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Spring 2012

Wonderful Websites

Language Arts:

Grammar Blast

Starfall

Read, Write, Think

Math:

Virtual Manipulatives

Multiplication

Science:

National Geographic

code.org

Typing:

BBC Typing

Typing Club

The Whole Ball of Wax:

Ed1Stop (password needed)

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Thanks to our LPIE Art Instructors for a great year of creative projects!

Second Grade

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Second Grade Curriculum

Second grade is a wonderful year of new learning.  Children participate in a variety of fun and exciting programs allowing for optimum success and growth.  This year's curriculum includes the following:

 

Language Arts:

     Reading

  • Readers' Workshop
  • Fluency and Expression
  • Enjoyment and appreciation of literature

    Writing

  • Writers' Workshop
  • Prompt Writing
  • Research Report Writing
  • Grammar

     Spelling

  • Pattern based spelling
  • Word work

Math:

  • Math Workshop
  • Problem Solving 
  • Math Fact Practice

Social Studies:

  • Map skills
  • Comparing the past and present
  • Family Heritage
  • Historical Figures
  • Government and Economics

Physical Education: 100 minutes per week

  • 2nd Grade PE Rotation
  • Morning stretch
  • Class PE

Science:

  • Processes that Shape the Earth
  • Properties of Matter and Engineering
  • Plants and Pollination
  • Earth's Biomes and Diversity of Life

Specials: Music, Library, Science Lab, Innovation Hour

 

LPIE: Art

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John Muir Historic Site, Martinez

The John Muir House

Second Grade Classes will visit John Muir's home on a field trip this Spring!