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Second Grade

Kids ReadingReading

Second graders continue to develop basic reading skills and
fluency. Students in second grade gradually move from learning to read to reading to learn. Instruction in phonics and phonemic awareness, blending and decoding will occur daily to provide fluency while reading. Students will continue to develop comprehension strategies and skills. Second graders will be able to answer who, what, when, where, and how questions related to a text to demonstrate understanding. 

Second graders will strengthen their phonetic foundation.

Students review phonetic spellings, blending and decoding skills. They will be using these skills with longer and more complicated words. Students will practice these skills by reading daily.

Second graders will increase reading vocabulary.

Second graders read authentic literature that revolves around
integrating concepts across the curriculum. Selections include
poetry, fiction and nonfiction stories.  Students will learn to use context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words or phrases.

Second graders will learn new words and ideas.

Second graders will be exposed to many new words and extend
their vocabulary through reading. Comprehension strategies and skills will be modeled by the teacher and practiced by the students.  Second graders will continue to learn about characters in stories and how they respond to major events and challenges. 

Writing goes hand in hand with reading. Learning to write words strengthens what the children are learning about reading words. Second graders continue to refine the manuscript letters and begin to learn to write cursive letters.
Second graders can write sentences correctly.

Second graders know that every sentence must begin with a
capital letter and end with a period, question mark or exclamation mark. They learn to use quotation marks to show when someone is talking. They are starting to learn how to use commas. Second graders correctly spell most one-syllable words. Although second graders still use some invented (phonetic) spelling they are learning to spell more words and are moving toward becoming conventional spellers. They know many ways to spell different vowel sounds.

Second graders learn to add suffixes and prefixes to words.

Second graders learn that they can change a word by adding a
suffix or prefix. 

Second graders edit their writing.

After writing a story, second graders will check their work for spelling errors, for periods at the end of sentences; for missed commas and question marks; for capital letters at the beginning of sentences, names, months, days, and places; and for quotation marks around dialogue. They will also add more details after their first draft. Second graders will write informative and narrative pieces.
Second graders study spelling.
New words are studied and reinforced with dictation practice. Second graders are spelling more high frequency words correctly.
Second graders begin cursive writing during second
math 2Mathematics

Major Concepts
Number sense with numbers to 1,000
• Read and write numbers
• Compare and order numbers
• Estimate numbers
• Odd/even numbers
• Add and subtract up to 3-digit numbers
• Thirds, halves and fourths
• Measuring length
• Temperature (F)
• Telling Time
• Symmetry and congruence
• 3-way Venn diagrams
• Pictographs
• Growing patterns
• Writing number sentences to match story problems

Skills to Maintain

• Counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s
• Grouping by 10s
• 10 more, 10 less
• Patterns
• Sorting and classifying
• Line plots and tallies

Parent Support



  • Minimum of 20 minutes daily, independent reading at your child’s reading level
  • Read to your child and ask questions about the story
  • Research information on topics of interest through the library
  • Write letters, reports and journal entries based on informed judgements
  • Read together.



  • Use newspapers, magazines, etc. to show, compare and order numbers
  •  Provide cooking and measuring activities
  •  Plan menus and compute the cost
  • Sort objects into groups
  •  Let your child countmoneyandmake change
Fry Words
Mrs. Krystal Myers -  2nd grade ComboTeacher
Mrs. Maria Poplin - Teacher
Mrs. Lorrie Gouge - 2nd-3rd grade Combo Teacher
Student Links

English - Language Arts 



Pre-K-6 Resource

Star Fall


Pre-K-3 resources 

Storyline Online


Books read online by famous people

NC Digital Library

We are the Appalachian Regional Library


Students Login is Library Barcode Number is Lunch Number (our kids know this as their Imagine Math and iStation Number)

    Password/Pin is the last four digits of their Lunch Number



Interactive Math Instruction for all ages.

*Students will need to use their wcs mail account and log in via the Clever portal.  

www.clever.com (Please contact your teacher if you have difficulty logging in.)


Math Playground



Mystery Science


Resources K-5

We have pulled our most popular science lessons and are offering them for anyone to use for free. No account or login is needed.  Click on your child’s grade level to get started.  

National Geographic For Kids


Learn about geography and fascinating animals. 

Social Studies

Social Studies Weekly


Free Resources includes all student resources with the editions they can read on line or the program will read aloud to them. 

Multiple Subject Areas

Moby Max 


School Code  is NC267 

K-2 Login ~ Username is child’s first name Password is first initial of first name and last name 

Fun Brain


Pre-K-8 Resource

PBS Kids


Multiple Learning Games 

Highlights Kids


Read, play games, and conduct science experiments