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Second Grade Mathematics Resources

Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Activity
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
Resource Type: Video
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
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
This video focuses on grouping objects into same-size groups, ones, tens, and hundreds. A place value chart is used and what the digits mean is discussed throughout the short video.
Skill: 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:
a. 100 can be thought of as a bundle of ten tens — called a “hundred.”
b. The numbers 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900 refer to one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine hundreds (and 0 tens and 0 ones).
Georgia Standard: MGSE2.NBT.1
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
Resource Type: Video
Primary grade students practice addition and multiplication using the scores from baseball and basketball games.
Skill: 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.
Georgia Standard: MGSE2.OA.4