Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Real-World Math Problem Solving Grade 2

Real-World Math Problem Solving Grade 2

English Language Arts

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 2

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

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 2

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

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 2

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

Mathematics

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.

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

Domain - Number and Operations in Base Ten, Grade 2

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.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.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.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

Domain - Measurement and Data, Grade 2

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.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.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.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

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

Domain - Geometry, Grade 2

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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