2020 Second-Grade Curriculum Kit

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This year you will love helping your child improve his reading, math and thinking skills. He will study the work of ancient scientists, learn about the Middle Ages, and build 40 rugged STEM models. With creative art, engaging logic games, and an exposure to geography and culture around the world, this year will be a year packed with happy memories for both of you!

We asked parents who used our Second-Grade Kit how long their student spent on "school,” and they estimated that their students spent 1-4 hours a day on their kit, working 4-5 days a week. That variation is likely to be impacted by how in-depth you take your child's studies, what your child's learning approach is, how distractible he is, and much more. You’ll be able to plan yours to work best for you with your access to the online Timberdoodle Scheduler, included with your kit. Make sure you allow yourself and your child some time to find your own rhythm!
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2020 2nd Grade Handbook + Scheduler

We wanted our curriculum handbook to be extremely simple, easy to use, and promote independent study as early as possible. Our guides are designed to get you up and running - today - without being overwhelming, boring, or confusing.

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Language Arts

All About Reading Level 3 Full-Color Edition Deluxe Set

In Level 3 of All About Reading, students will advance to new heights in their reading abilities. Hands-on activities continue to provide a tactile way to review and learn words, while 25 exciting decodable stories help increase comprehension.
This item is temporarily backordered from the publisher and will ship separately from your kit. We hope to have it back in stock to begin shipping late November 2020.

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Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 2

Develop students' writing skills in each of the six traits with 125 engaging, 10- to 15-minute lessons.

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Spelling You See - Level C

Spelling You See will help your child become a confident, successful speller, naturally and at his own speed. Each Spelling You See lesson is colorful, short, to the point, and fun!

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Lost Trail: Nine Days Alone in the Wilderness

Lost Trail: Nine Days Alone in the Wilderness. Children will be enthralled to read the day-by-day account of how a 12-year-old Boy Scout from a New York City suburb survived cold, hunger, bears, a tumble into an icy river, and hallucinations.

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Word Fun

Written in a whimsical and conversational manner, Word Fun is a gentle introduction to the eight most significant parts of speech: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, conjunctions, interjections, and prepositions.

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Did you know that we offer free kit customization?
Since each math curriculum approaches new concepts at a different pace if you're switching to Math-U-See this year we highly recommend that you take advantage of the readiness assessments here to make sure you start with the level your child needs.

Math-U-See Readiness Assessments

Math-U-See Beta

If you are looking for a manipulative-based curriculum that ensures your children will be able to fully understand each mathematical concept before moving on to another one, you have found it in Math-u-See.
Please note: Math-U-See's Integer Blocks are backordered from the publisher and will be shipping mid-November, separate from the rest of your kit. A digital version is included for free and can be utilized as a substitute in the interim.

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Simple, fast, fun, and purposeful, Tenzi is a perfect addition to your child's curriculum. Tenzi requires fast hands, the ability to make accurate calculations, and the gift of laughter.

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TENZI Card Deck

Simple, fast, fun, and purposeful, Tenzi is a perfect addition to your child's curriculum. With 77 Ways to Play Tenzi you will find a number of creative ways to make this dice game interesting.

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Thinking Skills

Building Thinking Skills Book 1

This comprehensive, straightforward program develops four basic analytical skills (similarities/differences, sequences, classification, and analogies) through both figural and verbal problems. The exercises are clear, with sample completed activities so that the student can see exactly what to do.

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Squirrels Go Nuts Smart Game

Your child may begin trying to solve the Squirrels Go Nuts challenges by moving the pieces randomly, but he will soon discover the logic behind the game. With easy and more difficult challenges, Squirrels Go Nuts is a fun, attractive, logic building game for the entire family.

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Q-bitz Solo

Q bitz Solo is a fast paced visual dexterity game played in three rounds, each requiring a different set of visual and cerebral skills. Q bitz is produced by MindWare, award-winning creator and manufacturer of brainy toys for kids.

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GridBlock is simple enough that a 4-year-old can understand, while also possessing enough depth that parents, even grandparents, find challenging and engaging. The rules are super simple – pieces of the same color MUST touch, and pieces of the same shape must NOT. Whoever places the most pieces wins the game!

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The Story of the World Volume 2

The Story of the World Volume 2, The Middle Ages (400 - 1600) - This easy-to-implement history curriculum tells world history in a compelling, fun, way.

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The Story of the World Volume 2 Activity Book

The Story of the World Volume 2 Activity Book, Use this alongside the Story of the World text to flesh out the stories and history that your children are learning. A complete history curriculum when combined with the textbook.

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The Story of the World Volume 2 Audio Book

The Story of the World Volume 2 Audio Book, This spirited reading of the second in Susan Wise Bauer's Story of the World history series brings to life the stories and records of the peoples of the middle ages.

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Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance

If you have a child who dreads reading but loves art and drama, the Famous Figures series is the perfect history supplement for her.

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UGears 4Kids Knight on Horseback

UGears 4Kids Knight on Horseback is ready for your child's personalization. Remove the pieces from the board and color with whatever you like, then use the colorful pictorial manual to assemble the model without glue or special tools. It is made of high-quality wood and develops spatial thinking and fine motor skills.

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Skill Sharpeners Geography - Grade 2

Skill Sharpeners Geography lets your child explore his world while learning key map skills and geography concepts with little fuss on your part. It takes your child beyond just the basics of geography and includes a smattering of histories and cultures within our world.

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This Is the World: A Global Treasury

After charming children and adults for more than 50 years with his wry commentary and his whimsical paintings, an abridged compilation of M. Sasek's most popular children's travel books has recently been reissued under the title This is the World.
This item is being reprinted by the publisher and will ship separately from your kit. We hope to have it back in stock to begin shipping mid-November 2020.

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Science in the Ancient World Set

Science in the Ancient World covers the work of natural philosophers who lived from about 600 BC to the early 1500s AD. It concentrates mostly on what these ancient scientists got right, but also discusses what they got wrong, because even mistakes can advance our understanding of the natural world.

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Lab Kit for Science in the Ancient World

The lab kit for Science in the Ancient World contains over 30 of the items that are uncommon household items. This handy kit has virtually all of the more unusual household stocked items in just the quantities you’ll need to complete your experiments.

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Fischertechnik Advanced Universal 4 with Engineer

From the company that has become world-renowned for its engineering components comes the new entry-level construction kit Fischertechnik Advanced Universal 4. If your family is looking for a hands-on way to introduce your child to an overview of mechanical construction, then here it is.
This item is temporarily backordered from the publisher and will ship separately from your kit. We hope to have it back in stock to begin shipping November 2020.

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Wile E. Coyote Physical Science Genius, 4-Book Set

Wile E. Coyote Physical Science - Your child will learn basic physics while guffawing over the ill-thought-through misadventures of Wile E.'s labors to get hold of Road Runner.

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Me: A Compendium

Me: A Compendium is a humorously illustrated, library-worthy hardback book that your child fills with drawings and words that reveal his likes and dislikes, and what exactly makes him tick.

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Natural World Workshop

Using highly pigmented, yet easy-to-work-with gouache paint, Natural World Workshop by Djeco is a step above the traditional children's paint-by-numbers sets. Following the full-color picture instruction book, young artists are clearly shown how to complete these original pictures of nature.
This item is temporarily backordered from the publisher and will ship separately from your kit. We hope to have it back in stock to begin shipping October 2020.

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Step-By-Step Drawing Book

Step-By-Step Drawing Book instructions are easy to follow, so children of all ages can effortlessly master the simple drawing skills required to depict a range of animals and objects.

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Deep in the Jungle Sticker Mosaic Kit

With the Deep in the Jungle Mosaic Kit, your child can create striking images by following the color codes precisely and sticking on the stunning self-adhesive jewels and squares of metallic foam. Conversely, he can depart from the norm and plan his own eye-catching design.

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Learning Tools

Mad Mattr Craftsman

Mad Mattr Builder Pack Mad Mattr, an amazingly moldable, stretchable, dough-like compound, can be shaped into countless brilliantly colored creations. Now you can take your Mad Mattr to the next level by creating Lego™-like building blocks that actually lock together.

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Test Prep: Grade 2

The Test Prep series offers students the essential groundwork needed to prepare for standardized tests. Based on subject areas covered by most state standardized tests, these colorful, inviting workbooks provide a good sampling of all the skills required of each grade level.

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