Our 5 favorite second grade writing worksheets

Give your second grader's writing skills a boost with these fun worksheets.

By GreatSchools Staff

Contractions

In this writing worksheet, your child gets practice understanding and writing contractions, such as don't for do not.

Skills your second grader will work on: using apostrophes, contractions, and English grammar.

Prefixes un- and dis-

In this writing worksheet, your child learns when to add un- versus dis- to root words to create new words with the opposite meanings.

Skills your second grader will work on: learning prefixes and building vocabulary.

Calligrams

In this writing worksheet, children learn about shape poems, called calligrams, by reading two and then writing one of their own.

Skills your second grader will work on: calligrams, types of poetry, elements of poetry, and English grammar.

Addressing and writing postcards

In this writing worksheet, your child will practice addressing two postcards and writing and drawing information about themselves.

Skills your second grader will work on: writing addresses, addressing letters, writing postcards, and learning about punctuation.

 

How to write a story

In this writing worksheet, children learn the mechanics of a story by reading, drawing a diagram, answering questions — and then writing their own story!

Skills your second grader will work on: reading comprehension, fluency, sequencing, building writing skills, writing practice, and sequencing story events.

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