In second grade, you learn about art from different countries and cultures from around the world.
The core resource for comprehension instruction is the Lucy Calkins program.
The Lucy Calkins units of study in Second Grade include:
Second Grade Reading Growth Spurt
Bigger Books Mean Amping Up Reading Power
Series Book Clubs
Written language instruction is based on the Lucy Calkins program.
Units of study in Second Grade include:
Lessons from the Masters (Narrative)
Lab Reports and Science Books (Informative)
Writing About Reading (Opinion)
Project Read Phonics Program
Numbers and Operations
counting to 1,000
skip counting by 5s, 10s, and 100s to 1,000
place value concepts (hundreds, tens, and ones)
comparing 3-digit numbers (less than / greater than / equal)
adding and subtracting within 1,000
adding and subtracting whole hundreds
adding up to four 2-digit numbers
recognize shapes including triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons and cubes
Draw two and three dimensional shapes
partitioning rectangles and other shapes into halves, quarters, thirds
parts of a whole
Estimate, measure, and compare lengths
use metric and standard units
telling time to the nearest five minutes
counting money, making change and money word problems
Represent and interpret data
Read and make line plots, picture graphs, and bar graphs
Elementary general music curriculum in Rose Tree Media begins in first grade and aligns with the Pennsylvania Core Standards for the Arts. As the students progress in their musicianship, they are given opportunities to create, perform, and respond to music of a variety of styles, genres, and cultures. Students are introduced to music through singing, dancing, playing classroom instruments with a focus on music literacy and ear training.
Unit - Insects and Life Cycles
Understanding how organisms live, grow, respond to their environment, and reproduce.
Describing life cycles and how each stage is important to life.
Understanding that living things can survive only where their needs are met.
Unit - States of Matter
Understand that different kinds of matter exist in various states. (PS1.A)
Describe the properties and characteristics of the different states of matter.
Observe, describe, and classify matter by properties and uses (e.g., size, shape, weight, solid, liquid, gas).