This unit contains materials to teach the three different kinds of writing that are required in the Second Grade Common Core ELA. Students write an imaginative narrative about a snowman that comes to life! There is a snowman craft to make and paper to write the finished story on. Students also write a persuasive paper. They can write about why a penguin would make a good pet, or why a penguin would not make a good pet. There is a penguin craft to make with this writing. Finally, students write an informative paper on polar bears. There is a reading passage about polar bears and planning mats to write their facts before writing their paper. There is a polar bear craft to make with this writing. This January Writing Pack contains enough writing to last through the month of January. The finished products make great hallway or bulletin board displays.