2nd Grade Reading & Writing Resources

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Using Context Clues to Understand Word Meanings
Using Context Clues to Understand Word Meanings
Lesson Plan
Using Context Clues to Understand Word Meanings
This lesson will help your students use sentence level context clues to decode challenging words in a nonfiction text. Students will enjoy learning about maps and figuring out tricky words along the way!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Finding the Subject and Predicate
Finding the Subject and Predicate
Lesson Plan
Finding the Subject and Predicate
Help your students avoid the dreaded sentence fragment with this lesson that gives young writers the building blocks they need to succeed in English class.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Life Cycle of a Plant
Life Cycle of a Plant
Worksheet
Life Cycle of a Plant
Little gardeners, get to know your plants! See the cycle of a plant from its birth to adulthood, and read a bit about photosynthesis too.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Vocabulary in Focus
Vocabulary in Focus
Workbook
Vocabulary in Focus
This workbook builds reading comprehension by reinforcing vocabulary with word puzzles, homophones and a few quick reading pages.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Learning About Cause and Effect!
Learning About Cause and Effect!
Lesson Plan
Learning About Cause and Effect!
Help your students understand what cause and effect looks like in everyday situations! This hands-on, engaging lesson plan allows students to examine cause and effect in their own lives as well as fictional text!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Texting: Shades of Meaning
Texting: Shades of Meaning
Game
Texting: Shades of Meaning
Happy, thrilled, delighted! In this shades of meaning game, kids identify common synonyms that are grouped together.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Complete Sentences vs. Fragments 1
Complete Sentences vs. Fragments 1
Exercise
Complete Sentences vs. Fragments 1
Help students identify whether or not a sentence is complete with these exercises that give helpful hints when they get stuck!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Read and Review: Summer Vacation
Read and Review: Summer Vacation
Worksheet
Read and Review: Summer Vacation
Students will read and answer questions about the Bradley familyÃs summer vacation. Kids will learn the importance of paying close attention to their reading.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Bigfoot: Punctuate the Story
Bigfoot: Punctuate the Story
Worksheet
Bigfoot: Punctuate the Story
Put proper punctuation into practice with this Bigfoot read-along worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Super Sequencing!
Super Sequencing!
Lesson Plan
Super Sequencing!
Teach your students about sequencing with this creative language arts lesson. After putting events in order and drawing their own stories, kids will be pros at using the words "first," "next," "then," and "last."
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Reflexive Pronouns
Reflexive Pronouns
Exercise
Reflexive Pronouns
Improve your child's writing skills by helping them understand and become comfortable with reflexive pronouns. Give them the ability to tell the stories they want to tell with these exercises that will put them at the top of their class.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Conclude a Story
Conclude a Story
Lesson Plan
Conclude a Story
Good storytelling always includes a great ending! Your students will learn academic vocabulary and add their own conclusion to a short story. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as an introduction to the Write Your Own Ending lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Sensory Words Quiz
Sensory Words Quiz
Game
Sensory Words Quiz
Kids will figure out the definitions of these sensory words by using context clues to infer the meaning.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Verb Practice
Verb Practice
Worksheet
Verb Practice
Practice verb conjugation with your second grader by getting the subject and verb in each sentence to agree.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Frederick Douglass
Reading Comprehension: Frederick Douglass
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Frederick Douglass
Use this reading passage to practice reading comprehension with your learners.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Flightless Birds Reading Comprehension
Flightless Birds Reading Comprehension
Game
Flightless Birds Reading Comprehension
Kids show off their reading comprehension skills with this quiz, written to recall details from the informational text Flightless Birds.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Reading Fluency: Apple Picking
Reading Fluency: Apple Picking
Worksheet
Reading Fluency: Apple Picking
Help your students practice reading fluently with this passage with exactly 100 words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Shake it Up with Irregular Verbs
Shake it Up with Irregular Verbs
Lesson Plan
Shake it Up with Irregular Verbs
Teach your students that grammar rules are not all set in stone and that there are always word types that shake things up! In this lesson, your students will form the past tense of irregular verbs.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Symbiotic Relationships Reading Comprehension
Symbiotic Relationships Reading Comprehension
Game
Symbiotic Relationships Reading Comprehension
How many legs does a pistol shrimp have? Kids answer questions about Symbiotic Relationships in this reading comprehension quiz.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Story Hooks
Story Hooks
Lesson Plan
Story Hooks
Give your students an introduction to types of story hooks as they compose original story beginnings the help of a word bank. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson for the Capture That Reader! lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Activity
Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Children research and make a timeline of an inspiring woman in this biography activity.
2nd grade
Social studies
Activity
Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ew
Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ew
Worksheet
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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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
Lesson Plan
Alphabetical Order
Alphabetical Order
Lesson Plan
Alphabetical Order
Students will practice real world organizing as they learn how to alphabetize the classroom library.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
The Ant and the Grasshopper
The Ant and the Grasshopper
Worksheet
The Ant and the Grasshopper
The Ant and the Grasshopper is a fable that teaches kids the value of hard work. Kids will focus on comprehension and predictions in this worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

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.