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.
Give your second graders some practice with long vowel word families and spelling patterns with this colorful activity! Students will identify long O words based on picture clues, then determine the spelling pattern of each word.
Use this surprise party-themed worksheet to have fun with present participle practice! Students will start by filling in the blanks with verbs rewritten in present participle form, and they'll end up with a cute story about a surprise party.
Second grade phonics resources are one way to ensure that kids are getting the support they need to master reading at this grade level. If you're looking for dynamic tools for teaching second grade phonics, we've got you covered. Browse our list of interactive games, worksheets, activities, songs and stories, all geared towards phonics mastery. For more advanced help, check out our third grade phonics resources.