Second Grade Curriculum

  • Second Grade Curriculum

    Language Arts~ Journeys: Harcourt

    Student Editions include a perfect mix of nonfiction and narrative selections.  Students develop robust vocabularies in Journeys based on carefully selected words for instruction.


    • Components of Reading
      • Vocabulary
      • Phonemic Awareness
      • Phonics
      • Fluency
      • Comprehension
    • Traits of Writing
      • Content
      • Organization
      • Conventions
      • Focus
      • Style
    • Listening and Speaking


    Literacy Centers will be used to strengthen skills taught each week in the critical areas of reading.


    Spelling: weekly words lists will be studied with tests given on Fridays.


    Guided Reading Groups: Students will receive small group instruction based on their individual reading levels.


    Mathematics ~ Go Math: Harcourt

           A Common Core aligned curriculum program including: Place Value, Basic Addition and Subtraction Facts, Regrouping with Addition and Subtraction, Problem Solving, Telling Time, Money, Measurement, Probability, Fractions, and Geometry

    Science Units

    Balance and Motion         

    Life Cycles    

    Plants and Grandview Garden        

    Rocks and Minerals


    Social Studies

    Our Government


    Natural Resources

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