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Find the Setting Worksheet
Find the Setting Worksheet

Find the Setting Worksheet

Writing a good story requires decisions about theme, plot, characters, and setting. Setting is the place and time where events occur. Read the story in this fun worksheet with your children and ensure they are paying attention. Guide them to check the box next to the picture that shows the story's setting. 80 words.
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When Does It Happen? Worksheet
When Does It Happen? Worksheet

When Does It Happen? Worksheet

Help your kids learn about the different times of day and when events occur using this worksheet. Ask them to look at the pictures and determine which box shows when the story happened. Then, discuss how they can use this knowledge to better describe events that occur.
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King Midas Worksheet
King Midas Worksheet

King Midas Worksheet

Read the ancient Greek history of King Midas to your kids. If they're into Greek gods and mythology, they'll be excited to complete the exercise. Read the text carefully, and if needed, twice. Help your kids locate the story's theme at the bottom of the page. 80 words.
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The Boy Who Cried Wolf Part 2 Worksheet
The Boy Who Cried Wolf Part 2 Worksheet

The Boy Who Cried Wolf Part 2 Worksheet

Kids love story time - no doubt they know their favorites! This worksheet tells a story with a theme or main idea. Read it carefully with your kids and ensure they understand every word. Then, help them answer the simple questions at the bottom of the page.
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The Boy Who Cried Wolf Part 1 Worksheet
The Boy Who Cried Wolf Part 1 Worksheet

The Boy Who Cried Wolf Part 1 Worksheet

Storytime can be your kid's favorite part of the day. Ask them what their favorite stories are, then read the text in the printout. Read along with them, making sure they understand each word. At the end, go over the questions and have them check the correct answers.
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Identifying Poems Worksheet
Identifying Poems Worksheet

Identifying Poems Worksheet

Read to your kids often and look at the pictures of books and poems in this worksheet. Guide them by reading aloud each book and poem. Make sure they are paying attention and help them check the pictures. This is a great way for your kids to learn to read properly.
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Picture in Books Worksheet
Picture in Books Worksheet

Picture in Books Worksheet

Picture books are popular with students - they're easier to read and understand because of the captions and illustrations. With preschoolers, look at the pictures in the book and read the sentences in the worksheet. Help them choose the one that matches the scene.
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Point of View Worksheet
Point of View Worksheet

Point of View Worksheet

Readers need to identify the storyteller to properly understand and relate to the story. Help your kids identify the point of view by noticing the pronouns used. Read the story in this worksheet with them and guide them to determine the story's point of view.
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First and Third Person Point of View Worksheet
First and Third Person Point of View Worksheet

First and Third Person Point of View Worksheet

Remind kids what a point of view is in a story. First person is from the character's perspective; third person is from the narrator's. Ask students to check if sentences in the exercise are in first or third person point of view.
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Finding Character Traits Worksheet
Finding Character Traits Worksheet

Finding Character Traits Worksheet

Before you start, make sure your kids know the difference between a character trait and a feeling. Traits are part of a character's entire personality and can be inferred from what they say and do in a story. Read the character descriptions on the worksheet and help your kids circle the best trait for each.
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Setting of a Story Worksheet
Setting of a Story Worksheet

Setting of a Story Worksheet

You need characters, theme, POV, plot and setting to tell a good story. Ask your kids to explain them and use this worksheet with a story to teach them about setting. Read the story with your kids, then have them circle the picture that best shows the setting.
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Special Day Worksheet
Special Day Worksheet

Special Day Worksheet

What's your child's favorite day? Let them tell you what makes it special and what they enjoy most. With the worksheet, show them the picture and ask them to identify the day. Read the story aloud, and help them answer the questions and check the right responses.
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Wash Your Hands Worksheet
Wash Your Hands Worksheet

Wash Your Hands Worksheet

Kids learn best when they understand why they need to do something. This free worksheet uses traceable lines and pictures to teach them about germs and why washing hands is important. The child follows a left-to-right sequence and must check the correct picture to show they understand.
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Authors and Illustrators Race Worksheet
Authors and Illustrators Race Worksheet

Authors and Illustrators Race Worksheet

Help your child learn about the author and illustrator of a book with this free and colorful worksheet. They'll trace lines to pick the tools used by each and understand the difference between them. It's a great way to introduce fundamental concepts of reading.
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Down by the Bay: Choose the Noun Worksheet
Down by the Bay: Choose the Noun Worksheet

Down by the Bay: Choose the Noun Worksheet

Teach your child the basics of speaking and constructing English, like the parts of speech. Nouns are especially important; they are names of people, animals, objects, places, or things. Go through this worksheet with your kids and have them identify the nouns in the sentences. This exercise will help them understand the concept better.
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“The Princess and the Pea” and “Cinderella” Worksheet
“The Princess and the Pea” and “Cinderella” Worksheet

“The Princess and the Pea” and “Cinderella” Worksheet

Read "Cinderella" and "The Princess and the Pea" to your little ones. Ask them what their favorite parts were and what similarities they found in the princesses. This worksheet has four pictures of scenes from the stories. Ask your kids which picture goes with both tales.
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“The Princess and the Pea” or “Cinderella” Worksheet
“The Princess and the Pea” or “Cinderella” Worksheet

“The Princess and the Pea” or “Cinderella” Worksheet

Help your child identify the characters and objects from both the Princess and the Pea and Cinderella. Ask them to draw a line from the pictures to the story it's from on the tracing sheet. Encourage them to tell you the similarities between the two stories. Enjoy the tale with your daughter and watch her be fascinated by these two classic children's stories.
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Craft and Structure: Assessment 3 Worksheet
Craft and Structure: Assessment 3 Worksheet

Craft and Structure: Assessment 3 Worksheet

Before starting the worksheet, ask your kids to recall their favorite bedtime stories. What characters and events can they remember? Four popular children's stories are hidden among pictures of other objects - help them search and circle the fairy tales in this PDF.
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Puss in Boots Illustrations Worksheet
Puss in Boots Illustrations Worksheet

Puss in Boots Illustrations Worksheet

This Puss In Boots Illustrations worksheet is a great way to help kids learn about retelling stories. They'll match images to different parts of the story and check off the correct answer. As they recall events and put them in sequence they'll enjoy this fun and creative activity.
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Poem or Story Book? Worksheet
Poem or Story Book? Worksheet

Poem or Story Book? Worksheet

Help your little readers comprehend different genres with this free worksheet! Colorful images and familiar themes help them distinguish between poems and story books. They'll identify which is which, then connect the picture to the right column with traceable lines. A fun way to expand their understanding!
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What Does It Mean? Worksheet
What Does It Mean? Worksheet

What Does It Mean? Worksheet

Teach your child to use context clues with this engaging Kids Academy worksheet. Read the sentences and find the pink-highlighted word. Use the other words in the sentence to figure out the meaning, then check the box next to the picture that represents it.
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Craft and Structure of Stories: Assessment 2 Worksheet
Craft and Structure of Stories: Assessment 2 Worksheet

Craft and Structure of Stories: Assessment 2 Worksheet

Help your child assess their story sequencing and reading comprehension skills using this cute worksheet! It encourages them to look at the three pictures on the page, each representing a scene from the beginning, middle and end. Ask them what the story is about, then let them check the box next to the correct answer. This is a great way to ensure they understand the main events of a story.
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Craft and Structure of Stories: Assessment 1 Worksheet
Craft and Structure of Stories: Assessment 1 Worksheet

Craft and Structure of Stories: Assessment 1 Worksheet

Turn Little Red Riding Hood into a maze to review author's craft and characterization. Kids must lead her through the woods, avoiding strangers. Give them the main theme of not talking to strangers and watch as they draw a path to her grandmother's house. Fun and educational!
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Questions About Stories: Assessment 3 Worksheet
Questions About Stories: Assessment 3 Worksheet

Questions About Stories: Assessment 3 Worksheet

Help kids understand stories by having them listen to a story and check boxes for the beginning, middle, and end. This worksheet makes it fun for even the youngest learners to recall story elements and sequence of events. Let them listen to the story from start to finish, then look at the pictures to check which part of the story they depict.
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