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Elementary Grades

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they learn it

Grade 2


Carefully leveled, mutually supporting resources introduce the world and its people

Young Citizens

This literacy-focused, multimodal curriculum features an online learning platform, dry-erase maps and globes, engaging activities, leveled student readers, auto-graded assessments, and more. In the text, a diverse cast of characters guide students through units of increasing scope, from family to neighborhood to country to the world. Learn More »

Nystronaut Atlas

Students learn how maps can help them understand the ways families live, work, and play in the world’s many different kinds of communities. Special emphasis is given to the producers and consumers, government, and geography of each community. Also available in Spanish. Learn More »
Social Studies Solutions

Literacy & Social Studies

Storypath

Contextualize literacy and social studies using stories that students actively create. Storypath serves up daily opportunities to practice key literacy skills students need to nail English language arts and social studies standards, while solidifying civic values. Learn More »

Readiness Maps

Introduce the world’s nations and most important cities, and U.S. states and their main cities, through maps that emphasize political regions but also, through shaded relief, show relationships between physical terrain and political boundaries. Learn More »

Readiness Globe

Dramatic 3-D raised-relief mountain ranges attract kids’ fingers, making this globe’s terrain instantly understandable. Where the globe for grades K–1 emphasized continents, this globe focuses on the world’s countries and their most important cities. Learn More »

StrataLogica Elementary License

Make all of Nystrom’s elementary maps, globes, atlases, and activity sets digital and available to teachers and students both at home and in school. Nystrom’s carefully spiraled K–5 geography resources allow teachers to support and challenge every student at just the right level. Learn More »