Second Grade Curriculum Overview

Revised November 2017

  • Old  and New Testament themes:  God frees His people; Life and commands of Jesus
  • Weekly Scripture memory
  • Integration of Biblical worldview in all subjects
 Language Arts
  • Orton-Gillingham phonics instruction and spelling of phonetic and non-phonetic words:
  • Vocabulary: homophones, synonyms, antonyms; new vocabulary in context
  • Reading fluency and comprehension in guided and silent reading: Main idea, cause and effect, sequence, plot, theme, characterization, inference;
  • Listening and Speaking: Listen to a variety of genres; present information orally
  • Writing and grammar: Capitalization and punctuation; basic parts of speech; journals, poetry, letters, short narrative, and expository writing
  • Numbers and operations, including, mastery of addition and subtraction facts to 20; regrouping; introduction to multiplication and division; fractions
  • Measurement: Time, money, customary measurement for length, temperature, capacity, weight
  • Graphs: Creation and interpretation of  bar graphs, pictographs, circle graphs
  • Geometry: Plane and solid figures, congruence, symmetry, terms
  • Estimation of number, length, weight; rounding
  • Algebraic reasoning: Creation and extension of patterns, concept of equality; commutative property of addition
  • Problem-solving strategies 
Library Skills                                
  • Story elements and appreciation of literature
  • Locating and organizing information
Social Studies
  • Civics: Citizenship
  • Economics: Work, income, spending, saving, giving
  • Geography: Map skills, geography of Georgia; Other cultures: Japan
  • History: Early America and the history of Georgia
Science:  One science lab class per week
  • Life science: Classification and identification of animals; habitats, food chains, the human body
  • Earth science: Slow and rapid changes, water cycle, severe weather; characteristics and movement of the sun, planets, moon, and stars
  • Physical science: Movement and magnets; sound
Technology: One class per week
  • Microsoft Word and Excel basic functions, Microsoft PowerPoint, introduction to computer programming
Physical Education:  Three classes per week
  • Personal fitness, competitive games, weekly mile run, rules and techniques, sportsmanship
Music:  One class per week
  • Exploration of rhythm, melody, harmony, music theory, and  music appreciation  
Art:   One class per week
  • Elements of visual art, media techniques and processes, art in relation to history and culture
Foreign Language:  One class per week
  • Survey of conversational French and French culture
Every student prepared to impact the world for Jesus Christ

Landmark Christian School

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