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Phonics and Word Recognition
working with word families, silent e, vowel teams
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support
comprehension. This means that students need to be able
to read 90 words per minute with 95% accuracy and be
able to retell the main idea and three details from the story.
Determine the meaning of unknown and use these words in
The fog made it hazy outside.
A. bright
B. dull
C. happy
Reading Standards for Literature and Informational Text
•Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of
•Retell stories.
•Describe how characters in a story respond to events and
•Describe the overall structure of a story, beginning, middle,
•Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same
•Know and use various text features to locate key facts or
information in a text.
•Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants
to explain, or describe.
Writing and Language
in the Second Grade
Common Core Standards Addressed in 2nd Grade
•Use collective nouns (family, flock, swarm)
•Use irregular plural nouns (mice, deer)
•Use reflexive pronouns (myself, himself)
•Use the past tense of irregular verbs (fly – flew, run – ran)
•Use adjectives and adverbs (color, shape, size, number)
•Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and
compound sentences (use conjunctions like and, or, so)
•Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic places
•Use commas in greetings and closings of letters
•Use an apostrophe to form contractions and possessives
• Prewriting
• Drafting
• Revising
• Editing
• Publishing
6 Traits
• Ideas and
• Organization
• Voice
• Word Choice
• Sentence Fluency
• Conventions
Writing Applications
• Informational
•Personal Narrative
Operations and Algebraic Thinking
• Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction.
• Add and subtract within 20.
• Work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for
Number and Operations in Base Ten
• Understand place value.
• Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add
and subtract.
Measurement and Data
• Measure and estimate lengths in standard units.
• Relate addition and subtraction to length.
• Work with time and money.
• Represent and interpret data.
• Reason with shapes and their attributes.
Mathematical Practices
1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of
4. Model with mathematics.
5. Use appropriate tools strategically.
6. Attend to precision.
7. Look for and make use of structure.
8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
Life Cycle of Butterflies and Mealworms
Breath, Blood, & Guts
States of Matter
Weather Watching
Science units will be taught in thematic units that will
support the reading and the math standards.
American History
Recognize that American colonists and Native American
groups lived in the area of the Thirteen Colonies that was
ruled by England.
World History
Recognize that people in different places changed their form
of government.
Describe the history and meaning of national
symbols, documents, songs, and monuments
that represent America.
Recognize different types of maps. Recognize and locate
characteristics of human and physical features.
Social studies units will be taught in conjunction with reading
skills that will be taught this year.
In 2nd
• Each child will bring home a packet of homework every week with at least
four days. Any week with less than four days, there will be no homework.
• Homework is for review and will not include new information or skills.
• They also need to be reading at least 15 minutes a night. This can be
done both silently and aloud to a sibling or parent.
• Homework will be turned in every Friday.
• Please help your child complete their homework by making a special place
for them to work and checking their work nightly.
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Susan Harnage
Melissa Vera
Shannon Spadafore
Annette Whitehead