2nd grade Reading & Writing Lesson Plans

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Gallery Walk
Gallery Walk
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Gallery Walk
Get students out of their seats with this lesson that teaches them about PIE in regards to author's purpose. Students will learn the importance of an author's purpose with this lesson that takes them on a gallery walk.
2nd grade
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Plot Nachos
Plot Nachos
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Plot Nachos
Make some plot nachos in this engaging lesson! Your students will practice reading comprehension when they separate a story into plot, setting, characters, spicy actions, and more.
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Why I Write
Why I Write
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Why I Write
Second grade students will step into the author’s shoes as they hunt for evidence to determine what a nonfiction author’s purpose might be.
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Go for the Gold!
Go for the Gold!
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Go for the Gold!
In this lesson, students learn about Chantal Petit-Clerc, a Paralympian who lost her legs at the young age of 13. After reading about her struggles and perseverance, your writers will develop biographies of other heroes they know.
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Fact or Opinion: Part 2
Fact or Opinion: Part 2
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Fact or Opinion: Part 2
My dog is better! In this lesson, your students will combine reading, writing, and movement to practice distinguishing and supporting facts and opinions.
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Sort Through Pronouns
Sort Through Pronouns
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Sort Through Pronouns
Life without pronouns would be repetitive and confusing! Use this lesson with your students to teach them the difference between subject and object pronouns, and when it is appropriate to use each in a sentence.
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Grab & Go Sentences!
Grab & Go Sentences!
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Grab & Go Sentences!
It’s time to make some sentences! In this lesson, students will review parts of speech and simple vs. complex sentences. They will then use their knowledge to create word grab bags to use when forming sentences.
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First Day of School with Marley!
First Day of School with Marley!
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First Day of School with Marley!
Help ease your students into the school year with this lesson that helps them share their feelings about the first day of school.
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Heads Up!
Heads Up!
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Heads Up!
A fun twist to charades. Students act out and guess different words while identifying the long and short vowel sounds inside each of them.
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Making Predictions and Summarizing
Making Predictions and Summarizing
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Making Predictions and Summarizing
Help your ELs use transition words as they make predictions and summarize a short fictional text. This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity or a support lesson.
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A Special Occasion
A Special Occasion
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A Special Occasion
Everyone has experienced special occasions in their lives! Get your students excited to write about a special occasion they have experienced in this fun lesson plan.
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Acrostic Research and Craft
Acrostic Research and Craft
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Acrostic Research and Craft
Students conduct a short research project on a chosen topic, combine their knowledge of their subject in an acrostic poem, then create a craft to illustrate their topic.
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Green Eggs and Ham: Comparing and Contrasting Text to Media
Green Eggs and Ham: Comparing and Contrasting Text to Media
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Green Eggs and Ham: Comparing and Contrasting Text to Media
This lesson features the beloved story of Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss. After working through some rhyming challenges and completing Venn diagrams, your students are sure to improve their reading comprehension skills.
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Mysterious Inferences
Mysterious Inferences
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Mysterious Inferences
In this lesson, students will use their schema and make inferences to find the owners of some mystery belongings!
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Who Was Alvin Ailey?
Who Was Alvin Ailey?
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Who Was Alvin Ailey?
In this lesson, students will use an informational text passage to ask and answer questions. Using biographies, your students will learn about two famous figures in history.
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Compound Connections
Compound Connections
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Compound Connections
Connect compound words through a variety of hands-on and interactive activities. Students will explore what makes a compound word through playing a fun game called “Peas in a Pod.”
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Add a Prefix!
Add a Prefix!
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Add a Prefix!
Help your kids learn about prefixes with these hands-on activities. Young learners will have fun acting out different words and practicing their writing skills.
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Correctly Use Adverbs
Correctly Use Adverbs
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Correctly Use Adverbs
You are on your way to the top as a writer if you can correctly use adverbs in sentences! Adverbs add description and information to a sentence. Use this lesson to teach your students how to use adverbs in sentences.
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Researching Black Inventors
Researching Black Inventors
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Researching Black Inventors
Inventors and their novel inventions are always a thrilling topic! In the lesson Researching Black Inventors, first graders and second graders are encouraged to research the rich history of African American inventors. This engaging lesson plan provides students with an opportunity to learn all about inventors they find interesting and the impact those inventors have on the world. Perfect for Black History Month, this learning activity highlights informational writing skills and helps build students' vocabulary.
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Cooperative Commerce and Geography
Cooperative Commerce and Geography
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Cooperative Commerce and Geography
Show students what buying and selling looked like before credit cards! This lesson explores commerce with the book *Ox-Man Cart* and a United States regional food production map. Students will answer questions and draw conclusions.
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Prove It!
Prove It!
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Prove It!
Let’s compare! Help kids learn about comparative and superlative adjectives through this hands-on lesson. Students will use real-world items and drawings to compare objects using a variety of adjectives.
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Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3
Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3
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Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3
Help the substitute teacher in your classroom! Planning for your class's substitute has never been easier than with this daily sub plan covering reading, writing, math, and social studies. Your sub can keep your students learning in your absence by using these lessons, worksheets, and activities.
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Mini Dictionaries!
Mini Dictionaries!
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Mini Dictionaries!
Smaller dictionaries that are totally relevant to the material being read? In this lesson, students will learn that these miraculously really do exist and go by the name of glossaries!
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Black Artists: Basquiat
Black Artists: Basquiat
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Black Artists: Basquiat
This lesson plan teaches students about Jean-Michel Basquiat and his life as a child. First, students will listen to a story and figure out the main topic and details. Next, students will be asked to think deeply about what it means to be an artist and some of the types of art they like to create. Perfect for first graders and second graders, the lesson Black Artists: Basquiat highlights reading informational texts and building vocabulary.
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Examining Author's Purpose in a Fictional Text
Examining Author's Purpose in a Fictional Text
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Examining Author's Purpose in a Fictional Text
Students will read a short fictional story and discuss why the author included certain details and words. Use this lesson to help your students navigate parts of fictional text to determine the author's purpose!
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2nd grade Reading & Writing Lesson Plans

Looking for second grade reading and writing lesson plans? You've come to the right place! Education.com offers an assortment of themed reading & writing lesson plans that will invigorate your students. From types of sentences, writing letters, to learning idioms, teachers will find all kinds of lesson plans to capture their students' endless attention.