SECOND GRADEText Types and Purposes
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are
writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the
opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion
and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic,
use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding
statement or section.
W.2.3 Write narratives in which they
recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include
details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words
to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Production and Distribution of Writing
W.2.4 (Begins in grade 3)
With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and
strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to
produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a
number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science
W.2.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
W.2.9 (Begins in grade 4)
Range of Writing
W.2.10 (Begins in grade 3)
Responding to Literature
Create and present a poem, narrative, play, art work, or personal
response to a particular author or theme studied in class, with support