The following skills are important to your 2nd grader’s mathematical success. Please find time to practice and support your child in mastering these skills.
Place Value and Skip Counting:
Skip count by 10s- start 123 and stop at 243
Skip count by 5s- start at 230 and stop at 305
Skip count by 2s- start at 112 and stop at 186
Compare numbers- greater, less than and equal to
436 is less than 427
Look at Place Value- through the thousands
273 The place of the 2 is hundreds. The value of the 2 is 200
3 hundreds 2 tens and 9 ones= 329
Telling time- practice telling time to the 5 minute. Children need lots of practice with this.
Money: Counting mixed coins and dollars
Writing amounts in dollar and cent notation $3.24
Making given amounts with dollars and coins
Calculating change from a dollar
Memorize common coin combinations—DDN, QN, QD, QDN
Addition and Subtraction facts-
Encourage your child to commit the facts to memory. Practice using strategies on the attached sheets. Try to discourage the constant use of fingers and number grids to solve basic facts.