Explaining What You Read Worksheets:
In The News – Break down
the five Ws and one H of a local newspaper story.
To the Moon! – A little cause
and effect to get your afternoon started off right.
Stories – Search a newspaper or magazine for a human interest
story. Then answer the questions.
The King and the
Page – Pretend a friend has asked you whether or not Frederick,
King of Prussia was a good man. Answer the question, using what you
just read as evidence for your answer.
In the Kitchen
– Pretend you are helping a friend in the kitchen. You have already
measured out your ingredients.
Work – Explain to your parent or guardian what the project is,
what you need in order to do it, and what you are hope to accomplish.
Get the Scoop!
– A well-written news story answers six questions: Who?, What?,
Where?, When?, Why? and How? Search a newspaper or magazine for stories
in each of the categories below.
– Use numbers to put the events in the correct order. Then write
a short essay explaining how to fold a paper airplane.
The Boston Tea
Party – Read each sentence. Decide whether the underlined text
is a cause or an effect.