Second Grade

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

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

Second Grade Handwriting Expectations
• Forms letters correctly and spaces words and sentences properly

Second Grade Spelling Expectations
• Spells frequently used words correctly

Second Grade 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

• Solves 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