2nd Grade Writing 

2nd Grade - Writing

By the end of the school year, your child is expected to:

  • Develop confidence as a writer.
  • Recognize words that should be capitalized:

- days of the week

- months of the year

- first words in sentences

- names of special people and places

  • Understand when to use specific punctuation marks:

. period - end of telling a sentence

? question mark - and of an asking sentence

! exclamation point - end of an exciting sentence

  • Write in complete sentences.
  • Produce stories of 5 or more related sentences with a flow from beginning to end.
  • use detail in writing.
  • Sequence events of own writing. Tie the thoughts together.
  • Write answers to questions.
  • Write about what is observed.
  • Write a story with a beginning, middle, and ending.
  • Write notes and invitations.
  • Write a descriptive paragraph.
  • Write about experiences.
  • Begin to revise and edit own writi