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Your second grader and writing under the Common Core Standards

Your second grader’s vocabulary and word sense are blossoming – and just in time, as writing projects this year require more detail and nuance.

First- and second-grade signs of an LD

How do you know if your child has a learning disability? Learn to read the signs.

Second grade: What your child should know

Keep tabs on your second-grader's development with this handy checklist.

Write a Recipe

Writing out a recipes is a fun way to connect language arts skills to daily life for second- and third-graders.

Summer writing

From making metaphors to writing a news story, these fun summer worksheets will keep writing skills sharp.

Writing a letter

In this set of reading and writing worksheets, your child will read three sample letters, determine who is writing them, make notes about the events, and then write a sample letter back.

Letter writing for kids

4 handy ways to teach your child the lost art of writing letters.

Writing practice: alternatives to "said"

The writer quotes people, but doesn't use the word "said" once. In this language arts worksheet, your child will read the passage to find all the words the author used instead of "said" and write words that can be used to mean "said" and "asked...

Writing recipes: pizza

The instructions in this recipe are out of order. In this language arts worksheet, your child gets practice reading for sequence and editing for order of events.

Writing a book review

This reading and writing worksheet introduces the elements of a book review and guides your child through writing a simple book report.

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