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Second graders visited the Dallas Children's Theater in October. Students learned audience etiquette, as well as the comparing prose to drama text. After the play, second graders had a picnic at a nearby park.
Second graders also visit the Heard Natural Science Museum each school year. This year they will visit in March. More information will be provided closer to the field trip.
Second grade skills
We would like to give some general information about what your child will experience during 2nd grade. All students will be challenged to go beyond their basic thoughts or ideas to stretch their learning to their highest potential in all subjects.
Magnet students will be working on challenging skills based on 3rd grade curriculum. There will be some homework and special projects required of your student throughout the year. Specific information and instructions, along with timelines, will be provided for special projects as they are assigned. Below are some of the focused concepts of 2nd graders at Hillside Academy.
Parts of a story (author, illustrator, characters, setting, theme, plot, main idea, etc.)