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Second Grade

The 2nd grade curriculum at St. Charles includes both academic and religious study, including: English/language arts, math, science, social studies, Sacramental preparation for Reconciliation and First Most Holy Communion.

Our 2nd grade teachers are Anne Flynn and Laura Bilski.

2nd Grade Academic Study

  • Recognizing Key Ideas and Details
  • Craft and Structure of Texts
  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
  • Selecting Appropriate-Level Texts
  • Writing Skills/DOL
  • Features of Text, Text Types, and Purpose
  • Phonological Awareness
  • Silent and Oral Fluency
  • Fact versus Opinion
  • Basic Comprehension Skills
  • Handwriting: Posturing
  • Handwriting: Formation
  • Numerical Calculation
  • Algebraic Manipulation
  • Geometry Concepts
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Data Analysis
  • Measurement
  • Use of Mathematical Tools
  • Estimation
  • Time and Money
  • Fractions
  • Scientific Inquiry and the Scientific Method
  • Observation Skills
  • Journaling and Recordkeeping
  • Problem Solving
  • Physical and Chemical Properties of Matter
  • Force and Motion
  • Weather
  • Living things and Life cycles
  • Citizenship and Government
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • State Histories of Minnesota and the Dakotas
  • Meaning and Importance of Prayer
  • The 5 types of Prayer
  • Understanding of 7 Sacraments, with a Focus on Reconciliation and Holy Eucharist
  • Liturgical Seasons
  • Historical Jesus: Foundation and Hierarchy of the Church
  • Sacraments
  • What We See, Do, and Say at Mass
  • Stations of the Cross
  • Vocation
  • Acting as Images of God

Art, Spanish, Music, Computer, and Physical Education are also incorporated into the curriculum at St. Charles. Find out more about our Specialists here.

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Latest News

Weekly newsletters during temporary school closure

For the latest news on what’s happening at St. Charles School, click below to read our school's weekly newsletters: Weekly Update 26 for March 26, 2020 Submissions: To submit an article for the Weekly Update, please send your submission to the school office...

Prayer resources in this time of the coronavirus

Wondering how to LiveStream the Liturgy? Or, how to make a spiritual communion? Or, how to participate in the Stations of the Cross online? You can find this and more on our parish website at the link below. Join us in praying the Coronavirus novena and continuing...

Update from the Principal about COVID-19

Dear St. Charles Parents, You’re in my thoughts and prayers as we make our way through a completely new challenge.  In light of our current pandemic situation, St. Charles preschool through 8th grade will be closed March 23rd through 27th. These actions are in line...

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St. Charles school is supported by St. Charles Borromeo Parish in St. Anthony Village, MN. At St. Charles we provide a solid foundation of Faith & Knowledge for Life. To schedule a tour, request more information, or enroll a student, please contact us by email or phone (612) 781-2643.
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