Social Studies

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    We will have 3 main units of study this year in second grade:

    1. Our Earth

    • Students will learn how to use maps and globes
    • Students will learn the directions on a compass
    • Students will learn to name and identify different landforms
    • Students will learn about different bodies of water

    Click Here for Unit 1 Jeopardy Game

    2. Our Country

    • Identify different US Symbols
    • Locate New York on a map
    • Students will learn about past presidents (and about the upcoming election)
    • Students will learn what it means to be a US citizen
    • Students will learn about our government

    Click Here for a Unit 2 Jeopardy Game

    Click Here for a Landforms Prez

    3. Communities

    • Students will learn the difference between rural/urban/suburban areas
    • Students will study the location and characteristics of each area
    • Students will learn about community helpers
    • Students will learn about needs, services, and businesses in each community
    • Students will learn about their own community

     

    We will study Current Events and Holidays throughout the year