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  • Narrative Writing Help:

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          Narrative Writing Help

    The writing template guides us as we organize our narrative writing.

    • Profciennt 2nd grade learners are expected to use linking and transition words to link events and thoughts in their writing.  
    • Proficient 2nd grade learners use words to introduce and signal the conclusion to their narrative.

     An example of a proficient narrative 2nd grade writing piece.

     

  • Opinion Writing Help:

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         Opinion Writing Help

    We use this template to help organize our opinion paragraphs.

    • Proficient 2nd Grade writers are expected to use linking words and transition words to introdue their reasons.
    • Proficient 2nd Grade writers are expected to use words to introduce their opinions and to signal their conclusion.

    An example of a profient Grade 2 opinion paragraph.

     

  • Informational Writing Help:

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           Informational Writing

    We use this writing template to organize our informational paragraphs.

    • Proficient 2nd Grade writers are expected to use word to introduce their topic and to signal the conclusion of their paragraph.
    • Proficient 2nd Grade writers are expected to use linking and transition words to organize their supporting facts/details.

     An example of a proficient 2nd grade informational paragraph.

  • Check My Writing Checklist:

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             Check My Writing Checklist

     We use this checklist to develop a system for checking the sentences, paragraphs, and stories we write in class.  

    Proficient 2nd grade writers should be able to write complete thoughts utilizing 2nd grade expectations for correct:

    • capitals
    • end punctuation
    • apostrophes and commas
    • grade level spelling patterns and sight words
    • subject verb agreement

     

    ***Three Star Sentences:

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    A tool we use in our classroom to make sentence writing visible to us!

    • Proficient 2nd grade writers write complete thoughts with 2 or more details included.