Let your students work up an appetite for writing with this opinion writing prompt. First students will consider their favorite food while they fill in the structured pre-writing planner, then they can use the second page to write their opinion essay.
Encourage your second graders to develop a well-reasoned argument about the length of recesses with this writing prompt and rubric. Students can use the pre-writing planner to develop their argument, then they'll write out their opinion on page two.
Use this template as a starting place for your students to hone their writing and editing skills. First, they'll have to convince someone to take a trip to a place of their choosing, then they'll edit their piece before rewriting.
Have fun with functional and informative transitions with this cooking-themed activity. Students will solidify their knowledge of important transition words to improve their sequencing and informational writing skills.