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The second grade forms the second layer of the foundation of a child’s primary education. In the second grade, children are usually 7 to 8 years old. Students are taught subjects such as Math, Science, Geography and Social Studies.
In Math, they are introduced to larger numbers (building up on what was taught to them in the first grade) and fundamental operations such as addition and subtraction. They are also taught measurement of time, length, distance, weight and temperature along with additional basic concepts of geometry.
In terms of reading skills, they are introduced to basic grammar skills and cursive writing. The focus on developing reading skills lays emphasis on reading for better comprehension. The subject of Science helps them explore basic earth and space sciences along with planets and the weather system.
In Social Studies, children are provided with a basic understanding of the government and current events. They are also given a basic understanding of American history and are taught about some noteworthy American Presidents. The subject of Geography includes learning about the different continents, oceans and countries across the world.
Forest Trail Academy offers the hallmark of truly effective traditional education programs.
Grade 2 English Curriculum Language Arts
The online elementary school curriculum for Grade2 English follows the common core standards. The course enhances the reading and writing skills of a student by answering the questions about the story. Students will understand the rhythm, structure and points of view add meaning to the story.
Grade 2 Mathematics Curriculum
The course curriculum is aligned to the common core standards for 2nd grade mathematics. The everyday math curriculum focuses on base-ten notation, counting fives and tens, understanding multi-digit numbers, digits in each place and the addition and subtraction.
Grade 2 Science Curriculum
The Grade 2 home school science curriculum is aligned to Florida’s next generation sunshine standards. Students will learn about the gravity and magnets, substances changes from one state to another, plants and animals, key organs in the human body.
Grade 2 Social Studies Curriculum
The Grade 2 online home school curriculum is aligned to Florida’s next generation sunshine standards of 2nd grade. The course includes the study about the maps and the globe, discussions about the first Americans, American Indians, their homes and culture.
Students facing difficulties with learning now have something to smile about. Forest Trail Academy has instituted a program that helps children with special needs overcome their challenges. As a Prescriptive/Adaptive Program, this system has been designed to be a self-paced learning platform that encourages students to learn better and nurtures their holistic development.
Based on the standards set by the No Child Left Behind Act, it combines advanced technology with state academic standards to deliver a strong foundation that focuses on improving student performance. Designed to help students achieve proficiency in fundamental learning skills, this program is ideally suited to helping students who are at risk or learning disabled.
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