Year 2

Curriculum Overview

Bible

ESV Bible – Genesis, Exodus, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Ruth, 1 Samuel

XTB Issue One: The Book of Beginnings

George Muller (Heroes for Young Readers) by YWAM

History

Childcraft: Story of Australia

Meet Captain Cook by Rae Murdie

Meet Douglas Mawson by Mike Dumbleton

Meet the Flying Doctors by George Ivanoff

Burke & Wills Forgot the Frying Pan by David Greagg

Geography

Are We There Yet? By Alison Lester

Digit Dick on the Barrier Reef by Leslie Rees

Science

The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Burgess

The Wonderland of Nature by Nuri Mass

Writing

Bravewriter Jot it Down

All About Spelling 2, 3

Maths

Beast Academy 2

Prodigy Maths

Creative Arts

Piano Lessons

Australian Artist Studies:

Frederick McCubbin

Sidney Nolan

Arthur Boyd

Ken Done

Australian Composer Study: Slim Dusty

Poetry Focus

Walter De La Mare

Family Reading Log

Dangerous Journey (The Story of Pilgrim’s Progress)

Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle

Heidi by Johanna Spryri

Five Little Peppers and How they Grew by Margaret Sidney

Five Children and It by Edith Nesbit

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

By the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting

Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie by May Gibbs

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

How to Ride a Dragon’s Storm by Cressida Cowell

How to Steal a Dragon’s Sword by Cressida Cowell

How to Break a Dragon’s Heart by Cressida Cowell

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming

The Bark of the Bog Owl by Jonathan Rogers

The Secret of the Swamp King by Jonathan Rogers

The Way of the Wilderking by Jonathan Rogers

The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Surprise Island by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Assorted Fairytales by Hans Christian Anderson

Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis

Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne

The House at Pooh Corner by A.A. Milne

The Little Duke by Charlotte Yonge

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann

S’s Reading Log

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Nanberry by Jackie French

The Bears on Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh

The Enormous Egg by Oliver Butterworth

The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes

The Boxcar Children Series (books 3 & 4) by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Dot and the Kangaroo by Ethel Pedley

The Moffats by Eleanor Estes

The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks

Ninja Kid (books 3 & 4) by Anh Doh

Weir Doh (books 12 & 13) by Anh Doh

117 Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton

Bear Grylls: Challenge (Volcano, Safari, Blizzard, Cave) by Bear Grylls

How to Seize a Dragon’s Jewel by Cressida Cowell

How to Betray a Dragon’s Hero by Cressida Cowell

How to Fight a Dragon’s Fury by Cressida Cowell

Saurus Street (books 1-4) by Nick Falk

Imagination Station 2: Attack at the Arena by Paul McCusker

Scare of a Dare: Diary of a Minecraft Zombie by Zack Zombie

Frank Einstein and the Brain Turbo by Jon Scieszka

Science Comics: Plagues by Falynn Koch

The Great Mouse Detective: Basil of Baker Street by Eve Titus

The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood

Gameknight 999 Series (books 1-3) by Mark Cheverton

The Mystery of Herobrine Series (books 1-3) by Mark Cheverton

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser

All Aboard! True Train Tales by Pauline Deeves


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