Daily 2nd Grade Writing Lessons, Activities, Grammar - Unit 6 - {CCSS Aligned}

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This Common Core aligned download includes four weeks of daily writing lessons and activities, as well as, weekly spelling and grammar practice for second grade. This is Unit 6 (weeks 25 - 28) taken directly from my complete second grade writing program:

Complete Second Grade Writing Program

Everything you will need to teach these daily writing lessons is included in this download. Such as step-by-step instructions, all templates, reference sheets, and writing samples.

Each Week Includes:

1. An overview of the weeks plan and objective.
2. Five writing lessons
3. A spelling activity
4. A grammar or conventions activity
5. All templates needed for the weeks writing activities.
6. Instruction or reference sheets covering various topics.
7. A peer editing checklist.

Lessons Covering:

Week 25: To Use the Narrative Mountain to Write a New Version of a Story

This week we will have a lot of fun retelling wonderful stories with the new narrative graphic organizer the 'Narrative Mountain'. We will take our time and teach the students that each level represents the next event. Anytime you read a story in class plan it on the organizer. The more exposure they have the easier it will become. This week we will also be exploring quoting and paragraphing.

• Writing Conventions Covered: Irregular Verbs & Adjectives
• Spelling Lesson: Rhyming Word Game & Word Scramble Game
• Activity Sheets Included:
✓ Narrative Graphic Organizer
✓ Quotable Quotes Cards
✓ Quotable Quotes Answer Key
✓ Adjective Wheel Templates

Week: 26: To Write a Story Using the Narrative Mountain as a Planner

Week 26 is another great week of narrative writing. This week contains more practice with writing a story, adding details, and understanding when and where a writer indents his/her work. Using interesting stories will maintain interest in the subject matter in your classroom.

• Writing Conventions Covered: Indenting & Adverbs
• Spelling Lesson: Newspaper Hunt - Search for 'at', 'an', 'ack', 'it', 'in' Words
• Activity Sheets Included:
✓ Narrative Graphic Organizer
✓ Story Starter/Prompt/Choose Your Own Template
✓ Indenting Cards Template
✓ Reasons to Indent - Information Sheet

Week 27: To Write a Story Using the Narrative Mountain as a Planner

This week we will write our stories on the computer and make a book complete with illustrations. We will spend time building details, reviewing parts of speech, and fine tuning our work. After students have published their work invite another class to enjoy your writers' stories by having an 'Author's Tea'.

• Writing Conventions Covered: Adverbs
• Spelling Lesson: 'Letter Scramble' Game
• Activity sheets included:
✓ Narrative Graphic Organizer - 'Narrative Mountain'
✓ 'Make-A-Sentence' Board
✓ 'Make-A-Sentence' Cards

Week 28: To Write a Friendly Letter

Writing lessons this week will cover how to write a friendly letter. We will study the elements of a friendly letter, playing games covering the structure of the letter, and then writing their own friendly letter.

• Writing Conventions Covered: Adjectives
• Spelling Lesson: Syllables
• Activity sheets included:
✓ Friendly Letter #1 - 4 Templates
✓ Friendly Letter Sample
✓ Letter Parts Cards
✓ Friendly Letter Writing Paper
✓ Friendly Letter Writing Ideas Template
✓ Parts of an Envelope Template


This unit comes directly from my Complete 2nd Grade Writing Curriculum. To view the full program please click on the link below:

Complete Second Grade Writing Program

To view the other 2nd grade writing units please click on the links below:

Grade 2: Unit 1 (Weeks 1 - 4)
Grade 2: Unit 2 (Weeks 5 - 10)
Grade 2: Unit 3 (Weeks 11 - 16)
Grade 2: Unit 4 (Weeks 17 - 20)
Grade 2: Unit 5 (Weeks 21 - 24)
Grade 2: Unit 6 (Weeks 25 - 28)
Grade 2: Unit 7 (Weeks 29 - 33)

This curriculum was designed to teach the grade level fundamentals of writing by incorporating proven best practices and standards and is aligned with the Common Core Writing Standards.

My Additional Writing Activity & Language Arts Programs

Just Write: A Sentence
Letters from Ted E. Bear - Friendly Letter Writing Activities
Just Write: A Paragraph
Just Conventions - Daily Grammar and Conventions Practice
Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 3rd Grade
Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 4rd Grade
Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 5rd Grade
Teaching Research Skills

My Complete Grade Level Writing Programs

Kindergarten Writing Program
1st Grade Writing Program
2nd Grade Writing Program
3rd Grade Expository Writing Program
3rd Grade Narrative Writing Program
Expository Writing for 4th - 6th Grade
Narrative Writing for 4th - 6th Grade

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