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.

Visit our School!

Come visit our school and see the difference of a Catholic education! Contact us below to arrange your personal tour, shadow day or to request more information.

Spirit Wear

Show off your Chargers pride and get new Spirit Wear items, such as hats, t-shirts, shorts, sweat pants, jackets, and more.

Donate to St. Charles

Give a gift of Faith and Knowledge for Life! Support the St. Charles Borromeo School Annual Fund.

Latest News

Weekly Update 11 – November 15, 2018

Read the Weekly Update 11 - November 15, 2018 for the latest news on what’s happening at St. Charles School. Submissions: To submit an article for the Weekly Update, please send your submission by Tuesday at 2 pm to the school office at...

Intramural basketball kicks off!

Intramural Basketball Registration (2nd and 3rd grades) is open! Registration form & more information here! Form is due by November 28. The purpose of this school sponsored program is to teach the 2nd and 3rd grade students basic basketball skills. It will allow...

Plan ahead for SCRIP orders!

Now you can plan ahead when you want to place your SCRIP orders! See below for all the dates for this year. Click here for more information about the SCRIP fundraising program!...

Recalling Our Image in God's creation.

Learn More >

Recalling Our Image in God's creation.

Learn More >

Recalling Our Image in God's creation.

Learn More >

Committed to Excellence.

Learn More >

Affordable tuition, family discounts+scholarships and financial-aid available.

Learn More >
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.

Spanish option: Si prefiere una respuesta de alguien que habla espanol, por favor indiquelo en su mensaje.