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Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Second Grade
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Expository Writing

Expository Writing Second Grade Writing Lessons and Prompts

Expository Writing Prompts with Fiction
     Annie's Best Day (Grades 1-2)

     Eating Through the Week (Grades 1-2)

     The 100th Day (Grades 1-2)

     Trick of the Clown Witch (Grades 1-2)

     Coloring Easter Eggs (Grades 1-2)

     Goodies for Good Friends (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     Lucky Leprechauns (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     The Gingerbread Man (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     Clowning Around (Grades 2-3)

     Kyle, the Class Clown (Grades 2-3)

     Oh Man, Stan! (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-5)

     The Snow Day (Grades 2-4)

     Joey Roo and Something New (Grades 3-6; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)


Expository Writing Prompts with Nonfiction
     My Five Senses (Grade 1)

     Take A Trip Down Shape Street (Grades 1-2)

     Mike Visits a Beach (Grades 1-3)

     Guess Which Dinosaur (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     Life at the Firehouse (Grades 2-3)

     What Makes a Bird a Bird? (Grades 2-3)

     Ground Squirrels (Grades 2-3)

     How Does a Pumpkin Grow? (Grades 2-3)

     Meet Dr. Seuss (Grades 2-3)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Ducks (Grades 2-3)

     Emperor Penguins (Grades 2-3)

     How Spiders Catch Food (Grades 2-3)

     Bats Are Like Birds - Aren't They? (Grades 2-3)

     Pets to the Rescue (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-4)

     Giant Pandas (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Laws (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Sam's Trip to the Beach (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     Munchable Mysteries: Busting Food Myths (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Arbor Day (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     Who Are Community Helpers? (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     A Tadpole Tale (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     Butterflies and Moths (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     Ladybugs! (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     What Can You See at the Seashore? (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     Antarctica, Land at the Bottom of the World (Grades 2-4)

     Awesome Spiders! (Grades 2-4)

     How Do You Know It Is Autumn? (Grades 2-4)

     Tiffany's Ducklings (Grades 2-4)

     Tree Squirrels (Grades 2-4)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Goats (Grades 2-4)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Sheep (Grades 2-4)

     Go Fly a Kite! (Grades 2-4)

     It's Spring! (Grades 2-4)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Turkeys (Grades 2-4)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Chickens (Grades 2-4)

     Chipmunks (Grades 2-4)

     Columbus Day (Grades 2-4)

     Finding the Rainbow (Grades 2-4)

     National Hispanic Heritage Month (Grades 2-4)

     Pumpkin, Pumpkin, We Like Pumpkin! (Grades 2-4)

     The American Toad (Grades 2-4)

     The Biggest Animal on Earth (Grades 2-4)

     The Life of a Spiderling (Grades 2-4)

     What Do You Know About Polar Bears? (Grades 2-4)

     Weird and Wonderful You! Book #1 (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Doggie Lingo (Grades 2-6)

     How Did April Fools' Day Begin? (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-4)

     Professor Know-It-Owl Explains the Seasons (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     Toothed Whales (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     What's on a Map? (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     A Day to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Backyard Birds (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Signs of Autumn (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     Apples, From the Farm to You! (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Celebrating Kwanzaa (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Friendly, Fascinating Dolphins! (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     George Washington Carver: "The Peanut Man" (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Getting Ready for Kwanzaa (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     How We Hear Sounds (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Music From A to Z (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Phases of the Moon (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Prairie Dogs (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Sea Sponges (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Seven Sea Turtles (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Snowflake Secrets (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Spiders Are Superb Spinners! (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     The Amazing Amazon Rainforest (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Unusual Mammals (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     What Causes the Seasons? (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Your Teeth (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Amazing Cnidarians (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-7)

     I Broke My Arm! (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-8)

     Lady Liberty (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-8)

     Meet the Orchestra (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-8)

     The History of Labor Day (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-8)

     Spiders: Carnivores Without Teeth (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     The Greatest Spectacle in Racing (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 1-8)


Expository Writing Books
     Spring Has Sprung (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-3)

     Shh! It's a Secret! (Grades 2-3)

     This One is Just Right (Grades 2-3)

     If I Lived at the White House... (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Philly's Dream Come True (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     The Message of Red Ribbon Week (Grades 2-4)

     The Hummingbird That Lost Its Hum (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     Have A Frightfully Fun Halloween! (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     The Twelve Days of Christmas (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)


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