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  • Mrs. O'Neill
  • Mrs. Ritzman
  • Mrs. Doyle

2nd Grade

welcome to second grade!
Mrs. Headley, Mrs. Doyle, Mrs. O'Neill, and Mrs. Ritzman

Second grade is a year for growing in independence and confidence. We build stamina to read longer books, write stories with more details, and we take charge of our learning. Students will also experience performing an assembly for the entire school.

curriculum

Here are some curriculum highlights for 2nd grade:

Reader's Workshop

  • Continuing development of decoding skills and sight word recognition
  • Fluency and expression
  • Development of comprehension skills
  • Enjoyment and appreciation of literature

Writer's Workshop

  • Narrative writing
  • Information books
  • Persuasive writing

Math

  • Fluency in adding and subtracting within 20
  • Adding and subtracting two-digit numbers
  • Data and Graphing
  • Time and Geometry

Social Studies

  • Then and Now
  • Trip Around the World
  • Map Skills
  • Symbols and Government
  • Communities, Consumers and Producers

Science

  • Pebbles, Sand, and Silt earth science unit
  • Insect and Plants life science unit
  • Solids and Liquids physical science unit

Character Education

  • ThinkFirst/Second Step: district adopted character education and bullying prevention programs
  • Kid Power: Empowering students to make wise choices behaviorally, socially, and academically

Art/Music/P.E./Library/Garden

  • 40 minutes of art each week with the art teacher
  • 30 minutes of music each week with the music teacher
  • Two, 30 minute P.E. classes each week with our P.E. Teacher. Students also receive an additional 40 minutes each week of class P.E. with their classroom teacher.
  • 30 minutes of library each week with the librarian
  • 45 minutes in the garden every two weeks
upcoming field trips & special events

Coming soon...