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Second Grade Curriculum

Reading and Writing​
  • Handwriting- Handwriting Without Tears®, cursive

  • Grammar/usage/maintenance - Daily Language Instruction (DLI), spelling, capitalization, parts of speech, types of sentences, contractions

  • Composition- The writing process, daily journaling, descriptive writing, persuasive writing, research papers,

  • Public speaking- oral presentations, research, book reports, current events, morning meetings

  • Phonemic awareness- prefixes, suffixes, compound words, possessives, homophones, diphthongs, blends,

  • Comprehension- sequence of events, cause and effect, compare and contrast, main idea, inference, characters

  • Genre- realistic fiction, non-fiction, biography, folktales, poetry, fiction, fantasy

  • Singapore Math in Focus® curriculum

  • Adding with(out) regrouping

  • Adding and subtracting 2 and 3 digit numbers

  • Subtracting with(out) regrouping

  • Place value

  • Fact families

  • Fractions

  • Geometry

  • Number strategies

  • Multiplication 2, 5,10

  • Division introduction by groups

  • Patterns

  • Time

  • Measurement

  • Graphing and data

  • Word problems

  • Bar graph models

  • Mass and volume

Social Studies
  • Continents and oceans

  • Map skills

  • Landforms

  • Fundamental Human needs

  • Famous people

  • Global communities

  • Timelines of history

  • Life cycles of plants, animals and people

  • Force and motion

  • Echolocation and sound

  • Properties of matter

  • Animals and habitats classification and taxonomy

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