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Write Your Own Ending
Write Your Own Ending
Lesson Plan
Write Your Own Ending
Get your students’ creative juices flowing with this fun creative writing lesson! Students will read a fun story and then write their own ending.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
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
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
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
Gratitude Tree
Gratitude Tree
Activity
Gratitude Tree
Research shows that when we focus on things we are grateful for, we literally rewire our brains to focus on the positive. Help kids experience the joy of gratitude by creating trees that give thanks.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
Lesson Plan
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
What do like to groove to? Bebop or hip-hop? In this Black History Month lesson plan, students will listen to and learn about two music genres heavily influenced by African-Americans. Then they will write about which genre they prefer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Activity
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with fun and memorable interactions between family members. This holiday, why not memorialize some of those details and events with a family poem? You can create a lasting memory in the form of a poem with contributions f
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Fact or Opinion
Fact or Opinion
Lesson Plan
Fact or Opinion
Help your ELs learn to understand and differentiate between fact and opinion through the analysis of nonfiction text. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the Fact or Opinion: Part 1 lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
The Best Food
The Best Food
Worksheet
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
Story Comprehension: What Happens Next?
Story Comprehension: What Happens Next?
Worksheet
Story Comprehension: What Happens Next?
Kids read a story about a puppy, then finish it by writing what they think will happen next.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make a Summary: Butterflies
Make a Summary: Butterflies
Worksheet
Make a Summary: Butterflies
Your students will work together to find new vocabulary words and create a short summary of a nonfiction text related to the butterfly life cycle. Use this worksheet as an introduction to the Create a Nonfiction Text Summary lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
31 Days of Giving
31 Days of Giving
Worksheet
31 Days of Giving
The most precious thing someone can give is their time. Reignite your love of giving with these time-giving activities. There are also some donation suggestions for used objects. This worksheet, 31 Days of Giving, can be used any 31 days of the year!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
How and Why Stories
How and Why Stories
Lesson Plan
How and Why Stories
In this lesson, students have a great time using their imaginations to collaborate and create their own story following the "how and why" style of common folktales.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Author Study: Faith Ringgold
Author Study: Faith Ringgold
Lesson Plan
Author Study: Faith Ringgold
This engaging lesson teaches students about the famous author Faith Ringgold. Students will explore two pieces of literature, comparing and contrasting story elements, then write opinion pieces to illustrate which book they liked best.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Renewable Resources and Nonrenewable Resources
Renewable Resources and Nonrenewable Resources
Worksheet
Renewable Resources and Nonrenewable Resources
Here are listed a handful of natural resources, for kids to classify as renewable resources and nonrenewable resources.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Local Government for Kids
Local Government for Kids
Worksheet
Local Government for Kids
Children use their investigative skills and powers of deduction to complete a series of questions and prompts about their local government.  
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Dear Student...Love, Your Pencil
Dear Student...Love, Your Pencil
Lesson Plan
Dear Student...Love, Your Pencil
This fun lesson plan will inspire your budding letter writers to write a hilarious letter from the perspective of classroom supplies!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Go for the Gold!
Go for the Gold!
Lesson Plan
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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Narrative Story Organizer
Narrative Story Organizer
Worksheet
Narrative Story Organizer
Second graders love telling stories! Help them plan their own small moment stories using this handy graphic organizer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Tree of Cranes
Tree of Cranes
Lesson Plan
Tree of Cranes
This winter-themed lesson plan, which incorporates the book *Tree of Cranes* by Allen Say, teaches students about Japanese traditions and customs. They will review the basic elements of a narrative story, and then write their own narratives about a special event or moment in their life.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Finding Louie Alternate Ending
Finding Louie Alternate Ending
Worksheet
Finding Louie Alternate Ending
A strong ending is a key part of creative writing! Have your second graders flex their fiction comprehension muscles with this activity. Students will consider problem, solution, characters, and detail as they answer questions after reading a short story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
Worksheet
Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
This worksheet is a brief introduction to the human rights activist and feminist Dorothy Pitman Hughes.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The Best Vacation
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
Timeline Organizer
Timeline Organizer
Worksheet
Timeline Organizer
Students can use this versatile graphic organizer to order events in fiction or nonfiction texts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Kindness Cards
Kindness Cards
Worksheet
Kindness Cards
Use these card templates to incorporate more opportunities for gratitude in your day-to-day life by sharing what you are thankful for with your friends and family.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet