Subjects that McGraw-Hill textbooks cover for second grade include mathematics, reading, social studies, science, music, world languages and fine arts. McGraw-Hill is a publisher of textbooks for students at all levels, including elementary, secondary and honors students.
One set of textbooks by McGraw-Hill for second grade are those that are including it its Reading Wonders Program. Textbooks in this program include reading and writing workshop books, literature anthology books, literature big books, leveled readers and phonics books. The literature big books help second graders increase their oral vocabulary and close reading skills, while the literature anthology textbooks connect reading and writing skills. Leveled readers are designed to help second graders reach the next level of reading comprehension. Every leveled reader also includes opportunities to write. Phonics books focus on high-frequency words, phonics and phonological awareness.
Another textbook for second graders is "Science Connects," which is jointly published by Macmillan and McGraw-Hill. As of 2015, the textbook is divided into three main topics. The life science section focuses on plants, animals and their habitats. The second section is earth science, which looks at Earth's resources and the weather. Physical science is the third section and includes matter, motion and energy.
Other textbook subjects for second graders provided by McGraw-Hill include English-language learner/bilingual, health, direct instruction and phonics.