A fun Mother’s Day acrostic poems for students!
2nd Grade CCSS: Reading: Literature
For second graders, this Common Core area helps students gain mastery of the deeper tasks involved in reading a fictional text like a storybook or poem. No matter what they are reading, the standards require students to increase the complexity in the texts they read and deepen their understanding of the connections within and between texts. Among the complete standards for this grade, second graders will be asked to: recount stories from diverse cultures, understand how alliteration, rhyme and repeated lines work in stories, songs and poems, understand basic story structure and illustrations, recognize how characters react to events in stories and the different points of view and voice among characters, read grade appropriate literature.
Here’s a great prompt for writing acrostic poetry.
Aesop was a Greek writer who wrote stories called fables. A fable is a story that gives a lesson at the end. Students read through a fable and put the events in order.
See what your students come up with when you hand out this worksheet and have them write an acrostic poem about Christmas.
This classic literature set focuses on The Rootabaga Stories which was written by Carl Sandburg in 1922. The set includes several different worksheets that help students practice reading comprehension skills, vocabulary and more.
Learning how to describe characters can be fun. In this activity, students will read a short paragragh and then draw a picture that matches the description.
This activity asks students to read a paragraph about a man in the room. They will then try to draw the character using the information from the paragraph.
A fun acrostic poem using the word, “earth”. An engaging activity for students in the early elementary grades.
Bring some fun into the classroom with this Acrostic Poem activity for the Fourth of July!
Starting at the top of the castle, students write the first action in the story. Below that they write the second action, then the third, and then the fourth.
Students practice their creativity with this fun acrostic poem using the word “SPRING”.
T is for thankful. H is for helping. Print out this free worksheet for your students! Have them write their own acrostic poem using the word THANKS.
In this activity, students read the sentence and then circle the word that describes the character.
This acrostic poem worksheet will introduce your youngster to poetry!
Studying certain authors is a great way to understand the different kinds of writings. Robert Louis Stevenson was one of the most versatile writers. In this free worksheet, students will learn about his writing The Moon. When you print it out, they will also be able to complete the activities to go along with it.
Alliteration is where two or more words start with the same sound. Here is an example: a happy house. In this Parts of Speech Workheet, students will be asked to change an adjective or noun in each phrase in order to make the phrase an alliteration. This activity is easy to print for both in home or classroom use!
Alliterations with adjectives are admittedly an adventure!
Time to tackle the terrific alliteration!
Verbs are very versatile, especially in amazing alliterations!
This worksheet is all about alliteration. Students write a list of words for a specific letter, then write three sentences using the words on the list.