Becoming a More Independent Reader; Exploring Our Planet and History
Our 2nd Grade curriculum fully immerses students into the world of independent reading.
With our detailed Lessons, second graders will be guided as they:
➤ Deepen their love of reading and writing through engaging texts and writing activities.
➤ Explore the earth’s surface, the plant and animal world, and the characteristics of matter through hands-on science projects, investigations, and virtual labs.
➤ Learn about our nation’s history, indigenous peoples, and government.
Calvert’s curriculum is available in a Digital + Print Experience or Digital Experience. With the Digital + Print Experience, students will have access to online lessons with multimedia, interactive activities and assessments IN ADDITION to printed textbooks, workbooks and reading materials that complement learning. With our Digital Experience, students have access to the same texts and materials via e-textbooks and digital downloads.
See What's Included - Grade 2
Grade 2 Courses Include:
English Language Arts
Grade 2 students add more sight words and increase fluency by studying additional vowel sounds, blends, and suffixes. Learners use their skills when interviewing a community leader and then writing a biography about him or her.
Second graders identify and perform guided investigations about the properties of matter to create a matter scavenger hunt and use engineering principles to design a solution to prevent or slow natural erosive processes that changes the shape of the land.
Students study Native Americans and how the United States transitioned to a land of immigrants. Students will also learn about the U.S. government, economics and trade concepts. Learning is made fun by creating a travel guide of favorite places and making a plan to earn and save money.