As student understanding of the world around them deepens, so should their instruction. In grade 2 of the Young Citizens program, students will find lessons that challenge their thinking on their communities and the broader world we live in.
The comprehensive, hands-on social studies curriculum is uniquely designed to support the varied learning styles of your classroom. The diverse contents of the program encourage student-led inquiry and promote depth of knowledge. It includes hands-on maps, globes, and activities for students to develop key geographic mapping and spatial thinking skills.
The grade-specific texts use comic-style storytelling that builds from the foundational skills. 30 Student Books are included with the following chapters:
The Leveled Student Readers are grade specific, and help to meet student needs with the use of both narrative and nonfiction texts. Young Citizens Grade 2 includes 7 unique titles in 4 different reading levels, 8 copies each, for a total of 224 Leveled Student Readers.Titles include:
This set of information cards features rigorous content involving communities, states, and the country, and feature engaging student activities. Each card corresponds with a chapter from the Student Reader. There are 8 variations of the cards (one for each chapter), 6 variations of each card, for a total of 48.
Laminated wet-erase maps and globes let students get hands-on with social studies. Included are:
The online learning platform provides access to all the books and activity cards in the program, plus the platform features engaging activities, auto-graded assessments, and additional materials that are easy to access anywhere with an available internet connection.
Teacher and class access are included.
The teacher’s guide is a powerful tool for teachers that outlines each lesson and features teacher tips, activity sheets, assessments, vocabulary guides, letters home, plus much more.