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Second Grade


Language Arts

  • Reading: demonstrate fluency, comprehension and appreciation of written material
  • Writing: write complete sentences which form a story using the 6 Traits of Writing Philosophy
  • Listening: attend and comprehend oral instruction
  • Speaking: communicate idea clearly and distinctly
  • Convention/Structure: demonstrate use of basic punctuation and capitalization
  • Spelling: learn spelling techniques to apply to written language


  • Number sense: Develop an ability to compare, identify, and measure numbers; develop a sense of place value
  • Geometry: Recognize features of two and three dimensional shapes
  • Measurement: Demonstrate ability to measure length, weight , and volume of real materials
  • Operations and computation:Choose the correct mathematical approach to solve problems; add or subtract numbers requiring regrouping; immediate recall of addition/subtraction facts to 20
  • Patterns and relationships: Recognize and create patterns with materials and numbers
  • Probability and statistics: Communicate when events are more, less, or equally likely to occur; collect, organize and analyze data about the physical world

Social Studies

  • Content: explore the many facets of neighborhoods and communities
  • Skills: develop citizenship, conduct research, and use maps and graphs

Science & Health

  • Content: participate in hands-on activities in the following areas:
  • Earth Science: water cycle
  • Health: nutrition
  • Life Science: life cycles
  • Physical Science: sink or float
  • Skills:
    • predict
    • observe
    • collect and record data
    • interpret
    • classify
    • draw conclusions

Physical Education

  • Locomotor: Demonstrate horizontal and vertical jump, hop, slide, and skip.
  • Object Control: Demonstrate bounce/dribble, under and overhand throw, and kick.
  • Physical Fitness: Develop leg strength, flexibility, and abdominal strength.
  • Social Skills: Use and care for equipment and work as a team.
  • Body Management: Identify shapes and sizes. Demonstrate log roll, shoulder roll, rope jump, tumbling, and inverted balances.


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