**Key Ideas and Details**

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

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

A Day at the Playground | 10-12 |

Spaceship Wars | 16-18 |

Twelve Men of Gotham | 19-21 |

Waving the Flag | 25-27 |

Benjamin Banneker: Math Whiz | 28-30 |

The Pied Piper | 34-36 |

Robin Hood and the Sad Knight | 37-39 |

Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball | 46-48 |

Cyrus McCormick: Help for Farmers | 58-60 |

Rapunzel | 64-66 |

Sandcastle Fun | 82-84 |

Movie Day | 97-99 |

George Washington Carver: Not Just Peanut Butter | 100-102 |

**Key Ideas and Details**

*ELA.RL.2.3*: Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Spaceship Wars | 16-18 |

The Pied Piper | 34-36 |

Robin Hood and the Sad Knight | 37-39 |

Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball | 46-48 |

Sandcastle Fun | 82-84 |

Movie Day | 97-99 |

George Washington Carver: Not Just Peanut Butter | 100-102 |

**Key Ideas and Details**

*ELA.RL.2.2*: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Twelve Men of Gotham | 19-21 |

Waving the Flag | 25-27 |

Robin Hood and the Sad Knight | 37-39 |

**Integration of Knowledge and Ideas**

*ELA.RL.2.7*: Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

A Day at the Playground | 10-12 |

Waving the Flag | 25-27 |

Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball | 46-48 |

Sandcastle Fun | 82-84 |

Energy from the Sun | 85-87 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

The Mountain that Lost Its Top | 13-15 |

A Balloon Ride | 22-24 |

Riding the School Bus | 31-33 |

The First Post Office | 40-42 |

Sleeping Lemurs | 43-45 |

Wild Winter Weather | 49-51 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Flying in the Wind | 61-63 |

Kart Racing | 70-72 |

Going to a Market | 73-75 |

A Different Kind of Pet | 76-78 |

Lighthouses | 79-81 |

Energy from the Sun | 85-87 |

City Blocks | 88-90 |

The World of Soccer | 91-93 |

Tasty Cornbread | 94-96 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Mountain that Lost Its Top | 13-15 |

A Balloon Ride | 22-24 |

Benjamin Banneker: Math Whiz | 28-30 |

Riding the School Bus | 31-33 |

The First Post Office | 40-42 |

Sleeping Lemurs | 43-45 |

Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball | 46-48 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

Cyrus McCormick: Help for Farmers | 58-60 |

Kart Racing | 70-72 |

Going to a Market | 73-75 |

Energy from the Sun | 85-87 |

City Blocks | 88-90 |

The World of Soccer | 91-93 |

Tasty Cornbread | 94-96 |

George Washington Carver: Not Just Peanut Butter | 100-102 |

**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.*

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

The Mountain that Lost Its Top | 13-15 |

A Balloon Ride | 22-24 |

Benjamin Banneker: Math Whiz | 28-30 |

Riding the School Bus | 31-33 |

Robin Hood and the Sad Knight | 37-39 |

Sleeping Lemurs | 43-45 |

Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball | 46-48 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Cyrus McCormick: Help for Farmers | 58-60 |

Kart Racing | 70-72 |

Going to a Market | 73-75 |

A Different Kind of Pet | 76-78 |

Lighthouses | 79-81 |

Energy from the Sun | 85-87 |

City Blocks | 88-90 |

The World of Soccer | 91-93 |

George Washington Carver: Not Just Peanut Butter | 100-102 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Going to a Market | 73-75 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

Flying in the Wind | 61-63 |

A Different Kind of Pet | 76-78 |

Lighthouses | 79-81 |

Energy from the Sun | 85-87 |

City Blocks | 88-90 |

The World of Soccer | 91-93 |

**Integration of Knowledge and Ideas**

*ELA.RI.2.8*: Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Riding the School Bus | 31-33 |

Sleeping Lemurs | 43-45 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

Going to a Market | 73-75 |

Tasty Cornbread | 94-96 |

George Washington Carver: Not Just Peanut Butter | 100-102 |

**Text Types and Purposes**

*ELA.W.2.1*: Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., *because*,* and*,* also*) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

A Balloon Ride | 22-24 |

Waving the Flag | 25-27 |

Benjamin Banneker: Math Whiz | 28-30 |

Riding the School Bus | 31-33 |

The Pied Piper | 34-36 |

Robin Hood and the Sad Knight | 37-39 |

The First Post Office | 40-42 |

Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball | 46-48 |

Kart Racing | 70-72 |

City Blocks | 88-90 |

Tasty Cornbread | 94-96 |

**Text Types and Purposes**

*ELA.W.2.2*: Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Mountain that Lost Its Top | 13-15 |

Spaceship Wars | 16-18 |

Twelve Men of Gotham | 19-21 |

The First Post Office | 40-42 |

Sleeping Lemurs | 43-45 |

Wild Winter Weather | 49-51 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Kart Racing | 70-72 |

A Different Kind of Pet | 76-78 |

The World of Soccer | 91-93 |

Tasty Cornbread | 94-96 |

George Washington Carver: Not Just Peanut Butter | 100-102 |

**Text Types and Purposes**

*ELA.W.2.3*: Write narratives in which they recount a well elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Wild Winter Weather | 49-51 |

Tasty Cornbread | 94-96 |

**Research to Build and Present Knowledge**

*ELA.W.2.7*: Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., *read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations*).

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

Waving the Flag | 25-27 |

Wild Winter Weather | 49-51 |

Kart Racing | 70-72 |

Lighthouses | 79-81 |

The World of Soccer | 91-93 |

George Washington Carver: Not Just Peanut Butter | 100-102 |

**Research to Build and Present Knowledge**

*ELA.W.2.8*: Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

A Day at the Playground | 10-12 |

The Mountain that Lost Its Top | 13-15 |

Spaceship Wars | 16-18 |

A Balloon Ride | 22-24 |

Waving the Flag | 25-27 |

Benjamin Banneker: Math Whiz | 28-30 |

Riding the School Bus | 31-33 |

Robin Hood and the Sad Knight | 37-39 |

Sleeping Lemurs | 43-45 |

Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball | 46-48 |

Wild Winter Weather | 49-51 |

Flying in the Wind | 61-63 |

Rapunzel | 64-66 |

Kart Racing | 70-72 |

Going to a Market | 73-75 |

A Different Kind of Pet | 76-78 |

Lighthouses | 79-81 |

Sandcastle Fun | 82-84 |

Energy from the Sun | 85-87 |

City Blocks | 88-90 |

The World of Soccer | 91-93 |

Tasty Cornbread | 94-96 |

Movie Day | 97-99 |

George Washington Carver: Not Just Peanut Butter | 100-102 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

A Day at the Playground | 10-12 |

The Mountain that Lost Its Top | 13-15 |

Spaceship Wars | 16-18 |

Twelve Men of Gotham | 19-21 |

A Balloon Ride | 22-24 |

Waving the Flag | 25-27 |

Benjamin Banneker: Math Whiz | 28-30 |

Riding the School Bus | 31-33 |

The First Post Office | 40-42 |

Sleeping Lemurs | 43-45 |

Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball | 46-48 |

Wild Winter Weather | 49-51 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Rapunzel | 64-66 |

Kart Racing | 70-72 |

Going to a Market | 73-75 |

Lighthouses | 79-81 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

A Day at the Playground | 10-12 |

The Mountain that Lost Its Top | 13-15 |

Spaceship Wars | 16-18 |

Twelve Men of Gotham | 19-21 |

A Balloon Ride | 22-24 |

Wild Winter Weather | 49-51 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

A Day at the Playground | 10-12 |

Spaceship Wars | 16-18 |

Twelve Men of Gotham | 19-21 |

A Balloon Ride | 22-24 |

Waving the Flag | 25-27 |

Benjamin Banneker: Math Whiz | 28-30 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Twelve Men of Gotham | 19-21 |

Waving the Flag | 25-27 |

Benjamin Banneker: Math Whiz | 28-30 |

Riding the School Bus | 31-33 |

Robin Hood and the Sad Knight | 37-39 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

Flying in the Wind | 61-63 |

Energy from the Sun | 85-87 |

City Blocks | 88-90 |

**Understand place value.**

*Math.2.NBT.A.4*: Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Mountain that Lost Its Top | 13-15 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Going to a Market | 73-75 |

**Understand place value.**

*Math.2.NBT.A.1*: Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones; e.g., 706 equals 7 hundreds, 0 tens, and 6 ones. Understand the following as special cases:

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Mountain that Lost Its Top | 13-15 |

Robin Hood and the Sad Knight | 37-39 |

Sleeping Lemurs | 43-45 |

Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball | 46-48 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

**Understand place value.**

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

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Twelve Men of Gotham | 19-21 |

Robin Hood and the Sad Knight | 37-39 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

**Understand place value.**

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

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Pied Piper | 34-36 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Cyrus McCormick: Help for Farmers | 58-60 |

Energy from the Sun | 85-87 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

The Mountain that Lost Its Top | 13-15 |

Benjamin Banneker: Math Whiz | 28-30 |

Robin Hood and the Sad Knight | 37-39 |

The First Post Office | 40-42 |

Sleeping Lemurs | 43-45 |

Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball | 46-48 |

Wild Winter Weather | 49-51 |

Small Town U.S.A.: Port Aransas | 52-54 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Rapunzel | 64-66 |

Going to a Market | 73-75 |

Lighthouses | 79-81 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Benjamin Banneker: Math Whiz | 28-30 |

The Pied Piper | 34-36 |

Robin Hood and the Sad Knight | 37-39 |

The First Post Office | 40-42 |

Sleeping Lemurs | 43-45 |

Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse of Baseball | 46-48 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Cyrus McCormick: Help for Farmers | 58-60 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Benjamin Banneker: Math Whiz | 28-30 |

Wild Winter Weather | 49-51 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Cyrus McCormick: Help for Farmers | 58-60 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Wild Winter Weather | 49-51 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Flying in the Wind | 61-63 |

Kart Racing | 70-72 |

Energy from the Sun | 85-87 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

Rapunzel | 64-66 |

A Different Kind of Pet | 76-78 |

Tasty Cornbread | 94-96 |

**Measure and estimate lengths in standard units.**

*Math.2.MD.A.3*: Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The Blue Angels | 7-9 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Flying in the Wind | 61-63 |

Rapunzel | 64-66 |

**Measure and estimate lengths in standard units.**

*Math.2.MD.A.4*: Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Riding the School Bus | 31-33 |

Flying in the Wind | 61-63 |

A Different Kind of Pet | 76-78 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Riding the School Bus | 31-33 |

Forest Giants | 55-57 |

Flying in the Wind | 61-63 |

Rapunzel | 64-66 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Flying in the Wind | 61-63 |

A Different Kind of Pet | 76-78 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Kart Racing | 70-72 |

**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?

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Going to a Market | 73-75 |

**Represent and interpret data.**

*Math.2.MD.D.9*: Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of several objects to the nearest whole unit, or by making repeated measurements of the same object. Show the measurements by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in whole-number units

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

A Different Kind of Pet | 76-78 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

A Different Kind of Pet | 76-78 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Lighthouses | 79-81 |

Sandcastle Fun | 82-84 |

The World of Soccer | 91-93 |

George Washington Carver: Not Just Peanut Butter | 100-102 |

**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.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

Energy from the Sun | 85-87 |

City Blocks | 88-90 |

**Reason with shapes and their attributes.**

*Math.2.G.A.3*: Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths. Recognize that equal shares of identical wholes need not have the same shape.

Activity | Pages |
---|---|

The World of Soccer | 91-93 |

Tasty Cornbread | 94-96 |

Movie Day | 97-99 |

George Washington Carver: Not Just Peanut Butter | 100-102 |

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