What your second grader needs to know fundamentals of a good second-grade education

"A revised and updated version of What Your Second Grader Needs to Know, Fundamentals of a Good Second-Grade Education, with readings and activities in Literature, Mathematics, History, science, and the arts"--

Other Authors: Hirsch, E. D. 1928- (Editor)
Format: Books Print Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Bantam, 2014.
Edition: Revised edition.
Series: Core knowledge series ; bk. 2.
Table of Contents:
  • Language and literature. Reading, writing, and your second grader: a note to parents ; Literature ; Poetry ; Stories ; American tall tales ; Myths from Ancient Greece ; Learning about language ; Familiar phrases
  • History and geography. World history and geography ; Early Asian civilizations ; Modern Japan ; Ancient Greek civilization ; American history and geography ; The constitution ; The war of 1812 ; Westward expansion ; The civil war ; Immigration and citizenship ; Civil rights: fighting for a cause ; Geography of the Americas ; Suggested resources
  • Visual arts
  • Music. Many kinds of music ; Meet some great composers ; Families of instruments: a closer look ; Some songs for second grade ; Suggested resources
  • Mathematics. Working with numbers to 100 ; Working with numbers to 1,000 ; Money ; Word problems ; Measurement ; Geometry ; Multiplication
  • Science. Life cycles ; The water cycle ; The human body ; Insects everywhere! ; Magnetism ; Simple machines ; Suggested resources.