Second Grade Math
Welcome to the 2nd grade SMART Pages! Find information on what your child is learning, vocabulary, activities for home, and learning links!
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NUMBERS & OPERATIONS IN BASE TEN
What your child will learn
Understand that the three digits in a threedigit number represent hundreds, tens, and ones. (2.NBT.1)  Count within 1000; skipcount by 5s, 10s, and 100s. (2.NBT.2)  Read and write numbers to 1000 with numerals, number names, and expanded form (2.NBT.3)  Compare two threedigit numbers using >, =, and <. (2.NBT.4)  Fluently add and subtract within 100. (2.NBT.5)  Add up to four twodigit numbers. (2.NBT.6)  Add and subtract within 1000. (2.NBT.7)  Mentally add or subtract 10 or 100 to a number 100900. (2.NBT.8)  Explain why addition and subtraction strategies work. (2.NBT.9) 

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Activities At Home
Skip count when counting groups of nickels and dimes.
Count in a pattern while doing a rhythmic or repeated task – stirring pancake batter, brushing hair, putting away groceries, walking.
Roll two dice to make a two digit number. Subtract it from 99 or 100.
Represent two digit numbers with popsicle sticks  make bundles of ten for the tens and use single sticks for the ones.
Roll dice to make two or three digit numbers with a partner. See who can make the larger number.
Add all of the digits of your house number together.
Compare prices of various items (gas, toys, etc) to find the lowest amount.
Make numbers or find numbers on labels and compare them.
Find or roll numbers and write them in expanded form.
Find or roll numbers and tell which place value each digit represents.
Learning Links
MEASUREMENT & DATA
What your child will learn
Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools (2.MD.1)  Measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths (2.MD.2)  Estimate lengths using inches, feet, centimeters, and meters. (2.MD.3)  Measure to compare two objects. (2.MD.4)  Use addition and subtraction to solve word problems with lengths. (2.MD.5)  Show whole numbers, sums, and differences on a number line. (2.MD.6)  Tell and write time to the nearest five minutes. (2.MD.7)  Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies. (2.MD.8)  Gather measurement data and show it on a line plot. (2.MD.9)  Draw a picture graph and a bar graph to show data with up to four categories. (2.MD.9) 

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Activities At Home
Look at a TV guide and locate the time a favorite show starts. Have your child find that time on an analog clock.
Look through an ad in the paper to locate an item your child would want (less than &10.00). Have your child count out that much money, then ask them to make change from a $10.00 bill.
Have your child pick out two or three items in an ad, then add the amounts together to see how much the items would cost altogether.
Estimate the lengths of various objects around the house, such as a table, a book, a toothbrush, etc. Next, Measure the same objects using a ruler with inches and centimeters to compare the estimate to the actual length.
Measure the four sides of a square or rectangular table using inches, and then add the four sides together to find out how long the table is around.
Measure two different book lengths using centimeters. Compare the two lengths and determine how much longer one book is than the other.
Give your child various amounts of money to count, using dollars, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies.
Survey various family members about their favorite sport, color, ice cream flavor, or pizza topping. Create a bar graph to show the data.
Learning Links
OPERATIONS & ALGEBRAIC THINKING
What your child will learn
Add and subtract within 100 to solve one and twostep word problems. (2.OA.1)  Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies.  Determine odd or even numbers and write an equation to express an even number. (2.OA.3)  Use addition to find the total number of objects in rows and columns. (2.OA.4) 

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Activities At Home
Roll single digit numbers and add them together.
Roll 2digit or 3digit numbers and add them together.
Add all the digits of your house number together.
Make a train with Legos or colored blocks. Write a number sentence for the different colors in the train.
Represent two digit numbers with popsicle sticks – make bundles of ten for the tens and use single sticks for the ones. Add the piles together.
Use small items (counters, beans, small toys) to represent number sentences. Use index cards to make +, , <, >, and = symbols. Show a number sentence with a missing element: 7 + ___ = 12. Have your student find the missing addend.
Add the price of two items at a store.
Compare gas prices to find the lowest amount.
Roll a 2digt number and subtract it from 99 or 100.
Start with 100 counters (beans, pennies, etc.) and roll two dice to make a 2digit number. Subtract counters until you get to 0.
Give your student an addition or subtraction number sentence and ask them to make up a story problem to go with the number sentence.
Look for items that are in repeated sets or groups – panes in a window, pickets on a fence, sodas in a sixpack, wheels on cars or bicycles.
Make a physical array with counters and record on paper using symbols.
Learning Links
Basic Fact Practice
Math Magician  
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