Grade 2 Curriculum
This Writing course is designed to meet the Common Core State Standards for Second Grade Writing. The work done throughout this course not only aligns with the CCSS but is designed to prepare second graders for the work ahead in third grade.
Battle Creek Science curriculum for Second Grade:
Science Unit 1 - Measuring Matters – 2PS
Measuring Matters focuses on common objects and substances and their physical properties that can be observed and measured. Students describe objects and substances and identify the properties of matter through the application of measurement and material composition.
Measuring Matters Parent Letter
Science Unit 2 & 3 - Earth’s Land and Water – 2ES
After identifying and designing models of landforms and bodies of water, students explore how water exists on Earth in three states and the movement of water on land and through the atmosphere. Students apply their knowledge to help identify sources of water and what is usable. Lessons include identifying and keeping track of uses of water in the classroom, home, and community. Students design a plan for water conservation.
Earth's Land and Water Parent Letter
Science Unit 4 - A Plant’s Life – 2LS
Students explore the parts of a plant, what they do, and how they contribute to its survival. Through planting seeds and observing their growth, they examine the life cycle of plants and consider their importance to the survival of all living things.
A Plant's Life Parent Letter