Amesbury Seventh-day Adventist School




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Grade 2
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BIBLE
Exploring His Power
Through Creation
Through the Exodus
Through His presence: Desert Sanctuary
In the Promised Land: Jericho, Ark
Through people of power: Saul, David, Solomon
Through His protection: Jonah, Daniel
Through Miracles: Birth of Christ
Through Christ: Healings, nature, over death
Through man: Pentecost, Saul's conversion
Reverence for God and His Word

ART
Primary and secondary colors
Size and shape relationships
Values: light, dark, medium
Art experiences in difference media
Line, Pattern, Form
Two-dimensional shapes
Tools: scissors, crayons, brush, tempera, chalk, yarn, fingerprint, paper
Create texture
Recognition and appreciation of artists and their works
Value creative work by self and peers

COMPUTERS
Home keys and row
Keyboarding
Time limit and take turns
Procedures, Naming,
Calling, Animation Ethics
Computer Careers

LANGUAGE ARTS
Reading
Extends sight vocabulary
Read at instructional level
Read independently
Phonetic and instructional analysis
Context clues
Comprehension: directions, main idea, details, cause and effect
Table of contents, Index

Speaking
Complete sentences
Organized thoughts and ideas
Correct word pronunciation and usage
Role play, Christian drama, and choral reading
Poems and personal experiences
Memory verses and Bible stories
Conversation

Spelling
Spell assigned words
Simple spelling rules

Listening
Stories and poetry
Directions and instructions
Critical thinking
Courtesy and appreciation
Answer questions

Writing
Manuscript writing, letter formation, size, spacing
Capitalization, cities, titles, words referring to God
Punctuation, periods, commas, question and exclamation marks
Composition, short, stories, organization of thought, editing
Publish and share
Correct usage

Literature and Media, Prose, Poetry, Television
Wide variety: Bible, multi-cultural, picture books, classics
Compare literary forms: poetry, story, letter, article
Types of media: television, radio, newspapers, magazines
Media analysis: reliability, accuracy, Christian values

MATHEMATICS
Counting, reading, and writing to 1,000
Place value through hundreds
Counting by 2's, 3's, 4's, 5's, and 10's to 100
Symbols <, =, >
Even and odd numbers
Addition and subtraction facts to 20
Using sets and number facts
Estimation
Addition and subtraction of 2 and 3 digit numbers: no regrouping
Multiplication facts for 2,3, and 5
Telling time to 5 minutes: digital and standard
Counting money, making change
Fractions, halves, thirds, fourths, tenths
Problem solving
Charts and graphs: collecting, organizing and interpreting data
Standard and metric measures: weight, length, volume, temperature
Decimals for cents and dollars
Geometry: readiness activities
Introduction to calculator

MUSIC
Praise and hymns
Reproduce simple rhythm
Like and unlike notation
Dynamics and tempo changes
Expressions in music
Stringed instruments
Classroom singing
6/8 rhythm
Two-part rounds and canons
Whole, half, quarter, note & rest
Dotted half note
Diminuendo and decrescendo
Children's musicals
Baroque, Romantic, 20th Century music

PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Motor skills
ball activities, group tag and relay games

Fitness
testing agility and balance

Positive attitudes
self-worth, self-control, responsibility

Interpersonal skills
cooperation, sportsmanship

Concepts
environmental responsibility, safety rules, health and fitness, games

SCIENCE & HEALTH+
Biblical principles of health
Substance abuse
Personal safety: home and school
Medical and public health centers
First aid
Growth: social, emotional, physical
Self-esteem