Scope and Sequence

2nd Grade Scope & Sequence

A brief look at what we will cover this year:

 

 

Language Arts*:

*Beauty & the Beast *The Blind Men and the Elephant *A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
*Charlotte's Web by E. B. White *The Emperor's New Clothes *The Fisherman and His Wife
*How the Camel Got His Hump *Iktomi stories - legends of the Plains Indians *The Magic Paintbrush - a Chinese folk tale
*El Pajaro Cu - a Hispanic folk tale *Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie *Talk - a West African folk tale
*The Tiger, the Brahamn, & the Jackal - a folk tale from India *The Tongue-Cut Sparrow - a Japanese folk tale *Greek Myths
  *American Folk Heroes & Tall Tales  

 

 

Mathematics*:

*Recognize & write #'s to 1,000 *Place value up to 1,000 *Fractions: 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10
*Money - identifying, adding & subtracting, etc. *3-digit addition & subtraction *Beginning multiplication
*Measurements: linear, weight, capacity, temperature & time *Geometry: solid figures, lines, line segments, symmetry, congruent shapes, measuring perimeter  

 

 

Science*:

*Cycles in Nature: seasons, life cycles & water cycle *Insects: how they're helpful & harmful, characteristics, metamorphosis *The Human Body: cell, the digestive system, taking care of your body
*Magnetism *Simple Machines: lever, pulley, wheel-and-axle, inclined plane, wedge, screw *Science Biographies

 

 

History*:

*Geography: maps, continents, oceans, North & South America *Early Civilizations: Asia - India & China *Modern Civilizations & Culture of Japan
*Ancient Greece *American Government *The War of 1812
*Westward Expansion *The Civil War *Immigration  & Citizenship
  *Civil Rights  

 

 

Online Resources for home:

 

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Stay Tuned! More to come . . .