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.
YouTube video

Meghann Seril teaches at Broadway Elementary School.

Here’s what Ms. Seril wants second graders to learn before they start third grade.

Video transcript

“In second grade, I hope that students come away with having a good idea of a strong sentence. Not just a simple sentence, but adding in complex sentence structure as well as understanding how to construct a paragraph. If students have a good understanding of how to construct a paragraph, we can expand on that in third grade and start writing multiple-paragraph essays.”

Learn more about your second grader’s learning and development this year, including:

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