2ND GRADE

Maths

Numbers and Operations
• Count and understand numbers with 3-digits
• Skip count by two, e.g. 23, 25, 27…
• Understand and use ordinals 1-20
• Understand even and odd numbers
• Understand the place value of hundreds, tens, ones
• Given a math fact, construct the other three in the fact family
• Know addition and subtraction facts through 20 by recall
• Add and subtract 2-digit numbers with renaming
• Add and subtract 3-digit numbers with no renaming
• Add a series of three numbers
• Using a number line, explain rounding to the nearest ten
• Write, add and subtract money using appropriate symbol
• Understand situations that entail multiplication and division, i.e. equal groupings of objects and sharing equally

Algebra
• Use patterns to make generalizations and predictions
• Analyze patterns in tables and graphs
• Describe qualitative and quantitative changes involving addition and subtraction
• Understand equivalence concepts using symbols

Geometry
• Investigate and predict results of assembling and disassembling 2- and 3- dimensional shapes
• Find locations using simple coordinates
• Recognize prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones
• Relate ideas in geometry to number and measurement

Measurement
• Select and use appropriate measuring tools
• Select and use appropriate units of measurement
• Use different units to measure the same thing
• Use nonstandard units to compare weight of real objects and capacity of real containers
• Estimate the weight of an object
• Apply and use measurements in problems and “real life” situations
• Tell time to the nearest minute (digital) and the nearest 5 minutes (analog)
• Use and compare A.M. and P.M. time designations
• Count coins and dollars to $5.00
• Determine correct change to $1.00 by counting
• Estimate to the nearest dollar
• Use correct symbols in writing money amounts
• Understand one hour of elapsed time
• Identify days and dates on a calendar and one week before and after a certain date on a calendar

Data Analysis and Probability
• Construct and interpret data using a simple bar graph
• Interpret data as represented in a simple table or chart
• Make predictions, test validity and do a probability study with a 50/50 chance

Bible

 

Exploring His Power: Through Creation, the Israelites, Jesus and the Early Church
• Identify Bible organization (book, chapters and verses)
• Know that Bible lessons help in everyday life
• Know that God is everywhere, all-powerful and all-knowing
• Understand that the “God Family” created the world, one way God reveals Himself to humanity
• Understand that Adam and Eve were created to have a perfect relationship with God
• Know the story of Jesus’ birth, death and resurrection
• Realize that salvation is a free gift when accepting Jesus as Savior
• Understand that although sins are forgiven, there are still consequences to choices
• Identify one’s spiritual gifts and acknowledge those given to others
• Understand that a consistent prayer life brings peace, protection and answers
• Know that God wants people to trust Him to provide all needs
• Understand that worship and obedience is a natural response to Christ’s work in one’s life
• Understand the importance of preparing for Christ’s return
• Know that God has forgiven and has the power to resurrect

Social Studies

History: Historical Knowledge
• Identify individuals in the local neighborhoods
• Identify history of local celebrations and traditions
• Listen to historical stories
• Compare daily life in the past and present
• Identify changes in technology

Civics and Government
• Discuss the rights and responsibilities of citizens
• Explain how governments establish order
• Explain the roles people have in making and changing laws
• Identify civic virtues that area needed to be a good citizen
• Identify leaders in the church and government
• Explain the meaning of national and patriotic symbols in your country
• Exhibit tolerance and respect for beliefs of others

Geography
• Explain cardinal and intermediate directions
• Identify map symbols
• Identify on a globe and world map: equator, oceans, islands, North and South Poles, continents, etc.
• Locate the local community on a state map
• Explain how climate and seasons affect the environment
• Explain use and misuse of natural resources

Economics
• Define the three types of productive resources
• Identify specialized jobs in the school and community
• Tell how people may be both producers and consumers
• Explain why people trade for goods and services
• Use biblical principles to make spending money decisions
• Describe, illustrate value of tithing and returning offerings

Individuals, Society, and Culture
• Understand the importance of developing a personal relationship with Christ
• Demonstrate cooperation, respect, and honesty
• Understand the responsibilities of individuals
• Demonstrate respect for all people
• Participate in age appropriate outreach/service projects

Physical Education

 

Spiritual Emphasis
• Recognize that God’s ideal for quality living includes a healthy lifestyle
• Incorporate into one’s lifestyle the principles that promote health: nutrition, exercise, water, sunlight, temperance, air, rest, trust in God
• Avoid at-risk behaviors
• Apply Christian principles in recreation and sports
• Achieve a balance in work and leisure; balancing physical, mental, social and spiritual activities
• Recognize the interaction of physical, mental and spiritual health with emotional and social well-being

Movement and Motor Skills
• Demonstrate mature form - skip, hop, gallop, slide
• Demonstrate mature motor patterns in simple combinations, e.g. dribbling a ball while running
• Demonstrate smooth transitions in sequential motor skills
• Exhibit the ability to adapt and adjust movement skills
• Demonstrate control in traveling activities
• Identify the critical element/s (technique/s) of basic movement patterns
• Apply movement concepts to a variety of basic skills
• Use feedback to improve performance

Lifestyle and Fitness
• Experience and express pleasure from participation in physical activity
• Identify at least one activity associated with each component of health-related physical activity
• Engage in sustained physical activity that causes an increased heart rate and heavy breathing
• Recognize the physiological indicators that accompany moderate to vigorous physical activity
• Know how to measure heart rate
• Identify the components of health-related physical fitness
• Gain competence which will provide increased enjoyment in movement
• Try new activities
• Express feelings about and during physical activity
• Enjoy interaction with friends through physical activity

Sportsmanship and Appropriate Behaviors
• Apply rules, procedures and safe practices
• Follow directions
• Work cooperatively with others to complete an assigned task
• Play and cooperate with other regardless of personal differences, e.g. gender, ethnicity, disability
• Treat others with respect during play
• Resolve conflicts in socially acceptable ways
• Practice Christ-like principles in interactions with others

Science

Life: Human Body
• Describe the basic needs of living things
• Understand the function of the five senses
• Recognize the organization of body’s systems and organs

Health: Human Body (Digestion, Excretory), Nutrition, Safety/First Aid
• Identify the organs of the digestive system and the digestion process
• Explain the importance of the excretory system
• Describe healthy dietary guidelines
• Categorize foods in the Food Pyramid
• Explain how the body utilized nutrients
• Explain how proper nutrition is related to good health
• Identify first-aid procedures for minor injuries, emergencies
• Identify safety procedures to prepare, respond to disasters
• Identify safe practices at home, school, and play

Physical: Magnetism, Electricity
• Describe properties and force of magnets
• Define electricity and electrical fields
• Identify the basic nature of current and static electricity

Earth: Geology
• Describe the surface features of the earth
• Identify evidences of the flood
• Explain how earthquakes are caused
• Explain how volcanoes form
• Distinguish between rocks and minerals
• Define erosion
• Describe soil pollution

Scientific Inquiry: May be included in each unit of study
• Make observations
• Ask questions/form hypotheses based on observations
• Plan a simple investigation
• Collect data from the investigation
• Use data collected from the investigation to explain results
• Safely use and store tools and equipment

Service/Career Options
• Explore ways to use Life, Health, Physical, and/or Earth Science to serve the community
• Identify careers in areas of Science

Fine Arts

Art
• Use different media, techniques and processes to communicate ideas, experiences and stories
• Know the differences among visual characteristics and purposes of art in order to convey ideas
• Select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas
• Know that the visual arts have both history and specific relationships to various cultures
• Identify specific works of art as belonging to particular cultures, times and places
• Describe how people’s experiences influence the development of specific artworks
• Identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum

Music
• Write whole, half, dotted half, quarter notes and rests
• Demonstrate correct posture and breathing
• Recognize the ABA pattern
• Recognize sudden or gradual changes in tempo
• Recognize sudden or gradual changes in dynamics
• Identify stringed instruments and their sounds
• Listen to classical music
• Learn to locate hymns by page numbers

Language Arts

Extended Reading and Writing
• Meet set goals for reading and writing
• Recognize and read grade appropriate sight words
• Read silently for pleasure
• Read with expression, speed, and accuracy
• Write using proper spacing, including margins
• Write legibly in manuscript with proper form and size

Comprehending, Studying, and Evaluating Ideas
• Retell narratives using story structure and story plans
• Analyze and compare similarities and differences
• Analyze and compare characters, themes, and issues
• Analyze main ideas through concept maps
• Develop two-column notes and charts
• Develop number notes with topics and details 1-2-2-2
• Evaluate opinions and issues
• Develop number outlines with topics and details
• Write paragraphs with main ideas and details
• Write questions for discussion about content and literature
• Develop QARs
• Sequence events

Reference Skills
• Alphabetize words to the first, second and third letters

Word Study
• Blend CVC words with short a and short e
• Read and write words with short and long vowels
• Use word analysis and context to identify unfamiliar words
• Read and write words with r-controlled vowels
• Read and write words with consonant diagraphs
• Read and write words with consonant + le ending
• Read and write words with final y
• Read and write words containing vowel combinations
• Use comparative/superlative forms of adjectives & adverbs
• Read and write words with prefixes and suffixes
• Identify synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms

Sentence Skills
• Identify nouns, pronouns, and verbs
• Edit for capitalization and punctuation
• Write complete sentences

Technology

 

• Demonstrate proper use and care of computers
• Begin learning basic keyboarding and computer terms
• Use computers to express ideas with drawing and word processing software
• Learn about the role of technology in business and home
• Learn about technology related occupations
• Practice courtesy and sharing of computer time

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