Where in the world?
How you can help at home: Use a laminated map to help your child learn where current events are taking place and build social studies skills.
How you can help at home: Have your child make a timeline of important family events.
Make social studies come alive
Check out these tips to help your child learn to love social studies.
Create a scroll
How you can help at home: Learn about an important aspect of Egyptian culture and art by creating your own scroll.
Second grade: What your child should know
Keep tabs on your second grader's development with this handy checklist.
Activity: Identify that state
How you can help at home: Play this game with your child to locate states on a map and reinforce geography skills.
Activity: Family memory book
Your child can practice language arts skills as she preserves family memories.
Social studies in second grade
Second graders dive into history by reading biographies of U.S. leaders and luminaries.