What Your Second Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good Second Grade Education Revised [NOOK Book]

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"What kind of knowledge and skills can your child be expected to learn in second grade at school? How can you help your child at home? These are questions that we try to answer in this book. It presents the sort of knowledge and skills—in literature, reading and writing, history and geography, visual arts, music, mathematics, and science—that should be...
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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good Second Grade Education Revised

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Overview

From the Introduction:

"What kind of knowledge and skills can your child be expected to learn in second grade at school? How can you help your child at home? These are questions that we try to answer in this book. It presents the sort of knowledge and skills—in literature, reading and writing, history and geography, visual arts, music, mathematics, and science—that should be at the core of a challenging second-grade education.

Because children and localities differ greatly across this big, diverse country, so do second-grade classrooms. But all communities, including classrooms, require some common ground for communication and learning. In this book we present the specific shared knowledge that hundreds of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American second graders. This core is not a comprehensive prescription for everything that every second grader needs to know. Such a complete prescription would be rigid and undesirable. But the book does offer a solid common ground that will enable young students to become active, successful learners in their classroom community and later in the larger communities we live in—town, state, nation, and world."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307568502
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 7/29/2009
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 462,768
  • File size: 29 MB
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2006

    excellent book

    This is an excellent book. My husband and I read many passages for my son. He likes them very much. They enrich his mind tremendously. My son's school somehow does not provide this much content. We would have missed a lot fine literature, history, and geography without this book. Thanks to the authors. I do see the math part is too easy for second graders nowadays. For practice, we use Beestar math and ELA (a wonderful web site beestar.org). Its free weekly exercises are about right and very helpful. Overall, this is an outstanding book loaded with fine content. I highly recommend it.

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  • Posted March 14, 2014

    I purchased the nook version of this book.  It contains so many

    I purchased the nook version of this book.  It contains so many typos.  I mean so many typos.  The sheet music for Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star on page 192 and 193 is even wrong.  It says to play CC GG CC A  when the correct way to play it  si CC GG AA G.  I suspect the actual book probably doesn't have as many typos.  I won't be buying the third grade version.   

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2009

    Great supplement for homeschool

    Has a lot of useful supplements for homeschooling or even to add to what your child is learning in school. Ideas for books from the library as well.

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  • Posted February 3, 2009

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    Great book!

    We found a lot of useful tips from this book. We got to know what Mark studies at school is enough or not. It is really a good helper for parents. Mark also does math and reading in Beestar, so we know Beestar has provided enough exercise for a Second Grader. We are going to register GTM for him, because this book tells that it is also important to develop his intelligence by doing GTM practice.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2006

    Excellent supplement

    I was looking for a book to supplement what my child was learning or not learning at school, and this book has been perfect. We read from it every night, plus we use it as a reference when we have questions or problems with homework. I would recommend this series for any parent who is trying to help their children become more successful in school.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2004

    Fantastic book to read with your child!!!

    I enjoy reading this book each night with my daughter. Not only do I find her mind growing...I am also am learning new things.

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