GlendaleUnified School District


California Common Core Content Standards

2nd Grade Mathematics


            Second grade students use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems and are expected to know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers by the end of second grade.  Place value understanding is extended to 1000 and students compare three digit numbers based on their knowledge of hundreds, tens and ones.  Second grade students compute with money and learn to estimate and compare lengths using appropriate measurement tools.  Second graders refine their understanding of geometry by drawing shapes based on the number of faces and angles.

Specifically, your child will…

Operations and Algebraic Thinking

·         Solve addition and subtraction word problems within 100

·         Fluently add and subtract within 20

·         Know all sums of two one-digit numbers

Number and Base Ten Operations

·         Understand place value: ones, tens, and hundreds

·         Use place value to add and subtract within 1000

Measurement and Data

·         Measure, estimate, and compare lengths in standard units

·         Represent whole number lengths on a number line

·         Work with time and money

·         Know relationships of time (minutes in an hour, days in a month, etc.)

·         Solve work problems using combinations of dollar bills and coins

·         Collect data, build a graph, and answer questions about the data presented


·         Recognize shapes: triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes

·         Draw shapes by size of the angles or by the number of equal faces


Common Core Standards Parent Handbook
Also see:
Parent Roadmap: Supporting Your Child in Grade Two Mathematics(PDF)
Standards for Mathematical Practice in 2nd Grade(PDF)

Glendale Unified School District Mathematics Curriculum

2016-2017 Year-at-a-Glance
The Year-at-a-Glance is a unit-by-unit progression of what students will be learning this year.

Unit 1 and Translations

Unit 2 and Translations

Unit 3 and Translations


Unit 5


Unit 6

Each link above takes you to the parent letter for the unit. The parent letter includes links to useful sites.
Last Modified on January 19, 2017
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