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Second Grade

Second Grade Math

  • Adding two- and three-digit numbers with and without regrouping.
  • Subtracting two- and three-digit numbers with and without borrowing.
  • Knowing the order of addition and subtraction operations.
  • Knowing the addition and subtraction, fact families.
  • Recognizing fact families.
  • Recognizing patterns.
  • Rounding whole numbers to the nearest 10.
  • Knowing place value to the thousands.
  • Understanding money including coins and bills, counting, adding, and subtracting money.
  • Telling Time to the nearest five minutes.
  • Recognizing two-dimensional / three-dimensional geometric figures.
  • Solving word problems.
  • Learning about even and odd numbers.
  • Using tally marks to count by five.
  • Reading and making graphs.
  • Writing numbers in word form.
  • Measure the length of an object using standard units.
  • Utilize a number line to represent whole numbers and lengths.


  • Make connections to their own background knowledge.
  • Read and comprehend main ideas.
  • Read silently.
  • Author’s purpose and craft.
  • Comprehension skills.
  • Development of phonological awareness.
  • Being able to answer a question about a story they have just read or listened to (who, what, when, why, where)
  • Reading simple stories, fables, and articles fluently and independently
  • Figuring out unfamiliar words using phonetic strategies
  • Identifying the main topic in a text
  • Using the information in text to determine the characters, setting, or plot.
  • Identifying the meaning of words and phrases in appropriately leveled text based on contextual cues
  • Anticipating, making inferences, and recognizing the author’s point of view of a story


  • Print all upper and lowercase letters legibly.
  • Write in complete sentences with appropriate punctuation.
  • Learn to gather information from sources to answer a question.
  • Writing for different purposes and audiences such as creative, informational/expository, and persuasive forms
  • Creating written drafts that will be revised and edited, with guidance from a teacher
  • Distinguishing between complete and incomplete sentences
  • Identifying and correctly using parts of speech including nouns and verbs
  • Using quotation marks correctly
  • Spelling frequently used, but irregular words correctly (e.g.:  was, were, says, said)