Review and grow your students' understanding of literature standards with this appealing set of 36 language task cards. This resource addresses 8 of the 10 common core second grade literature standards (see below). All reading selections are within the 2.0 to 2.9 reading level as determined by Okapi Readability. Engaging pictures on each task card in this set keep learners attention to the task at hand.
A literature game board is also included to make the task cards more fun at a center, and for a partner activity.
Task cards can be used in many different ways:
1. Centers and/or stations…since task cards can be done in any
order, they are easy to share.
2. In pairs or small groups
3. Whole class
a. Quick review before going home, or to specials
b. Teacher reads question, students write answers on white
c. Use as an assessment. Task cards don’t feel like a test, so
test phobic students are more relaxed.
5. Independent work at seats
6. Send home for homework as reinforcement for students
This set includes:
Table of Contents
36 Task Cards
Task Card Cover Sheet
Literature Magician Game Board
Literature Magician Cards
Standards addressed in this resource:
Comment about this resource include:
Awesome task cards....perfect for what I was looking for....make more please...I will buy for sure! Thanks
These were such a great resource and can be used to cover so many LG's. Thank you!!!
Perfect for my small group instruction. Thanks!
If you are interested in the coordinating PowerPoint that goes with this resource, see:
2nd Gread Literature PowerPoint
Are you interested in other resources in this task card series?
2nd Grade Language Task Cards (and Game!)
2nd Grade Informational Text Task Cards and Game
Or, save money by purchasing the three resource bundle at:
2nd Grade Language Arts Task Card Bundle
About this Teacher Author
National Board Certified Teacher (2001-2011), Masters in Curriculum, Gifted Certified, Cobb County Elementary Teacher of the Year, Addison Elementary Teacher of the Year, Bullard Elementary Teacher of the Year, Atlanta Journal and Constitution Honor Teacher finalist ($5000 award), District 3 Georgia Science Teacher of the Year, Author of seven books published by The Child's World Press, Wrote online k-12 social studies and language arts curriculum for Coca Cola, curriculum writer for CNN, curriculum writer for American Legacy Publishers 2009-2014, 25 years teaching experience in grades 1st-4th.
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2nd Grade Literature Task Cards (and Game!) by Jan Bernard is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License