Trimester 1 starts with observations of the environment, Trimester 2 builds on that by connecting those observations and Trimester 3 concludes by extending those observations.
1. Ask a question
2. Predict an Answer
3. Design a Test
4. Observe and record
5. Analyze Results
6. Conclude and Communicate
Units of Study
Force and Motion
Standards will be woven throughout our workshop time. People Working Together is the Organizing Theme of Study for this year.
Work serves as an organizing theme for the second grade. Students learn about jobs today and long ago. They use biographies, primary sources and artifacts as clues to the past. They deepen their knowledge of diverse cultures and their roles as citizens.
1. Our role as citizens, and how citizens have changed the world.
2. Use of Natural Resources and Maps
3. Many Cultures, One World