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Welcome to Second Grade Writing!

Different Generas we will be discussing this year!


Second Grade

Writing Rubric!

What We Learn in Second Grade!

Personal Narratives

Realistic Fiction

Author Study- Tomie dePaola

Informational Writing

Research Project


Letter Writing

Personal Narrative

Personal Narratives-A personal narrative tells the true story of something that happened to you. To write your own personal narrative, choose a story from your life to write about. It could be a special memory with someone you care about or an experience you will never forget.

Realistic Fiction

Realistic Fiction- A story written with made-up characters. These are stories are about things that could happen in real life. They usually feature children as their main characters and present "real-world" problems or challenges to show how young people how to solve a problem. 

Tomie dePaola

Author Study- Tommie dePaola

During our author study we will be helping students discover how authors develop their personal style of writing. By studying Tomie dePaola we will work on developing our own unique style when it comes to our own writing.

*To see some of Tomie dePaola's books click on the "Tomie's Books" Button to the right.



Informational/ Research Paper

Informational Research Paper- A written piece that included facts about a subject. Some example topics are: sports, animals, space, weather, science


Poetry- A verse written to create a response of thought and feeling from the reader. Poetry is often written in rhythm and rhyme. Students will create a poetry book throughout the year. We will be frequently adding new poems into our books and discussing pattern, feeling, and the message behind the poem. We will also be highlighting the rhyming the words.

Letter Writing

Letter Writing- Students will be learning the process and set-up of letter writing. They will be learning how begin and close a personal letter.

* Letter Template for your child to practice at home.

Letter Template