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