# 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

☐ Determine sums of number sentences by various means (e.g., families, related facts, inverse operations, addition doubles, and doubles plus one)

☐ Addition

☐ Use a variety of strategies to solve addition problems using one and two-digit numbers with and without regrouping

☐ Addition

☐ Demonstrate fluency and apply addition facts up to and including 18

☐ Addition

☐ Use doubling to add 2-digit numbers

☐ Use compensation to add 2-digit numbers

☐ 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

☐ Determine differences of number sentences by various means (e.g., families, related facts, inverse operations)

☐ Demonstrate fluency and apply subtraction facts up to and including 18

Grade 2 | Multiplication

☐ Develop readiness for multiplication by using repeated addition

Grade 2 | Division

☐ Develop readiness for division by using repeated subtraction, dividing objects into groups (fair share)

☐ Division

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 (zero in the units place or the tens place)

☐ Use concrete materials to justify a number as odd or even

☐ Compare and order numbers to 100

☐ In Order

☐ Develop an understanding of the base ten system:
10 ones = 1 ten, 10 tens = 1 hundred, 10 hundreds = 1 thousand

☐ Use a variety of strategies to compose and decompose two-digit numbers

☐ 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 units to estimate measurements

☐ Use a ruler to measure standard metric units

☐ Compare and order objects according to the attribute of length (metric)

☐ Recognize mass as a qualitative measure e.g., Which is heavier? Which is lighter? (Metric units)

☐ Compare and order objects, using 'lighter than' and 'heavier than' (Metric units)

☐ Identify compass direction: North, South, East, West

☐ Mazes

☐ Use non-standard and standard US units to measure both vertical and horizontal lengths

☐ Select and use standard US units to estimate measurements

☐ Use a ruler to measure standard US units

☐ Compare and order objects according to the attribute of length (US standard)

☐ Recognize mass as a qualitative measure e.g., Which is heavier? Which is lighter? (US standard units)

☐ Compare and order objects, using 'lighter than' and 'heavier than' (US standard 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)

☐ Patterns

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