Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Second Grade Success

Second Grade Success

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Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 2

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.3: Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

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Know Your Nouns 17
Sequence of Events 62
All in Order 63
Understanding Order 65
Beginning, Middle, End 70
Out of Order 72
Making Lists 74
Using a Compass Rose 134
Reading a Map 135
Map Review 137
Understanding a Time Line 139
The Four Main Groups 151
Weather Pictures 156
Show What You Know About Matter 160
Move It 161
Push or Pull? 162
The Days and Nights 164
A Part of the Solar System 165
Moon Phases 167

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

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Look for the Answers 55
Describing a Story’s Characters 59
Beginning, Middle, End 70
Why It Is Written 75
Beginning Map Skills 130
Understanding a Time Line 139
The Earliest Americans 141
The Early Colonists 142
Understanding the Government 144
Good Community Helpers 145
It’s Important to Vote 146
The Flag 147
About Animals 152
Changing Seasons 154
All That Matters 158
Move It 161
The Days and Nights 164
Moon Phases 167

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.2: Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

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The Main Event 60
Understanding the Main Idea 61
The Earliest Americans 141
The Early Colonists 142
Changing Seasons 154
All That Matters 158
Knowing the States of Matter 159
The Days and Nights 164

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.2.5: Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

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Picture the Meaning 56
Beginning Map Skills 130
Learning the World 131
All Around the World 132
A Compass Rose 133
Using a Compass Rose 134
Reading a Map 135
A Map and a Globe 136
Good Community Helpers 145
It’s Important to Vote 146
Name Those Parts 148
What Plants Need 149
The Four Main Groups 151
About Animals 152
Types of Clouds 153
Changing Seasons 154
The Amazing Water Cycle 155
Is It Going to Be a Rainy Day? 157
Move It 161
Push or Pull? 162
What Path Does It Take? 163
A Part of the Solar System 165
Earth’s Neighbors 166
Moon Phases 167

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.

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Making Lists 74
Learning the World 131
All Around the World 132
A Compass Rose 133
A Map and a Globe 136
Map Review 137
Learning About the Past 138
Know the Vocabulary 143
Plants We Use 150
The Four Main Groups 151
About Animals 152
Types of Clouds 153
The Amazing Water Cycle 155
Is It Going to Be a Rainy Day? 157
All That Matters 158
Knowing the States of Matter 159
Move It 161
The Days and Nights 164
Earth’s Neighbors 166
Moon Phases 167

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.2.6: Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

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Why It Is Written 75
The Earliest Americans 141
The Early Colonists 142
It’s Important to Vote 146
Changing Seasons 154
All That Matters 158
Knowing the States of Matter 159
Move It 161
The Days and Nights 164

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.2.7: Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

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A Picture Is Worth… 53
What’s the Scene? 54
Describing a Story’s Characters 59
Why It Is Written 75
Beginning Map Skills 130
A Compass Rose 133
Using a Compass Rose 134
Reading a Map 135
A Map and a Globe 136
Understanding a Time Line 139
Important American Monuments And Symbols 140
It’s Important to Vote 146
The Flag 147
Name Those Parts 148
What Plants Need 149
Plants We Use 150
About Animals 152
Changing Seasons 154
The Amazing Water Cycle 155
Weather Pictures 156
Is It Going to Be a Rainy Day? 157
Knowing the States of Matter 159
Show What You Know About Matter 160
Push or Pull? 162
What Path Does It Take? 163
A Part of the Solar System 165

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.2.10: By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

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Proofread for Commas 49
Look for the Answers 55
Picture the Meaning 56
Understanding the Main Idea 61
Why It Is Written 75
Beginning Map Skills 130
Learning the World 131
All Around the World 132
Using a Compass Rose 134
A Map and a Globe 136
The Earliest Americans 141
The Early Colonists 142
Understanding the Government 144
Good Community Helpers 145
It’s Important to Vote 146
The Flag 147
What Plants Need 149
Plants We Use 150
About Animals 152
Changing Seasons 154
All That Matters 158
Knowing the States of Matter 159
Move It 161
The Days and Nights 164

Strand - Language Standards, Grade 2

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.2.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

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Uppercase Letters, A-M 8
Uppercase Letters, N-Z 9
Lowercase Letters, a-m 10
Lowercase Letters, n-z 11
Writing Complete Sentences 13
Making Good Sentences 14
Nouns, Nouns, Nouns 15
More Nouns 16
Know Your Nouns 17
Singular and Plural 18
More Singular and Plural Nouns 19
Verbs “Shake” Up 20
3,2,1…Action! 21
Hidden Verbs 22
Adding Adjectives 23
“Hop to It” Adjectives 24
Read and Circle Adjectives 25
Funny Adjectives 26
Working with Adverbs 27
Awesome Adverbs 28
Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, and Adverbs Review 29
More Parts of Speech Review 30
Alphabetical Order 64
Start Writing 66
Making Good Sense 67
Word Wise 68
Prewriting for a Story 69
All Around 73
Common and Proper Nouns 178
Connecting Words 179
Cursive Sentences 183

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.2.2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

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Familiar Words 12
Writing Complete Sentences 13
Making Good Sentences 14
Spelling Practice 31
Look It Up 32
Long Vowels and Short Vowels 33
Colorful Capitals 38
Correct Capitalization 39
Capitalization Rules! 40
Know How to End It 41
Use a Question Mark 42
Ending Punctuation Review 43
Using a Comma 44
The Amazing Apostrophe 45
Finding the Right Contraction 46
Commas in a Series 47
Separate Items in a Series 48
Proofread for Commas 49
Commas with Dates 50
More Commas and Dates 51
Commas with Cities and States 52
Find the Mistakes 71
What You Say 180
Another Way to End 184

Knowledge of Language

ELA.L.2.3: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

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The Amazing Apostrophe 45
Finding the Right Contraction 46
Setting 57
All About Setting 58
Prewriting for a Story 69
All Around 73

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.2.6: Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).

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Adding Adjectives 23
“Hop to It” Adjectives 24
Read and Circle Adjectives 25
Funny Adjectives 26
Working with Adverbs 27
Awesome Adverbs 28
Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, and Adverbs Review 29
More Parts of Speech Review 30
All Around 73
The Amazing Water Cycle 155

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.2.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.

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Long Vowels and Short Vowels 33
Synonyms 34
Antonyms 35
Synonyms and Antonyms 36
Vocabulary in Context 37
Start Writing 66
Making Lists 74

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.2.5: Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

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Figurative Language 181
Tongue Twisters 182

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Domain - Operations and Algebraic Thinking, Grade 2

Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction.

Math.2.OA.A.1: Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

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Practice Counting by Tens 82
Triple-Digit Addition 97
Triple-Digit Subtraction in Action 100

Add and subtract within 20.

Math.2.OA.B.2: Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies. By end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers.

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Picture Addition 93
Blown Away with Addition! 94
Either Way, It's the Same! 95
Calculate the Single-Digit Subtraction 98
Fun with Fact Families 102
Practice, Practice, Practice 103

Work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication.

Math.2.OA.C.3: Determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members, e.g., by pairing objects or counting them by 2s; write an equation to express an even number as a sum of two equal addends.

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Odd and Even Numbers 84

Work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication.

Math.2.OA.C.4: Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in rectangular arrays with up to 5 rows and up to 5 columns; write an equation to express the total as a sum of equal addends.

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Guessing the Number 85
Picture Addition 93

Domain - Number and Operations in Base Ten, Grade 2

Understand place value.

Math.2.NBT.A.2: Count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s.

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Look and Count 76
Counting by Ones 78
Count by Fives 79
Practice Counting by Fives 80
Count by Tens 81
Practice Counting by Tens 82
Backward Counting 83
Guessing the Number 85
Guess the Amount 86
Count by 5s to Help Tell Time 112

Understand place value.

Math.2.NBT.A.3: Read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.

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Show the Number 77
Guessing the Number 85
Guess the Amount 86

Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.

Math.2.NBT.B.5: Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.

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Practice Counting by Tens 82
Double-Digit Addition 96
Triple-Digit Addition 97
Double-Digit Subtraction Fun 99
Regroup to Subtract 101
Mixed Practice 104

Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.

Math.2.NBT.B.7: Add and subtract within 1000, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method. Understand that in adding or subtracting three-digit numbers, one adds or subtracts hundreds and hundreds, tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose or decompose tens or hundreds.

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Practice Counting by Tens 82
Double-Digit Addition 96
Triple-Digit Addition 97
Double-Digit Subtraction Fun 99
Triple-Digit Subtraction in Action 100
Regroup to Subtract 101
Mixed Practice 104

Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.

Math.2.NBT.B.8: Mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100–900, and mentally subtract 10 or 100 from a given number 100–900.

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Practice Counting by Tens 82
Backward Counting 83
Double-Digit Subtraction Fun 99

Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.

Math.2.NBT.B.6: Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.

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Double-Digit Addition 96
Mixed Practice 104

Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.

Math.2.NBT.B.9: Explain why addition and subtraction strategies work, using place value and the properties of operations.

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Fun with Fact Families 102

Domain - Measurement and Data, Grade 2

Measure and estimate lengths in standard units.

Math.2.MD.A.1: Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.

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Learning Measurement 117
Another Way to Measure 118

Measure and estimate lengths in standard units.

Math.2.MD.A.2: Measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements; describe how the two measurements relate to the size of the unit chosen.

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Learning Measurement 117
Another Way to Measure 118

Relate addition and subtraction to length.

Math.2.MD.B.6: Represent whole numbers as lengths from 0 on a number line diagram with equally spaced points corresponding to the numbers 0, 1, 2, ..., and represent whole-number sums and differences within 100 on a number line diagram.

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Number Position 89
Learning Before, Between, and After 90

Relate addition and subtraction to length.

Math.2.MD.B.5: Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems involving lengths that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as drawings of rulers) and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

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Learning About Perimeter 191

Work with time and money.

Math.2.MD.C.7: Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m.

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Estimating Time 107
Learning to Tell Time 108
Different Clocks 109
Draw the Time 110
More About Time 111
Count by 5s to Help Tell Time 112

Work with time and money.

Math.2.MD.C.8: Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?

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Math and Money 113
Buying Power 114
Greater or Less Than with Money Amounts 115
Making Change 116

Represent and interpret data.

Math.2.MD.D.10: Draw a picture graph and a bar graph (with single-unit scale) to represent a data set with up to four categories. Solve simple put-together, take-apart, and compare problems using information presented in a bar graph.

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Reading a Graph 128

Domain - Geometry, Grade 2

Reason with shapes and their attributes.

Math.2.G.A.2: Partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of them.

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A Fraction or a Part 121

Reason with shapes and their attributes.

Math.2.G.A.1: Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces.(Sizes are compared directly or visually, not compared by measuring). Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes.

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Plane Shapes 123
Shapes That Are Congruent 125
Learning About Perimeter 191

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