Homeschooling Curriculum
Grade 2 | Brighter Child

Grade 2 homeschooling curriculum for the child who is a fast learner and is suitable for all home schooling students in ACT, NT, NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC and WA.

All states now use the same grade numbering following harmonisation of the Australian curriculum system.  

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Craft

(Written by Marett, V) Well illustrated book giving a large range of craft activities using paper and cardboard boxes. Includes a range of craft for smaller children. Grade/s K-6  |  57 Pages  |  205 Grams

$10.95


This is an optional extra

(Written by Marett, V) This book is keyed to Flags and Emblems but can be used separately. Children make animals and birds in card, wood, cross stitch, fabric paint or embroidery. Families choose the most suitable media. Basic figures ensure use by all age. Emblems can also be made into a wall display. A fun way to reinforce what children have learnt. Grade/s 1-6  |  47 Pages  |  125 Grams

$10.95


This book contains the templates for the birds and animals in Australian Flags & Emblems and Succeeding in Social Studies 2


Comprehension - Extension

(Written by Howard, P) Revised. More space on a page. Begins with answering simple sentences and works up to paragraphs. Contents: which one is on top? sentences about pictures, yes or no, what can you do, actions, missing words, on the farm, more sentence endings, in the street, find the right word, the pup and the cat, Jill's fish, the picnic, Amanda and Lee, Bobby & Henry, At the Beach, the party, Joan's pony, Jim & Jack, the big bull, camping, Mary's fishing, David goes fishing, the pet monkey, a cold land, the race, late for school, save the tree, Sandy's parrot, Big Ben, Stars and Planets, Frogs, Books, Drums, Judith's Cage, those wonderful ants, the first clothes, brooms that sweep clean, how farming began, keeping fish, the dairy farmer, reading maps, Serge from Russia, cuts, at Sydney Cove, Aboriginal homes, hail from the clouds, wombats, the lion & the bull,  Tiddles has a cousin, red-back spider, giants of long ago, the Australian magpie, snakes, your skeleton, a useful bird, icebergs, the platypus, the kookaburra, first levers, Daisy Bates, bread. Medium print. Grade/s 1-2  |  60 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


Use this book for extension work as required

(Written by Howard, P) Excellence in Reading Skills Year 2 is the second of six books aimed at primary children to help improve their reading and vocabulary. Students are presented with an interesting study passage based on questions which may puzzle them. Hopefully, student's general knowledge will increase as they work through the series. In Year 2, pupils have to read and search for answers in the text. They are also required to create a sentence relevant to each text from given words. The Answers section is placed in the middle of the book so it can be removed by a teacher or parent. Grade/s 2  |  60 Pages  |  180 Grams

$14.95


Use this book for extension work as required

(Written by Howard, P) Answers Integrated approach to English by offering children interesting passages to dissect and respond to by writing answers. Large print. Good reading practice. Teaches children to respond intelligently. Good follow up to First Comprehension. Grade/s 1-2  |  60 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


Use this book for extension work as required


Curriculum Guides

(Written by Homeschooling Supplies (Aust)) A comprehensive suggested Curriculum guide for Grade 2 is available free of charge to customers purchasing books at the appropriate level. Grade/s 2  |  8 Pages  |  10 Grams

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A suggested curriculum guide is available free of charge when ordering books for this level


English - Core Curriculum

(Written by Marett, V) Contents: Naming Words, Groups (nouns), Alphabetical Order, Comprehension: Wombats, Naming Words, Plurals (nouns), Male and Female, Doing, Being or Having Words (verbs), Doing, Being or Having Words 2 (verbs), Words That Belong Together, Comprehension: shells, Past Tense (verbs), Future Tense (verbs), Sentences, Sentences 2, Animal Pairs, Dictionary Skills, Poetry: Possum's Song, Describing Words (adjectives), Describing Words 2 (adjectives), Story Sequence, Writing Sentences of Your Own, Describing Words: Colours and Numbers, Days of the Week and Months of the Year, Comprehension: Lizards, Describing Words That Tell Where (adverbs), Describing Words That Tell When (adverbs), Describing Words That Tell How (adverbs), Writing Sentences of Your Own, Improving Your Sentences, Sentence Practice, Comprehension: Elephants, Using Capital Letters, Full Stops and Question Marks, Answering Questions Correctly, Answering Questions Correctly, Animal Babies, For Fun: Poetry Appreciation, Rhyming Words, Dictionary Skills Negative Sentences, Comprehension: Snakes, Using And, But, So and Because (conjunctions), Using Then, Soon, For, Nor and Yet (conjunctions), Sentence Endings (prepositions), Sentence Endings 2 (prepositions). Grade/s 2-3  |  128 Pages  |  330 Grams

$18.95


Use this book after successful English 1

(Written by Marett, V) Contents: Capital Letters, Full Stops and Question Marks, Commas, Exclamation Marks, Comprehension: Horatius, Writing A Paragraph, Editing, Writing A Paragraph 2, Nouns, Common and Proper Nouns, Comprehension: Joan of Arc, Keeping A Journal, Dictionary Skills, Collective Nouns, Abstract Nouns, Comprehension: Alfred the Great, Writing A Story, Writing A Story 2, Nouns Must Agree with Verbs, Nouns Must Agree with Verbs 2, Comprehension: Jackie, Jackie, Writing A Story 3, Word Knowledge, Noun Gender, the Rain, Writing A Poem, Writing A Friendly Letter, Writing A Friendly Letter 2, Verbs, Verbs 2, Comprehension: Grace Darling, Emails, Writing An Email, Verb Tenses, Verb Tenses, Comprehension: Alexander the Great, Dictionary Skills 2, Word Knowledge 2, Subject and Predicate, Subject and Predicate 2. Grade/s 3-4  |  128 Pages  |  340 Grams

$18.95


Use this book after successful English 2


English - Reading Appreciation

(Written by Howard, P) A selection of Aesop's fables. Each fable covers two pages of reading and a page of comprehension stories. Contents: The dog in the manger, The stag and his antlers, The town mouse and the country mouse, The vain crow, The travellers and the axe, Belling the cat, The horse and the donkey, The lawyer and the pears, The wolf and the kid, The lion and the bulls, The woman and the snake, The hen and the fox, The stupid wolf, The snake and the file, The ass and the dog, The boy who cried wolf, The dog and the bone, The goat and the lion, The wolf and the lamb, The thieves and the rooster. Grade/s 3-4  |  60 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


Suggested Reading. This book has comprehension questions throughout the text

(Written by Howard, P) Contains two stories with multi-choice comprehension. Answers included. Grade/s 3-6  |  60 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


Suggested Reading. This book has comprehension questions throughout the text


Maths Primary - Core Curriculum

(Written by Tan, J) Numbers 0-10: numbers, counting up to 10, equal sets. Numbers 11-20: writing, counting, counting in 10's, drawing the missing items, join dots to form pictures, number series, greatest number/smallest number, ordering numbers. Comparing Numbers: more or less, greater/smaller, greatest/smallest, draw one more and add, cross out 1 and count. Number words: counting and writing number words to 20. Ordinal numbers: identifying positions by 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Addition: count and add, statements, add to make 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, write two addition statements, simple addition with pictures, horizontal addition and vertical addition, more addition using beads, tens and ones units, add 1, 2, 5, add 0, add 10, word problems, add bigger numbers up to 40 by regrouping, addition of tens and ones. Number relationships: complete drawing the set, complete picture and number relationships, addition statements and number relationships. Subtraction: cross out and count, using beads to count, subtract by regrouping, subtraction in tens and ones/units, more practise on subtraction, greater than, less than, fill in + or -, math puzzles, addition statements and subtraction statements, word problems, two step word problems, more word problems. Revision. Answers. Grade/s 2  |  128 Pages  |  330 Grams

$16.95


Use this book first

(Written by Tan, J) Number 0-100: fill in the number charts, count objects in groups of 10, write tens and ones, count beads in tens and ones, subtraction of 5 and 10, number relationship, addition and place value, add to make 9, add to make 8, more addition and subtraction, subtraction 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, subtraction with borrowing, trading, linking addition and number relationships, arrange numbers in ascending order, arrange numbers in descending order, addition and subtraction, more than, less than. Number words: number words from 0-100, count and write the correct number word, Multiplication: tables 1x, 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x, groups of the same number objects, addition and multiplication, multiply by 2, multiply by 3, two multiplication statements, draw and count in groups, complete the number sentences, draw according to multiplication statement, draw objects according to statement, write one multiplication and one addition statement, count insteps of 2, 3, 4, count in steps of 10, multiplication practice, word problems. Division: meaning of division, grouping objects, ring three items in a group, ring four items in a group, division statements, division word problems with pictures, more division practise, word problems, word problems on multiplication and division. Shapes-Space: names of shapes, identifying shapes, identifying the next pattern. Lengths, weights, heights--measurements: comparing lengths, measuring lengths, weights, measuring weights. Graphs: construct a pictograph, how to read a pictograph. Fractions: colour half of each figure, colour a quarter of each figure. Time: read the hour, read the half hour. Answers. Grade/s 2  |  128 Pages  |  330 Grams

$16.95


This book follows Easy-Learn Maths 2A

(Written by Tan, J) Numbers 0 to 100 - count the objects, write in tens and ones, greater/smaller number, numbers, number words, arrange in ascending order, arrange in descending order. Addition and subtraction up to 100 - addition and subtraction statements, numbers relationships, numbers before and after other numbers, more than, less than, addition, subtraction, subtraction by regrouping word problems. Place value of numbers to 1000 - count in hundreds, tens and ones, count on the HTO frame, draw beds on to HTO frame, addition statements and HTO frame, hundreds, tens and ones and HTO frame, place value. Number words - number words, numerals. Number series/arranging numbers - number series, greater, smaller number, greatest number, smallest number, arrange in ascending order, arrange in descending order, identify number series, means of >, < and =, more than, less than. Addition and subtraction up to 1000 - simple addition, simple subtraction in ones, tens and hundreds, given three numbers, write additional and subtraction statements, add in ones, tens and hundreds, match to make 100, subtract in ones, tens and hundreds, addition with regrouping. Addition and subtraction up to 1000 - Subtraction with regrouping, number relationships, picture and addition and subtraction statements, three numbers and addition and subtraction statements, number puzzle, maths puzzles, more additions an subtractions, substitution, sums and differences, largest and smallest sum and difference, revision, word problems. Time - write the minutes of a clock, draw the correct time, write the correct time, draw the time now and later, write the time now and earlier or later, meaning of "past" and "to", word problems Weight - meaning of heavier and lighter, find the weight in kg, read the scales in kg, read the scales g, word problems. Space and measurement - nets, 3D solids, using given nets of cubes to...

$16.95


This book follows Easy-Learn Maths 2B

(Written by Musumeci Carmel) Contents: multiplication practice for 1, 2, 5, 10, 3, 6 & 9 times tables. Grade/s 2-6  |  64 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


Use this book in conjunction with Easy-Learn Maths 2B. Excellent practice in multiplication

(Written by Musumeci Carmel) Contents: multiplication practice for 4, 8, 12, 7 & 11 times tables. Grade/s 2-6  |  64 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


Use after Learning Multiplication 1


Music

(Written by Kenyon, E) This book is designed to enable a mother, even without musical knowledge, to assist her young child in learning the music notes. It entails 5-10 minutes daily making each exercise a question and answer game. It also enables parents to gauge whether or not their children have an interest in music which will warrant the spending of money on music lessons. Grade/s K-2  |  26 Pages  |  290 Grams

$17.75


This book is designed to enable a parent even without musical knowledge to assist a young child in learning the musical notes


Phonics

(Written by Marett, V) The fifth in a series of seven books suitable for young children beginning to learn to read, for children needing work after school and older slow learners. Begins the double and multiple sounds. Rules are included. Includes lots of practise and reading. Sounds: ai and a sound, oy and oi sounds, multiple ei, multiple ey sounds, multiple oo sounds, four or sounds, five er sounds, five air sounds, five air sounds. Grade/s 1-4  |  128 Pages  |  320 Grams

$18.95


This book follows Learn to Read Write & Spell 4

(Written by Marett, V) The sixth in a series of seven books suitable for young children beginning to learn to read, for children needing work after school and older slow learners. Begins the double and multiple sounds. Rules are included. Includes lots of practise and reading. Contents: Quick reference guide for rules, igh sound, multiple ou sounds, multiple ow sounds, multiple au sounds, aw sound, multiple ew sounds, gn sound, multiple gu sounds, gh sound, ui sound, multiple ough sounds, multiple augh sounds, eigh sound, tion sound, sion sound, cian, cial sounds, revision, answers. Grade/s 3-8  |  128 Pages  |  320 Grams

$18.95


This book follows Successful Spelling 2


Reference

(Written by Oxford University Press)A good quality dictionary for primary school.Grade/s 1-4  |  506 Pages  |  640 Grams

$32.95


A primary dictionary with simple explanations for use in the lower grades for English and Spelling


Science - Primary

(Written by Marett, V) Children this age are fascinated with their body. This workbook takes a simple look at it. Stick-ons at the back to allow them to make up a chart for the wall. Answers included. Grade/s 2-3  |  64 Pages  |  200 Grams

$14.95


This book is available in two editions; A Christian edition and a secular edition. This is the secular edition.

(Written by Marett, V) Children this age are fascinated with their body. This workbook, written from a Christian perspective, takes a simple look at it. Stick-ons at the back to allow them to make up a chart for the wall. Answers included. Grade/s 2-3  |  64 Pages  |  200 Grams

$14.95


This book is available in two editions; A Christian edition and a secular edition. This is the Christian edition.

(Written by Wilson, G) The aim of the Series "Succeeding in Science" has been to supply enough material to enable students to gain an insight into the scientific and technological world around them. The Series has been written to cover basic Science & Technology topics for year 1 to year 7. Includes answers. Contents: On the move - Land, water and air transport and safety issues. Our weather - How rain, temperature and wind affect our weather. Sending a message - Various forms of communication. Looking around us - home, school and local environments. Using nature - natural and man-made products - recycling. Grade/s 2  |  60 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


This book follows Primary Science 2


Social Studies

(Written by Marett, V) Contents: Our environment, the seasons, weather, learning about Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, the territories, revision, communicating, important people in history, Florence nightingale, Earl of Shafetsbury, Answers, animal & bird cutouts. Grade/s 2  |  80 Pages  |  200 Grams

$14.95


Use this book after Succeeding in Social Studies 1

(Written by - - -) The sheets are designed to be coloured by number for flags, coat of arms and emblems. On competition they may be made into a wall chart or stuck into a scrap book for later reference. A test is included. These materials may not be copied for other children. Grade/s 2-6  |  26 Pages  |  150 Grams

$7.00


Colouring and activity sheets for Australian Flags & Emblems


Spelling

(Written by Marett, V) This book may be used as a grade 1 spelling book or as extension work with Learn to Read, Write and Spell 5. The book contains 40 units. Each unit is a week's work. A unit contains exercises to help the child learn the words and extend their vocabulary. Contents: Spelling words containing th, more th words, ng, sh at the beginning, sh at the end, wh, ee, ds, ee, t, ar, oa, long a, more long a words, a that says ar as in father, a that says aw as in walk, a that says o as in squash, a that says air as in mare, b that is silent as in comb, long i sound, more long i sounds, y that's i as in fly, y that says ee as in happy, long o as in cone, more long o sounds, o that says u as in mother, o that says oo as in shoe, long u as in tube, u that says oo as in pull and oo as in ruler, kn that says n as in knit, wr that says r as in write, ck as in duck, more ck words, or words as in fork, Dictation, answers. Grade/s 1-2  |  96 Pages  |  270 Grams

$16.95


This book follows Successful Spelling K

(Written by Marett, V) Contents: ee words, ch at the beginning, ch at the end, c that says s, g that says j, dge that says j, tch that says ch, ai that says the long a as in rain, ay that says the long a as in play, oi as in coin, oy as in boy, ey that says ee as in monkey; ey that says a as in grey, oo that says oo as in roster, more oo that says oo as in roster, oo that says the short oo as in book, ea that says the long e as in eat, more ea that says the long e as in eat, ea that says the short e as in bread; ea that says the long a as in steak, or as in store, more or as in tractor, oar, oor, our that says or, er as in father, more er as in fern, Revision, ir says er as in bird, ir says er as in work and ear that says er as in earth, ur says er as in burglar, more ur says er as in turkey, Revision, ere as in there; eir as in heir and are as in mare, are as in share; air as in pair, Changing tenses where the words change, More changing tenses where the words change, Revision, Quick Spelling Test, Dictation, Answers. Grade/s 2  |  96 Pages  |  270 Grams

$16.95


This book follows Successful Spelling 1

(Written by Howard, P) Vocabulary words are grouped as themes or topics. Each word has to be correctly inserted into the sentence to which it belongs. Spelling is from the context of stories with only one correct answer, crosswords where children have to spell words from clues given or placing the words in a correct sentence. Fun to do but as a real standard. Excellent extension book. Grade/s 1-2  |  60 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


Extension work as required


Tests

(Written by Marett, V) Tests knowledge of Easy-learn Maths 1A and 1B. Makes an ideal placement test for the end of grade 2 as instructions on where to begin are included. Can also be used as test at end of Easy Learn Maths 2B. Grade/s 2  |  64 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


Use this book to test your child's progress

(Written by Marett, V) Use this book at the end of grade 2 or for placement of the child in spelling and english when commencing homeschooling. Grade/s 2  |  64 Pages  |  180 Grams

$12.95


Use this book to test your child's progress