2nd Grade Skills in Math

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The 2nd Grade Skills below are based on the Common Core Standards For Mathematics. You can find out more about the Common Core Standards here.

You will also find a listing of related math resources (worksheets, charts, etc) here.

Note: Math standards and curricula can vary by location or school. Check with your child’s school to determine what 2nd grade math skills are expected in your location.

 

Operations & Algebraic Thinking

 

Solving one and two-step word problems using adding and subtracting with numbers up to 100.

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Adding and subtracting with fluency with numbers to 20 using strategies. (e.g. making ten 8 + 5 = 8 + 2 = 10 + 3 = 13) and memorizing addition facts for single-digit numbers (e.g. up to 9 + 9 = 18)

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Identifying groups as having either an odd or an even number of objects.

Writing equations (e.g. 4 + 4 + 4 + 4) to show how adding can be used to determine the number of objects in a rectangular array.

 

Number & Operations in Base Ten

 

Recognizing that, for 3-digit numbers, the digits represent the amount of ones, the amount of tens, and the amount of hundreds..

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Counting up to one thousand and skip counting by fives, tens, and by hundreds.

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Writing and reading number names up to one thousand and use expanded form. e.g. 876 = 800 + 70 + 6

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Comparing two 3-digit numbers by examining the hundreds, tens, and ones place in turn and correctly using the greater than, less than, and equal signs.

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Adding and subtracting with fluency up to 100.

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Adding as many as four 2-digit numbers.

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Adding and subtracting with numbers up to 1000 using place-value-based strategies including regrouping 10s and 100s when necessary.

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Adding and subtracting 10 or 100 from any number up to 900 (mentally)

Showing adding and subtracting strategies using place value.

 

Measurement & Data

 

Using rulers, measurement tapes, etc. to measure length.

Using two different units or length to measure the same object and then relating the two results.

Estimating using different units of length (e.g. centimeters, meters, inches, feet)

Finding the difference in length between two objects by measurement.

Solving word problems that include length using adding and subtracting. (with numbers to 100 and no unit conversion)

Using a number line to show whole numbers and their addition or subtraction (with numbers to 100)

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Writing and telling time using a.m. and p.m. (to five minutes e.g. 11.35 a.m.)

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Solving money word problems. e.g. there are 35 cents in 3 dimes and a nickel, how many quarters would you get for one dollar bill?

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Making multiple measurements and showing these on a line plot (with the horizontal scale showing units of length)

Drawing and using bar and picture graphs to show data from as many as four categories.

 

Geometry

 

Recognizing and drawing shapes given specific attributes and being able to identify different types of shapes (e.g. triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, hexagon, and cube)

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Dividing a rectangle into columns and rows of equal size squares.

Dividing rectangles and circles into halves, thirds and fourths and using these terms to describe these equal shares.

 

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