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Second Grade Mathematics Resources

 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Use this video with children to count along with Peg, Cat, and friends as they collect and count space rocks by 10s. While collecting space rocks for NASA, Ramone has time to show Peg, Cat, Richard and Pig how to count by 10s to 100.
Skill: Count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s.
Georgia Standard: MGSE2.NBT.2
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Primary grade students practice addition and multiplication using the scores from baseball and basketball games.
Skill: Read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
Georgia Standard: MGSE2.NBT.3
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
This activity will help children recognize shapes. Taking a walk around their house, neighborhood or town and going on a shape hunt is a great way for them to learn.
Skill: Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces. Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes.
Georgia Standard: MGSE2.G.1
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Students in grades one and two can learn the basics of telling time with this video from the Abracadabra series. Intermediate, middle school, and adult actors portray characters who discuss the importance of getting enough sleep and help students understand the basics of time.
Skill: Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m.
Georgia Standard: MGSE2.MD.7
 
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This video presents a lesson on the basics of fractions. The program uses simple illustrations and clear descriptions to help define such concepts as shares, whole, half, thirds and fourths.
Skill: 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.
Georgia Standard: MGSE2.G.3