Second Grade Writing Activities

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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
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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
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Gratitude Tree
Gratitude Tree
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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
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Discover the Colors of Fall
Discover the Colors of Fall
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Discover the Colors of Fall
This activity will inspire adults and kids alike to take time to explore the beauty in their community and discover the colors of fall while developing their descriptive and creative writing skills! 
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
2nd grade
Science
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Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
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Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Get creative with this engaging activity where kids are asked to create their own pumpkin person and tap into their creative writing skills! Include all family members by having them create their very own pumpkin people.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Rewrite the Fairy Tale Ending
Rewrite the Fairy Tale Ending
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Rewrite the Fairy Tale Ending
What happens after the prince and the princess get married? This writing activity allows your child to answer that question for herself.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Spark a Story
Spark a Story
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Spark a Story
This activity will help generate ideas for your child to write about...without the moans and groans!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Family History Fanfold Timeline!
Make a Family History Fanfold Timeline!
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Make a Family History Fanfold Timeline!
Need help teaching your child to sequence and organize information? Creating this graphic organizer will help your child see what happened before and after.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Plan Stories with The Five-Finger Technique
Plan Stories with The Five-Finger Technique
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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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Patriotic Poem
Patriotic Poem
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Patriotic Poem
This 4th of July, end the battle for independence in your house, and show your child just how much freedom she can enjoy.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Backyard Field Guide
Backyard Field Guide
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Backyard Field Guide
Combine your child's natural curiosity with his developing classification and writing skills by helping him create a backyard field guide.
2nd grade
Science
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Can You Picture It?: A Writing Activity
Can You Picture It?: A Writing Activity
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Can You Picture It?: A Writing Activity
Build second and third grade writing skills by using pictures to help kids "see" how to use details in their stories.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
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Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
Here's a writing activity that helps young learners explore an ant's perspective...and practice writing, too!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Cliffhanger
Write a Cliffhanger
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Write a Cliffhanger
Even the most reluctant beginning writers love to experiment with the "cliffhanger."
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Punctuate with Pasta!
Punctuate with Pasta!
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Punctuate with Pasta!
Here's a fun activity that will help your child become familiar with both punctuation marks...by using pasta shapes!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write an "I Used To, Now I" Poem
Write an "I Used To, Now I" Poem
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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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Seasonal Alphabet Poem
Write a Seasonal Alphabet Poem
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Write a Seasonal Alphabet Poem
Help your child compose an alphabet poem about the season, and have her practice letters while awakening her creative writing skills, too!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Going Green Plan
Write a Going Green Plan
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Write a Going Green Plan
Here's an authentic writing task that is perfect for Earth Day, or any day! In this activity, your child's pen becomes an instrument of planetary importance.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Create a Story Summary Folder
Create a Story Summary Folder
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Create a Story Summary Folder
Make a story summary folder with your child to help develop reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Superhero Dad
Superhero Dad
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Superhero Dad
Making Dad a comic book is a great gift for Father's Day, and one that helps them work on fine motor skills, storytelling and handwriting.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Help your learner develop her fine motor and communication skills with this fun and festive fall activity.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Nature Poetry
Nature Poetry
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Nature Poetry
Inspire a love for the written word by creating an illustrated nature poetry book with your kids.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Put on a Poetry Party!
Put on a Poetry Party!
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Put on a Poetry Party!
Turn your living room into a sophisticated café while your child and her friends explore the world of poetry with this unique and entertaining party idea.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Fact Versus Fiction
Fact Versus Fiction
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Fact Versus Fiction
Let your future scribe's imagination run wild! Children have a hard time understanding fact versus fiction, and writing a tall tale can help.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Second Grade Writing Activities

Check out these writing activities for 2nd grade! Kids will love these creative ways to diagram plots, differentiate fact from opinion, learn verb tenses, and more. Our writing activities also include fun and original writing-based games for 2nd grade. Find that perfect writing activity to help give your little writer a lifelong love of writing!