The world is filled with countries, stories, cultural traditions, and historical events to enrich your child's education. From Greek Mythology to historical figures to maps, your kids will have a better understanding of the world around them with our second grade social studies worksheets. These are a good introduction to our second grade history worksheets
The Wonderful World of Second Grade Social Studies
Second grade is an exciting time for young learners, a time when reading skills and comprehension facilitate learning on a whole new level! Using second grade social studies worksheets is a great way to teach kids about history, geography, and cultures around the world while reinforcing reading and writing skills.
- Second grade geography worksheets introduce countries, states, and regions with maps and graphics that double as coloring worksheets. Kids can learn the state capitals and understand how to read maps in terms of longitude and latitude, or discover interesting facts about far-away countries and the cultures that originated there.
- Second grade history worksheets present historical figures, from founding fathers to civil rights leaders and visionaries of literature and science. Coloring activities and paper dolls help kids envision the past, from ancient Greece and Egypt to the historic presidential election of 2008. Fact sheets introduce historical figures through text, and include fun reading comprehension quizzes to aid memory.
- Second grade civics and government worksheets introduce big ideas—like democracy and citizenship—while building vocabulary and strengthening reading comprehension and writing skills.
Mix and match activities according to the unit, using a mix of text and image to teach kids about the fascinating world we live in while reinforcing common core skills.