2nd Grade At-Home Learning Recommendations and Resources

• Write a short story
• Go on a nature walk and write about all of your observations
• Read a book, magazine or newspaper
• Listen to a podcast or music (try: https://pinna.fm/library)
• Research something you are interested in and create a presentation
• Write a letter to someone you haven’t seen in a while
• Pick your favorite song and make up a dance to it
• Write a journal entry describing what you did during the day
• Draw a maze
• Learn how to fold paper into fun shapes (origami)

Academic Resources
https://www.stmath.com/elementaryschool
Math exercises, games, and interactive demonstrations – free for all parents through June 30, 2020
hhttps://www.beadinosaur.com/grade-2.php
Interactive reading and math exercises
https://www.education.com/lesson-plans/second-grade/
Printable worksheets and comprehensive lesson plans, sorted by subject and standards
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-1-2.html
Daily books and videos with activities
https://www.abcmouse.com/
Age appropriate games and follow-along curriculums for language arts, math, science, and art; free one-month subscription with sign-up
https://anywhereteacher.com/
Options for guided learning and self-directed learning; free month with code ATHOME
https://jr.brainpop.com/free-stuff/
Free videos and activities spanning a range of topics
https://gm.greatminds.org/en-us/knowledge-for-grade-2
Free video lessons in math and English
https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning
Short videos exploring science mysteries, sortable by grade level
http://pardot.eblireads.com/l/835013/2020-03-13/8s9k
  Read-aloud and discussion, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1pm on Zoom

Fun and games
https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams
Choose from eleven different live cams to observe animals at the San Diego Zoo
https://pbskids.org/sesame/games/detective-elmo-the-cookie-case
Help Elmo figure out who stole the cookie painting – teaches deductive reasoning
https://www.cosmickids.com/category/watch/
Yoga and physical fitness adventure videos, easy to follow along with, sorted by duration and activity level (calm/focus/active)
https://family.gonoodle.com/channels/indoor-recess
High energy “indoor recess”, suitable for K-5