Mathematics 2nd Grade

Second Grade mathematics is about (1) extending understanding of base-ten notation; (2) building fluency with addition and subtraction; (3) using standard units of measure; and (4) describing and analyzing shapes.

Topics include: 

  • Understanding place value
  • Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract
  • Measure and estimate lengths in standard units
  • Relate addition and subtraction to length
  • Representing and solving problems involving addition and subtraction
  • Add and subtract fluently within 20
  • Working with equal groups of objects to gain a foundation for multiplication
  • Problem solving with length, money, and data