Second Grade


    Second Grade Team:  Ms. Natalie Seaton ( Seaton Presentation 2023-2024) , Ms. Kalen Crane (Mrs. Crane's 2nd Grade ), Mx. Nico Cuellar ( Mx. Cuellar's Webpage)


    In Reading We Will Learn How to:

    • apply specific skills to comprehend & fluently read literary texts
    • apply specific skills to comprehend & fluently read nonfiction texts
    • apply knowledge of specific spelling patterns & word meanings to decode words with accuracy

    In Writing We Will Learn How to:

    • write pieces on a topic or book that state opinions and give supporting reasons.
    • write informative/explanatory texts organized around main ideas which are supported by relevant details, facts, and definitions.
    • write real or imagined narratives that describe events in sequence and provide a sense of closure.
    • use a process to revise and edit so that thoughts and ideas are communicated clearly with appropriate spelling, capitalization, grammar, and punctuation.

    In Math We Will Learn How to:

    • use place value
    • use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract
    • represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction
    • add and subtract within 20
    • work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication
    • measure and estimate lengths in standard units
    • relate addition and subtraction to length
    • work with time and money
    • represent and interpret data
    • reason with shapes and their attributes.

    In Science We Will Learn That:

    • Matter exists as different substances that have observable different properties.
    • Plants depend on water and light to grow and on animals for pollination or to move their seeds around.
    • A range of different organisms live in different places.
    • Some events on Earth occur quickly; others can occur very slowly.
    • Wind and water can change the shape of the land; models can show the shape and these changes to the land.

    In Social Studies We Will Learn:

    • Ask questions and discuss ideas taken from primary and secondary sources.
    • People of various cultures influence neighborhoods and communities over time.
    • Use geographic terms and tools to describe places and spaces.
    • People in communities manage, modify, and depend on their environment.
    • Resources are scarce, so individuals may not have access to the goods and services they want.
    • Investigate costs and benefits to make informed financial decisions (PFL).
    • Advocate for ideas to improve communities.
    • Identify and compare multiple ways that people understand and resolve conflicts and differences.