```Second Grade Curriculum Overview
I.
MATH (Scott Foresman and Investigations)
A.
Math concepts
1.
Numbers and Operations
 Sense of numbers
 Basic counting techniques
 Number relationships
 Place value
 Computational fluency
2.
Algebra
 Classification, patterns and relations
 Operations with whole numbers
 Use of step by step processes
3.
Geometry
 Explore, investigate and discuss shapes around us
 Become proficient is describing and representing shapes
 Learn to represent two- and three-dimensional shapes
 Recognize and create shapes that have symmetry
4.
Measurement
 Attributes of length, volume, weight and time
 How to measure using standard and non-standard units
 Select appropriate unit and tool when measuring
5.
Data Analysis and Probability
 Pose questions to investigate
 Organize responses
 Create representations of data
 Sort and classify objects according to their attributes
 Organize & display data using counts, tallies, pictures and graphs
6.
Problem Solving
 Develop and broaden range of problem solving strategies
 Pose or formulate challenging problems
 Monitor and reflect on their own problem solving ideas
 Solve a variety of problem types
II.
A.
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4.
5.
Literature Circles / Book Clubs
B.
III.
1.
Library Time
2.
Parental Support
 At home reading record sheets
WRITING (Lucy Calkins)
A.
Writing components
1.
Modeled Writing
2.
Interactive Writing
3.
Shared Writing
4.
Independent Writing
5.
Process Writing (planning, composing, revising, editing, publishing)
B
Other Writing experiences
1.
Parental support
1.
Handwriting
2.
Spelling
IV.
Social
A.
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E.
F.
Studies (Teacher’s Curriculum Institute)
Communities
Maps / Geography
Environment
Needs and Wants
Changing Communities
Citizenship
V.
Science (FOSS)
A.
Pebbles, Sand and Silt
B.
Balance and Motion
C.
Insects
VI.
Health (Harcourt)
A.
Staying Safe
B.
Nutrition
C.
Caring For My Neighborhood
D.
My Feelings/ My Family
E..
Medicines and Drugs
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