2nd Grade CCSS: Writing

For second graders, this Common Core area helps students gain mastery of writing skills by working collaboratively and producing written texts, understanding syntax and vocabulary, and organizing their ideas. Among the complete standards for this grade, second graders will be asked to: write informative texts which use facts and definitions, write narratives that recount a well-elaborated event using details that describe thoughts and feelings, strengthen writing with editing, use digital tools and adult support to publish writing, work with peers on shared research projects, recall information from experiences or gather information from sources to answer questions.

Autumn: Five Senses and Adjectives

Practice describing Autumn with your five senses by using this fun classroom activity! Describe what you see, smell, hear, taste, and feel!

Christmas Acrostic Poem Activity

See what your students come up with when you hand out this worksheet and have them write an acrostic poem about Christmas.

Fourth of July Acrostic Poem

Bring some fun into the classroom with this Acrostic Poem activity for the Fourth of July!

Introducing a Topic: Giving Information

How do you name a pet or describe a good book at the library? In this activity, students introduce different topics based on prompts.

Introducing a Topic: Opinion Writing

Students, especially beginning writers, sometimes have trouble getting started. This activity helps them learn how to introduce topics.

Introducing a Topic: Telling a Story

This activity helps students learn how to clearly introduce a topic in a story they are telling. In this activity, students will write the setting of the story.

My Christmas Tree Writing Prompt

A Christmas worksheet for students to write about their own Christmas trees! Fun for all students and a great creative activity!

Remembering Abraham Lincoln

In this fun activity, students read about what amemorial is, and then design their own Abraham Lincoln memorial!

Spring Acrostic Poem

Students practice their creativity with this fun acrostic poem using the word “SPRING”.

Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem

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.

Write About It: The Leprechaun’s Wishes

Your students just found an Irish leprechaun under their bed and get offered three wishes. Let’s find our what your students wish for!

Write an Acrostic Poem

This acrostic poem worksheet will introduce your youngster to poetry!

Writing Prompt: My Halloween Costume

What would you like to be for Halloween? What would your costume look like? Write a description of your costume in the space provided on the worksheet, and then draw a picture of your costume in the box!

Autumn Acrostic Poem

This fun activity helps your elementary school aged students practice their writing skills by creating an acrostic poem about Autumn!

Back to School Acrostic Poem

Welcome your students back to the classroom with a creative, educational acrostic poem activity.

Classroom Reporter: Interview with a Classmate

“Classroom Reporter: Interview with a Classmate” is the perfect way to introduce students to their classmates and learn more about one another.

Father’s Day Acrostic Poem

Use this Acrostic Poem worksheet to keep your students engaged and learning in the classroom for Father’s Day.

Halloween Acrostic Poem Activity

Help your students develop their writing skills with our festive GHOST acrostic poem!