These free printable PDFs are our take on the classic kids' game — with an emotional smarts twist.
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.
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.
Our 5 favorite 2nd grade writing worksheets
Give your second grader's writing skills a boost with these worksheets that focus on contractions, calligrams, how to write a story, addressing envelopes, and more.
Make a family cookbook
Your child can practice valuable skills and you can make a memorable gift when you create a family cookbook together.