Grade 2 Writing Curriculum | Spelling, Grammar, Paragraph Development

Grade Levels
2nd, Homeschool
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Teaching second grade writing should be fun! This complete writing program is engaging and extremely effective. This curriculum transitions second graders from sentences to complete paragraphs and book writing. The program focuses on ideas, organization, sentence fluency, spelling, and conventions while incorporating art, science, social studies, and math.

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.

Weekly Lessons Cover:

• Simple & descriptive paragraphs

• Main ideas

• Topic & concluding sentences

• Venn diagrams

• Narrative & expository genres

• Verb & noun recognition

• How to write a story

• How to write a friendly letter

• Types of poetry

• Phonemic awareness activities

• Detail building, elaboration & descriptive writing activities

• Introduction to the graphic organizer & brainstorming charts

Fun Writing Workshops Include:

• Developing simple paragraphs while incorporating their science lessons about living and non-living things.

• Learning how to plan and create paragraphs while blowing bubbles outdoors.

• Creating unique bug books utilizing the templates within the program.

• Using the food pyramid and lunch box templates to transition from book writing to one page works.

• Studying vertebrates and learn to write a group of paragraphs in a continuous pattern.

• Being introduced to narrative writing through color coding and story re-telling techniques.

• Learning how to write a friendly letter by playing our popular letter part card game.

All of these items are included in this 2nd grade writing program plus so much more!

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the table of contents and sample lessons

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2nd Grade Writing Units:

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)

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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Just Write: All Year Long Grade Two by Kathryn Robinson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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Total Pages
832 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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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.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
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.


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