Grade 2 preparation for Olympiads

Class 2 preparation for the exam requires more in depth understanding of the topics covered in grade 1.

English

In grade 1 we just touched upon the basics of parts of speech. Now we will try to understand each part of speech in detail. More emphasis needs to be given on communication and use of English language .

Syllabus

Section – 1 : Collocations, Spellings, Words related to animals and their sounds, Clothes, Body parts, Basic emotions, Food, etc. Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives, Articles, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Contractions, Word order, Punctuation, Simple tenses.

Section – 2 :Search for and retrieve information from various text types like stories, short dialogues, etc. Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in short texts like messages, invitations, etc.

Section – 3 : Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like thanking, greeting, asking for permission, introducing (oneself), etc.

Section – 4 : Higher Order Thinking Questions – Syllabus as per Sections 1, 2 and 3.

The table shows the section wise breakup of marks for the IEO exam.

Class Section No. of Questions Marks/Question Total Marks
1 to 4 Word and Structure Knowledge 30 1 30
Reading
Spoken and Written Expression
Achievers Section 5 2 10
Grand Total 35 40

Maths 

We will be working on two and three digit addition subtraction. Multiplication and Division would also be introduced. I have come up with some easy methods to master Times table which I would be sharing soon on this site.  More activities would be added on problems Based on Figures, Patterns, Series Completion, Odd One Out, Geometrical Shapes etc.

The table shows the section wise breakup of marks for the IMO exam.

Class Section No. of Questions Marks/Question Total Marks
1 to 4 Logical Reasoning 10 1 10
Mathematical Reasoning 10 1 10
Everyday Mathematics 10 1 10
Achievers Section 5 2 10
Grand Total 35 40

Total Questions : 35                                                                                           

Time : 1 hr.

Syllabus : Numerals, Number Name and Number Sense (3 digit numbers), Money, Measurement of Length (conversions), Weight, Time and Temperature, Calendar, Point, Line and Plane Figures, Problems Based on Figures, Patterns, Series Completion, Odd One Out, Geometrical Shapes, Ranking Test, Coding – Decoding, Analogy.

Achievers Section:Higher Order Thinking Questions – from the above given Syllabus.

Science

The syllabus remains the same as of Grade 1 with  more in depth understanding of the topics.

The table shows the section wise breakup of marks for the NSO exam.

Class Section No. of Questions Marks/Question Total Marks
1 to 4 Logical Reasoning 5 1 5
Science 25 1 25
Achievers Section 5 2 10
Grand Total 35 40

Syllabus

Section – 1 : Patterns, Measuring Units, Odd One Out, Series Completion, Geometrical Shapes, Analogy, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures, Coding-Decoding, Embedded Figures.

Section – 2 : Plants, Animals, Human Body, Food, Housing and Clothing, Family and Festivals, Occupations, Good Habits and Safety Rules, Transport and Communication, Air, Water and Rocks, Earth and Universe.

Section – 3 :Higher Order Thinking Questions – Syllabus as per Section – 2.