Grade 2

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 Fully immersed in reading & math!

Grade 2 builds on acquired skills and engages students with their community. Students become fully immersed in the world of independent reading and build a strong Math foundation.

English Language Arts:

Grade 2 students add more sight words and increase fluency by studying additional vowel sounds, blends, and suffixes. Learners use their skills when interviewing a community leader and then writing a biography about him or her.

Science:

Second graders identify and perform guided investigations about the properties of matter to create a matter scavenger hunt and use engineering principles to design a solution to prevent or slow natural erosive processes that changes the shape of the land.

Social Studies:

Students study Native Americans and how the United States transitioned to a land of immigrants. Students will also learn
about the U.S. government, economics and trade concepts. Learning is made fun by creating a travel guide of favorite places and making a plan to earn and save money.

Math:

Second graders study 3-digit numbers, addition and subtraction to 1000, mental Math, data collection, money,
time, and shapes. Engaging projects include conducting a plant growth experiment and organizing a fundraising event.

Physical Education:

Physical Education focuses on how to become more fit and healthy. Children learn about warm-up and cool down, water
safety, goal setting, nutrition, muscle strength, and flexibility, and are required to participate in regular physical activity.

Art & Picture Study:

This course explores drawing techniques, perspective, and color theory and includes the discussion and analysis of famous works of art.

Course content subject to change.