Second Grade Curriculum

Below are standard courses and homeschool curriculum for Second Grade.

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Reading/Literature 2

  • Daily reading of classic literature from our library or yours
  • Log and track your progress

Language Arts 2

  • Long “e” and common long vowel letter combinations
  • Prefixes and suffixes
  • Commonly confused words that sound the same (their, there, they’re)
  • Collective nouns
  • Irregular plural nouns
  • Adverbs and adjectives
  • Apostrophes and contractions
  • Formatting a letter
  • Produce compound and complete sentences
  • Paragraph structure
  • Opinion essays
  • Narrative essays
  • Creative writing
  • Digital presentations
  • Review and edit work to improve writing
  • Research: Improve writing using research, dictionary, and thesaurus
  • Spelling and vocabulary

Math 2

  • Addition and subtraction word problems
  • Place value for multi-digit arithmetic
  • Addition of two and three digit numbers with carrying
  • Subtraction of two and three digit numbers with borrowing
  • Working with U.S. money coins and bills
  • Measurements of length
  • Geometric shapes and fractions of shapes

History/Social Studies 2

  • Things that happen long ago verses today
  • Basic world geography, people, and places
  • Government institutions and practices
  • Economic concepts
  • Economic reasoning
  • Individual action and character through historic figures
  • U.S. states and capitols

Science 2

  • Motion of objects
  • Life cycles of plants and animals
  • Materials the Earth is made of and human resources
  • Conservation
  • How things work
  • Investigations and experiments

Visual and Performing Arts 2

  • Dance, music, art
  • Drawing
  • Hands on crafts and art
  • Museum tours

Physical Education 2

  • Calisthenics
  • Build stamina and flexibility
  • Stretching and calisthenic techniques
  • History of calisthenic
  • Record and track your progress