• Welcome to Second Grade
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    Mrs. Walsh      Mrs. Judd      Mrs. Karst

    In second grade at Hayden Meadows, we work to provide our students with a child centered, inquiry based program while still ensuring our students have a firm grasp of our key concepts. We strive to balance academics and character education throughout our instructio

     In reading, our goals are to

    • read fluently
    • decode quickly and accurately
    • build a strong vocabulary
    • develop higher level comprehension strategies

    Our objectives in math will align with the new Idaho Cores Standards and include

    • addition and subtraction fluency
    • place value
    • problem solving
    • measurement
    • geometry

    In social studies, we will

    • learn about our role as citizens in our community
    • describe how people depend on their environment to meet their basic needs
    • research the important roles of historical and current figures in our nation

    During our science units students will also

    • explore weather patterns and dangerous storms
    • investigate the life cycles, adaptations, and interdependence of plants and animals
    • experiment with every day simple machines

    We are excited for the opportunity to work with our incoming group of second graders and their families!