Grade 2 » Grade 2 Curriculum 2017-18

Grade 2 Curriculum 2017-18

2nd Grade Curriculum is based upon

☺ Common Core State Standards www.corestandards.org

☺   Hawaii Content and Performance Standards

☺   GLOs (General Learner Outcomes)

☺   Habits of Mind, Thinking Skills, & Thinking Maps

 

English / Language Arts – based on Common Core State Standards

  • Focus on Decoding (MSL-Multi-Sensory Learning), Reading Comprehension, Reader Response, and Fluency in reading in both Literature & Informational texts
  • Implementing the state mandated Wonders curriculum

 

Writing – based on Hawaii Content and Performance Standards

Introduction and Practice of

  • Letter Writing
  • Opinion Writing            
  • Narrative Writing
  • Informational Writing            
  • Punctuation, Spelling, & Grammar (Conventions)

Mathematics – based on Common Core State Standards

  • Mentally and fluently adding & subtracting within 20
  • Using addition and subtraction strategies within 100
  • Counting to 1,000, skip counting by 5s, 10s, & 100s & determining odd or even numbers
  • Reading, writing, & determining place value numbers to 1,000
  • Using problem solving strategies & solving word problems
  • Counting money including dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, & pennies
  • Telling time to the nearest five minutes
  • Measurement in inches, feet, centimeters, & meters using rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, & measuring tapes
  • Fractions of halves, thirds, & fourths
  • Geometry & identifying triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, & cubes
  • Data Collection, Analysis, & Graphing using picture graphs & bar graphs
  • Rectangular arrays & partitioning

 

Science – based on Hawaii Content and Performance Standards

  • Interactions & Life Cycles of Living Things
  • Introduction to the Scientific inquiry (Scientific Method)
  • Environments & Organisms in that environment
  • Classifying, identifying, & changing physical properties of objects
  • Magnets & their properties

 

Social Studies – based on Hawaii Content and Performance Standards

  • School & Classroom Rules
  • Current Events
  • Families, Neighborhoods & Communities
  • Social Skills
  • Geography, Maps & Globes                            
  • Citizenship
  • Economics – Needs & Wants                
  • Government Agencies
  • Natural, Capital & Human Resources & Conservation
  • Constructing Timelines

         

Music – based on Hawaii Content and Performance Standards

  • Beat Competency
  • Singing with head voice
  • Rhythm/Pitch

 

Health – based on Hawaii Content and Performance Standards

  • Nutrition & Body Functions                
  • Health Support               
  • Hygiene, Healthy Habits, & Behaviors      
  • Friends & Family Members  
  • Stress & How to Manage Stress

 

Career Education – based on Hawaii Content and Performance Standards

  • Personal Goal Setting

Technology – based on Hawaii Content and Performance Standards

  • Keyboarding Skills
  • Word Processing Skills
  • Exploration of various programs, use of Google Chrome browser

 

Art – based on Hawaii Content and Performance Standards

  • Exploration of various art materials and media
  • Introduction to art techniques
  • Introduction to the elements of art
  • Art Appreciation

 

Physical Education– based on Hawaii Content and Performance Standards

  • Locomotor Skills (running, jumping, hopping, leaping, sliding, galloping)
  • Non-Locomotor Skills (twisting, balancing, pushing, pulling)
  • Manipulative Skills (throwing, catching, striking, kicking)

 

Handwriting

  • Neat and legible formation