2nd Grade Lesson Plans

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Compound Charades
Compound Charades
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Compound Charades
This lesson includes a bunch of activities to help students learn about compound words. Your second-graders will love guessing and illustrating compound words in this colorful lesson plan!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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What Makes an Awesome Leader?
What Makes an Awesome Leader?
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What Makes an Awesome Leader?
What makes an excellent leader? In this lesson, students will discuss leadership and design a video that informs others of what it means to be a positive leader.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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What's the Value?
What's the Value?
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What's the Value?
This lesson provides students with practice as they find the missing parts of a whole and justify their reasoning. Use alongside the What's That Number lesson or alone as a support lesson for students.
2nd grade
Math
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Exploring Number Forms
Exploring Number Forms
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Exploring Number Forms
Help students discover how to show numbers in different ways while providing ample opportunities for students to contribute to conversations. Use as a pre-lesson to Let's Jump to Add Two-Digit Numbers or as a stand-alone lesson.
2nd grade
Math
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Break It Down
Break It Down
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Break It Down
What exactly does the number 97 mean? How about 454? In this lesson, students explore how two-digit numbers are made up of tens and ones. Then they use this understanding to subtract numbers within 1000.
2nd grade
Math
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Sentence Menu
Sentence Menu
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Sentence Menu
We write sentences to tell thoughts, but what happens when we add some parameters? In this lesson, students dissect the words they find in sentences then follow directions to create their own wacky sentences.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Black Revolutionaries: Malcolm X
Black Revolutionaries: Malcolm X
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Black Revolutionaries: Malcolm X
This lesson teaches kids all about Malcolm X and how his childhood influenced him to become one of America's most well known, controversial, and revolutionary figures. First kids will listen to a read-aloud authored by Malcolm X's daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, and then they will write an informative paragraph.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Thinking About Three-Digit Numbers
Thinking About Three-Digit Numbers
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Thinking About Three-Digit Numbers
Help students gain a better understanding of three-digit numbers by providing students with opportunities to compare sets of three-digit numbers. Use as a stand-alone activity or alongside the lesson Building My Math Fluency.
2nd grade
Math
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Decomposing and Adding Place Values
Decomposing and Adding Place Values
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Decomposing and Adding Place Values
Use this scaffolded EL support lesson to help students learn the strategy of decomposing three-digit numbers to add their place values. This lesson can be used alone or prior to teaching Composing and Decomposing to students.
2nd grade
Math
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Practice those Patterns
Practice those Patterns
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Practice those Patterns
Your students will love playing the classic game of bingo, with a twist to practice reading and spelling grade level word families.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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101 and Out!
101 and Out!
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101 and Out!
Get the dice out and help students get targeted practice in adding 1 and 10! In this fun place value game, students keep adding to try to get to a maximum score of 100. But be careful. If you go over 100 you’re out!
2nd grade
Math
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Elapseable
Elapseable
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Elapseable
It's time to learn about time. In this hands-on lesson, students manipulate clock hands and jump across timelines in order to calculate the "distance" between different times and events.
2nd grade
Math
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Inspiring Astronauts: Christina Koch and Jessica Meir
Inspiring Astronauts: Christina Koch and Jessica Meir
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Inspiring Astronauts: Christina Koch and Jessica Meir
In this lesson plan, students learn about the first all-female spacewalk and get inspired by astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Compassionate Classroom
The Compassionate Classroom
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The Compassionate Classroom
In this lesson, students will discuss compassion, hear from a local nonprofit about their compassionate work in the community, and design a compassion sculpture made mostly out of recycled materials.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Get the Picture? Take a Shot at Idioms
Get the Picture? Take a Shot at Idioms
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Get the Picture? Take a Shot at Idioms
Use a short story that can be told entirely in idioms and students will get the picture! Students match story strip text to idioms in this interactive exercise that includes a matching worksheet assessment.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Bossy R Meets the Syllable
Bossy R Meets the Syllable
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Bossy R Meets the Syllable
What’s makes r-controlled syllables special? Use this lesson to help your students practice identifying, reading, and spelling words that contain r-controlled syllables.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Dimes, Dimes, Dimes
Dimes, Dimes, Dimes
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Dimes, Dimes, Dimes
Get ready for some mental math! Help students practice subtracting by ten by solving real-world problems involving dimes.
2nd grade
Math
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Kindness Goes a Long Way
Kindness Goes a Long Way
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Kindness Goes a Long Way
Performing acts of kindness and love can bring classrooms together! In this lesson, students will hear true stories of random acts of kindness and will perform kind deeds of their own in groups.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Exploring Fictional Text
Exploring Fictional Text
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Exploring Fictional Text
This lesson will provide your EL students with support as they explore the elements of fictional text and learn about verbs in the present participle tense. This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity or a support lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Extra, Extra! Read All About It
Extra, Extra! Read All About It
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Extra, Extra! Read All About It
Students will learn to structure their written arguments as they create their own class paper full of opinion editorial pieces in this fun, real-world driven lesson. Step right up and write all about it!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Pause, Breathe, Create
Pause, Breathe, Create
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Pause, Breathe, Create
In this lesson, students will explore how art can be a tool to express or reflect on emotions.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Mindfulness & Creation Stations
Mindfulness & Creation Stations
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Mindfulness & Creation Stations
In this lesson, students will move through stations to practice and reflect on the mindfulness and social emotional learning tools that they have learned throughout the year.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Writing About Maria Montessori
Writing About Maria Montessori
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Writing About Maria Montessori
In this lesson, students will learn all about Maria Montessori, a pioneering researcher and teacher, and create their own biographical books about this inspiring woman.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning About Angela Davis
Learning About Angela Davis
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Learning About Angela Davis
This lesson plan teaches students about Angela Davis. Students will have a brief introduction to her life as an activist, scholar, and writer by reading a short informational text and answering comprehension questions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Listening to What Matters
Listening to What Matters
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Listening to What Matters
In this lesson, students will learn the importance of nonviolent communication and listening to others in order to have a more supportive community.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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2nd Grade Lesson Plans

Students learn best when they are engaged. Second graders have now mastered the basics and need a push towards solving more complex word problems, introductory multiplication, and building fluency in reading & writing. Using Education.com's second grade lesson plans will keep students continuously engaged and growing in every academic subject.