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2nd Grade Math Common Core Standards

The Common Core State Standards for Grade 2 math can be divided into various domains, each with specific standards and related deliverables. Here’s a table outlining these domains, standards, and deliverables:

Operations and Algebraic ThinkingRepresent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction– Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems
Add and subtract within 20– Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies
Work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication– Determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members
– Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in rectangular arrays with up to 5 rows and up to 5 columns
Number and Operations in Base TenUnderstand place value– Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones
– Count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s
– Read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
– Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.– Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
– Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.
– 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
– Mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100–900, and mentally subtract 10 or 100 from a given number 100–900.
– Explain why addition and subtraction strategies work, using place value and the properties of operations
Measurement and DataMeasure and estimate lengths in standard units– Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
– Measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements.
– Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.
– Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit.
Relate addition and subtraction to length– Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems involving lengths that are given in the same units
– 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.
Work with time and money– Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m. 
– Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately
Represent and interpret data– 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.
– Draw a picture graph and a bar graph (with single-unit scale) to represent a data set with up to four categories.
GeometryReason with shapes and their attributes– Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces.5 Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes.
– Partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of them.
– 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.

This table provides an overview of the Common Core framework for Grade 2 math and the expected deliverables for each standard. Note that specific details and additional sub-points may vary depending on the curriculum and resources provided by each state or school district.

Last Updated: March 2023