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2nd grade
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Write Your Own Ending
Write Your Own Ending
Lesson Plan
Write Your Own Ending
Get your students’ creative juices flowing with this fun creative writing lesson! Students will read a fun story and then write their own ending.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Conclude a Story
Conclude a Story
Lesson Plan
Conclude a Story
Good storytelling always includes a great ending! Your students will learn academic vocabulary and add their own conclusion to a short story. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as an introduction to the Write Your Own Ending lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Story Hooks
Story Hooks
Lesson Plan
Story Hooks
Give your students an introduction to types of story hooks as they compose original story beginnings the help of a word bank. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson for the Capture That Reader! lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Give the Planet a Hand!
Give the Planet a Hand!
Lesson Plan
Give the Planet a Hand!
This lesson, perfect for first and second grade learners, will help kids become environmental activists as they think of ways to help the Earth! First, students will brainstorm examples of what it means to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Next, students will partake in a creative art project where they trace their hands and think of way ways they can give the planet a hand. This engaging activity integrates creative writing skills and Earth science.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Haiku Syllables
Haiku Syllables
Lesson Plan
Haiku Syllables
Have your students stretch their creativity with this lesson that teaches them about haikus and has them practice their syllable counting.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Drawing Conclusions
Drawing Conclusions
Workbook
Drawing Conclusions
In this series of maps, charts and match-ups your child will learn to use his logic to read contextual clues and label the information. Every picture has a story to tell!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Painting Poetic Pictures with Words!
Painting Poetic Pictures with Words!
Lesson Plan
Painting Poetic Pictures with Words!
Do your students struggle with word choices? In this lesson, students will learn strategies for choosing vivid words for their poetry. Although the “persona poem” is used as a model, any type of poetry can be used!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Write the Ending: Kaniesha’s Trip
Write the Ending: Kaniesha’s Trip
Worksheet
Write the Ending: Kaniesha’s Trip
It's time to put on your creative writing caps! Your students will enjoy writing their own endings to this unfinished story!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
Activity
A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Discover the Colors of Fall
Discover the Colors of Fall
Activity
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
Activity
Feel the Beat
Feel the Beat
Lesson Plan
Feel the Beat
Poetry and dance come together in this fun lesson! After reading a book of poems about dance moves, students create their own poem and dance performances.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Point of View Frenzy
Point of View Frenzy
Lesson Plan
Point of View Frenzy
Explore a day in the life of a pencil! Your students will practice different points of view by thinking outside the box and writing as though they are something else.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Valentine Medley
Valentine Medley
Workbook
Valentine Medley
Kids can write, graph and read their way through Valentine's Day with a sweet mix of history, writing and math! Kids will explore both the mythical and practical side of this day.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Capture That Reader!
Capture That Reader!
Lesson Plan
Capture That Reader!
Everyone loves an intriguing introduction! Help your second graders hook their readers as they practice writing new and improved introductions to well-loved fictional stories in this fun writing lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Activity
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
Activity
How and Why Stories
How and Why Stories
Lesson Plan
How and Why Stories
In this lesson, students have a great time using their imaginations to collaborate and create their own story following the "how and why" style of common folktales.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Acrostic Research and Craft
Acrostic Research and Craft
Lesson Plan
Acrostic Research and Craft
Students conduct a short research project on a chosen topic, combine their knowledge of their subject in an acrostic poem, then create a craft to illustrate their topic.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Write Your Own Summer Limerick
Write Your Own Summer Limerick
Worksheet
Write Your Own Summer Limerick
This poetry worksheet is sure to get your child's creative juices flowing! Students will seek to write their own limerick by filling in blank spaces for nouns, adjectives, and adverbs. Then they'll add an illustration to complete their poem!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Finding Louie Alternate Ending
Finding Louie Alternate Ending
Worksheet
Finding Louie Alternate Ending
A strong ending is a key part of creative writing! Have your second graders flex their fiction comprehension muscles with this activity. Students will consider problem, solution, characters, and detail as they answer questions after reading a short story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make Your Own Comic Book #2
Make Your Own Comic Book #2
Worksheet
Make Your Own Comic Book #2
Take the intimidation out of narrative writing with this exciting alternative! Budding writers and artists alike will love the chance to get creative with this comic book template.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make Your Own Comic Book #1
Make Your Own Comic Book #1
Worksheet
Make Your Own Comic Book #1
Kapow! Wham! Creative writing can be daunting for some kids, but it doesn't have to be! Help excite and inspire your reluctant writers with this fun comic book template.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Ingredients of a Story
Ingredients of a Story
Worksheet
Ingredients of a Story
Have your students think of story elements as ingredients for a delicious narrative! Young writers will consider setting, characters, the problem, and the solution with this fun pre-writing organizer!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make Your Own Comic Book #3
Make Your Own Comic Book #3
Worksheet
Make Your Own Comic Book #3
Looking for an alternative activity to ignite the imaginations of your reluctant writers? Use this fun comic book template to introduce creative writing to your students. Novice writers and artists alike will delight in the chance to create their own comi
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Mountain Prewriting
Story Mountain Prewriting
Worksheet
Story Mountain Prewriting
Young writers will traverse the story mountain to create a narrative plot of their own! Students will consider various story elements, including characters, setting, climax, problem, and solution with this great visual aid.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compose a Haiku
Compose a Haiku
Worksheet
Compose a Haiku
Find out if you've got a little haiku master on your hands with our haiku worksheet. A simple poetry form, a haiku is perfect for beginning writers.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet