• BERKELEY HEIGHTS

      PUBLIC SCHOOLS

      2018 – 2019

      GRADE 2

      CURRICULUM TOPICS

      Berkeley Heights Public Schools

      345 Plainfield Ave

      Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

      Thomas P. Hughes - 464-1717

      Mountain Park - 464-1713

       William Woodruff - 464-1723

       

      The topics listed are topics that may be covered during the course of the school year.

      MATH TOPICS

      Number and Operations in Base Ten

      • Addition and Subtraction to 100
      • Skip Count 1’s, 5’s, 10’s, 100’s
      • Count and Write Whole Numbers
      • Count Forward and Backward
      • Properties of Addition and Subtraction
      • Count, Compare, and Write Whole Numbers                                          
      • Place Value to 1000

      Operations and Algebraic Thinking

      • Fluency with Basic Addition and  Subtraction Facts within 20
      • Estimate Sums and Differences
      • Recognize Arrays, Equal Parts,  Measurement Quantities
      • Add Four Addends
      • Additive, Associative, and  Commutative Properties of Addition

      Measurement, Data, and Geometry

        • Measure, Add, Subtract, and Estimate  Lengths
      • Customary and Metric Units
      • Tell and Write Time
      • Measure on a Line Plot
      • Money
      • Interpret Data: Bar Graph, Picture Graph, Line Plot, and Tally
      • Two and Three-Dimensional Shapes: Attributes, Identify, Compare, Decompose, Sort, Draw, and    Partition

      All areas use problem-solving activities to connect Mathematics to a real-world context.

      LANGUAGE ARTS LITERACT TOPICS

      Writing Units of Study

      • Writerly Life
      • Small Moment/Narrative Writing
      • Poetry
      • Nonfiction
      • Realistic Fiction
      • Fantasy
      • Fairy Tales
      • Literary Responses

       

      Grammar

      • Sentence Structure
      • Nouns
      • Verbs
      • Pronouns
      • Adjectives
      • Capitalization
      • Punctuation

       

      Reading Skills/Units of Study

      • Decoding/Fluency
      • Cueing Systems
      • Story Elements
      • Nonfiction
      • Poetry
      • Fairytales & Fantasy
      • Author Study
      • Reader’s Response
      • Literal, Interpretive, and Evaluative Comprehension

       

      Handwriting

      • Formation of letters in manuscript
      • Posture
      • Grip
      • Paper Position

       

      Spelling

      Each student is assessed to determine his/her skill level and then placed into an appropriate spelling group.

      • High-Frequency Words
      • Consonants/Vowels
      • Digraphs
      • Blends
      • Vowel Teams
      • Suffixes
      • Prefixes

       

      SCIENCE TOPICS

      • Scientific Process
      • Science and Society
      • Mathematical Applications
      • Nature and Process of Technology
      • Changes to Earth’s Land
      • Changes to Matter
      • Earth’s Land and Water
      • Properties of Matter
      • Relationships in Habitats

      SOCIAL STUDIES TOPICS

      We Belong to Many Groups

      • School
      • Community
      • Rules and Laws
      • Diversity

      Where We Live

      • Community/State/Country/Continent
      • Shelter
      • Land/Water
      • Resources

      History

      • Native Americans
      • Famous Americans
      • Washington, D.C.
      • Heritage

      Working Together

      • Economic Goods/Services
      • Trade
      • Business
      • Money

      Being a Good Citizen

      • Patriotism
      • Rights
      • Government
      • National and State Symbols
      • Citizenship

      Our Neighbors Near and Far

      • American Ancestors
      • Communication

      Geography

      • Interpreting Maps
      • Following Directions
      • Planning Routes