• National PTA: Second Grade Parents' Guide to Student Success

    Language Arts
    • Reading: demonstrate fluency, comprehension and appreciation of written material
    • Writing: write complete sentences which form a story
    • 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



    • Content: participate in hands-on activities in the following areas:
      • Astronomy: planetarium
      • 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


    Social Studies

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