Winter Reading Skills & Comprehension Activities Freebie

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
Formats Included
  • PDF
10 pages


This winter FREEBIE pack has a fun and interesting story that is accompanied by an assortment of reading comprehension activities. Great for use in small group, reading centers, or independent practice! I'd really appreciate feedback if you find this freebie useful. Thank you!

Check out the full original, spring, and fall version of this product if you like what you see! Includes 5 stories each!

Great for close reading!

Download includes:
An original story written by me with 7 comprehension activities to go with it!

Reading Skills Covered:
-Cause and Effect
-Drawing Conclusions and Making Inferences
-Recalling Details
-Sequence of Events
-Reading for Information
-Understanding Characters
-Parts of Speech
-Writing Activities

Please note that an answer key is NOT included, but feel free to email at naomi.obrien42@gmail.com if you have any questions! :o)

***Common Core Standards Met***
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.8 Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.3 Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.5 Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.7 Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Have fun learning & Happy Holidays!! -Naomi
Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
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