Daedalus and Icarus
In this comprehension activity, 2nd graders read a story titled Daedalus and Icarus and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 6 questions and draw 1 picture.
You might also be interested in:
Problem Solving: Draw a Picture ELL 19.8
In this problem solving worksheet, students observe an example of drawing a picture to solve a problem and complete the steps to solve a word problem. Students draw and fill in the blanks for seven steps to solve the problem. Students write seven answers.
Show a Story Problem
In this writing equations learning exercise, students solve 4 problems where they are given an answer and they must draw a picture and write an equation to show the problem for each answer.
Poems: Smart and Lincoln
In this poems activity, 2nd graders read the poems titled Smart And Lincoln. Students also write their own poem and draw a picture.
Read-Aloud Lesson: Officer Buckle and Gloria
The children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann is a great story for teaching young learners about teamwork and the importance of following rules. In a detailed, read-aloud lesson, children learn to use both the words and illustrations to draw inferences and understand the problems and solutions presented in a book. A graphic organizer and reading comprehension worksheet provide an opportunity for learners to demonstrate their comprehension of the story. To extend the lesson, a non-fiction reading passage about service dogs is also included, allowing for the class to make connections between the fictional story and the real world. A great lesson for developing reading comprehension skills in young readers.
Anticipatory Set Picture Walk
Take young learners on a picture walk! First, they will make predictions about a story, its plot, and its characters by perusing the pictures. Then, after reading, they identify supporting details and assess whether their predictions were correct. Use a fun picture book like Goodnight, Gorilla or another with a strong plot and engaging pictures. A great introduction to making predictions!
Postcards from Pluto
Second graders discover the 9 planets and different descriptions and characteristics of each. They write a postcard home from their favorite planet as if they were visiting or living there. They draw a picture of their planet on the other side.
Applying Question-Answer Relationships to Pictures
Students learn the four different types of questions and learns critical thinking skills by reading, writing and doing research.
Lesson 1: Explicit Information versus drawing conclusions
Second graders look at the difference between explicit information and drawing conclusions. In this drawing conclusions lesson, 2nd graders read a passage and find areas where information is given and others where they have to think to find what happened.
Sketch To Stretch
Students at any grade level listen to a story being read to them or read silently. Using the text, they draw a picture on how the story makes them feel and explain their drawing to the group. They write sentences about what the story means to them.
Students read a story and draw a picture to represent something in the story. In this story lesson plan, other students then guess what the picture means by using their background knowledge of the story.
Be the first to comment
Join Lesson Planet Community, our free teacher discussion forum, to share ideas about this resource, and more.Join the Conversation