Second Grade Storytelling Activities

Spruce up your story corner with a few fresh ideas! These writing activities will help boost your child's vocab and grammar skills.

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Tell a Story in a Jar!

Try these story starters - creativity and sequencing skills combine to create wild stories that will have the whole family in stitches!
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Writing on Cloud Nine

Practice writing skills and use imagination with this fun activity, where your child will write a story about what he thinks life would be like on a cloud.
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Make a Dialogue Journal!

Parents can help their children at home by using a dialogue journal to model good writing.
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Can You Picture It?: A Writing Activity

Build second grade writing skills by using pictures to help kids "see" how to use details in their stories.
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Write an "I Used To, Now I" Poem

In this writing activity, let your child reflect on the past and practice his writing skills and word usage as he creates an "I Used to, Now I" poem.
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Make an Abbreviation Book

Here's a fun book-making project that will help your child learn to abbreviate and provide an opportunity for her to exercise her artistic abilities.
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Write Silly Sentences to Master Verb Tenses

Help your second grader grasp the concept of verb tenses with this silly card game!
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Plan Stories with The Five-Finger Technique

Got the pre-writing blues? Try this simple five-finger technique to help your second grader develop a sequenced plan for her early compositions.
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Write Parts of Speech Acrostic Poetry!

If helping your child learn parts of speech makes you want to take a nap, try this exercise. It's a sure way to keep those creative juices flowing.
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Tell Your Story with a Shoebox

Encourage your child to create a tribute to their past, and explore future dreams and goals with this narrative assemblage.
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