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Pearson-Scott-Foresman Grammar  Writing Handbook Gr 2

Pearson-Scott-Foresman Grammar Writing Handbook Gr 2

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Ideas and Content
Before you write, you need a main idea and a purpose. The main idea is what the writing will be about. The purpose may be to persuade someone, teach something, or make the reader laugh.

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Everything you write should support your main idea. Use details that support the point you are trying to make.

Dear Aunt Ani,
Thank you so much for my great birthday present. The set of markers is terrific! I’ll draw a picture just for you.Jamie

A simple thank-you note has a main idea and a purpose.Main Idea To say that you liked a present Purpose To thank Aunt Ani

Details Details add information. Words such as great, terrific, set of markers, and draw make the writing interesting.

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