Grade 2 Curriculum
Grade 2 Curriculum Overview
Students will develop an appreciation for the Scriptures through Bible reading and daily prayers.
The Liturgical year
The Seven Sacraments
The lives of various Saints
Examination on Conscience and its role in Reconciliation
Be prepared to receive their First Eucharist
Student will understand the importance of correct spelling and be able to use correct spelling in their writing assignments.
Long and short vowel sounds, vowel digraphs and diphthongs
Consonant blends, syllables, compound words
Contractions, plurals, and inflectional endings
Suffixes, prefixes, synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms
Use spelling words in daily writing
Closely read a variety of texts to build understanding, analyze, and make logical inferences. The Superkids program offers development in:
Comprehension skills and strategies
Target vocabulary and high frequency words
Make predictions and draw conclusions
Understand characters, identify settings, problem and solution
SUPER Magazine – nonfiction articles
Book-Club – fiction stories read each month
Through a variety of writing assignments students develop proper grammar usage. They are able to demonstrate correct use of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling in their writing.
Parts of speech
Sequence words (First, next, then, finally)
Kinds of sentences and write a complete sentence
Nouns, pronouns, and proper nouns
Adjectives, verbs, and adverbs
The five steps of writing process
Write a paragraph, a story, a letter, a report and share writing with peers
Students will become proficient in number use through practice and timed tests.
Number Sense and Operations in Base Ten
Add 2 and 3-digit numbers with and without regrouping
Subtract 2 and 3-digit numbers with and without regrouping
Money, Time, and Calendar
Geometry, Fractions, and Measurement
Students will investigate and explore a variety of science concepts.
Physical Science – classify objects by color, flexibility, texture, and hardness.
Life Science - Develop and use models to compare animal and plants life through ornithology study
Earth and Space - Learn about landforms and how wind and water can transform the Earth.
Students will learn about U.S. History, geography, economics and government by learning about who American are and where they came from.
Calendar skills and timelines
Utilize maps and globes
Define rights and responsibilities of citizens.
Give examples of producers and consumers.