The second grader begins to experience the polarities in life, and the story curriculum addresses this inner experience, presenting these polarities as characterized in fables and stories of saints. Second graders can be extremely noble, altruistic, and honest, as well as callous and hurtful toward each other. Through these stories, the students are taught to strive for balance. Similar to Grade 1, a basic lesson includes a review of the previous day’s academic lesson, the presentation of new material, an artistic rendering of the material, and then creating a written composition and an artistic drawing in their main lesson books.
The students continue to have subject classes in Foreign Languages, Games and P.E., Handwork, Painting, Modeling, Form Drawing, Woodworking, and Instrumental and Choral Music