Second Grade

Reading Expectations

  • Reads fluently by using phonics, syllables and word parts
  • Uses reading strategies:  questioning, predicting, inferring, connecting, summarizing, evaluating
  • Identifies parts of a story:  characters, settings, plots

Writing Expectations

  • Writes clear sentences or paragraphs that develop a central idea
  • Writes a personal narrative, descriptive paragraph, friendly letter, simple rhymes and poems

Handwriting Expectations

  • Forms letters correctly and spaces words and sentences properly

Spelling Expectations

  • Spells frequently used words correctly

Math Expectations

  • Understands the relationships among numbers, quantities, and place value in whole numbers up to 100
  • Understands that fractions may refer to parts of a set and parts of a whole
  • Identifies odd and even numbers up to 100
  • Represents, compares, and interprets data using tables, tally charts, and bar graphs
  • Soves simple problems involving addition and subtraction of numbers up to 100
  • Knows how to model, represent, and interpret number relationships to create and solve problems involving addition and subtraction
  • Identifies and describes the attribute of common shapes in the plane and of common objects in space.
  • Understands how to measure length, temperature, capacity, weight, and time in standard units
  • Tells time to the nearest quarter hour and five-minute intervals
  • Finds the value of a collection of pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half-dollars, and dollars
  • Solves problems and justifies their reasoning