Calvert Grade 2 English Language Arts

In this course, students will increase the complexity of foundational phonics, high-frequency words, sentence creation, and other daily activities. Reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are intertwined so that students learn them organically and with purpose. Students will read a variety of trade books, shorter texts, excerpts, articles, and leveled readers across genres to keep engagement high and learning fresh. Through reading and writing, students explore character analysis, story structure, biographies, and interpretation of informational texts. Projects include exploring pioneer life through narrative, informational, and persuasive writing.