GRADE_2

Curriculum Guide for Grade 2

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Mathematics

  • Counting, reading, writing to 1,000
  • Counting by 2's, 3's, 4's, 5's, and 10's
  • Ordinal numbers to 10
  • Zero as a place holder
  • Using sets and number facts
  • Addition and subtraction facts to 20
  • Basic multiplication and division facts
  • Multiplication and division facts as inverse operations
  • Multiplication properties of 0 and 1
  • Place value through 100's


  • Fractions in daily life
  • Decimal numeration system
  • Basic concept of ratio
  • Geometry puzzles and activities
  • Estimation
  • Common customary and metric measures of time,weight, length, volume, shape,
  • Temperature
  • Telling time and using the calendar
  • Handling money (coins)
  • Problem solving
  • Charts and graphs
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Social Studies

  • Holidays and festivals
  • Patriotic celebrations
  • Communities in other lands: past and present
  • Family and family history
  • Families around the world
  • Neighborhoods
  • Community services and helpers
  • Shelters, stores, and food
  • Citizenship and social responsibility
  • Interdependence of people
  • Basic geography: oceans, continents
  • Map skills
Language Arts

Language Arts

  • Reading silently for purpose
  • Dramatizations and interpretative or oral reading
  • Use and meaning of quotation marks in reading
  • Story development: beginning, middle, end
  • Simple book reviews
  • Listening skills
  • Organizing ideas and impressions
  • Alphabetizing through second letter of a word
  • Using dictionary guide words
  • Vocabulary development
  • Homonyms, synonyms, antonyms
  • Methods of word attack
  • Ways to study spelling
  • Simple punctuation and capitalization
  • Refining manuscript handwriting
  • Writing independently in manuscript form
  • Brief and simple letters and journals
  • Narration, description, letters, poetry
  • Increasing skill in handling books: table of contents, and index    

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Science

  • Useful and harmful animals
  • Life cycle
  • Birds and insects in winter
  • Animal babies
  • Animal defense of themselves and their young
  • Plant and animal food
  • Dinosaurs and other extinct animals
  • Food chain
  • Plant reproduction and growth
  • Habitats and homes
  • Personal cleanliness
  • Dental hygiene
  • Basic food groups
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Health and Safety

  • Personal hygiene
  • Dental health
  • Good eating habits
  • Exercise and rest
  • Diseases
  • Communicable diseases
  • Preventive measures against disease
  • Neighborhood safety