Grade 2 Reading Curriculum

Sample lesson - Grade 2: vocabulary. Come play in the park with Nova and Simon as they learn about homophones.

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Grade 2: Vocabulary  Come play in the park with Nova and Simon as they learn about homophones.

Sample lesson - Grade 2: vocabulary. Come play in the park with Nova and Simon as they learn about homophones.

Grade 2 Vocabulary

Come play in the park with Nova and Simon as they learn about homophones.

Grade 2 reading lessons online

Our grade 2 reading lessons cover the following:

Phonics – Identifying sounds associated with consonant diagraphs, vowel diagraphs, diphthongs and r-controlled vowels. Using context clues to develop strategies to identify tricky words.

Sight Words – Recognizing and completing sentences using Grade 2 level sight words such as ‘always’, ‘around’, ‘because’, ‘would’, ‘right’ and ‘before’.

Vocabulary – Building Grade 2 vocabulary by relating words to their synonyms and selecting words to complete sentences. Using prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms and homophones correctly in sentences.

Reading Comprehension – expanding prior comprehension concepts to 2nd grade level texts. Introducing comparing and contrasting across texts, using rhythm, rhyme, and alliteration in poetry. Identifying cause and effect relationships in expository text. Sequencing using time order words, summarizing text including characters, settings, plot, problem and solution. Identifying the author’s purpose, distinguishing fact from opinion, making and supporting predictions, and identifying the main idea of a paragraph.

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