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Make Geometry Creatures!

Geometric shapes can often be tough to remember. But, with a little bit of art, imagination, and writing, practicing geometry has never been so much fun!

Abbreviations: Days of the Week

Kids find the correct abbreviations for the days of the week amongst lots of made-up ones in this frog-themed 2nd grade reading worksheet.

Silent "e" Worksheet

Silent "e" worksheets are important to phonics success. In this silent "e" worksheet, kids learn how to make silent "e" words out of long vowels sounds.

Homophones: Sail for Sale

Learning homophones helps kids build vocabulary, comprehension, and spelling skills. Our homophones worksheet helps kids learn words like "sail" and "sale."

Hard and Soft C

On this second grade reading worksheet, kids sort initial consonant sounds into two groups: hard "c" as in cookie, and soft "c" as in celery.

Homophones: Same Sounds

This second grade reading and writing worksheet gives kids practice with homophones as they choose the correct words to complete the sentences.

Homophones: See the Sea

Kids will find the correct homophones, or words that sound the same but have different meanings. Learn the difference between "see" and "sea" in this worksheet.

Counting Syllables: Part I

Did you know clapping out the sounds makes counting syllables easier? Help introduce your child to syllables with this fun worksheet.

Counting Syllables: Part II

Here is one worksheet that requires clapping! Introduce your child to counting syllables, which can be really fun if you clap them out together.

Counting Syllables: Part III

Here's a fun syllables worksheet for beginners, where your student can come up with his own words to separate and count the syllables.

Counting Syllables: Part IV

Careful, this worksheet can get a little loud! Help your student practice clapping out his syllables, and come up with his own words to separate and count.

Digraphs: Two as One 2

In this second grade reading and writing worksheet, kids choose digraphs such as "sh" or "ch" to complete words, then match each word to its picture.

Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ou

Help your second grader practice decoding words with the vowel combination "ou", as in the words blouse and bounce.

Silent Letters Crossword

The answer to each crossword puzzle clue is a word with a silent letter. This second grade reading worksheet helps kids recognize words with silent letters.

Silent Letters

This printable worksheet will help your second grader's reading skills through identifying silent letters.

Antonym Crossword

On this second grade reading worksheet, each crossword puzzle clue is a sentence with a highlighted word. Kids write the antonym of the word in the puzzle.

Diphthongs: Oh Boy!

Kids choose from the diphthongs oi, oy, ou, and ow to fill in the missing letters in the words on this second grade reading and writing worksheet.

Change Nouns Ending in Y to IES

On this worksheet, kids practice changing singular nouns ending in "y" to plural by either adding "s" or dropping the "y" and adding "ies."

Vowel Sounds: Y as Long "E" and Long "I"

On this second grade reading worksheet, kids sort words ending in "y" into two categories: the long "e" sound as in baby, or the long "i" sound as in spy.

Practice Reading Vowel Digraphs: aw

Help your beginning reader practice decoding tricky "aw" words with this complete the sentence worksheet.

Phonics Review: Silent Letters

Give your child's reading fluency a boost by practicing reading words with silent letters.

Adjectives and Nouns: Happy Birthday

On this birthday-themed second grade reading worksheet, kids circle the adjectives and underline the nouns.

Words With Long "I" Sound

Searching for a worksheet that practices phonics? This second grade printable focuses on the long "i" sound.

Phonics Review: More Silent Letters

Help your second grader remember words with tricky silent letters with this phonics worksheet.

Phonics Review: Digraph ph

Practice reading tricky "ph" words with your second grader with this helpful worksheet.

Practice Reading Vowel Digraphs: ea

Improve your second grader's reading fluency by helping her practice reading and recognizing ea words.

Phonics Fun: Ar and Or Words

Focusing on the letter blends ar and or, this worksheet helps build your child's repertoire of letter and sound combinations.

Phonics Fun: Silent Gh

This Gh worksheet helps your child practice phonics and silent letters. Practice reading and writing tricky Gh words with this Gh worksheet.

Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ow

Help your second grader master sounding out and reading "ow" words like cow and towel.

Opposites! Practicing Antonyms

Looking for a worksheet to help your child with antonyms? This printable will help him with his vocabulary skills.

Phonics Review: Consonant Blends

If your second grader needs extra practice sounding out words with consonant blends, try this worksheet.

Synonym Match

This second grade reading worksheet features common synonyms. Kids connect a word in the first column with its synonym in the second column.

Phonics Review: Digraphs and Silent Letters

Review digraphs and words with silent letters with your second grader with this practice quiz.

Complete this Sentence: Blends in Context

Help your second grader improve her reading fluency by reviewing consonant blends, with help from this complete the sentence worksheet.

Dog Day! Identifying Subject in a Sentence

Searching for a worksheet to help your kid identify nouns? This printable will help him find the subject of a sentence.

Short and Long Vowel Review

By now, your child knows that not all vowel sounds are the same. Challenge him to determine whether words contain a short or long vowel sound.

Antonyms: Opposites Attract

Each sentence on this second grade reading worksheet has an underlined word, and kids select the opposite of that word from among three word choices.

Phonics Fun: Double O Words

Boost your second grader's phonics knowledge with a lesson on double o words like "look".

Shh ... Silent Letters

All of the words on this second grade reading worksheet have at least one silent letter. Kids say each word, write it, and circle the silent letter or letters.

Consonant Clusters: It Takes Three!

Searching for a worksheet to help your child with phonics? This printable works with blended consonants to improve your child's reading.

Digraphs: Two as One 1

Digraphs are two letters that create a single sound, such as the "sh" sound in "sheep." In this worksheet, kids complete words that are missing digraphs.

It Takes Two: Blended Consonants

Hunting for a worksheet to help your second grader with his reading? This printable works with phonics to help your child recognize blended consonants.

Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ew

Give your second grader practice reading and decoding "ew" words with this worksheet that asks her to choose the word that completes each sentence.

Noun or Never

Looking for a worksheet that practices different parts of speech. This printable is all about nouns.

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