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.
Suffixes can do some amazing things. They can turn "power" into "powerful," "big" into "bigger," and "fear" into "fearless." This hands-on lesson allows young writers to build their own words using different root words and suffixes.
These Education.com resources ensure happy endings for your second grader's vocabulary. Worksheets help students understand the spelling patterns of suffixes, verb tenses, and plural nouns. Workbooks provide plenty of practice spelling and identifying suffixes for lower elementary students. Students can also have fun with prefix and suffix fish! After they've mastered the basics, you can teach students more advanced ideas with these additional suffix resources.