Welcome to our grade 2 online course hosted on readingreadiness.org! This course covers English, Math, Science, Geography, and General Knowledge to provide a comprehensive learning experience for your child.
Key concepts covered include:
• Reading and comprehension of simple stories and passages. Read about famous people and places.
• Phonics: Introduction of new sounds such as vowel teams (ee, ea, ai, ay, oa, ow), r-controlled vowels (ar, er, ir, or, ur), and common blends and digraphs (such as bl, tr, wh, th, ph, kn).
• Vocabulary: Introduction of new words related to animals, transportation, food, and the environment. Learning synonyms, antonyms, homophones, and homographs. Learn to complete the words with silent letters.
• Spelling: Practice of high-frequency words, sight words, and new spelling patterns, including plurals, possessives, contractions, and compound words.
Use context to identify the meaning of a word.
• Grammar: Introduction of adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Use of capitalization and punctuation (periods, commas, question marks, exclamation marks) in sentences.
• Writing: Writing complete sentences, paragraphs, and personal narratives with a clear beginning, middle, and end. Introduction of descriptive writing, letter writing, and informative writing.
• Speaking and listening: Listening to and following instructions, participating in class discussions, asking and answering questions to clarify information. Giving oral presentations and retelling stories.
|1||Introduction to Phonics||Vowel teams (ee) Blends and Digraphs (bl, tr)|
|2||Introduction to Phonics||Vowel teams (ea) Blends and Digraphs (wh, ch)|
|3||Introduction to Vocabulary||Words related to animals (mammals) Synonyms|
|4||Vocabulary||Words related to animals (reptiles, birds, insects) Antonyms|
|5||Introduction to Spelling||High-frequency words and sight words Plurals (adding -s and -es)|
|6||Spelling||Possessives High-frequency words and sight words|
|7||Introduction to Grammar||Introduction to adverbs (how, when, where) Capitalization and punctuation (periods)|
|8||Grammar||Introduction to prepositions (in, on, under) Capitalization and punctuation (commas in a series)|
|9||Reading and Comprehension||Reading simple stories and passages Identifying characters and settings|
|10||Reading and Comprehension||Reading simple stories and passages Identifying problems and solutions|
|11||Phonics||Vowel teams (ai) R-controlled vowels (ar)|
|12||Phonics||Vowel teams (ay) R-controlled vowels (er)|
|13||Vocabulary||Words related to transportation (land vehicles) Homophones|
|14||Vocabulary||Words related to transportation (air and sea vehicles) Homographs|
|15||Spelling||New spelling patterns (oa) Contractions|
|16||Spelling||New spelling patterns (ow) Compound words|
|17||Grammar||Introduction to conjunctions (and, or, but) Capitalization and punctuation (question marks)|
|18||Grammar||Introduction to interjections (oh, wow, yay) Capitalization and punctuation (exclamation marks)|
|19||Writing||Writing complete sentences and paragraphs Personal narratives with a clear beginning, middle, and end|
|20||Writing||Introduction to descriptive writing (using adjectives) Writing a letter|
|21||Speaking and Listening||Giving oral presentations Retelling stories with details|
|22||Speaking and Listening||Asking and answering questions to clarify information Participating in class discussions|
|23||Reading and Comprehension||Reading and understanding nonfiction texts Identifying facts and details|
|24||Reading and Comprehension||Reading and understanding nonfiction texts Identifying main idea and supporting details|
The Grade 2 Science syllabus, designed by Reading Readiness, covers a wide range of topics including plants, food chains, habitats, rocks, matter, magnetism, force, simple machines, light, sound, health, safety, energy, the moon, and photosynthesis. The syllabus is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the natural world, fostering curiosity and passion for scientific inquiry.
- • Types of Plants and their Characteristics
- • Food Chains and Food Webs
- • Habitats and Ecosystems
- • Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils
- • States of Matter (Solid, Liquid, Gas)
- • Magnets and Magnetism
- • Force and Motion
- • Simple Machines
- • Light and Shadow
- • Sound and Hearing
- • Basic Health and Nutrition
- • Safety Rules and First Aid
- • Energy and Electricity
- • The Moon and its Phases
- Place Value (Hundreds, Thousands, and beyond)
- Advance Addition (strategies)
- Advance Subtraction
- Multiplication Concepts (Repeated addition, Arrays)
- Multiplication Facts (Times tables up to 5 )
- Division Concepts (Sharing, Grouping)
- Division Facts (Dividing by 2, 5, )
- Fractions (Halves, Quarters, Thirds)
- Geometry (Lines, Angles, Symmetry) lesson 1
- Geometry (Lines, Angles, Symmetry) lesson 2
- Measuring Length, (Metric and US Customary units)
- Measuring weight (Metric and US Customary units)
- Measuring Volume (Metric and US Customary units)
- Time (Reading analog and digital clocks, Elapsed time)
- Graphs and Data Analysis (Bar graphs, Pictographs, Line plots) lesson 1
- Graphs and Data Analysis (Bar graphs, Pictographs, Line plots) lesson 2
- Patterns and Sequences (Number patterns, Shape patterns, Color patterns)
- Estimation and Rounding
In this course, students will learn about the Earth’s continents and oceans, explore different types of landforms such as mountains and rivers, and study different types of climates and weather patterns. They will also develop map skills and learn about the culture and customs of different regions around the world.
Unit 1: Our Planet Earth
- Introduction to Geography
- The Earth’s continents and oceans
- Landforms: Mountains, rivers, valleys, deserts, etc.
Unit 2: Maps and Directions
- 4- Introduction to maps
- 5- Types of maps: Physical, political, thematic, etc.
- 6- Cardinal directions: North, south, east, west
Unit 3: People and Places
- 7- Different types of settlements: Cities, towns, villages, etc.
- 8- Culture and customs of different regions
- 9- Different modes of transportation
The Grade 2 GK syllabus, designed by Reading Readiness, covers a broad range of topics related to the world, including continents, countries, cultures, languages, landmarks, geography, history, and more. By exploring the world around them, students will gain a deeper understanding of different customs, beliefs, and ways of life, helping to foster a sense of global awareness and empathy. With a focus on developing map skills, and an appreciation for diversity, this syllabus is designed to inspire a lifelong love of learning about the world.
Unit 1: World Landmarks
- Famous landmarks and tourist attractions around the world
- Flags and symbols of different countries
Unit 2: Nature and Environment
- 3- Oceans and seas
- 4- Mountains and their significance
- 5- Different types of climates and weather patterns around the world
Unit 3: History and Culture
- 6- Famous people from history and their contributions to society
- 7- Traditional clothing and costumes from around the world
- 8- Learning about different languages and their origins
Unit 4: Environmental Protection
- 9- Introduction to environmental protection
- 10- Importance of conservation
- 11- Recycling and waste management
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