Welcome to P.S. 19’s Second Grade!

Second Grade Supply List (2020-2021 School Year)

These supplies are suggested and not mandatory.  We thank you in advance for the supplies!

  • 6 composition notebooks (do not label, please)

  • 2 packages of copy paper

  • 1 package of pencils

  • 3 folders

  • 1 package of post-it notes

  • 1 box each of crayons/markers/colored pencils

  • 3 boxes of tissues

  • 3 rolls of paper towels

  • 1 package of Ziploc bags (gallon-sized)

  • 1 hand sanitizer

  • 1 bottle of soap

  • 2 containers of disinfectant wipes

Second Grade Curriculum


Changing the World

  • ​Seeds of Change

  • On Meadowview Street

  • A Picture Book of Eleanor Roosevelt

Making Decisions

  • Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday

  • A Chair for My Mother

  • Do I Need it or Do I Want it?

  • I Wanna Iguana

Understanding Communities

  • Charlotte’s Web

  • Showshoe Hare’s Winter Home

  • On the Farm

  • The House on Maple Street

  • Mercy Watson

Building Ideas

  • Theodore Roosevelt

  • Marching with Aunt Susan

  • The Man Who Made Parks

  • City Green


Pioneering New Ideas and New Worlds

  • Seed by Seed

  • Johnny Appleseed

  • Pioneers to the West

  • Going West


Opinion pieces

  • Writing about main idea and main characters

Writing summaries and Narratives:

  • Create captions, write opinions to form a verbal debate

Additional writing assignments/features for second graders:

  • Dialogue, new scenes and endings for stories, informational writing

  • Timelines, ask and answer questions, shared research on historical figures

  • Compare and Contrast books, opinion, narrative


  • Number Concepts to 1,000

  • Problem Solving

  • Basic Facts & Relationships

  • 2-Digit Addition with Money Concepts

  • 2-Digit Subtraction

  • Problem Solving

  • 3-Digit Addition and Subtraction

  • Problem Solving

  • Money, Time, Data