Second Grade Homework Policy and Assignments
Reading:Students are expected to read 20 minutes each night. Students are to complete the reading log to show their reading and get a parent signature to verify their reading time. This log is to be turned in each day to the student's homeroom teacher.
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Spelling:Students have spelling homework each night Monday-Thursday ever week. These assignments are to be turned in each morning with the reading log for the teacher to check.
Monday - write words 2 times each 1. cat, cat 2. run, run
Tuesday - put words in alphabetical (ABC) order cat, run, stand, that
Wednesday - use each word in a sentence The cat purred when I pet him.
Thursday - practice words by doing a pretest at home
Friday - none
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Grade 2 Reading Comprehension
Use these free, printable worksheets to practice and improve reading comprehension, vocabulary and writing. Each worksheet includes a short fiction or non-fiction passage followed by some questions. These worksheets are at a 2nd grade level.
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Reading Worksheets - Leveled
These grade 2 reading comprehension worksheets are taken from a series of leveled reading workbooks ranging in difficulty from A to Z, according to the Fountas and Pinnell grading system. The full workbooks are available for download from our bookstore from only $2.49 / book.
More Reading Worksheets
Each fiction passage or poem is followed by 4 questions. Most passages are 150-200 words long. Questions ask the students to recall what they have read. Space is provided for written answers, or the child may just verbalize an answer to his parent or tutor.
Alien Money Fiction, 260 words
Cardboard Town Fiction, 287 words
Playing Catch Fiction, 154 words
Going to the Movies Fiction, 150 words
Dave and Grant Love Kayaking Fiction, 155 words
Changes Non-fiction, 181 words
The Clean Park Fiction, 200 words
Don't Give Up Poem, 94 words
The Camping Trip Fiction, 195 words
Fire Alarm Non-fiction, 203 words
Giving Fiction, 314 words
Guitar or Ballet? Fiction, 200 words
Going to the LIbrary Non-fiction, 190 words
How to Draw a Shark Non-fiction, 245 words
Pen Pals Fiction, 297 words
Playground Fiction, 164 words
Sharks Non-fiction, 149 words
Springtime Tadpoles Fiction, 190 words
Grandpa's Cooking Fiction, 170 words
Race cars Fiction, 215 words
The Washing Machine Box Fiction, 170 words
Historical Reading Worksheets
Each historical passage or fable is followed by 4 questions. The language level is aimed at beginning readers. Questions for grade 2 students are focused on recalling information directly from the text.
John and Dick do Not Like Rats Fiction, 140 words
A Big, White, Hen Fiction, 245 words
Ten Little Cookies Poem, 70 words
Little by Little Fiction, 250 words
The Bomb Fiction, 170 words
Moving On Fiction, 400 words
The Coat Fiction, 160 words
In Search of Flowers Fiction, 115 words
Here is a Nest Fiction, 150 words
Hide and Seek, Fiction, 185 words
Pretty Fish, Fiction, 160 words