The following concepts are covered in Language Arts during 2nd grade: Produces Meaningful Writing, Capital Letters and Punctuation, Parts of Speech, Spells Grade Level Words, Spelling Skills in Writing, Comprehends written material, Recognizes sight words, Uses strategies for decoding, Reads fluently, Reads expressively.
Houghton Mifflin Reading
Time for Kids
Handwriting and Spelling
In Math, the following concepts will be covered: Practicing and Mastering Basic Addition and Subtraction, Multi-digit addition and subtraction, Story Problems, Measurement, Geometry, Time, Money, Place Value.
In addition to our Houghton Mifflin series, our second graders will be expected to master basic addition (facts with answers from 0-18) and subtraction (facts with answers from 0-18), The students are given either five minutes to complete the one hundred question test or ninety seconds to complete thirty problems. Our district standard is to answer one question every three seconds.
SCIENCE & HEALTH
In Science, the following concepts will be covered: Life Cycle of a Butterfly, Soils, Sun, Moon and Stars, Simple Machines.
Nutrition and Bike Safety are the two main topics covered in 2nd grade health.
NASA Space Place
2nd Grade Solar System
Butterflies for Kids
In Social Studies, the following concepts will be covered: Governing the People, People Long Ago, The World Around Us, World of Many People, Using our Resources, and People in the Marketplace.
Harcourt Social Studies