Grammar is an essential part of the second grade language arts curriculum. This guided lesson teaches second graders how to properly use collective nouns, additonal nouns and verbs, and provides plenty of opportunities to practice these grammar rules in context. For more important practice with nouns and verbs, download and print the grammar worksheets that we suggest alongside this lesson.
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This nouns and verb sort game, designed especially for students in the second grade, teaches key grammar skills. Students learn the definition of nouns and verbs, then they are asked to help Roly and Penelope find nouns and verbs in a vending machine. They will choose from words like "ripped" "bird" and "laughed" to practice this key reading and writing skill.
Be a builder with Floyd in this game that takes a look at possessive pronouns. In Sentence Builder: Pronouns, your first grader will choose the correct pronoun to fit snugly in the sentence on the top layer of the wall. A great way to get started on grammar, this game builds reading and writing skills.
Floyd has a serious case of the sniffles—and every time he sneezes, he creates another group of objects! In this silly story, kids learn all about collective nouns while following along as Floyd and his friends try to cure him of his copy pox. Perfect for introducing children to parts of speech, this interactive tale is universally appealing to kids of all ages.
Can you catch all of the singular nouns as they go by? In this educational game, students use their grammar knowledge and quick thinking to correctly identify singular nouns such as “book,” “friend,” and “chair.” Singular Nouns Cloud Catcher 2 is a great online activity for second graders looking to practice their language art skills.
What do you call a group of ants? In this comprehension game, kids use their knowledge from The Copy Pox to answer multiple-choice questions about collective nouns. Ideal for honing grammar skills, this quiz helps kids strengthen their writing and vocabulary knowledge to become better writers, readers, and all-around learners.
Find the missing pieces in Floyd's wall by identifying the missing word in Sentence Builder: Adjectives and Adverbs. Your second grader can correctly construct complete sentences by deciding whether the sentence is missing an adjective or an adverb, then dragging it to the open space in the wall. They'll get some basic grammar practice, which helps improve overall reading and writing, too.
Expanding simple sentences is an important skill for young kids to build. Help children master the ability to create complex sentences with this wacky sentence spinner game! Focused on adding adjectives, prepositional phrases and other parts of speech to simple sentences, this game helps kids acquire the skills they need to become stronger writers.