Classes
Second Grade Curriculum

Religion
We are learning so much about the Mass as we prepare for the Sacrament of First Eucharist in May. We are growing closer to Jesus while we learn about this wonderful Sacrament. We are using the Faith and Life series. The second grade text, Jesus Our Life, is a simple introduction to Bible stories and teachings of the Faith.
We will learn:

  • Our Heavenly Father
  • The Blessed Trinity
  • Obeying God Our Father
  • The Holy Family
  • Asking Forgiveness
  • The Good Shepherd
  • The Last Supper
  • The Holy Mass
  • Mary Our Mother
  • Heaven, Our Home
Writing
  • Descriptive Writing
  • Personal Narrative
  • Writing that Compares
  • Explanatory Writing
  • Writing a Story
  • Expository writing; research report
Math
Second grade students acquire knowledge of mathematics and the ability to apply math skills to solve problems through the use of our Math Series by Saxon.
Students will:
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Place Value
  • Money and Time
  • Measurement
  • Fraction and Graphing
  • Introduction to Multiplication
  • Geometry
Reading
  • Phonics Comprehension
  • Study Skills
  • Vocabulary
Science
Plants and Animals
  • Plants are Living Things
  • Parts of Plants
  • All Kinds of Animals
  • Animals Grow and Change
Homes for Plants and Animals
  • Where Plants and Animals Live
  • Life in the Woodland Forest, Rain Forest, Desert, Artic, Fresh Water Habitat, and Salt Water Habitat
  • Caring for Earth's Habitats
Changes on Earth
  • Water and Our Weather
  • Earth Can Change Quickly and Slowly
  • Life on Earth Changes
The Sun and Its Family
  • Day and Night
  • Seasons
  • The Moon and The Moon Changes
  • Stars and Planets
Matter and Energy
  • Matter All Around
  • Three States of Matter
  • Changing Matter
Watch It Move
  • Pushes and Pulls
  • Forces and Change
  • Levers, Ramps, and Magnets
Social Studies
Living in a Community
  • Community of People
  • Around the Neighborhood
  • A Member of a Different Group
Our Government
  • Getting Along in a Community
  • Choosing Leaders
  • Our State Governments
  • Our Country's Government
Looking at the Earth
  • Our Country's Land and Water
  • People and the Land
  • Using Natural Resources
Learn About People
  • Family Heritage
  • Community Celebrations
  • Spreading Culture
Past and Present
  • Community's History
  • Celebrating Our Country's History
  • Celebrating Heroes of the Past
People at Work
  • Goods and Services
  • Producers and Consumers
  • Work and Income
  • People Make a Difference