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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
  • Measurement & Data
  • Operations & Algebraic Thinking
  • Operations & Algebraic Thinking
  • Measurement & Data
  • Measurement & Data
  • Numbers & Operations in Base Ten
  • Geometry
  • Geometry
  • Measurement & Data
  • Operations & Algebraic Thinking
  • Extending Base Ten Understanding
  • Becoming Fluent with Addition and Subtraction
  • Becoming Fluent with Addition and Subtraction
  • Understanding Measurement, Length, and Time
  • Applying Base Ten Understanding
  • Understanding Plane & Solid Figures
  • Understanding Plane &Solid Figures, Developing Multiplication
  • Show what we know!
Numbers & Operations in Base Ten

What your child will learn

Understand that the three digits in a three-digit number represent hundreds, tens, and ones. (2.NBT.1) Quarter 1 and 2
Count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s. (2.NBT.2) Quarter 1 and 2
Read and write numbers to 1000 with numerals, number names, and expanded form (2.NBT.3) Quarter 1 and 2
Compare two three-digit numbers using >, =, and <. (2.NBT.4) Quarter 1 and 2
Fluently add and subtract within 100. (2.NBT.5) Quarter 2 and 3
Add up to four two-digit numbers. (2.NBT.6) Quarter 2 and 3
Add and subtract within 1000. (2.NBT.7) Quarter 2 and 3
Mentally add or subtract 10 or 100 to a number 100-900. (2.NBT.8) Quarter 2 and 3
Explain why addition and subtraction strategies work. (2.NBT.9) Quarter 2 and 3

Vocabulary

  • Skip Count: to count in equal increments by 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, or 10s
  • Expanded Form: a way of writing numbers to show place value (346=300+40+6)
  • Numeral: a symbol used to represent a number

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

Grouping in 5's and 10's
Compare Numbers
Adding on a Number Line
Finding Numbers on a Hundreds Chart
Place Value Blocks
Make Combinations of Ten
Sum Sense Even or Odd
Equal or Not Equal
Skip Count
Skip Counting Adding and Subtracting with Base Ten Blocks
Measurement & Data 

What your child will learn

Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools (2.MD.1) Quarter 2 and 3
Measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths (2.MD.2) Quarter 2 and 3
Estimate lengths using inches, feet, centimeters, and meters. (2.MD.3) Quarter 2 and 3
Measure to compare two objects. (2.MD.4) Quarter 2 and 3
Use addition and subtraction to solve word problems with lengths. (2.MD.5) Quarter 2 and 3
Show whole numbers, sums, and differences on a number line. (2.MD.6) Quarter 2 and 3
Tell and write time to the nearest five minutes. (2.MD.7) Quarter 2 and 3
Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies. (2.MD.8) Quarter 2 and 3
Gather measurement data and show it on a line plot. (2.MD.9) Quarter 2 and 3
Draw a picture graph and a bar graph to show data with up to four categories. (2.MD.9)
Draw a picture graph and a bar graph to show data with up to four categories and solve
problems with the data. (2.MD.10)
Quarter 1, 2, 3, and 4

Vocabulary

  • Inch: a customary unit of length
  • Yard: a customary unit of length equal to 36 inches or 3 feet
  • Foot: a customary unit of length equal to 12 inches
  • Centimeter: a metric unit of length, about the width of your finger
  • Meter: a metric unit of length equal to 100 centimeters
  • Estimate: a number close to an exact amount
  • Length: the distance from one point to another
  • Equation: a number sentence with an equal sign, the amount on one side
    of the equal sign has the same value as the amount on the other side
  • Number Line: a diagram that represents numbers as points on a line
  • Analog Clock: a clock with numbers 1 to 12 around the face and rotating
    hands to show the hour, minutes, and seconds
  • Digital Clock: a clock that uses numerals only to show the time
  • Minute: a unit of time equal to 60 seconds
  • Hour: a unit of time equal to 60 minutes
  • Quarter Hour: a unit of time that measures fifteen minutes
  • Half Hour: a unit of time that measures thirty minutes
  • Half Past: thirty minutes past the hour
  • Penny: a coin worth 1 cent
  • Nickel: a coin worth 5 cents
  • Dime: a coin worth 10 cents
  • Quarter: a coin worth 25 cents
  • Data: Information that has numbers
  • Line Plot: a graph showing frequency of data on a number line
  • Table: an organized way to list data
  • Bar Graph: a graph that uses the height or length of rectangles to compare data
  • Picture Graph: a graph that uses pictures to show data

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


Measure with Units
Match Prices with Coins
Telling Time
Identify Time to the 1/2 Hour
Measure Weight
Create a Bar Graph
Representing Data
Build a Bar Graph
Probability and Graphing
Create a Graph Choose the Best Measurement Tool  Analog and Digital Time
Operations & Algebraic Thinking

What your child will learn

Add and subtract within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems. (2.OA.1) Quarter 1 and 2
Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies.
By the end of Grade 2, know all sums of two one-digit numbers. (2.OA.2)
Quarter 1 and 2
Determine odd or even numbers and write an equation to express an even number. (2.OA.3) Quarter 3 and 4
Use addition to find the total number of objects in rows and columns. (2.OA.4) Quarter 3 and 4


Vocabulary

  • Addition: To join two or more groups. 2 + 3 = 5
  • Subtraction: To find the difference when two groups are compared or to find out how many are left when items are taken away from a group.
  • Addend: A number that is added to another in an addition problem. In 2 + 3 = 5, 2 and 3 are addends.
  • Difference: The answer to a subtraction problem. In 8 – 3 = 5, 5 is the difference.
  • Sum: The answer to an addition problem. In 2 + 3 = 5, 5 it is the sum.
  • Equal sign (=): A symbol used to show that two amounts have the same value.
    384 = 384
  • Number Sentence: A sentence that includes numbers, operation symbols ( +,- ), and a greater than or less than symbol ( >,< ) or equal sign. 5 + 3 = 8 25 < 32
  • Regroup: To exchange amounts of equal value to rename a number.
  • Decompose: To break a number into smaller parts to simplify computation. Example: 15 = 10 + 5.
  • Compose: To put decomposed numbers back together. 10 + 5 = 15.
  • Array: An arrangement that shows objects in rows and columns.

Activities At Home

  • Roll single digit numbers and add them together.
  • Roll 2-digit or 3-digit 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 2-digt number and subtract it from 99 or 100.
  • Start with 100 counters (beans, pennies, etc.) and roll two dice to make a 2-digit 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 six-pack, wheels on cars or bicycles.
  • Make a physical array with counters and record on paper using symbols.

Learning Links


Number Puzzles  Grouping in 5's and 10's  Adding on a Number Line  Even or Odd
Place Value Blocks Make Combinations of Ten Sum Sense Addition and Subtraction Word Problems


Basic Fact Practice

Tom and Jerry Addition Addition Trimathlon Subtraction Shoot-Out Subtraction Harvest
Cone Crazy Subtraction Snagger's Pond Subtraction Flashcards Hidden Picture
Ladybug Subtraction Minus Mission Island Chase Subtraction Machine
Math Magician Math Baseball Addition Monster Ghost Blasters 2
Addition is Fun Addition Surprise Dinosaur Dentist Addition Flashcards