Welcome to Second Grade!

The following are some of the topics that will be covered in second grade this year:


-Fiction (literature) and Nonfiction (informational) text

-Work on building stamina (ability to read for longer periods of time)

-Fluency (ability to read smoothly to aid comprehension)

-Comprehension Strategies (Making Connections, Predicting, Understanding Text Features, Asking Questions, Making Inferences, Summarizing)


-Essay Writing (Persuasive, Expository, Narrative)

-Parts of Speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs)

-Spelling patterns (Secret Stories)


-Memorizing addition and subtraction facts 0-10

-Problem Solving Steps

-Two and three digit addition and subtraction (without using regrouping)

-Place Value (ones, tens, hundreds)

-Measurement (inches and centimeters)

-Geometry (2 and 3 dimensional shapes)


-Life cycles



Social Studies




NCDPI Parent Guide to ELA/Reading in Second Grade:

NCDPI Standards forĀ Mathematics in K-8th Grades: