Second Grade Writing Worksheets & Printables

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"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" Story Map
"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" Story Map
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"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" Story Map
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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Favorite Food Opinion Writing
Favorite Food Opinion Writing
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Favorite Food Opinion Writing
Let your students work up an appetite for writing with this opinion writing prompt. First students will consider their favorite food while they fill in the structured pre-writing planner, then they can use the second page to write their opinion essay.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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All About Misty Copeland
All About Misty Copeland
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All About Misty Copeland
Use this nonfiction comprehension worksheet to help second and third graders learn all about Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
2nd grade
Social studies
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What Happened Next?
What Happened Next?
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What Happened Next?
Play author with this creative writing and comprehension exercise! Your child will learn all about inference, or drawing conclusions based on what they've read.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Summary: Butterflies
Make a Summary: Butterflies
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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
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Tips for Writing a Good Beginning Sentence
Tips for Writing a Good Beginning Sentence
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Tips for Writing a Good Beginning Sentence
Young writers discover strategies for creating compelling introductions that capture a reader's interest in this writing worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Narrative Writing Prompt
Narrative Writing Prompt
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Narrative Writing Prompt
Kids practice narrative writing with this personal prompt.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Paragraph Writing Worksheet
Paragraph Writing Worksheet
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Paragraph Writing Worksheet
This paragraph writing worksheet gets your child back to the basics of writing. In this paragraph writing worksheet, kids will write using a graphic organizer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Bigfoot: Punctuate the Story
Bigfoot: Punctuate the Story
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Bigfoot: Punctuate the Story
Put proper punctuation into practice with this Bigfoot read-along worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
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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
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Spring into Spelling: Days of the Week
Spring into Spelling: Days of the Week
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Spring into Spelling: Days of the Week
Here's a vibrant worksheet to help your child out with the monumental task of learning the days of the week.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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All About Jane Goodall
All About Jane Goodall
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All About Jane Goodall
Use this reading and writing worksheet to help second and third graders learn about the inspiring work of Jane Goodall, famous scientist and conservationist.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Earth Day Pledge
Earth Day Pledge
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Earth Day Pledge
This composition prompt asks kids to consider one thing they can do and one thing they can stop doing this Earth Day.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Topic Sentence
Topic Sentence
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Topic Sentence
Children practice identifying and writing a topic sentence, supporting sentences, and a conclusion in this narrative writing worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Chinese New Year: Mini Lantern Template
Chinese New Year: Mini Lantern Template
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Chinese New Year: Mini Lantern Template
Use this paper template to create a miniature lantern with your own wishes for the coming year.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Adding Transition Words
Adding Transition Words
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Adding Transition Words
Children will read simple pasta directions, then select the correct transition words from the choices shown.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Note-Taking From a Video
Note-Taking From a Video
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Note-Taking From a Video
Help your students to process and retain the information they learn from watching videos with this handy worksheet. Students will consider their previous knowledge, what they learn, and what they still want to know.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Paragraph Practice
Paragraph Practice
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Paragraph Practice
Whether your student is new to paragraph writing, or needs more practice, this worksheet is a wonderful introduction, practice, or review.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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All About Me!
All About Me!
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All About Me!
Let's get to know you! Have beginning writers complete this activity all about them, a great way to build confidence in themselves and in their writing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Revising Spelling
Revising Spelling
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Revising Spelling
What do your students do after they circle tricky words in their writing? Help them keep track of the revision process with this handy worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing Personal Narratives: Watermelon Graphic Organizer
Writing Personal Narratives: Watermelon Graphic Organizer
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Writing Personal Narratives: Watermelon Graphic Organizer
Children use a watermelon graphic organizer to craft a personal narrative with this fun template!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Best Food
The Best Food
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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
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Cursive Practice: Animals
Cursive Practice: Animals
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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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All About Wangari Maathai
All About Wangari Maathai
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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
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 Write a Personal Narrative Story
Write a Personal Narrative Story
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Write a Personal Narrative Story
This worksheet template guides children through the pre-writing and writing process, helping them to organize their thoughts before they write.
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Second Grade Writing Worksheets & Printables

In second grade, young writers begin to develop complex writing abilities, building on growing vocabularies, spelling knowledge, and comprehension. Our themed writing prompts and exercises will help kids enrich their language skills and imaginations. Once they've mastered the basics move onto our writing composition worksheets for second graders.

Build Writing Skills with a Fun, Varied Curriculum

Second grade is a critical time for writing skills development. The best way for students to improve as writers is to write! But it’s not always as easy as putting pencil to paper. This collection of second grade writing worksheets includes a range of activities designed to get kids excited about expressing themselves through language.
  • Sharpen sentence-level grammar through exercises on verb tense, parts of speech, and plurals.
  • Build kids’ vocabulary with reading passages that show advanced words in context.
  • Improve spelling with exercises on homophones and the silent E.
  • Encourage imagination with creative writing exercises for kids.
Mix and match these worksheets to keep reading and writing fresh, fun, and comprehensive for second graders. When you find what you're looking for, simply download and print each worksheet and you're all set. For kids who are ready to try longer-form writing exercises, explore story writing prompts and poetry worksheets for second graders.