Reading Mini-Lessons

C.RL.1.2, D.RL.1.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in the text.
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E.RL.1.2, F.RL.1.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Answer questions about key details in the text.
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E.RL.2.1, F.RL.2.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the beginning of a story.
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E.RL.3.1, F.RL.3.1, G.RL.3.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Based on the setting of a story, identify the actions of the main characters.
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E.RL.3.2, F.RL.3.2, G.RL.3.2,H.RL.3.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify what a character wants.
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F.RL.3.3, G.RL.3.3, H.RL.3.3
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify or infer basic relationships or roles between characters (mother, son, teacher).
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G.RL.1.1, H.RL.1.1, I.RL.1.1, J.RL.1.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify key details in a story.
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G.RL.1.2, H.RL.1.2, I.RL.1.2, J.RL.1.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Answer questions such as who, what, where and when to understand why and how events take place.
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G.RL.2.1, H.RL.2.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the beginning and end of a story.
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H.RL.2.2, I.RL.2.2, J.RL.2.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the main idea of a story.
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H.RL.3.1, I.RL.3.1, J.RL.3.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Infer personality traits of characters through their behavior.
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I.RL.3.3, J.RL.3.3, K.RL.3.3
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify support for an inference relating to a character’s personality, viewpoint or relationships with others.
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I.RL.2.1, J.RL.2.1, K.RL.2.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Use sequencing to summarize a story.
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I.RL.3.4, J.RL.3.4
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify cause and effect that relate to a turning point in a story.
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I.RL.3.5, J.RL.3.5
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify details in the setting of a story.
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I.RL.2.1, J.RL.2.1, K.RL.2.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Use sequencing to summarize a story.
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I.RL.3.3, J.RL.3.3, K.RL.3.3
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify support for an inference relating to a character’s personality, viewpoint or relationships with others.
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K.RL.1.1, L.RL.1.1, M.RL.1.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify details that support key ideas in the text.
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K.RL.2.2, L.RL.2.2, M.RL.2.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Determine the central message, lesson or moral.
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K.RL.2.3, L.RL.2.3, M.RL.2.3
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Notice and understand the problem of a story.
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K.RL.3.1, L.RL.3.1, M.RL.3.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify how characters change over time as they respond to major events or challenges.
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K.RL.3.2, L.RL.3.2, M.RL.3.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify viewpoints of the different characters in a story.
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K.RL.3.5, L.RL.3.5, M.RL.3.5
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify details in the setting of a story.
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L.RL.1.3, M.RL.1.3
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Infer character traits through thought, dialogue or behavior.
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L.RL.2.1, M.RL.2.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the key events important in summarizing a story.
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N.RL.1.1, O.RL.1.1, P.RL.1.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify and understand when a problem is solved. Follow a plot with multiple events or episodes.
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N.RL.1.2, O.RL.1.2, P.RL.1.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify logical questions (Who?, What?, Where?, When?, Why? and How?) to correspond with key details of a text.
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N.RL.1.3, O.RL.1.3, P.RL.1.3
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Use evidence from text to support an opinion or statement.
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N.RL.2.1, O.RL.2.1, P.RL.2.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the key details or events important in summarizing a story.
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N.RL.2.2, O.RL.2.2, P.RL.2.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify logical questions (Who?, What?, Where?, When?, Why? and How?) to correspond with key details of a text.
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N.RL.2.3, O.RL.2.3, P.RL.2.3
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify and understand when a problem is solved. Follow a plot with multiple events or episodes.
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N.RL.3.1, O.RL.3.1, P.RL.3.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify or infer characters’ traits, feelings or actions that contribute to the sequence of events.
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N.RL.3.2, O.RL.3.2, P.RL.3.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Infer characters’ intentions, feelings or motivations revealed through thought, dialogue, behavior or what others say or think about them.
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N.RL.3.3, O.RL.3.3, P.RL.3.3
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify textual evidence to support the character’s motivation, intentions or viewpoint.
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N.RL.3.4, O.RL.3.4, P.RL.3.4
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify how the actions of one character affect the actions of another (cause and effect).
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N.RL.3.5, O.RL.3.5, P.RL.3.5
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify different settings in a story.
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Q.RL.2.3, R.RL.2.3, S.RL.2.3
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the cause of the central problem in a story.
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Q.RL.3.1, R.RL.3.1, S.RL.3.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Notice character change and infer reasons from events of the plot.
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T.RL.2.3, U.RL.2.3
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Infer the central problem within the story and how it connects to the main character(s).
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E.RI.1.2, F.RI.1.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Answer questions about key details in the text.
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E.RI.2.1, F.RI.2.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the main topic (i.e. plants grow in different places)
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E.RI.3.1, F.RI.3.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify key individuals, events or concepts in a text.
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E.RI.7.1, F.RI.7.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Use illustrations to identify meaning of key concepts.
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G.RI.1.1, H.RI.1.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify key details in a text.
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G.RI.1.2, H.RI.1.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Answer questions to demonstrate understanding of details in a text, e.g. who, what, where, when, why and how.
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G.RI.2.1, H.RI.2.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the main topic
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G.RI.3.1, H.RI.3.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the overarching topic that connects individuals, events, or ideas in a text.
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G.RI.4.1, H.RI.4.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Understand key words supported through additional explanation in text, images, associations with root words, and/ or cognates.
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G.RI.7.1, H.RI.7.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Use illustrations to identify meaning of key concepts.
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G.RI.8.1, H.RI.8.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
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H.RI.6.1, I.RI.6.1, J.RI.6.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify additional information that supports the main idea in illustrations.
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H.RI.6.1, I.RI.6.1, J.RI.6.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify additional information that supports the main idea in illustrations.
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I.RI.1.1, J.RI.1.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify key details in a text.
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I.RI.1.2, J.RI.1.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Answer questions to demonstrate understanding of details in a text, e.g. who, what, where, when, why and how.
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I.RI.2.1, J.RI.2.1, K.RI.2.1
Part 1
( Teacher’s guide )
Identify the main question (e.g. who, what, where, when, why and how) that can be answered through a given text.
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I.RI.2.1, J.RI.2.1, K.RI.2.1
Part 2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the main question (e.g. who, what, where, when, why and how) that can be answered through a given text.
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I.RI.2.2, J.RI.2.2, K.RI.2.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Use sequencing to summarize the events and key details of a text.
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I.RI.3.1, J.RI.3.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the connection between individuals, events, or ideas in a text.
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I.RI.4.1, J.RI.4.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Understand key words supported through additional explanation in text, images, associations with root words, and/ or cognates.
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I.RI.5.1, J.RI.5.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Use diagrams to understand and locate key information.
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I.RI.7.1, J.RI.7.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Use pictures, images and illustrations to identify meaning of key concepts.
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I.RI.8.1, J.RI.8.1
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
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K.RI.1.2, L.RI.1.2, M.RI.1.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Answer questions to demonstrate understanding of details in a text, e.g. who, what, where, when, why and how.
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L.RI.2.2, M.RI.2.2
( Teacher’s guide )    ( Printable activities )
Identify key information that supports the main idea.
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