Grade 2

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The Second Grade classroom provides a nurturing environment which encourages all children to grow and learn at their own rate. Instruction is designed to be developmentally appropriate, and to meet the needs of the diverse learning styles of children ages 6-9. Academic instruction is accomplished through a variety of activities, such as...

  • Readers, Writers, & Math Workshop Model
  • Shared Reading
  • Classroom Discussions
  • Learning Centers
  • Small Group Instruction/Reteaching
  • Individual Conferencing
  • Independent Practice
  • Ongoing Informal and Formal Assessments

Second Grade instruction includes…

Reading Concepts & Skills

  • short/long vowels
  • decoding strategies
  • syllabication
  • comprehension strategies
  • responding to reading

     

    Writing Concepts & Skills

  • personal narratives
  • fictional narratives
  • informational writing
  • §opinion writing
  • Grammar

     

    Math Concepts & Skills

  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Place Value
  • Geometry
  • Money
  • Time
  • Graphs and Data

     

    Science Concepts and Skills

  • Physical Science
    • Properties of Matter = Solids, Liquids, and Gas
  • Life Science
    • Structure & Function of plants
    • Nutrition
  • Earth Science
  • Soil

     

    Social Studies Concepts and Skills

  • Historical Events
  • Geographical Locations
  • Citizenship & Government
  • Economic Understanding
  • Social, Cultural, and Behavioral Understanding

     

    Specials Instruction

  • Art
  • Library Media
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • World Language Instruction - Spanish
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