Curriculum
Second Grade Curriculum
 
Comprehensive Reading, Writing, Language Arts, Spelling
  • Balanced literacy program of shared reading, read-alouds, vocabulary, writing, and literature.
  • Lucy Calkins Reader's Workshop/Independent, Partner Reading,  and Guided Reading (teacher-guided in small group).
  • Poetry journals
  • Lucy Calkins Writer's Workshop with modeled and interactive writing 
  • Wilson's Fundations

Math: Investigations - Pearson 

  • Manipulative and game approach
  • Exploration and investigation of concepts
  • Math journals
Social Studies: People and Places - McMillan/McGraw Hill
  • Theme-based units: Geographic Awareness, Families, Homes, Working Together, Celebrations, and Community
Science
  • National Geographic Learning
  • Physical Science, Life Science, and Earth Science Units 
  • Lessons incorporate a 5E Model (Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate)
  • Hands-On Experiments