2nd Grade Reading & Writing Resources

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Reading Fluency: Apple Picking
Reading Fluency: Apple Picking
Worksheet
Reading Fluency: Apple Picking
Help your students practice reading fluently with this passage with exactly 100 words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Main Idea: It's in the Bag!
Main Idea: It's in the Bag!
Lesson Plan
Main Idea: It's in the Bag!
Help your class grasp the concept of "main idea" with this fun, hands-on lesson. Students will dive into mystery bags full of supportive detail clues to determine the main idea of each bag.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Irregular Verb Match
Irregular Verb Match
Worksheet
Irregular Verb Match
Do your students struggle to remember irregular verb tenses? Use this great matching activity to help students connect the present to the past. They'll be using irregular past tense verbs with confidence in no time!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Informational Text 1
Informational Text 1
Guided Lesson
Informational Text 1
Now that reading skills are more developed, second graders will move on to comprehension of informational text. This guided lesson supports this through an exploration of the main idea of a text, as well as the other text features, such as: captions, photographs, maps headings, subheadings, glossary, index, icons and graphs. Kids will look at two texts that cover the same topic, but in different ways.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
Wintertime Writing Prompt
Wintertime Writing Prompt
Worksheet
Wintertime Writing Prompt
How do you know when it's wintertime? Have your child complete this winter writing prompt to exercise writing skills and reinforce seasonal knowledge.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Vowel Pairs Cat Food Spelling
Vowel Pairs Cat Food Spelling
Game
Vowel Pairs Cat Food Spelling
How fast can you make vowel pair words and feed Roly? Kids race against the clock to spell as many words as possible in this fast-paced game.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Mindfulness: Mindful Listening
Mindfulness: Mindful Listening
Worksheet
Mindfulness: Mindful Listening
In this worksheet, we listen like like an owl — and go on a sound hunt — to become more aware of the sounds around us.
2nd grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
What Are You Thankful For?
What Are You Thankful For?
Worksheet
What Are You Thankful For?
Children practice gratitude in this fall-themed worksheet that invites them to write down the things they are grateful for.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reader’s Theater: The Snowman’s Day to Play
Reader’s Theater: The Snowman’s Day to Play
Worksheet
Reader’s Theater: The Snowman’s Day to Play
Learners will practice analyzing a short script in this winter-themed reading comprehension worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Second Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 2
Second Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 2
Workbook
Second Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 2
Get 5 more days of activities with week 2 of our independent study packet for second graders.
2nd grade
Science
Workbook
Context Clues Quiz
Context Clues Quiz
Game
Context Clues Quiz
Work on reading comprehension with this quiz to practice using context clues to find the definition of a word.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Antonym Crossword Puzzle
Antonym Crossword Puzzle
Worksheet
Antonym Crossword Puzzle
Try a crossword puzzle where all the answers are opposites of their clues!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Ending Consonant Clusters
Ending Consonant Clusters
Game
Ending Consonant Clusters
Kids can practice spelling words that end in a consonant cluster by filling in the blanks.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Word Transporter: Adjectives and Nouns
Word Transporter: Adjectives and Nouns
Game
Word Transporter: Adjectives and Nouns
Which nouns are described by the adjective? In this silly parts of speech game, kids drag nouns to the adjective word transporter that they're described by.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Sentences 1
Sentences 1
Guided Lesson
Sentences 1
Second grade writers often need extra support with the rules of capitalization, puncuation, apostrophes, and proper nouns. The exercises in this guided lesson cover these four key grammar rules, and provide kids with targeted exercises to help them practice writing with correct grammar usage. To help gain even more practice with new writing skills, download and print the capitalization and punctuation worksheets suggested as part of this lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
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
Math
Lesson Plan
Second Grade Spelling
Second Grade Spelling
Workbook
Second Grade Spelling
Focusing on homophones, common words and challenging compound words, this workbook will boost the confidence of your young speller, and help him prep for any upcoming spelling bee!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Similes: Easy as Pie
Similes: Easy as Pie
Worksheet
Similes: Easy as Pie
If someone loses their glasses, are they as blind as a bee or a bat? This fill-in-the-blank worksheet introduces your child to popular similes.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Have Fun Reading: Choice Board
Have Fun Reading: Choice Board
Worksheet
Have Fun Reading: Choice Board
With this Have Fun Reading Choice Board, budding bookworms can choose from a variety of engaging reading-based activities, from reading in a cozy blanket fort to drawing or acting out their favorite part of a story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Match the Contractions
Match the Contractions
Worksheet
Match the Contractions
Get ready for contraction concentration! In this worksheet, students learn to form contractions by identifying which two words go together.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Practice Test: Synonyms and Antonyms
Practice Test: Synonyms and Antonyms
Worksheet
Practice Test: Synonyms and Antonyms
Build your first grader's vocabulary skills by reviewing synonyms and antonyms together.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Activity
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
2nd grade
Social studies
Activity
Learning About the Ocean
Learning About the Ocean
Worksheet
Learning About the Ocean
Learners will practice identifying the main idea and supporting in works of nonfiction texts as they learn about the ocean.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sight Word Search: How Does Your Garden Grow?
Sight Word Search: How Does Your Garden Grow?
Worksheet
Sight Word Search: How Does Your Garden Grow?
Learning sight words is a breeze with these fun word searches that turn spelling practice into a game.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Apostrophe Drop
Apostrophe Drop
Game
Apostrophe Drop
Let's play ball! Kids practice combining two words with an apostrophe to make contractions in this baseball grammar game.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game

2nd Grade Reading & Writing Resources

The second grade English language arts curriculum requires students to expand their base knowledge. They enhance grammar usage with an understanding of collective nouns, irregular plural pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives and other sentence components. Combined with grammar work, second graders learn to write compound sentences, investigate the nuances of word meanings and much more. The Learning Library provides all the help educators may need, from professional lesson plans to interactive games, for kids to meet their reading and writing goals.

Riveting Reading and Writing Resources for Second Graders

Fish or fishes? What is the proper way to end a sentence? Who, what, when, where, why and how? These are a few questions second graders are taught in English as they expand their grammar and punctuation capabilities and further their reading comprehension. Reading and writing resources for second graders can be found in one convenient place in Education.com's Learning Library.

The tools include a blend of guided lessons, online games and other practical teaching methods. Among these handy sources are dozens of printable worksheets that can be used for in-class or homework assignments. Some worksheets are focused on reading concepts while others concentrate on grammar.

There are also prepared lesson plans created by teachers for teachers. One crowd-favorite includes an inspection on Types of Sentences. Second graders learn how to classify imperative sentences like ""Stop and smell the roses,"" and declarative sentences like, ""Writing is fun."" The lesson plans are designed with time guidelines so educators can easily follow along.

The resource library's appealing hands-on activities physically immerse students in reading and writing. Online games are enjoyable for kids and facilitate learning on their own. These are among the many tools that spur an interest in reading and transform growing students into nimble writers with a mastery of grammar.