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Requirements for 2nd Grade

Requirements for Incoming Second Graders


  • Addition and subtraction rapid recall facts (sums and differences) to 20
  • Identify the place value of a two digit number
  • Skip counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s
  • Identify odd and even numbers
  • Interpret a pictograph, bar graph and circle graph
  • Tell time to the hour and half-hour
  • Identify fractions (½, ⅓ and ¼) 


  • Identify an asking and telling sentence 
  • Know that sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a punctuation mark
  • Form a basic paragraph consisting of three to five sentences
  • Familiar with nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, compound words and contractions 
  • Identify the difference between long and short vowels