Second Grade Narrative Writing Prompts and Worksheets

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I used this for a narrative writing unit and the students loved the fun and engaging topics. It allowed them to focus on the structure but also be involved and creative!
Great daily practice for my students. It was easy to adapt for my high and low writers. Kids liked to creative writing prompts too!
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These narrative writing prompts are a must-have for teaching story writing. If you want fun and engaging prompts for writing personal narratives, fictional stories, and recounts, then this is perfect for your 2nd grade writing lessons or writing centers.

This story writing resource has 25 prompts in 5 different worksheet styles, with 5 blank templates. This is no prep, simply print and go!

*NOTE - This activity has the Easel digital overlay tool option. Text boxes have been added!

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


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.

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

When/how to use it:

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

What is included:

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

The prompts are in 5 different template styles. Some are more scaffolded with boxes or steps, whereas others have more lines, for more advanced writers.

First, Then, Next, Last with Picture Boxes

  • My Camping Trip, My Vacation, My Recess, My Day at the Beach, My Sick Day, Blank Template

3 Pictures Prompt

  • Fairy Tale, Space Adventure, Hunt for Treasure, The Thief, The Little Frog, Blank Template

First, Then, Next, Last Writing Boxes

  • If I Saw a Shark, If I Turned Into a Robot, If I Had a Pet Dinosaur, If I Were Royalty, If I Met a Troll, Blank Template

Lined Writing Page

  • The Magic Castle, I Saw a Superhero, My Pirate Adventure, The Day I Turned Into a Mermaid, The Day I Met a Unicorn, Blank Template

Lined Writing Page

  • My First Day of School, My Summer, My Ouch, My Birthday, My Trip to the Zoo, Blank Template

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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 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.
With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


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