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Grade 2 Basic Overview


Classical School Solutions Phonics and controlled readers Level 2

  • Classical School Solutions Handwriting level 2

  • Rhyme and Story Primer by Etta Austin Blaisdell and Mary Frances Blaisdell

  • Rhyme and Story First Reader by Etta Austin Blaisdell and Mary Frances Blaisdell

  • Cherry Tree Children by Blaisdell


Classical School Solutions English Spoken and Written Level 2 Includes:

  • Narration and Copy Work 

  • Nouns, Proper Nouns and verbs, adjectives and adverbs.

  • Intermediate  Capitalization and end mark punctuation.

  • Reading with Expression by James Baldwin and Ida Bender

  • Aesop’s Fables


  • The Boxcar Children by 

  • Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingall's Wilder 

  • The Cricket in Times Square by 

  • Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLaughlin

  • The Courage of Sarah Noble

  • Stuart Little by E. B White


Classical School Solutions History Level 2 Includes the following living books:

  • Old Greek Stories by James Baldwin

  • Stories of Old Rome by Mara Louise Pratt-Chadwick

  • Great Pictures and Their Stories, Interpreting Masterpieces to Children by Katherine Morris Lester


Classical School Solutions Science Level 2

 Includes the following living books:

  • Nature Stories for Young Readers ( Animal Life) by Florence Bass

  • In The Green Fields…A Nature Reader by Zoe Meyer

  • The Outdoor Book: A Nature Reader for the Second School Year by Zoe Meyer


  • Choose your own math. We recommend Right Start Math or Math-U-See. We provide placement tests upon request.

Read Aloud Selections For Grade 2

The Boxcar Children

Little House In the Big Woods

Sarah Plain and Tall

The Cricket in Times Square

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