Envision Math enables all students to develop a solid foundation in the terms and basic concepts of all areas of mathematics. It uses a multi-sensory approach to teaching and is designed to instruct all learning styles.
Second grade will be using the Pearson Reading Street Series. The program is designed to reach all learners and teach students on their level. Students will participate in guided reading lessons, learning comprehension strategies and new skills. They will complete end of story assessments.
Language will come from the Reading Street Series. Students will be learning skills in grammar, punctuation, types of sentences, and parts of speech. The children will also have a writing curriculum. They will be exposed to various types of writing. The program teaches the Six Traits of Writing that will help our students become good writers.
Our spelling lists will come from our reading series. Students will practice the spelling words during the week in class. We also ask that you review the words nightly with them at home. A list will be sent home weekly for you to keep.
We will be using the FOSS science program. It engages students while they explore the natural world. The children will be organizing, comparing, communicating, observing and keeping a science journal with their findings.
The Harcourt Brace series provides us with our curriculum. The units include: We Belong to Many Groups, Where We Live, We All Work Together, People Making History, Being a Good Citizen, and People in Time and Place.