They’re energetic and imaginative, and writing allows them to express themselves and venture into new worlds.That said, it’s important to keep the instruction of writing fresh and engaging, so that your second graders respond well and learn what they need to learn.Most children love to tell a good story and by 2nd grade they are able to write some of those stories down.
Prompt 29: When you were in your garden today, you found a group of fairies. Write down some things you might say to someone who you want to become friends with.
One of them asked you to build a miniature house for them. Prompt 32: What if day was night and night was day?
The letters can take the form of a general keeping-in-touch letter, a thank you note (if they recently received a present from a relative), a letter about a recent family vacation, or a gratitude note to a parent.
For this game, divide a stack of index cards into thirds.
Try out one of these techniques, or create one of your own. Your students will appreciate it, and they’ll love writing in no time.
On this page, you will find a large list of writing topics that will spark creative ideas in your students during journal and creative writing activities.
First, you will find creative writing prompts for each month of the year.
On these monthly web pages, you will find topics that pertain to each month's themes, holidays, and events.
Learning how to write letters early in life teaches second graders about writing in a fun and purposeful way, but also how to stay in touch with others.
Writing a letter will allow your second graders to practice their penmanship, learn how to format a letter, and how to describe what’s going on in their lives.