Your second grade student will develop an understanding of how to write in cursive by:

  • Identifying and writing all uppercase cursive letters
  • Identifying and writing all lowercase cursive letters
  • Forming and writing words using lowercase and uppercase cursive letters

Your second grade student will use the writing process in order to write and illustrate the following types of writing samples:

  • Problem/solution paragraph
  • Opinion essay
  • Poem
  • Personal narrative
  • News article
  • Biography
  • Autobiography
  • Fable
  • Instructions
  • Story
  • Journal entry
  • Character sketch
  • Message
  • Recipe/cookbook
  • Thank you letter
  • Friendly letter
  • Description
  • Personal experience journal entry
  • Research report
  • Outline
  • Book report
  • Persuasive essay
  • Summaries of stories and books
  • Written response
  • Informational paragraph