Grade 2 Language Arts

Course Description

The 2nd Grade Language Arts course will teach students to spell and write vocabulary, read more fluently, apply grammar concepts, and participate in handwriting and writing activities through thematic units. Students will also continue to master reading and comprehension strategies and weekly sight words to grow as readers. All Common Core 2 Language Arts standards are met in this course.

Course Requirements

Grade Level



Course Materials List

Materials listed should be acquired by the student prior to beginning work in the course.


2 Semesters



Technology Skills

  • Internet Navigation
  • Word Processing Skills
  • Email Communication (With the assistance of parent or teacher)

Semester A

Weekly Themes Include:

  • Your Family
  • Family Fun
  • Bedtime
  • Fall Fun
  • Farm Visit
  • Dentist Visit
  • Grandparents
  • Making Snow
  • Winter Time
  • Cooking Fun
  • Cycles
  • Getting Creative
  • Fun with Friends
  • Animal Friends
  • Animal Helpers
  • Animal Babies
  • Doctors & Nurses
  • Authors

Semester B

Weekly Themes Include:

  • Animal Food
  • Animal Jobs
  • Travel Stories
  • My Community
  • Community Jobs
  • Gifts
  • Making Mischief
  • Natural World
  • Animal Adventure
  • Patterns
  • Earth
  • Water
  • To the Moon
  • Future
  • Making Plans
  • Asking Questions
  • Being Afraid
  • Moving On