2nd Grade Reading & Writing Resources

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Apostrophe Drop
Apostrophe Drop
Game
Apostrophe Drop
Let's play ball! Kids practice combining two words with an apostrophe to make contractions in this baseball grammar game.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ou
Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ou
Worksheet
Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ou
In this worksheet, kids practice decoding and understanding words with the diphthong ou.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Second Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Second Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Workbook
Second Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
This Second Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1 provides five full days of learning activities in reading, writing, math, and other fun topics.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Multiple-Meaning Words
Multiple-Meaning Words
Lesson Plan
Multiple-Meaning Words
This lesson will help students understand multiple-meaning words through the use of artistic and theatrical representation! Use as a stand-alone activity or a support lesson for Let's Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Texts!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Commas with Transition Words: Quiz
Commas with Transition Words: Quiz
Game
Commas with Transition Words: Quiz
In this quiz, young readers will practice using commas with transition words and phrases.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Prefix, Suffix, Make Sense of It!
Prefix, Suffix, Make Sense of It!
Worksheet
Prefix, Suffix, Make Sense of It!
Looking at prefixes, suffixes, and root words can help readers find meaning. Even young readers can start to build their vocabulary from prefixes and suffixes. In this activity, students will create words by combining prefixes, suffixes, and root words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Can You Find the -er, -ir, -ur Sound?
Can You Find the -er, -ir, -ur Sound?
Lesson Plan
Can You Find the -er, -ir, -ur Sound?
Poetry? Scavenger hunts? Use this lesson to teach your students about the R-controlled vowels that say “er” using both! Your students will be reading those pesky er/ir/ur words in no time!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Mad, Sad, Happy, Glad: Character Feelings
Mad, Sad, Happy, Glad: Character Feelings
Lesson Plan
Mad, Sad, Happy, Glad: Character Feelings
Your students will have loads of fun discovering new words and using them describe the feelings of different characters. Featuring No, David! by David Shannon, this lesson will help kids practice reading and writing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
STRETCH: Adding Details to Simple Sentences
STRETCH: Adding Details to Simple Sentences
Lesson Plan
STRETCH: Adding Details to Simple Sentences
Inspire creativity in all of your students by giving them the tools they need to transform their simple sentences into longer, detailed descriptions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vowel Sounds: Y as Long "E" and Long "I"
Vowel Sounds: Y as Long "E" and Long "I"
Worksheet
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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Cursive Practice: Animals
Cursive Practice: Animals
Worksheet
Cursive Practice: Animals
Help your kids improve their cursive with this handwriting worksheet. Students are given five words to trace and then write on the space provided.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Elements Map
Story Elements Map
Worksheet
Story Elements Map
This story map will help organize students' retelling of stories while reinforcing the concepts of sequencing, main idea, character traits, and setting.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Elements of Fiction: Creating a Story Map
The Elements of Fiction: Creating a Story Map
Lesson Plan
The Elements of Fiction: Creating a Story Map
Give your students a chance to hone their reading comprehension skills as they learn about the characters, setting, and plot of their favorite fiction books by creating a story map.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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What is Soil?
What is Soil?
Worksheet
What is Soil?
Dig your hands into some earth science with this soil sheet! Your little scientist can hone his reading skills as he learns what soil is and how it is formed.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Jumpy: Capitalization
Jumpy: Capitalization
Game
Jumpy: Capitalization
Practice capitalization while having a jumping good time with this 2nd grade grammar game!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
All About Wangari Maathai
All About Wangari Maathai
Worksheet
All About Wangari Maathai
Introduce students to the inspiring environmental activist Wangari Maathai. Children will read a short biography about the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Author's Purpose
Author's Purpose
Worksheet
Author's Purpose
All authors write for a reason, be it to explain, entertain, or persuade their readers. In this activity, your students will consider the author’s purpose of a book of their choosing, then justify their answer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Long "o" Sound
Long "o" Sound
Worksheet
Long "o" Sound
In this worksheet, choose words from the box to complete each sentence. This worksheet helps kids recognize long-vowel patterns and spell them correctly.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Natural Resources for Kids
Natural Resources for Kids
Workbook
Natural Resources for Kids
Count on this vocabulary-focused resource as the go-to workbook all about natural resources! Write, research and get a breakdown of the world around by the natural resources we need and use.
2nd grade
Social studies
Workbook
Comparing and Contrasting Short Stories
Comparing and Contrasting Short Stories
Lesson Plan
Comparing and Contrasting Short Stories
This lesson will have your students learn to compare and contrast using both a classic fairy tale and a fractured versions of a fairy tale.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
The Incredible Suffix: -ible
The Incredible Suffix: -ible
Worksheet
The Incredible Suffix: -ible
Use this resource with your students to explore a common spelling pattern. Your students will use context clues to determine which word ending with the suffix -ible best completes the sentences.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Collective Noun Farm
Collective Noun Farm
Lesson Plan
Collective Noun Farm
What has a herd of cows, a float of crocodiles, and everything in between? This quirky reading lesson, that's what. Your students will love learning about collective nouns through music, literature, writing, and arts and crafts.
2nd grade
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Elaborating on My Feelings
Elaborating on My Feelings
Lesson Plan
Elaborating on My Feelings
Identifying and describing their feelings is an important part of the way children develop social skills. This lesson teaches your students how to identify feelings, and then elaborate on them by speaking and writing in complete sentences.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Phonics Review: Digraph ph
Phonics Review: Digraph ph
Worksheet
Phonics Review: Digraph ph
Practice reading tricky "ph" words with your second grader with this helpful worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Phonics Fun: Vowels and Diphthongs
Phonics Fun: Vowels and Diphthongs
Workbook
Phonics Fun: Vowels and Diphthongs
Help your child solidify basic reading skills with these engaging phonics worksheets. Identifying vowels and vowel blends in this workbook will help your child practice fundamental reading skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook

2nd Grade Reading & Writing Resources

The second grade English language arts curriculum requires students to expand their base knowledge. They enhance grammar usage with an understanding of collective nouns, irregular plural pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives and other sentence components. Combined with grammar work, second graders learn to write compound sentences, investigate the nuances of word meanings and much more. The Learning Library provides all the help educators may need, from professional lesson plans to interactive games, for kids to meet their reading and writing goals.

Riveting Reading and Writing Resources for Second Graders

Fish or fishes? What is the proper way to end a sentence? Who, what, when, where, why and how? These are a few questions second graders are taught in English as they expand their grammar and punctuation capabilities and further their reading comprehension. Reading and writing resources for second graders can be found in one convenient place in Education.com's Learning Library.

The tools include a blend of guided lessons, online games and other practical teaching methods. Among these handy sources are dozens of printable worksheets that can be used for in-class or homework assignments. Some worksheets are focused on reading concepts while others concentrate on grammar.

There are also prepared lesson plans created by teachers for teachers. One crowd-favorite includes an inspection on Types of Sentences. Second graders learn how to classify imperative sentences like ""Stop and smell the roses,"" and declarative sentences like, ""Writing is fun."" The lesson plans are designed with time guidelines so educators can easily follow along.

The resource library's appealing hands-on activities physically immerse students in reading and writing. Online games are enjoyable for kids and facilitate learning on their own. These are among the many tools that spur an interest in reading and transform growing students into nimble writers with a mastery of grammar.