RI.1.2 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.2

:
"Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text."

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

Worksheets

Ira's Insects
Worksheet
Ira's Insects
Hunting for a worksheet that practices reading and logic skills? This printable is perfect for young readers that enjoy mysteries.
Year 2
Worksheet
Find the Fact!
Worksheet
Find the Fact!
With this worksheet, first graders will find three facts from a nonfiction book, draw a picture for each fact, and write a caption for each picture.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Read, Tell, Write
Worksheet
Read, Tell, Write
After reading informational books, have students share a summary with a partner. Then have them write out their retelling using this worksheet. Students will be masters of their topics when all is said and done!
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reread It!
Worksheet
Reread It!
Nonfiction books are jam-packed with information, which is why it’s important to read them more than once! This worksheet encourages students to reread nonfiction, summarizing what they learned with pictures and words.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Share Your Summary
Worksheet
Share Your Summary
After reading nonfiction books, encourage students to share what they’ve learned by writing letters to a family member. Students will use this letter template to share the name of the book and a detailed summary of what they learned.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Partners Record!
Worksheet
Reading Partners Record!
Engage students in reading by having them share about the nonfiction books they read. This activity will get students talking, listening, and writing! They'll take turns sharing about the book they've read before writing a summary of their partner's book.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Summary to Speech
Worksheet
Summary to Speech
Engage students in reading by having them share about the nonfiction books they read. In this activity, students write a summary—in speech form!—of a book that they read. For added fun, have them give their speeches to a partner—or even the whole class!
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Facts, Facts, Facts
Worksheet
Facts, Facts, Facts
As students read nonfiction books, have them keep track of the fun facts they're learning using this graphic organizer. After collecting five interesting facts in the bubbles, students can use them to write a summary of the book.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Five Finger Retell
Worksheet
Five Finger Retell
After reading informational books, have students retell what they learned using this helpful worksheet. Students will have fun counting off five facts they've learned from their nonfiction reading and then sharing their newfound knowledge with friends!
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Independent Reading Log
Worksheet
Independent Reading Log
After independent reading, have students record and reflect. Young readers will demonstrate their ability to summarize and respond to their reading, and a log is a fun way for them to track their progress. Make copies of this log to use again and again!
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Nonfiction KWL Chart
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Nonfiction KWL Chart
Maximize what your students learn from reading nonfiction by having them fill out a KWL chart before and after reading.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Friends
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Finding the Main Idea: Friends
This passage talks all about the importance of friends, but what's the main idea? Students will first read the passage, then determine for themselves what they believe to be the main idea of the passage.
Year 2
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Plants
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Plants
This worksheet challenges kids to find the main idea in the passage all about how plants get their food.
Year 2
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Dogs
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Finding the Main Idea: Dogs
Get ready to develop important comprehension skills! As students read an informational passage about dogs, they’ll identify the main topic.
Year 2
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Apples
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Apples
This worksheet helps students, particularly first graders, to develop their understanding of nonfiction texts.
Year 2
Worksheet
Idea Connector
Worksheet
Idea Connector
This worksheet helps students identify and make connections between key ideas in nonfiction readings.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Just Tell Me What to Do!
Worksheet
Just Tell Me What to Do!
Procedural texts are a great way to engage students in reading nonfiction. This worksheet has students writing their own how-to texts.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Teach Me How To...
Worksheet
Teach Me How To...
We all want to learn new skills! This worksheet engages students in thinking about what they’d like to learn to do or make, all while learning about nonfiction texts.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Comprehension Chart
Worksheet
Comprehension Chart
In this language arts worksheet, students read a nonfiction text then represent what they read by creating a helpful chart.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Connections, Evidence, Oh My!
Worksheet
Connections, Evidence, Oh My!
This worksheet teaches students to locate key ideas, provide evidence, and make connections in nonfiction texts.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
New Nonfiction Words Template
Worksheet
New Nonfiction Words Template
Have students record new words in this organizer and jot down what they think they mean.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
New Nonfiction Words Bookmark
Worksheet
New Nonfiction Words Bookmark
Have your students record new words they come across on this bookmark and jot down what they think they mean.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
New Nonfiction Words Organizer
Worksheet
New Nonfiction Words Organizer
Students can use this organizer to jot down the new words they encounter and also note what they think they mean.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Main Topic Worksheet
Worksheet
Main Topic Worksheet
Give your students a chance to strengthen their reading comprehension skills by identifying the main topic and supporting details in a nonfiction text.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Main Topic Cards
Worksheet
Main Topic Cards
This set of picture cards can help students to strengthen their reading comprehension skills by identifying the main topic and supporting details.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Think, Jot, and Talk About Facts
Worksheet
Think, Jot, and Talk About Facts
This activity adds a discussion element to nonfiction reading. Use this worksheet to get your students thinking about facts in the books they read.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
These Facts Stick in My Mind
Worksheet
These Facts Stick in My Mind
This printable worksheet offers a space for students to record facts they have learned from a book. Recalling facts helps develop their ability to summarize reading.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Main Idea: Farmers
Worksheet
Main Idea: Farmers
This worksheet challenges first graders to find out the main idea of the passage.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Best Book You Could Imagine
Worksheet
The Best Book You Could Imagine
Students become authors as they dream up the best book ever with this worksheet.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

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