2nd Grade

Language Arts

Phonics and Reading
Review of Vowels, consonants, blends, one and two-vowel words, consonants blends
Recognition and use of all phonics special sounds in reading.
Spelling rules: doubling consonants dropping silent e, changing y to i
Oral reading

Cursive Writing
Review of letter formation
Guided creative writing
Creative writing journal
Daily seatwork practice in all academic areas
Introduction of 3/4 space writing

Spelling and Poetry
Weekly phonics-based word list
Vocabulary words and definitions second semester
Weekly test
reinforcement activities
Spelling glossary

Language
Capitalization of first word in a sentence, proper names of the week, and months of the year, special holidays, people and places
Correct punctuation at the end of sentences.
Complete sentences, question and exclamations
Words using suffixes, prefixes, abbreviations, compound words, rhyming words, opposite words, same meaning words, singular and plural words, singular possessive words and contractions.
Alphabetizing of words and dictionary skills
Word usage rules.
Writing of complete sentences, questions, exclamations, and short stories.
writing letters and thank-you notes.
Creative writing

Arithmetic

Number recognition, counting, and writhing 1-10,000 and beyond
Numbers greatest and least 1-1,000
Counting and writing to hundred thousands, threes to 36, fours to 48
Ordinal numbers
Addition facts through 18, four digit addition with carrying
Subtraction facts through 18, four digit subtraction with borrowing
Multiplication facts 0-5
Division facts 1-5
Story Problems
Multiple combinations
Rounding
Numbers before and after by ones, twos, threes, fours, fives and tens
Counting and combining coins and bills
Telling time to the nearest minute
English and some Metric measures
Drawing and measuring lines to get to one half inch
Developing listening skills
Calendars
Place value to thousands
Unit Fractions
Making change
Reading a thermometer
Reading pictographs, bar graphs, and line graphs
Roman numerals

History and Geography

America, Our Home
Our Flag
Our Patriotic Holidays
Our Songs

The People who Built America
The Separatist, America's Indians, The Colonists, America's Pioneers, America's Cowboys, The new Americas

Tomorrow's America

Science

Animals
Enjoying the Animal Word

Plants
Enjoying the Plant World

Health and Human Biology
Enjoying Myself and others

Earth and Space
Enjoying The Stars and Planes.
Enjoying Planet Earth

Matter
Anjoying the Air Around Us

Energy
Enjoying the Air around us
Enjoying things that move

Conservation
Enjoying Things that Work together

Health, Safety, Manners
Health
Posture
Exercise
Cleanliness
Nutrition
Rest
Diseases

Safety
At home and away from home
On streets
Around water
During Bad weather

Manners
kindness
Politeness
Cheerfulness
Respect
Thoughtfulness
Thankfulness
Patience
Table and Telephone

Bible

Lessons from the life of Moses, Tabernacle, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Jonah
Includes memory verses and hymns/choruses