Second Grade

Mrs. Maxwell
Mrs. Farrell - Ms. Murphy
Mrs. Reese

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Second grade has about 50 students with three teachers. We have instructional aides who provide additional services for the students.

The curriculum for second grade is based on the City of Salem Standards of Learning and State Standards of Learning (SOLs). Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies are the core subjects taught. These subjects are assessed formally and informally during the school year. 

Second Grade Goals:

To provide an environment that promotes learning.

To read with fluency and expression.

To establish study skills.

To improve writing skills.

To improve and expand math concepts.

To read different types of literature and comprehend story elements and meaning.

Helpful Tips for Parents from Your Second Grade Teachers:

1. Plan for your child to have a good night's sleep.

2.  Read with your child every night.

3. Check your child's agenda and daily folder every day and complete homework as needed.

4. Praise your child for his/her efforts and hard work in the school setting.