Surprise! Young writers are prompted to write a personal narrative about a time they were surprised. Students will practice sequencing and prewriting skills as they use this fun watermelon-shaped graphic organizer to plan out their personal narrative.
Teach your students to write a persuasive paragraph with this worksheet. Your student will choose an issue, explain their opinion, provide supportive reasoning for their opinion, and then write a paragraph on the issue.
Your second graders have been developing their opinion writing over the course of the year. Now it's time to assess your students' abilities to develop a well-reasoned argument with this end-of-year writing prompt about homework.
Your students have been working hard on their descriptive writing skills! Assess student growth with this open-ended writing assignment and rubric that asks students to use their five senses to describe a place they have visited.
Help your students prepare to write about their favorite book with this opinion writing organizer. This handy worksheet breaks down opinion writing into easy-to-follow steps that will have your kids writing persuasive essays with ease in no time.
Once students have completed their first draft of opinion writing, use this handy checklist to guide them through the peer review process. Students will look for a clear opinion, supporting reasons, a conclusion, and correct spelling and punctuation.
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.
Characters are at the very center of any story, and learning how to create dynamic characters is essential for budding writers. Your students can use this handy organizer to plan rich character development in their creative writing.