Second Grade Informational Writing Prompts and Worksheets

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2nd, Homeschool
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These informational writing prompts are a must-have for teaching explanatory writing. These informative writing prompts are no prep and perfect for 2nd grade information writing lessons or writing centers.

This is a year's worth of worksheets that includes student friendly and seasonal topics (e.g. Earth Day, Spring, Winter, St. Patrick's Day)!

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These informational writing worksheets are common core aligned to the grade 2 writing standard:


Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Note: These worksheets can be used for third graders who are working below their grade level.

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Free Informational Writing Prompt Worksheet

What is included:

30 pages of informative writing prompts/worksheets (25 ready to go and 5 blank templates).

The prompts are in 5 different template styles. Some are more scaffolded/picture based, whereas others have more lines, for more advanced writers.

Everything I Know About...

  • The Rainforest
  • The Human Body
  • Thunderstorms
  • Rainbows
  • Soccer
  • Everything I Know About_______ (Blank Template)

All I Know About...

  • Outer Space
  • Earth Day
  • The Ocean
  • Flower Life Cycles
  • Australia
  • All I Know About_______ (Blank Template)

Fun Facts About...

  • Lions
  • Sharks
  • Dogs
  • Penguins
  • Frogs
  • Fun Facts About_______ (Blank Template)

What I Have Learned About...

  • Spring
  • Winter
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • The Desert
  • Snow
  • What I Have Learned About_______ (Blank Template)

All About...

  • Dinosaurs
  • Volcanoes
  • The Zoo
  • Pirates
  • Farms
  • All About_______ (Blank Template)

When/how to use these information writing prompts:

  • Whole group writing lessons
  • Small group work (literacy and writing centers)
  • Writer's Workshop
  • Independent writing practice
  • Early finishers
  • Morning work
  • Homework
  • Assessment

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Second Grade Opinion Writing Prompts

Second Grade Narrative Writing Prompts

Second Grade Procedure Writing Prompts

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Second Grade Writing Worksheets Prompts Bundle

Total Pages
30 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
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).
Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.


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