Second Grade

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SECOND GRADE

Curriculum Map

Our Place on the Planet

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Intro. PBIS/ Lifeskills
  • Community Building
  • Conflict Resolution

LANGUAGE ARTS

  • Reading Assessment
  • English Language Development (ELD)
  • Set-up Guided Reading Groups
  • Reading Buddies
  • On Demand Writing Prompt#1

MATH

  • Zearn Math

Grade 2 mathematics is about:

Extending understanding of base-ten notation
Building fluency with addition and subtraction
Using standard units of measure
Describing and analyzing shapes

Exploring the Earth

LANGUAGE ARTS

  • Leveled Reading Groups
  • Begin Writer’s Workshop
  • Grammar: nouns, adjectives, verbs, capitalization, periods.

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Unit 2 – The Land Around Us/Geography
  • Unit 3 – Governing the People

SCIENCE

  • Twig Science
  • Science-in-Action

Comparing Today with Long Ago

LANGUAGE ARTS

  • Story Elements
  • Writer’s Workshop
  • Grammar – commas, quotation marks, compound words, synonyms, antonyms

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Unit 1 - Families, Now and Long Ago
  • Heritage Unit

Caring about our Community

LANGUAGE ARTS

  • On Demand Writing Prompt#2
  • Non-Fiction reading and Informational writing
  • Grammar – Homonyms, contractions, abbreviations
  • Using Resources – Thesaurus, dictionary, atlas
  • Read Around the Clock Pajama Day

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Biographies of “Proud Americans”

Where Our Food Comes From

LANGUANGE ARTS

  • Prefix, suffix, word analysis
  • Writer’s Workshop Publishing
  • Review of all concepts

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Unit 4 – Food Production and Consumption Long Ago and Today
  • Unit 2 – Communities
  • Community Project
  • Open House
  • Unit 5 – People in the Marketplace

Growing in the Garden

LANGUAGE ARTS

  • Continue to review all writing conventions
  • Writer’s Workshop Publishing (con’t)
  • Insect Reports
  • Playing with Poetry with Theater Works

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Mapping

END OF YEAR ASSESSMENTS

  • District Narrative On Demand Writing Prompt#3
  • End of year Reading Assessment
  • End of Year Math Assessment
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Teachers


Janet Garrett
jgarrett@smfc.k12.ca.us

Kim Lorton
klorton@smfc.k12.ca.us

Natalie Smith
nsmith@smfc.k12.ca.us