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Grade 2

Grade 2 Curriculum Map

*Grade 2 science units are use StemScopes as a guide, and follow NGSS.  Social Studies and ELA standards are adopted from the Common Core (with some focus given to Lucy Calkins Units of Study).  Math follows the Everyday Math program and is aligned to Common Core standards.  Grade 2 uses Spelling Connections by Zaner Bloser.  Grade 2 students are read aloud to every day!

  Social Studies Science ELA Math Other
September *Friends & Citizenship
*School routines, building a classroom community
*Extreme Nature
*StemScopes - Earth Sciences
*Mo Willems
*Narrative
*Everyday Math: 1-hour lesson every day with one day used for center games and/or finish-up. *Tracy West - Pixie Tricks Series 1-8
*Fairy Houses
 
October   *Extreme Nature
*StemScopes - Earth Sciences
*Lynn Plourde
*Narrative
*Everyday Math: 1-hour lesson every day with one day used for center games and/or finish-up. *Fire Fighter Pete visits.
November *Traditions
* Native American Legends
*Extreme Nature
*StemScopes - Earth Sciences
*Narrative
*Native American Legends
*Everyday Math: 1-hour lesson every day with one day used for center games and/or finish-up. *Tracy West - Dragon Masters Series 1-6
*Writing Buddies w/6th Grade
December  
*Traditions
*WhatÕs the Matter?
*StemScopes - Physical Science
*Informational *Everyday Math: 1-hour lesson every day with one day used for center games and/or finish-up. *Christmas around the world
*Tracy West - Dragon Masters Series 1-6
January   *WhatÕs the Matter?
*StemScopes - Physical Science
*Gail Gibbons
*Informational
*Everyday Math: 1-hour lesson every day with one day used for center games and/or finish-up.  
*Ruth Stiles Gannett
*My FatherÕs Dragon series 1-3
February   *WhatÕs the Matter?
*StemScopes - Physical Science
*Gail Gibbons
*Informational
*Everyday Math: 1-hour lesson every day with one day used for center games and/or finish-up. *Ruth Stiles Gannett
*My FatherÕs Dragon series 1-3
March *Service Learning Project *Lean on Me
*StemScopes - Life Science
*Poetry
*Shel Silverstein
*Jack Prelutsky
*Iza Trapani
*Everyday Math: 1-hour lesson every day with one day used for center games and/or finish-up. *Inventions - Leprechaun traps
*David Estes, Nikki Powergloves series 1-8
April *Economics
*Important People
*Lean on Me
*StemScopes - Life Science
*Opinion
*Cynthia Rylant
*Biographies
*Everyday Math: 1-hour lesson every day with one day used for center games and/or finish-up. *Musical
*David Estes, Nikki Powergloves series 1-8
May *Economics
*Important People
*Lean on Me
*StemScopes - Life Science
*Opinion
*Kate DiCamillo
*Auto-Biographies
*Everyday Math: 1-hour lesson every day with one day used for center games and/or finish-up. *Musical
*FIre Fighter Pete visits.
June *Economics
*Important People
*Lean on Me
*StemScopes - Life Science
*Opinion
*Kate DiCamillo
*Everyday Math: 1-hour lesson every day with one day used for center games and/or finish-up. *Musical
*Field Day