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.