Learning in Second Grade

Our second grade curricula for reading, writing, speaking and listening, and math are all aligned with the Common Core State Standards.  For a list of these standards go to:

http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/

AND

http://www.corestandards.org/Math/Content/2/introduction/

Our science curriculum is aligned with the Next Gen Science Standards.  These can be found at:   http://www.nextgenscience.org/sites/default/files/2%20combined%20topics%206.11.13.pdf

We have two field trips aligned with this curriculum:

  • LC Bates Museum- Habitats and Erosion
  • Longfellow’s Greenhouse- Pollination

We follow our District Social Studies Curriculum which for Grade 2 covers these topics:

  • Communities- Economic Theme
  • Native Americans
  • Reinforce Maine
  • Historical Knowledge
  • 5 Themes of Geography
  • Application of Processes

The field trips that align with this curriculum are:

  • LC Bates Museum- All Day Native American Program
  • Fort Western- “A Day in the Life of the Howard Family”