Language Arts

Curriculum:

 Language Arts instruction follows the model of
Reader's and Writer's Workshop.
Both are part of daily instruction in the classroom. 

Being A Writer
Second grade writing curriculum includes Being A Writer for interactive writing activities.  For more information, read about the program at:
Being A Writer



Making Meaning
Second grade reading instruction includes the program Making Meaning. Students learn to discuss reading in pairs (think, pair and share).  To learn more, read about it at:
Making Meaning


 Phonics 
instruction includes the use of Fountas and Pinnell Phonics. Specific areas of study are:
  • Early Literacy Concepts
  • High-Frequency Words
  • Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
  • Spelling Patterns
  • Letter Knowledge
  • Word Structure
  • Letter/Sound Relationships
  • Word-Solving Actions
  • Word Meaning
Phonics instruction