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2nd Grade

Welcome to 2nd Grade!

Welcome to 2nd Grade!

Curriculum

This year's curriculum includes. . . 

Language Arts:

     Reading

  • Literacy circles
  • Readers Workshop
  • Fluency and Expression
  • Enjoyment and appreciation of literature

     Writing

  • Writers' Workshop
  • Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics (GUM)
  • Integrated Writing Projects
  • Handwriting Without Tears

     Spelling

  • Focus words 
  • No Excuse words
  • Challenge words

Math:

  • Math Talk
  • Problem Solving 

Science:

  • Life science (people, insects)
  • Earth science
  • Physical science

Social Studies:

  • Long ago and yesterday
  • Map skills
  • Our government / Symbols of Freedom
  • Producers and consumers

Specials: Music, Art, Library, Computer Lab, Physical Education (all students receive 200 minutes of physical education every two weeks; two 30-minute classes with our PE Teacher per week, and 80 minutes of teacher-led instruction using SPARK's lessons over every 10 days).

 

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