2nd Grade Reading & Writing Resources

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Exciting Writing Prompts
Exciting Writing Prompts
Workbook
Exciting Writing Prompts
What might happen if Peter Pan and Alice went to Wonderland? What is life like in outer space? Second graders explore the power and fun of writing with a nudge from fun writing prompts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Possessive Nouns Worksheet
Possessive Nouns Worksheet
Worksheet
Possessive Nouns Worksheet
Children learn how to create singular possessive nouns using apostrophes in this grammar and mechanics worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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
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
Who, When, What, Where, Why, and How?
Who, When, What, Where, Why, and How?
Lesson Plan
Who, When, What, Where, Why, and How?
Do you have students who are constantly asking what, who, where, why, how, and when? It's your turn to ask now! Have them read various stories and ask them to answer these questions in this lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
My Neighborhood Map
My Neighborhood Map
Worksheet
My Neighborhood Map
Go over this neighborhood map with your child or student to teach how to properly read a map.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary 1
Vocabulary 1
Guided Lesson
Vocabulary 1
Vocabulary development helps second graders advance their reading and writing skills. This guided lesson uses exercises and techniques targeted to building vocabulary. Kids will be tasked with using descriptive adjectives, distinguishing between similar verbs and adjectives, and using context clues to determine the meaning of a word phrase. For more vocabulary boosters, check out the worksheets that align with this lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
Sentence Builder: Adjectives and Adverbs
Sentence Builder: Adjectives and Adverbs
Game
Sentence Builder: Adjectives and Adverbs
Adjectives and adverbs can be tricky for kids to learn how to use properly. Help kids master this essential skill with this interactive sentence-building game.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Pick the Preposition
Pick the Preposition
Worksheet
Pick the Preposition
What difference does a preposition make? A lot! Your students will see this firsthand as they complete sentences by filling in the missing prepositions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Complete Sentences vs. Fragments 1
Complete Sentences vs. Fragments 1
Exercise
Complete Sentences vs. Fragments 1
Help students identify whether or not a sentence is complete with these exercises that give helpful hints when they get stuck!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
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
Using Context Clues to Understand Word Meanings
Using Context Clues to Understand Word Meanings
Lesson Plan
Using Context Clues to Understand Word Meanings
This lesson will help your students use sentence level context clues to decode challenging words in a nonfiction text. Students will enjoy learning about maps and figuring out tricky words along the way!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Phonics 1
Phonics 1
Guided Lesson
Phonics 1
Second grade phonics covers more advanced rules that build upon kids' foundational reading skills, such as vowel pairs (ai, ee, ea, oo), long and short vowels, and the silent E. This guided lesson covers these three areas in order to enhance kids' skills with decoding more challenging texts. You can boost reading fluency further by printing the phonics worksheets that go with this lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
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
Learning About Family Traditions
Learning About Family Traditions
Lesson Plan
Learning About Family Traditions
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to share about their family traditions. Prior to the lesson, they'll complete a worksheet to gather information about the way their family honors their culture and beliefs with traditions. They'll bring their information back to the classroom to share with their peers.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Collective Nouns Quiz
Collective Nouns Quiz
Game
Collective Nouns Quiz
Army, herd, swarm or murder? Kids practice matching nouns and collective nouns in this reading comprehension quiz.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
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
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
Lesson Plan
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
Are you a rule-follower or a rule-breaker? Irregular verbs break all the rules! Use this lesson to teach your students how to use the correct past tense form of regular and irregular verbs.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Second Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 3
Second Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 3
Workbook
Second Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 3
Get 5 more days of targeted practice with Week 3 of this independent study packet for second graders.
2nd grade
Social studies
Workbook
Narrative Writing Prompt
Narrative Writing Prompt
Worksheet
Narrative Writing Prompt
Kids practice narrative writing with this personal prompt.
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
All About Me!
All About Me!
Worksheet
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
Worksheet
Grammar 1
Grammar 1
Guided Lesson
Grammar 1
Grammar is an essential part of the second grade language arts curriculum. This guided lesson teaches second graders how to properly use collective nouns, additonal nouns and verbs, and provides plenty of opportunities to practice these grammar rules in context. For more important practice with nouns and verbs, download and print the grammar worksheets that we suggest alongside this lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
Short and Long Vowel Review
Short and Long Vowel Review
Worksheet
Short and Long Vowel Review
By now, your child knows that not all vowel sounds are the same. Challenge him to determine whether words contain a short or long vowel sound.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ew
Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ew
Worksheet
Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ew
Give your second grader practice reading and decoding "ew" words with this worksheet that asks her to choose the word that completes each sentence.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

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.