Second Grade

Welcome to Second Grade

In Second grade, your child should be able to:

  • Write clearly in manuscript.

  • Use simple maps, globes, and models to identify places.

  • Identify solids, liquids, and gases.

  • Understand how magnets work.

  • Tell time to the hour, half hour, and quarter hour.

  • Count money and make changes to $1.00.

  • Describe ways to conserve energy.

  • Understand even and odd numbers.

  • Understand place value: ones, tens, hundreds.

  • Make predictions using background knowledge, illustrations, and text.

  • Identify simple, multiple-meaning words.

  • Alphabetize words by first and second letters.