2nd Grade Letter Writing Prompts

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Writing is an important focus in 2nd grade, and this resource provides 60 print and go prompts to enforce these skills through letter writing. These activities are wonderful for writing centers, whole group, and small group instruction. Along with helping students practice their writing skills, teachers are also getting more insight into the lives and thoughts of their students with this product. Students have a chance to express themselves and share their opinions, joys, struggles, and more with you and the subjects of their letters.
Writing practice and building student relationships-a win win!

Sample Letter Topics Included in This Packet:

• Family Members
• Friends
• School Faculty
• Community Heroes
• Historical Figures
• Their Future Selves
• Fictional Characters
• Government Leaders
• Their Favorite People
• Holiday Characters
• Role Models

Bonus Features Included:

• Guided Questions- There are questions on every page to give students ideas of what to write about. No more “I don’t know what else to write!”

• Early Finisher Work- There is a designated space on each page for students to illustrate their writing. This is great for students to work on when they finish before their classmates!

• Mini-Versions- All prompts are included on cards without lines or boxes. This is perfect for laminating and putting in a center so you don’t have to print class sets. They also are great for an early finisher station. Students can grab a card at any time for an engaging writing activity.

These engaging and educational letter writing prompts are sure to interest students while teaching them valuable writing skills at the same time. With these resources, students will master opinion writing in no time!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.


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