Progress Report Information: Grade 2

Information for Parents and Guardians

Grade 2 Information for Parents and Guardians

The information below helps you understand how the curriculum your child is learning aligns to the progress report standards. The items listed under each standard outline the content students learn over the course of the year. Not all standards will be taught each quarter. Content not taught in a particular classroom or school (e.g., band, strings, World Languages) will be marked as “nt” (not taught) on the progress report.

Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies content for the 2020-2021 school year.

HEALTH

Acquires, interprets, and understands health concepts

  • Identify body systems
  • Identify food sources and healthy food and beverage choices
  • Identify communicable germs
  • Describe the effects of medicines, alcohol, and tobacco has on the body
  • Explain the importance of personal safety
  • Explain emotions associated with loss and grief
  • Identify teasing and bullying and describe situations involving conflict
  • Define self-image and identify how the media influences behaviors

Identifies valid and accurate health information, products, and services to make healthy decisions

  • Identify consequences of not caring for body systems
  • Describe how choices and habits affect body systems and health, identify positive choices
  • Identify the importance of regular health checkups and health records
  • Describe the effects of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, and identify appropriate ways to take medicine
  • Describe and demonstrate refusal skills, strategies to object to teasing and bullying, conflict resolution, and cooperation
  • Explain ways to express emotions, needs, and wants appropriately
  • Describe trusted friends and adults
  • Describe how self-image influences success

Demonstrates appropriate health practices and behaviors to promote a safe and healthy community

  • Describe how heredity and dietary customs and traditions impact health and wellness
  • Design a meal and describe how to keep food safe from harmful germs
  • Demonstrate ways to prevent the spread of germs
  • Explain why ingesting or sniffing unknown substances is unsafe
  • Identify emergency resources and adults who can help with loss and grief
  • Develop strategies against teasing and bullying and  resolving conflict
  • Identify ways to respect others
  • Describe environmental influences and how to protect the environment

ART

Engages in the creative process to develop artworks and express meaning

  • Develops ideas for artworks before beginning
  • Reflects on art and art making by describing and explaining own artwork
  • Expresses personally relevant ideas in artworks

Applies art media and techniques appropriately to produce artworks

  • Uses a variety of art materials to produce artwork
  • Follows appropriate steps in art making
  • Uses art materials safely and appropriately
  • Demonstrates control and craftsmanship with art materials

Demonstrates an understanding of art by engaging with art history, culture, criticism, and aesthetics 

  • Engages in discussions about artworks from different places and times to inform art making
  • Responds to own and other’s artwork
  • Uses art vocabulary appropriately to identify and describe artwork
  • Uses and applies knowledge from other subject areas when creating artwork

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Develops and Demonstrates competency in motor skills

  • Demonstrate manipulative skills individually, with a partner, and with varying force
  • Demonstrate movement skills in educational gymnastics
  • Demonstrate moving to a rhythm
  • Demonstrate locomotor skills
  • Demonstrate and differentiate between jogging and running
  • Demonstrate jump rope skill with self-turn and long rope

Applies knowledge of fitness and active lifestyles to evaluate and plan for personal fitness

  • Describe the components of fitness; muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, cardiorespiratory endurance, and body composition
  • Identify one activity to promote each component of fitness
  • Identify opportunities to participate in physical activity outside of school

Demonstrates skills and behaviors leading to personal and group success in physical activity, both in and out of school

  • Identify activities enjoyed outside of physical education class
  • Identify on activity that is challenging and one way to improve
  • Demonstrate cooperative skills, safe participation, and identify two class safety rules

Demonstrates knowledge of the basic nutrition and fitness concepts of energy balance

  • Explain that dairy is important for bone growth
  • Identify healthy snack and hydration choices
  • Explain the components of being healthy
     

GENERAL MUSIC

Develops and demonstrates skills in singing

  • Sing phrases and simple songs with increased accuracy 
  • Sing with expression, using dynamics and tempo
  • Improvise vocally

Develops and demonstrates skills in playing instruments

  • Maintain an underlying steady beat while playing pitched and non-pitched classroom instruments 
  • Perform and improvise melodies, accompaniments and ostinati 

Responds to music with movement

  • Maintain an underlying steady beat while moving to music
  • Perform and improvise movement to a wide variety of music  
  • Demonstrate simple musical form 
  • Participate in action songs

Develops and demonstrates skills in singing

  • Sing phrases and simple songs with increased accuracy 
  • Sing with expression, using dynamics and tempo
  • Improvise vocally

FLES

Communicates in the target language

  • Repeats or answers familiar questions using single words, phrases and simple sentences
  • Copies letters/characters, single words, phrases or simple sentences
  • Uses memorized language in familiar situations

Gains knowledge and understanding of other cultures

  • Observes and imitates items and customs used by people in the countries studied

Connects to other disciplines and acquires content information in the target language

  • Extends and reinforces material studied in other content areas
     

IMMERSION

Communicates in the target language

  • Asks and answers familiar questions using phrases and simple sentences
  • Writes words, phrases and/or simple sentences
  • Uses memorized language in familiar situations

Gains knowledge and understanding of other cultures

  • Observes and imitates items and customs used by people in the countries studied

Connects to other disciplines and acquires content information in the target language

  • Demonstrates acquisition and use of grade level specific math and science vocabulary to complete content area tasks