearless brother Ben follows her around and makes a collection of his own.
(Approx. Grade Level: 2-3)
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Libby is watching her brother Max make cookies. She wants to help, but Max says she's too little. Max soon discovers that Libby really IS a big help in the kitchen.
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This cute story for kids uses portions of pie to explain how to tell time on a clock. Story includes a set of comprehension questions and a practice worksheet.
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This worksheet features questions about Stanley's adventures catching the sneak thieves at the art museum.
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These six comprehension questions focus on Jack and Annie's prehistoric encounters with the Pteranodon, Anatosaurus, and Triceratops.
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After riding the Ferris wheel at the county fair, Taylor tries to win a stuffed pony. All she has to do to win the prize is throw a baseball at a bottle and knock it down. Taylor discovers that winning the game is harder than it seems.
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Aunt Lee just got more than 100 pets! The dialogue gives clues about what they are. Can you figure it out before Cindy?
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It's Jennifer's 8th birthday! Read about her birthday party and answer the questions.
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This worksheet has five questions for the last two chapters of the novel.
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This worksheet contains a set of multiple choice and short answer questions for the book, Nate the Great.
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Seth pretends he's a kitten, but when he chases dragonflies outside, he ends up covered in mud.
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This worksheet can be used to check students' comprehension after reading the entire book. Includes true-false questions, multiple choice, and short answer questions.
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This sheet includes questions about Jack and Annie's swim in the castle's moat and their ride with the knight in shining armor.
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Even though they look alike, these twins are very different people. Students will learn to compare and contrast characters.
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Ian and his dog, Sir Wags-a-Lot, want to leave milk and cookies for Santa. Which cookies will they choose?
(Approx. Grade Level: 1-2)
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This page has multiple choice and short answer questions about Stanley's life as a flat boy.
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Answer seven comprehension questions to check your understanding of chapters one through three. Includes questions about the setting, finding the magical tree house, and Jack and Annie's adventures with the pteranodon.
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How does a chicken take a bath? Read this cute story to find out.
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Several friends earn money by shoveling snow for their neighbors. Read the passage and answer the comprehension questions that follow.
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Read the poem about summertime, then answer the reading comprehension questions that follow.
(Approx. grade levels 1-3)
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Read this cute story of two very different friends. Then, compare and contrast the two characters
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Find out what happens when a family of four goes into a pet store and cannot agree on the perfect pet.
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Jimmy discovers a treasure in his own backyard! Students read the story and then complete the check-for-understanding questions.
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Mia and Alex search the seashore for a treasure chest full of gold. While they don't find gold, they find many other treasures along the beach.
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Cindy is helping Aunt Lee by collecting chicken eggs. She finds an egg behind a bush that might be old? Is it a good egg or a bad egg? Aunt Lee has a trick that may help find the answer.
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Joey is dressed up as a superhero and all set to attend a party. Will his costume win first prize? Read the story and write the answers to the comprehension questions.
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Alex and Emma are in the park making things with folded newspaper. First Emma makes two hats. Then she makes some paper airplanes. Then she makes paper boats.
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Katy is always in a hurry. In this story, Katy learns that first isn't always the best.
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Anna is preparing to visit her grandma, who lives by the beach. Her kitten helps her choose the best items to pack.
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A mole is burying his food in the ground, but his animal friends don't seem to understand why.
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Jake is going on his first plane trip, and he's telling everyone all about it, even his stuffed panda. Will he enjoy flying?
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A girl chases a bat across her backyard and tried to discover where it lives. Students read the story and then complete the check-for-understanding questions.
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Anna's Kitty has gone missing. Where will she find her?
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Sam is collecting eggs in the hen house, but one egg seems a little strange.
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Emma and Alex are looking for pictures in the clouds. They see one that looks like a duck, another that looks like a man with a beard, and a gray one that looks like rain.
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Emily's animal neighbors enjoy most of her garden harvest, but Emily thinks up a spicy ending to the growing season.
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Rosie loves to hear her dad's bedtime stories. But when Dad gets sick and can't tell her a bedtime story, will they miss story time?
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Anna tries to earn forty dollars so she can buy a dollhouse. When she find out how difficult it is to earn that much money, she has another idea.
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Kate and Will eat lunch together. Will finds an unusual surprise in his lunchbox. Hint: It's black and white and smells like flowers.
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These worksheets contain a sample timeline of weekly Summer Camp events (Monday through Friday). Answer the comprehension questions that follow.
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Max, Pops, and Gram work together to build sock puppets so they can put on a puppet show.
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A beautiful spring day is described using the five senses. Comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing activity are included.
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When a stranger visits the house with her older brother, Ella becomes jealous. Approximately 4th grade reading level.
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The summarizer writes a few sentences to describe the reading assignment. He or she reads the summary aloud to the group.
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The question leader writes open-ended questions to discuss with the reading group.
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You can make all kinds of creative, crafty things from junk around the house. This poem will inspire the artist in your students.
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In Chapters 1 and 2 the reader learns about Richard, his class, and the sleep-over he is planning. After reading these chapters try to answer this mix of multiple choice and short answer questions.
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On a trip to the beach, the narrator of this poem picks up many pretty seashells. When she gets home, she discovers that they are even more special than she had imagined.
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Anna is worried Kitty will miss the 4th of July parade! Will Kitty show up in time to watch the fun?
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Students write open-ended questions to discuss with their lit. circle group.
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Student writes a brief summary of the assigned chapters.
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Hayley and Ben play a game to see who can fit more items into their coat pockets. Who will win? This is a clever, fall-themed reading comprehension activity with follow-up questions.
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Jen can't play because she has to clean her room, but her brother turns it into a fun game.
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This question-mark-shaped graphic organizer has spaces for students to record who, what, where, when, and why.
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Explore the natural world on a scenic nature hike. This poem includes comprehension questions, a writing activity, and a vocabulary page.
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Rosie thinks it's too quiet, but when her dad says it's too loud, she learns about all the sounds happening around her. Discover the "noisy silence" Rosie hears in this reading comprehension worksheet.
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Describe the main mystery the characters have to solve, list some clues, and describe how they solve the mystery.
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Write a short summary of the assigned chapters.
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In the last chapters of the book the reader finally learns what Richard will do about his Candy Corn dilemma. This activity contains a mixture multiple choice, short answer, and fill in the blank questions.
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The story-connector shows how the story they're currently reading is similar to other stories they've read;  Best for higher-level students.
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This short poem has an important message about friendship. The worksheet has several questions, including a math problem.
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While racing her brother, Nina runs right into a spider web. Nina thinks a monstrous spider has landed on her. Do they find the spider? And who wins the race?
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Anna must go up to the spooky attic to find Kitty. Reading comprehension questions, writing prompt, and vocabulary words are included.
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Andy can't wait to give his dad his Father's Day gift, but when he wakes up, he finds his dad has a present for him too. Andy is about to learn the best Father's Day gift is father-son time together.
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Uh-oh! Rooster has a problem with over-sleeping, and he can't wake up all the other animals! How will the animals wake up in time to start their day on the farm? Story includes comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing prompt.
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Lucky the dog is waking everyone up at the crack of dawn. At first everyone resists, but when they finally wake up, they see something amazing outside their front window.
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Here is a poem about animals and the noises they make. Students will enjoy learning about animal "voices" in this witty poem. This worksheet includes comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing prompt.
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In this poem, a young student waits at the bus stop on a cold, snowy day. He is glad to be inside the warm bus when he rides to school.
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Ben visits his uncle's farm to go for a hayride and pick pumpkins, but when Uncle Darrell can't keep the crows away from his corn field, Ben  figures out how to make a scary scarecrow.
(Approx. Grade Levels: 2-4)
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In this whole group activity, students will search the classroom for fun facts about Mary Pope Osborne and her Magic Tree House books.
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Test your knowledge of Mummies in the Morning by answering these whole book questions. This worksheet has a mix of multiple choice, short answer, and matching questions.
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Rory can hardly wait to read her new favorite book from the school library, but somebody is already reading it! Is the book going to be worth the wait? Reading comprehension questions and vocabulary words included.
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A boy gets a dog for his birthday and wonders why the dog's nose is always wet and cold. The boy's dad explains why dogs' noses are wet.
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Student writes four open-ended discussion questions to share with the group.
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The summarizer writes a short summary of the assigned chapters.
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The question leader writes several discussion questions to share with the group.
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This worksheet contains a mix of questions that assit in furthering student comprehension of the novel.
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In this story, Horse waits impatiently while Cow makes him a surprise. Reading comprehension questions about the story include multiple choice, short answer, a vocabulary activity, and a writing prompt.
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In chapters 5 and 6 Jack and Annie must help Hutepi locate The Book of the Dead. Answer comprehension questions about their task, and make a prediction as to where the book might be.
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Eve's mother is sick of winter. She misses sunshine, birds and flowers. Eve finds a way to give her mom flowers, even with all of the snow.
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Annie can't fall asleep. Will her nighttime visitors find a way to lull her into sweet dreams - without counting sheep?
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The question leader writes open-ended questions for members of the literature circle group to discuss.
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The summarizer writes a short summary of the assigned chapters.
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An origami cube you can cut, fold, and glue.  Students roll the cube for reading comprehension questions.
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This short article gives students an overview of what makes a weather event a blizzard. It also includes four reading comprehension questions.
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Answer these multiple choice and short answer questions about Jack and Annie's adventure inside of the pyramid.
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Create open-ended discussion questions for your group to talk about.
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Claire and Anna discover that reading can take you on unexpected adventures—even inside the pages of a good book!
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A child is tired of his sister following him around. What is his solution? Read the poem to find out.
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With Thanksgiving approaching, and Richard's sleep-over drawing nearer, Richard has alot on his mind. This activity touches on both of those topics.
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Luca and Ivy are collecting colorful autumn leaves and using them to make shapes on the ground.
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Answer a series of multiple choice and short answer questions based on your understanding of chapters 1 and 2.
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Students write a short summary of the assigned chapters and discuss with the group.
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Sammy is having a magical time in the Cayman Islands! Will he have time to fit in all the grand adventures he wants to go on? This reading activity includes comprehension questions and a vocabulary activity.
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This web has boxes with the words who, what, where, when, why, and how.
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Colin, Clara, and Tommy are each building a snowman. Read carefully to find out whose snowman is the tallest.
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Does it ever pay to be "chicken"? Find out in this reading comprehension passage about a bunch of barnyard animals and their picnic plans.
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Write about the beginning, middle, and ending of a fiction book.  Great form for basic chapter books.
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Write several open-ended discussion questions about the assigned chapters.
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Mia and Max are determined to help Mrs. Wilson find her missing earring. Are they up to the task? Comprehension questions, writing prompt, and vocabulary words are included. Answer key also included.
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The real-life connector's role is to show how the story is similar to real-life events; Best for higher-level students.
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Students choose one project to demonstrate their understanding of the book.
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Anna thinks Kitty took her missing puzzle piece. She has to learn a lesson about teamwork before she can complete her puzzle. Reading comprehension questions, a writing prompt, and vocabulary words are included.
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Discussion leader role worksheet for literature circle groups.
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The question leader thinks up open-ended discussion questions for the literature circle group.
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Will Jack and Annie ever escape from the ancient pyramid? Read chapters 9 and 10, then answer the comprehension questions based on those chapters.
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Write a brief summary of the assigned chapters and share it with your group.
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In this poem, a tourist has a close encounter with awe-inspiring whales.
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Learn many fascinating facts about skunks! Did you know that skunks are actually very shy? Discover this and much more!
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A nervous child anxiously enters her classroom for the first time. She's got a new lunchbox, new school supplies, and shiny shoes. But will she like her new teacher?
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The summarizer writes a summary of the assigned chapters to read to the group.
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In Chapters 5 and 6 Richard has big plans on how to fix his Candy Corn problem. Use this activity to test your knowledge of those chapters.
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Monkey, Squirrel, and Sloth are three friends who disagree on what color to paint their treehouse.
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This worksheet asks questions about Jack and Annie's arrival in ancient Egypt. It contains a mix of factual questions, and questions based on story events.
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What treasures can you find inside the library? Children will discover the answer when they read this clever poem. Activity includes comprehension questions and a writing prompt.
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Members of the group discuss connections between the story and events that happen in real-life.
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Have your students complete this book review form each time they've finished a book.
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Chloe and Joey are looking around their backyard. They soon discover that they see things quite differently! Reading comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing prompt are included.
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Jacob and Ruby have lost their dog on a foggy night. Will they be able to find their beloved canine, Coco?
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Grandpa has lost his socks, and Alex and Emma are on the case! Can they solve the mystery of Grandpa's missing socks? Read this fun story to find out!
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Mysteries, joke books, animal books, and biographies are the favorite books of the narrator in this cute poem about reading.
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Summarizer role worksheet for literature circles.
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The summarizer's job is to write a short summary of the assigned reading and share it with the group.
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