Give your second graders some practice building their reading comprehension skills with the timeless story of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Students will read this classic fable and then answer questions about setting, characters, genre, and cause and effect.
Make sequencing stories more interesting than just beginning, middle, and end! This "handy" graphic organizer can be used with all fiction to help set up a concise but thorough summary using a five finger strategy.
Maintaining a reading log is a fun way to encourage your child to set goals and track their progress. Students will keep track of their month-by-month reading stamina and practice their bar graphing with this reading log worksheet.
Encourage your second graders to develop a well-reasoned argument about the length of recesses with this writing prompt and rubric. Students can use the pre-writing planner to develop their argument, then they'll write out their opinion on page two.
Build your students' emotional literacy with this handy emotion word bank! This resource provides students with visuals and a variety of emotion synonyms to increase their understanding of character traits in fictional text.
Use this template as a starting place for your students to hone their writing and editing skills. First, they'll have to convince someone to take a trip to a place of their choosing, then they'll edit their piece before rewriting.