Second grade math instruction is based upon the Common Core State Standards in mathematics. In grade 2, instruction will focus on four critical areas: 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.
Grade 2 Overview:
Operations and Algebraic Thinking *Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction. *Add and subtract within 20. *Work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication.
Number and Operations in Base Ten *Understand place value. *Use place value and properties of operations to add and subtract.
Measurement and Data *Measure and estimate lengths in standard units. *Relate addition and subtraction to length. *Work with time and money. *Represent and interpret data.
Geometry *Reason with shapes and their attributes
Mathematical Practices *Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. *Reason abstractly and quantitatively. *Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. *Model with Mathematics. *Use appropriate tools strategically. *Attend to precision. *Look for and make use of structure. *Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
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