These free printable PDFs are our take on the classic kids' game — with an emotional smarts twist.
RIP cursive writing: keyboarding is king
The Common Core Standards don't include teaching kids to write in cursive, but many states are including cursive in their teaching plans.
Bestseller's writing tips blast through resistance to teach kids to write.
A best-selling author offers five techniques to get kids excited about putting words on the page.
5 ways parents who don't speak or write English can help their 2nd grader practice writing
Learn five ways to boost your child’s writing skills at home — in English or in your home language.
2nd grade writing samples
What should your second grader's writing look like? Here are three examples of grade-level writing projects by real second graders.
One key 2nd grade writing skill
What should your second grader be learning in terms of writing this year? This teacher’s expectations suggest a level of complexity that might surprise you.
2nd grade vocabulary worksheets
These five worksheets will help your child practice three notable aspects of second grade vocabulary: compound words, homographs, and synonyms.
2nd grade vocabulary and grammar worksheets
These five worksheets will help your child get turned on to words: how they're created and combined, what they mean, how to use them, and even where they come from.