Task cards aligned to 2nd grade common core curriculum for reader's workshop. These cards help spark conversations and reflections about the text, within the text and beyond the text. The cards may be used in partner work, literature circles, guided reading groups, small group instruction, and share time. The cards lend themselves to journaling and conversing about student thinking. Concepts include inferring, predicting, reflection, character development, questioning, clarification, and critiquing. .