Your Second Grade Math student Should Master These Topics
The second grade math curriculum broadens and deepens the introductory addition and subtraction with regrouping, which were math facts core skills learned in 1st grade math.
Your 2nd grade math student should gain mastery of theses core elementary math topics as the school year progresses:
- Addition and subtraction, with regrouping, of two-digit numbers
- Place values through 999
- Money: Students should be able to correctly add up coin values, as well as a mix of dollars and coins, to come up with the combined total.
Here are some FREE Second Grade Math Worksheets you can print to help your child further develop these math concepts.
A fun way to teach 2nd grade math skills and strengthen coin values and place value skills is to help your child start a coin collection.
Many children enjoy the "treasure hunt" aspect of searching for, as an example, the Lincoln penny from every year since it was first introduced 1909.
For more great tips on teaching second grade math skills to your children, visit www.Homeschool-how-to.com to learn innovative tips and ideas one homeschooling family used to teach place values to their children.
Your child should be able to read a clock with hour, minute and second hands
by the end of their second grade math course.
Many of these math topics can be reinforced in the home through regular parent-child interactions. You can also practice math skills by playing fun and math-friendly
games and manipulatives with your children.
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Introduction to Three Digits
Towards the end of the year, students should move on to addition and subtraction with three-digit numbers, regrouping twice. This is one of the hardest topics of the school year.
Measurement and Using a Ruler
Students should learn how many inches in a foot and how many centimeters in a meter.
Counting by Multiples
As well, if you can teach your child to count by multiples(sometimes called "skip counting") such as 5, 10, 15, 20... you will set them up for learning multiplication in third grade.
Here is a FREE worksheet to help your child practice and learn skip counting. If you don't already have it on your computer, you will need to download the free Adobe Acrobat reader to access these worksheets.
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