2nd Grade curriculum

SEPTEMBER-   Get to know you activities and making name tags.

Word recognition-   short vowels.
 
Vocab-  
 
Reading-   Mrs. Brown Goes to Town.
 
Literature analysis-   Beginning/middle/end.
 
Genre writing-   Once upon a time story.
 
Writing composition-   Writing complete sentences.
 
Spelling/grammar-   homophones.

OCTOBER-     
 
Word recognition-   Silent-e-.
 
Vocab-  
 
Reading-   Henry and Mudge.
 
Literature analysis-   Elements of a story, fantasy/reality, and predicting.
 
Genre writing-   Character sketch.
 
Writing composition-   Naming part and telling part of a sentence. Telling and question sentences.
 
Spelling/grammar-   double meaning words and compound words.    
 
November-   

Word recognition-   Long vowels and double consonants.
 
Vocab-  
 
Reading-   Ranger Docket.
 
Literature analysis-   Compare/contrast, questioning, and classifying.
 
Genre writing-   Poetry.
 
Writing composition-   Writing a paragraph.
 
Spelling/Grammar-   Synonyms.
 
December-

Word recognition-   Prefixes/suffixes and final consonant clusters.
 
Vocab-
 
Reading-   Chinatown.
 
Literature analysis-   Words in context.
 
Genre writing-   Descriptive writing.
 
Writing composition-   Topic sentences.
 
Spelling/grammar-   Common nouns/proper nouns.  

January-

Vocabulary-     body parts.
 
Reading-      A Trip to the Firehouse, Big Bushy Mustache.
 
Literature analysis-     Drawing conclusions.
 
Genre writing-     Thank you letters
 
Writing comprehension-     Citing sources.
 
Spelling/Grammar-     Root words, prefixes, and suffixes.
 
February
 
Vocabulary
 
Reading-     Jamaica Louise James, Officer Buckle and Gloria.
 
Literature analysis-     Questioning.
 
Genre writing-     Research paper of frogs.
 
Spelling/grammar-     Possessive nouns, change y to i and add es, double the consonant when adding -ed- or -ing- to certain words.
 
March
 
Vocabulary-    
 
Reading-     Ant, The Great Ball Game, Brothers and Sisters.
 
Literature analysis-     Drawing conclusions.
 
Genre writing-     Biographies. 
 
Spelling/grammar-     Long -o-, er endings.
 
April
 
Vocabulary-
 
Reading-     Jalapeno Bagels, Carousel.
 
Literature analysis-     Inferring.
 
Genre writing-     Letters to students in Alaska.
 
Spelling/Grammar-     Contractions.