W.2.1 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.1

:
"Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section."

These worksheets can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Valentine Letter
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Valentine Letter
This valentine letter worksheet helps your child write a thoughtful note from the heart. Write a valentine letter free of cheesy catchphrases.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Letter to Trump
Worksheet
Letter to Trump
Write a letter to Trump while learning the standardized essay format.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Recreational Resources
Worksheet
Recreational Resources
Have any good ideas for recreational resources? The term "recreational resources" has to do with the activities we do for enjoyment and the places that we go.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Opinion Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Opinion Graphic Organizer
Looking for an opinion graphic organizer for your 1st grader? Check out this worksheet template that helps your child list an opinion, reasons, and conclusion.
1st grade
Worksheet
Let’s Make Change
Worksheet
Let’s Make Change
With this worksheet, students will think about something they would like to see changed in the world. Provide them with this graphic organizer to organize their ideas.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Field Trip Opinion
Worksheet
Field Trip Opinion
Second graders love field trips! Help them share their opinion about the best field trip location while using this handy paragraph organizer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Best Food
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The Best Food
Second graders love food! Help your young writer share their opinion about the best kind of food using this helpful paragraph organizer. Fair warning, this activity might make you hungry!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Best Vacation
Worksheet
The Best Vacation
Who doesn't love dreaming about their ideal vacation? Help your young writers share their opinion of the best place to vacation while using this handy paragraph organizer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Time Transition Word Sort
Worksheet
Time Transition Word Sort
Noticing too many “thens” in student narratives? Use this transition word sort activity to get kids thinking about different time transitions in their writing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Narrative Transition Words & Phrases
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Narrative Transition Words & Phrases
Help your students solidify their use of transition words with this cute version of the classic ugly duckling story. By helping to fill in the missing transition words throughout the narrative, students will flex their sequencing and organization skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Adding Transition Words
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Adding Transition Words
Have fun with functional and informative transitions with this cooking-themed activity. Students will solidify their knowledge of important transition words to improve their sequencing and informational writing skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Opinion Writing: Peer Revision
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Opinion Writing: Peer Revision
Once students have completed their first draft of opinion writing, guide students through a peer review conference with this checklist! Students will reread their own work and then a partner's work, checking for punctuation, capitalization, and more.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Easter Bunny Application
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Easter Bunny Application
Have you ever wanted to be someone new? In this fun worksheet, students can apply to the job of the Easter Bunny!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Favorite Food Opinion Writing
Worksheet
Favorite Food Opinion Writing
Let your students work up an appetite for writing with this opinion writing prompt. First students will consider their favorite food while they fill in the structured pre-writing planner, then they can use the second page to write their opinion essay.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Favorite Subject Opinion Writing
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Favorite Subject Opinion Writing
Learn more about your students' favorite school subjects with this engaging opinion writing prompt and rubric. Students will contemplate their favorite subject while they fill out the pre-writing planner, then they'll write out their essay on page two.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Homework Opinion Writing
Worksheet
Homework Opinion Writing
Challenge your students to form a well-reasoned argument with this writing prompt (and rubric!) that's sure to evoke some strong opinions. Students will think about how much homework second graders should be given and make their case in essay form.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Recess Opinion Writing
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Recess Opinion Writing
Encourage your second graders to develop a well-reasoned argument about the length of recesses with this writing prompt and rubric. Students can use the pre-writing planner to develop their argument, then they'll write out their opinion on page two.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Explain Your Opinion
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Explain Your Opinion
Have your students practice fleshing out their opinions with this writing exercise. Students will love sharing their opinions about their favorite game, least favorite food, and favorite season.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Linking Words
Worksheet
Linking Words
Use this graphic organizer to help your students learn how to write a fully formed opinion. This helpful worksheet breaks down opinion writing into three easy steps that will have your kids conquering persuasive writing in no time!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
My Favorite Book Outline
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My Favorite Book Outline
Help your students prepare to write about their favorite book with this opinion writing organizer. This handy worksheet breaks down opinion writing into easy-to-follow steps that will have your kids writing persuasive essays with ease in no time.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Opinion Organizing Outline
Worksheet
Opinion Organizing Outline
Help your students develop and prepare a well-reasoned argument with this handy organizer! First students will choose a topic that they feel strongly about, then they'll explain the reasons for their opinion and practice writing a concluding statement.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Opinion Writing Peer Review Checklist
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Opinion Writing Peer Review Checklist
Once students have completed their first draft of opinion writing, use this handy checklist to guide them through the peer review process. Students will look for a clear opinion, supporting reasons, a conclusion, and correct spelling and punctuation.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Opinion Writing Check-in: Homework
Worksheet
Opinion Writing Check-in: Homework
Your second graders have been developing their opinion writing over the course of the year. Now it's time to assess your students' abilities to develop a well-reasoned argument with this end-of-year writing prompt about homework.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

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