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Second Grade

Goals and Expectations
girl drawing outsideTo create a learning environment where all students will achieve at a high level. To teach, develop, and practice thinking skills through the use of literature circles, inquiry-based Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. To continue to develop and implement curriculum that supports the missions of the Morse School, Cambridge Public Schools, and the Curriculum Frameworks of the city and state.

Each grade at the Morse School also includes a Basic Academics/Services classroom for students who have moderate to severe disabilities across various domains. Students are included with their general education peers to the maximum amount possible as deemed appropriate by the IEP team.

Class Activities and Special Programs
In the past, some classroom activities and special programs have included:

  • Peter Pan Play
  • Greek God/Goddess presentation
  • Let Freedom Ring”: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. presentation
  • Authors breakfast
  • Field trip to Jackson Homestead

Homework Policy
Homework is assigned to all students.  Students are responsible for these assignments.*Students should also read, or be read to, 15-30 minutes each night.