• We will support the Language Arts Curriculum with Pearson's Reading Street, literature, teacher made materials, trade books and computer experiences. Evaluation of student knowledge will be assessed through daily activities, use of the Writing Process, projects, teacher made and basal assessments, running records as well as teacher observations.
     
     
    Students learning is supported with Eureka Math, computer experiences, teacher made materials, drill of basic facts, and activities from various math programs. Evaluation of student learning will be assessed through daily independent practice, basic fact drills, teacher made assessments and observations.
     
     
    Students will be introduced to how the United States became a nation; the Revolution, key people, and the challenges faced building a new government.  The impact of exploration is revisited through the introduction of western expansion of the New Nation.  The development of cultures and civilizations and their contributions are expanded into the continent of Asia. Student learning is supported with Harcourt Social Studies: People We Know, literature, computer experiences, teacher made materials and trade books. Evaluation of student knowledge will be assessed through written work, projects, teacher made assessments and observations.
     
    Students will have the opportunity to develop both the skills and content knowledge necessary to be scientifically literate.  The three major strands are Life Science, Physical Science and Earth Science.  Within these strands the Inquiry Process, History/Nature of Science and Personal/Social Perspectives will be taught. Foss Science Kits, trade books, literature, visual aids, supplemental resources, teacher made materials, computer and real life experiences will help support the Science program. Evaluation of student learning will be conducted by assessing knowledge through daily work, journal writing, investigations experiments, projects, teacher made assessments and observations.
     
    Technology is taught as a tool to support learning in other curricular areas.  Examples of possible technology use and/or instruction include: word processing, draw, fundamental keyboard components, telecommunication, use of appropriate software, locate/collect information for projects and classroom instruction and demonstration. Evaluation of student learning will be conducted by assessing knowledge through teacher created assessment and observations. No grade will be given.
     
    NOTE:  You may go to the Arizona State Education Department to view the new Arizona College and Career Readiness Standards at 2nd grade.