Manchester Public Schools
Office of Equity and Partnerships
Grade 2 Math Curriculum Information
Here are the things your child will be expected to accomplish during the school year…

  • In the Fall of Grade 2, students will be able to use a variety of strategies to:

  • Add and subtract within 20.
  • Add and subtract within 100.
  • Solve 1- and 2-step word problems.

  • Can count to 1,000 using 1’s, 5’s, 10’s and 100’s starting from any number.
  • Can build numbers using hundreds, tens and ones. For example, 100+40+5=145.
  • Can break numbers apart using hundreds, tens and ones. For example, 256=200+50+6.
  • Can read & write numbers to 1,000 using base-ten numerals, number names and expanded form. For example,
  • Base-ten numeral: 637 (standard form)
  • Number names: six hundred thirty seven
  • Expanded form:  600 + 30 + 7
  • Can compare two three- digit numbers & identify which is greater than and less than (<, =,>)
  • understands that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones. For example, 706 equals 7 hundreds, 0 tens, and 6 ones.
  • Can add and subtract with regrouping when needed.
  • Can measure an object by using a rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
  • Can estimate (make a reasonable guess) length using inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.
  • Can add and subtract measurements of objects. For example, 3 inches + 3 inches=6 inches.​
  • Can use repeated addition to understand multiplication. For example, 2+2+2= 6 is the same as 2x3=6.  
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