Second Grade

Curriculum Topics


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.




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)


Plants and Animals


Our Earth

Weather and Sky


Motion and Energy


Six Writing Traits (with Bella Criare Scriveri)

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

Paragraph Writing

Friendly Letters


Spell Lesson Words


Learn Cursive Letters (lower case and upper case)