Winter Writing for Second Grade

Winter Writing for Second Grade
Winter Writing for Second Grade
Winter Writing for Second Grade
Winter Writing for Second Grade
Winter Writing for Second Grade
Winter Writing for Second Grade
Winter Writing for Second Grade
Winter Writing for Second Grade
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Engage your second grade students in a variety of winter writing activities, a snowman craft, and booklets. Topics include the winter season, snow, snowmen, snowflakes, penguins, polar bears, hibernation, winter weather, response to winter literature, winter sports, and more! Use the packet for guided writing, whole group writing, or for your thematic literacy center.

The packet includes:

• Winter KWL Chart - write what they know, want to learn, and have learned as students learn about the winter season.

• Write a List! – draw pictures and write a list of winter writing ideas.

• It’s Winter! Main Idea/Details – complete a graphic organizer by writing a main idea about winter and details to support it.

• Learning About Winter – write, illustrate, and share facts about the winter season.

• Winter Web – complete a web graphic organizer with sentences and pictures that describe the main idea: “Winter is the coldest season of the year.”

• A Letter to Winter – write a letter to winter giving your opinion about winter and the reasons for your opinion.

• A Winter Story – write and illustrate a winter story.

• How many words can you make from the letters in snowball? - cut the letters out and use them to make words from the letters in “snowball.” Write the words in the space provided. Write sentences for 5 of the words.

• Snow Day Fun! – write about and illustrate the fun activities you can do on a snow day.

• Winter Colors – complete the sentences about the colors associated with the winter season.

• Be a Winter Weather Forecaster – write and illustrate a possible week’s winter forecast. Students can research the week’s forecast in their area to write their forecast.

• Writing About a Snowman – draw and write about a snowman.

• Snowman Craft – students cut the patterns out to make a simple snowman. Use it with snowman or winter writing to display on a winter themed bulletin board.

• How to Build a Snowman Booklet – write step-by-step diirections for building a snowman.

• Funny Snowman – draw and describe a funny snowman.

• Winter Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives – write a list of nouns, verbs, and adjectives that describe winter.

• A Winter {acrostic} Poem - write phrases that describe winter and begin with each of the letters in winter.

• Compare and Contrast The Mitten - complete the Venn diagram by drawing and writing what is the same and different about two different versions of the story, The Mitten.

• Read a winter book. – write and illustrate a summary of a winter book. Evaluate the book.

• Retell a winter story. – draw and write what happens at the beginning, middle, and end of a winter story.

• A Winter Story – complete the graphic organizer to answer questions about the structure of a winter story.

• The Ant and The Grasshopper- complete a graphic organizer after reading Aesop’s winter fable, The Ant and the Grasshopper. Students write about the structure, theme, and lesson learned from the story.

• Snowflake Bentley – read the story, Snowflake Bentley, by Jacqueline Briggs Martin. Answer the questions about the story.

• Snowflake Facts – write five facts about snowflakes. (p. 40)

• All About Snowflakes Booklet – complete a booklet with the following pages: About Snowflakes, Vocabulary, Life Cycle, and What I Know. (p. 41-46)

• Animals in Winter – write and illustrate lists of animals that hibernate and those that do not hibernate.

• Animals That Hibernate Booklet – research and write about the hibernating habits of a groundhog, bat, turtle, frog, and bear.

• How to Make Hot Cocoa - draw and write about the steps needed to make hot cocoa.

• Read to learn about polar bears. – read about polar bears. Complete the graphic organizer with information about polar bears.

• Polar bears are threatened animals. – Draw and write about why scientists say that the polar bear species has become threatened.

• A Penguin Story – write and illustrate a make-believe story about a penguin.

• Penguin Facts - write five facts about penguins.

• What I Wear in Winter – draw a picture to show what is worn during the winter months. Describe the winter clothing.

• Winter Fun! – draw and write about favorite winter activities.

• Winter Writing Paper – winter themed writing paper for open-ended winter writing activities.

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→ This packet was updated January 2018. If you purchased it before this date, download it again to get the updated version.

For more winter activities see:
I Love Winter Literacy and Math
Winter Literacy Centers
Winter Math Centers First Grade
Winter Math Story Problems Addition
Winter Math Story Problems Subtraction
Winter Writing for First Grade
Winter Writing for Kindergarten
Winter Word Cards
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