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Faith Christian Academy
700 N. Main Street, Sellersville, PA 18960
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Second Grade

Jennifer Totaro
2nd Grade Teacher
Brianna Richards
2nd Grade Teacher
Aside from the all the subjects listed below, we take time for the following field trips: Fall Fun at Merrymead Farms, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Philadelphia Zoo, and Sellersville Post Office.
 
Special Activities include Beginners Spanish, Dinero for the Dominican Republic, and Promethean Smartboard. You can read more about each of these special activities at the bottom of this page.



What will my child learn?smart board technology
√ Bible
√ English
√ Math
√ Reading
√ Spelling
√ Handwriting
√ History
√ Science
√ Visual Art

Bible
• Study the life of Moses through the book of Exodus.
• Study the promises of God as the Israelites and their leader see both victory and
   tribulation as they learn to trust God.
• Memorize Ephesians 6:11-20, Psalms 119: 9-16, and 1 John 4:7-14.
English
• Parts of Speech
√ Nouns (Plural and Singular, Proper, Possessive)
√ Verbs (Linking and Action, Special Verbs)
√ Adjectives
• Forming Complete Sentences
√ Punctuation and Capitalization
• Writing Units
√ Writing Instructions
√ Writing a book report
√ Writing a personal story
√ Writing Poetry
√ Writing Letters
√ Writing a Make-Believe Story
√ Writing a Description
√ Writing a Research Report
• Study and Reference Skills
Math
• Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication
√ Two and three digit addition and subtraction
• Place Value
• Time
• Money
• Metric Measurements
• Geometry
• Fractions
• Customary Measurement
• Division Readiness
Reading
• Phonics (the sounds, syllables)
• Vocabulary and Word work
√ Word family practice
√ Syllable rules
√ Vocabulary development
• Comprehension
√ Silent Reading first
√ Guided discussion
√ Oral Reading
• Skill Station Days
Spelling
• Dictionary Skills
• Generalizations
• Generalization words
• Memory Words
• Spelling Journals
Handwriting
• Manuscript Writing
√ Basic Strokes
√ Keys to Legibility
• Cursive Readiness
√ Reading Cursive Writing
√ Basic Strokes
√ Keys to Legibility
• Writing lowercase and uppercase cursive letters
History
• Communities Old and New
• Farming
• Starting of the 13 Colonies
• People All Over the World
• Shop keeping in the Colonies
• Kings and Queens
• Freedom in the Colonies
• Starting a Country
Science
• Plant Life
• History of the Earth
• Forces
• Your Bones
• A Round Earth
• Light and Shadows
• Living and Not Living
• How the Earth Moves
• Your Muscles
• Layers of the Earth
• Where Things Live
• Motion
• Ocean Shorelines
Special Activities
• Beginners Spanish
We learn the colors, days of the week, months of the year, animals, greetings, transportation, and household objects.
• Dinero for the Dominican Republic
The second grade class at Faith Christian Academy raises money each month to send to a school in the Dominican Republic. The school, located in La Yaguita, Dominican Republic is a very poor school. The money the second grade class raises goes toward teaching supplies, food, and even tuition for the students in the Dominican Republic. It is an awesome way for the students to show God’s love towards those in need. In January the entire elementary joins in to help raise money. The students have raised over $2,000 for the Dominican Republic.
• Promethean Smartboard
In the second grade we are very blessed to have a Promethean Smartboard. This interactive whiteboard allows learning to become extremely visual. Through teaching videos, interactive games, and flipchart lesson plans, the students are no longer sitting through a lecture. They are now taking part in the entire lesson. The students also use hand held Activotes to help reinforce the lesson. The students are able to type in their answer without fear of embarrassment.
Visual Art
Click here to learn more about our visual art program
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