Second Grade

Curriculum Topics

Reading

Phonemic Awareness-To hear, identify and manipulate individual sounds (phonemes) in a word.

Alphabetic Principle-Knowing that words are composed of letters that represent sounds and being able to use letter/sound correspondence to read or spell an unknown word.

Fluency-The ability to accurately and automatically read words with no conscious attention or effort so that focus is on comprehension.

Vocabulary-The words we have to know in order to effectively communicate in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Comprehension-The student's focus is on the meaning of the story.

Math

Addition

Subtraction

Patterns and Numbers to 100

Money (counting and showing money different ways)

Adding Two-Digit Numbers

Subtracting Two-Digit Numbers

Time to the Nearest 5 Minutes

Measurement (customary and metric)

Patterns and Numbers to 1000

Geometry, Fractions, and Probability

Adding and Subtracting Three-Digit Numbers

Exploring Multiplication/Division

Social Studies

Where We Live (rural, suburb, urban)

Our Earth (resources, where people live then and now)

Working Together (goods and services, banks, and trading goods)

Our Country Today (local, state, federal)

Our Country Long Ago (first Americans, how our country started)

People/Places in History (landmarks and family history)

Science

Plants and Animals

Habitats

Our Earth

Weather and Sky

Matter

Motion and Energy

Writing

Six Writing Traits (with Bella Criare Scriveri)

(Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions, Presentations)

Paragraph Writing

Friendly Letters

Spelling

Spell Lesson Words

Handwriting

Learn Cursive Letters (lower case and upper case)