Grade 2 Curriculum Overview


  • Basic number concepts to 1000

  • 2 and 3-digit addition and subtraction with and without regrouping

  • Problem solving

  • Telling time

  • Counting money

  • Critical thinking skills 

Language Arts

  • Basic phonic skills

  • Spelling strategies

  • Understanding the writing process-drafting/revising/editing

  • Writing a personal arrative

  • Writing an animal research report

  • Writing a descriptive narrative

  • Writing a pourquoi tale


  • Reading fiction and non-fiction texts

  • Use multiple reading strategies to understand a text

  • Identify basic story elements in a text — characters, setting, problem, solution

  • Read and analyze pourquoi tales

  • Read and analyze fairy tales and compare them to their fractured version

  • Identify facts and opinions in a nonfiction text

  • Identify nonfiction text features in a text

  • Gather information from a text

Social Studies

  • Geography — map skills

  • Culture — holidays around the world

  • Native Americans

  • Parts of a community


  • Nutrition and digestion

  • Soil science

  • Plant life cycle