This section provides a summary of the key second grade learning objectives for reading, language arts, and math. A more detailed description of each subject is provided below, including links with more information on the hundreds of learning activities. The Time4Learning language arts and math curriculum correlate to state standards.
Second grade is a year of highly visible progress in reading and language arts. The major milestones in second grade reading and language arts are:
Developing an extensive sight word vocabulary Applying more complex phonics strategies Writing competently for many purposes Using punctuation appropriately Experiencing a variety of literary genres Second grade is also a year of exploration and discovery of the numbers in the world around us. Major milestones for 2nd grade math include:
Applying numbers sense to the four basic operations Understanding the use of money in real life situations Developing spatial reasoning in relation to geometric shapes Applying the various method s of measurement Exploring probability and using data