Second grade is a general review of first grade with a light introduction to third
grade material. The students read ten books from the A Beka Book series as well as
several supplementary readers. Phonics is drilled daily with an emphasis on word analysis
In writing, emphasis is placed on correct formation of the cursive
alphabet, proper spacing, and proper posture including correct position of pencil.
Arithmetic covers addition and subtraction problems involving carrying and
borrowing, interspersed with an introduction to multiplication, division and Roman
numerals. Bible instruction and memorization, history, science, and health are also
studied in second grade.