2nd Grade

What to Expect in the 2nd Grade

  • Weekly Chapel
  • Special classes will be Music, Computer, Art, Spanish, PE
  • Weekly Library Visits

Bible

  • Bible Grade 2, ACSI/Purposeful Design Publications
  • Bible study from Genesis to the Life of Paul
  • Character traits
  • Weekly Bible verses

Reading and Literature

  • Reading 2, Bob Jones
  • Reading A-Z
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Fountas and Pinnel Literacy

Language Art

  • Spelling 2, Bob Jones
  • Write Source 2, Holt
  • Handwriting Grade 2, Bob Jones
  • Learning and applying spelling rules
  • Applying phonics rules to enhance good reading
  • Classifying simple sentences
  • Using correct punctuation in writing
  • Writing clear sentences and paragraphs
  • Begin identifying parts of speech

History

  • Heritage Studies 2, Bob Jones
  • Early American history, including Pilgrims, Colonial Times, and Pioneers

Math

  • GO! MATH, Holt, Texas Edition

Science

  • Science 2, Bob Jones
  • Living and nonliving things
  • Communities and environments
  • Creation and evolution
  • Natural resources
  • Forms of matter
  • Sources of light
  • Solar systems
  • Laws of the earth
  • Force and motion
  • How the body works

Expected field trips

  • Museum of Natural Science
  • George Ranch

Special Events and Projects

  • Foldables for Frog and Toad / Carolina’s Courage
  • Pelican Cove dress-up day and presentation
  • Service dog visit
  • Career dress-up day with Junior Achievement
  • Field Day
  • Junior Achievement