Second Grade Writing

Unit 1: Launching the Writer’s Workshop
Skills: Drafting, brainstorming a topic, revising and editing

Unit 2: Persuasive Letters
Skills: Use persuasive language, cater to audience, identify features of a persuasive letter

Unit 3: Penguin Research
Skills: Main ideas and supporting details, research, important details, putting research together

Unit 4: Biographies
Skills: Write events in chronological order, take interview notes, use important details

Unit 5: Realistic Fiction
Skills: Identify elements of realistic fiction, write with a problem and solution, use dialogue

Unit 6: Procedural Text
Skills: Create a bulleted list, use sequence words, create sentences with command verbs, draw graphics to show each step