• PE, Art, Music, French, Library, technology
Second Grade Faith Formation
Throughout the day - integrated

Classroom prayer, School Prayer Gatherings,
Special Primary Gatherings

Daily Classroom Lessons using a variety of sources
*Long attachment Tuesday, 9/13

Father Daley

Our Actions:  Reilly House, UNBOUND,
Catholic Charities

***Sacramental Preparation for
  Reconciliation and Eucharist
Second Grade English Language Arts
Throughout the day - integrated into every subject - just like real life

*Road Map to the Common Core is available

Lessons Include:
Individual, Small, and Large group instruction
*also in long attachment 9/13

Variety of Materials Used:
  • Reading Street textbook and RW
  • Leveled Readers
  • Classroom Library
  • Online Resources
  • RAZ Kids
  • Scholastic News
  • National Geographic Explorer
Second Grade Mathematics
*Parents will receive a handout of the CCSS for Mathematics

Mathematical Practices
1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
4. Model with mathematics.
5. Use appropriate tools strategically.
6. Attend to precision.
7. Look for and make use of structure.
8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning

Operations and Algebraic Thinking               Measurement and Data
* Represent and solve problems involving      * Measure and estimate length
  addition and subtraction.                              in standard units.
* Add and subtract within 20.                         * Relate addition and subtraction
* Work with equal groups of objects to gain      to length.
  foundations for multiplication.                   * Work with time and money
                                                                    * Represent and interpret data

Number and Operations in Base Ten            Geometry
* Understand place value.     * Reason with shapes and their
* Use place value understanding and                attributes.
  properties of operations to add and subtract.

Classroom Routines: 
  • Morning TimeVariety of Skills
  • Daily Math:  Envision Math - individual, partner, small group, large group
  • Math Lab:  Coming soon - details TBD
  • Written Homework:  Originally planned - at least 2 nights but pages are shorter so they may come home more frequently.
  • Studying:  Record of studying 4 times in 7 days (minimum)