Theme Task Cards 2nd & 3rd Grade
⭐️ These 2nd & 3rd grade task cards are perfect for practicing and reinforcing determining the theme of stories. Aligned to RL2.2 & RL3.2, each of the 30 short fiction passages is followed by one standard focused multiple choice question.
⭐️ If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for practicing and reinforcing asking and answering questions skills. Aligns with many state-specific standards, including TEKS and VA SOL.
⭐️ Available in color and black-line.
✏️ Centers – These are perfect to use in centers and independent/partner work.
✏️ Scoot – Pass out one card for each student. Set a timer and say, “scoot!” when the timer goes off. Students move seats to the next card. They continue to rotate until they are back at their original seat.
✏️ Scavenger Hunt – Hide cards around the room. Students search for cards and answer them.
✏️ Games – Number block tower blocks. Students stack the blocks, then take turns pulling blocks. Students answer the corresponding number card.
✏️ Whole-Class Practice – Teacher displays card on the projector. Students answer on mini-whiteboards.
✏️ Exit Tickets – Give each student a task card at the end of the lesson. Have them answer on a sticky note.
- 30 short fiction passages
- 1 Multiple Choice Question for Each Passage
- Challenge card
- Recording Template
- Answer Key
- Available in Color or Black-Line