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Second Grade Common Core Overview
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Second grade students will read a variety of genres. They will be asked to answer text dependent questions that address the different levels of Blooms Taxonomy.

Second grade students will be asked to write a variety of genres which include: (1) Opinion pieces; (2) Informative text; and (3) Narratives. They will be expected to complete the writing process: brainstorming, planning, rough draft, rewriting, publishing, and presenting. They will use a variety of digital tools to gather research and publish writing.  

In Grade 2, instructional time will focus on four critical areas: (1) extending understanding of base-ten notation; (2) building fluency with addition and subtraction; (3) using standard units of measure; and (4) describing and analyzing shapes.

  • Mathematical Practices

    1. 1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
    2. 2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
    3. 3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
    4. 4. Model with mathematics.
    5. 5. Use appropriate tools strategically.
    6. 6. Attend to precision.
    7. 7. Look for and make use of structure.
    8. 8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Social Studies
Our Social Studies strands in 2nd grade include: (1) History; (2) Economics and Financial Literacy; (3) Culture; and (4) Geography and Environmental Literacy.

Our Science strands for 2nd grade include; (1) Earth Systems; (2) Matter; (3) Forces and Motion; and (4) Life Cycles.