Second Grade
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In 2nd Grade we will work hard, respect others and ourselves and celebrate differences. We will THINK, learn, and have fun! We WILL Walk the Talk! We ARE Leaders!

Language Arts

Transitional Readers:

  • Build fluency, develop comprehension & decoding skills
  • Demonstrate reading strategies (making connections, predicting, visualizing, questioning, drawing inferences, determining importance, and synthesizing)
  • Use reference materials
  • Genres
  • Graphic Organizers
Writing
  • Narrative (stories – beginning/middle/end), expository, descriptive, & letters
  • 6 Traits
  • Mind Maps
Math
  • Basic Addition & Subtraction
  • Ordinal #s
  • Addition & Subtraction with/without regrouping/trading or borrowing
  • Place Value, comparing #s, missing addends
  • Problem solving
  • Rounding to the nearest 10
  • Money & time
  • Measurement (length, weight, liquid volume, temperature)
  • Fractions & probability
Science
  • Solids, Liquids, & Gases / Phase Changes / Mass & Volume
  • Animal & Plant Life Cycles / Interdependency of living things
  • Weather & Seasonal changes
  • Plants as natural resources
Social Studies
  • Citizenship & Diversity
  • Map Skills
  • Change
  • American Indians
  • Contributions – Ancient China & Egypt
  • Economics – Resources, exchange, scarcity
Habits of Mind
  • Develop organization & responsibility
  • Work independently & cooperatively with partners & small groups
  • Self-directed learners
  • Critical thinking skills