Our worksheets for 2nd grade will help strengthen your child's reading and spelling skills. The page featured here asks your child to read grade-level sentences, find words from the same word family, and then complete the sentence by adding one more word in the same word family.
Fill-In the Family - Kids identify words in the same word family within a sentence, then add another word from the same family to complete the sentence. Great way to practice reading comprehension and spelling!
Remember to give your students lots of spelling practice, using a variety of written and oral activities.
2nd Grade Phonics Worksheets - "Finish the Word" and "Match the Word Endings" are two colorful pages for basic phonics practice
Lots of Leaves - Practice in identifying long and short vowels sounds
A Zoo-y Day! - A delightful way for students to practice reading and spelling as they write their very own goofy story about a trip to the zoo. Every story will be different!
People Puzzler - Word play worksheet in which students finish spelling common words that refer to people. Fun twist at the end!
Mini Word Search
puzzles - Super-fun way to practice some of the most commonly
misspelled words in elementary grades.
Second Grade Spelling Fun: Puzzlers and Brain Teasers - Play these on the board with the whole class or use paper and pencil at home for some critical thinking and spelling fun!
Spelling homework ideas - 40 different ways to ask kids to practice their spelling words at home. Don't do the same things week after week!
2nd grade spelling games and activities for the whole class - Fun, interactive ways to practice any list of spelling words, anytime! Try "Identity Riddles" and "Stand and Spell."
To E or Not to E: Simple activities for your second grade students to learn about using silent E.
Lots of spelling games for all ages - Try several of our creative ideas in your classroom! Many are adaptable for multiple age levels. We have board games, group games and lots of fun formats.
Make sure your students practice words from all of these lists:
175 Second Grade Spelling Words - A comprehensive list of words that are important for second graders to know.
words - The all-important Dolch words, broken down in three
subsets for your convenience. A small sample is shown above.