2nd Grade Collection


A complete language arts curriculum for your second grade students. Reading, writing, and literature, with an integrated, multi-sensory, approach.


A Complete Second Grade Language Arts Curriculum

Everything you need for a fun and successful year of second grade language arts!

1. Earlybird Year Pack “A”

Earlybird Year Pack “A” includes:

  • Fall thematic unit
  • Winter thematic unit
  • Leo Lionni Author unit
  • Robert McCloskey Author unit.

This combination equals 20 picture books and 4 student journals.

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2. Storymaker “A”: Farm Stories Bundle

This bundle provides weekly creative writing activities. Students will practice constructing imaginative ideas within a structure.

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3. Operation Lexicon: Collecting Words Bundle

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4. Calendar of Days Bundle

This is a journal to record a student’s observations of each school day. They will explore weather, seasons, months, and weeks, creating a sense of anticipation for each day. This bundle includes the journal, a calendar white board, dry erase markers, and two related picture books.

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Schedule / Pacing


  1. Calendar of Days Journal: Each daily activity is scaffolded.
  2. Earlybird Activities: Each day your student will be directed into specific tasks that will pace the week’s activities. In the helps section of each Earlybird guide, is a suggested schedule.
  3. Storymaker: This workbook is scheduled once a week.


  1. Calendar of Days: Five observational entries, plus a narrative journal of the student’s favorite day.
  2. Earlybird: Close reading of one picture book, plus connected journal activities.
  3. Storymaker: One completed story per week.

Yearly: Over the course of the year, students will explore twenty picture books, explore character traits and vocabulary, write through the plot, craft a journal connected to the stories read, and create four culminating creative projects. Students will complete work that fulfills literary learning standards.

A word about grade levels and learning styles

All of Blackbird and Company curricular materials are designed with the student and teacher in mind. Whether you are in a traditional classroom or a homeschool, if you are in independent study or if you need accommodations for unique learning styles or special needs, our materials are adaptable to individual needs, to your teaching style, and to your student’s learning style.

Note: Your items may differ slightly from the images shown.

Please contact us if you need individual guides for additional students.

Additional information

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 6 in