Your second grader and reading
As second graders become more adept at reading, they begin to tackle short chapter books and basic research projects.
By GreatSchools Staff
Building fluency and meaning
In second grade, children begin reading for meaning, not simply as a way of sounding out simple sentences. Classrooms should give children many opportunities to read — silently on their own, aloud in groups, and aloud with a partner. Second grade curriculum should also include listening to books read aloud. Students often reread stories to increase their fluency, or their ability to read quickly and accurately with expression.
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