# Grade 2 Curriculum

Below are skills needed, with links to resources to help with that skill. We also encourage plenty of exercises and book work. Curriculum Home

Important: this is a guide only.
Check with your local education authority to find out their requirements.

Grade 2 | Counting
☐ Skip count to 100 by 2's, 5's, 10's
☐ Count back from 100 by 1's, 5's, 10's using a number chart
☐ Skip count by 3's to 36 for multiplication readiness
☐ Skip count by 4's to 48 for multiplication readiness
☐ Name the number before and the number after a given number, and name the number(s) between two given numbers up to 100 (with and without the use of a number line or a hundreds chart)
☐ Skip count by 3's to 99
☐ Skip count by 4's to 100
Grade 2 | Addition
☐ Use zero as the identity element for addition
☐ Use a variety of strategies to solve addition problems using one and two-digit numbers with and without regrouping
☐ Demonstrate fluency and apply addition facts up to and including 18
☐ Use doubling to add 2-digit numbers
☐ Use compensation to add 2-digit numbers
☐ Develop readiness for multiplication by using repeated addition
☐ Understand and use the commutative property of addition
Grade 2 | Subtraction
☐ Use a variety of strategies to solve subtraction problems using one and two-digit numbers with and without regrouping
☐ Demonstrate fluency and apply subtraction facts up to and including 18
Grade 2 | Division
☐ Develop readiness for division by using repeated subtraction, dividing objects into groups (fair share)
Grade 2 | Numbers
☐ Read written ordinal terms (first through ninth) and use them to represent ordinal relations
☐ Recognize the meaning of zero in the place value system (0-100)
☐ Use concrete materials to justify a number as odd or even
☐ Compare and order numbers to 100
☐ Develop an understanding of the base ten system: 10 ones = 1 ten 10 tens = 1 hundred 10 hundreds = 1 thousand
☐ Use and understand verbal ordinal terms
Grade 2 | Measurement
☐ Use non-standard and standard metric units to measure both vertical and horizontal lengths
☐ Select and use standard metric and non-standard units to estimate measurements
☐ Use a ruler to measure standard metric units
☐ Compare and order objects according to the attribute of length
☐ Recognize mass as a qualitative measure (e.g., Which is heavier? Which is lighter?)
☐ Compare and order objects, using 'lighter than' and 'heavier than'
☐ Identify compass direction: North, South, East, West
☐ Use non-standard and standard US units to measure both vertical and horizontal lengths
☐ Select and use standard US and non-standard units to estimate measurements
☐ Use a ruler to measure standard US units
Grade 2 | Time
☐ Tell time to the half hour and five minutes using both digital and analog clocks
Grade 2 | Geometry (Plane)
☐ Experiment with slides, flips, and turns to compare two-dimensional shapes
☐ Identify and appropriately name two-dimensional shapes: circle, square, rectangle, and triangle (both regular and irregular)
☐ Compose (put together) and decompose (break apart) two-dimensional shapes
☐ Group objects by like properties
☐ Explore and predict the outcome of slides, flips, and turns of two dimensional shapes
☐ Explore line symmetry
Grade 2 | Pre-Algebra
☐ Use the symbols <, >, = (with and without the use of a number line) to compare whole numbers up to 100
☐ Describe and extend increasing or decreasing (+,-) sequences and patterns (numbers or objects up to 100)
Grade 2 | Data
☐ Formulate questions about themselves and their surroundings
☐ Collect and record data (using tallies) related to a question
☐ Display data in pictographs and bar graphs using concrete objects or a representation of the object
☐ Discuss conclusions and make predictions from data graphs
Grade 2 | Estimation
☐ Estimate the number in a collection to 100 and then compare by counting the actual items in the collection
Grade 2 | Money
☐ Know and recognize coins (such as 10c, 50c etc) and bills (such as \$5, \$10, etc)
☐ Recognize the whole dollar notation as \$1, etc.
☐ Identify equivalent combinations to make one dollar