Do your students struggle with comprehension? Would a comprehension power goals help your students? This packet is a step by step resource that will help your
students gradually grow so that they are able to determine the central message/moral of stories. They will progress through the following sequence: task cards, short
stories, picture books, and chapter books. All the activities will focus on helping your students learn to retell and define morals in stories. An assessment is provided at the end to help show you if your students have mastered this standard.
2.L.2 Retell and Lessons
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral.
Task Cards-4 Short Stories
Practice Passage– Story: The Boy That was Stuck
1 Red/2 Red Picture Book List
Retell Spinner Activity
Picture Book Questions: Three Hens and a Peacock By Lester Laminack
Chapter Book Questions: Freckle Juice by Judy Blume
1 Red/2 Red Chapter Book List
Own Book Graphic Organizer
Assessment: The Wren and the Sloth
All activities are aligned with ELA Common Core Standards for Second Grade. Perfect to use with your 1 Red and 2 Red readers.
These materials are aligned to, not created by, American Reading Company®.