2nd Grade Lesson Plans

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Musical Stories
Musical Stories
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Musical Stories
This interactive lesson helps students make their stories come alive! Students construct multimedia narratives that contain both written words and songs.
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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Cookie Comparisons
Cookie Comparisons
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Cookie Comparisons
Captivate students with a sweet lesson on comparing stories. This cookie-themed lesson will keep students interested and leave them hungry for more reading.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Using Picture Walks to Examine Purpose
Using Picture Walks to Examine Purpose
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Using Picture Walks to Examine Purpose
Teach your students about picture walks as a strategy to understand the author's purpose in a fictional text. This lesson can be used as a stand-alone lesson or as support for the Examining Author's Purpose in a Fictional Text lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Let's Make a Forest
Let's Make a Forest
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Let's Make a Forest
Get ready to see green! In this lesson, students get hands-on experience creating trees and then measuring to compare the trees.
2nd grade
Math
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Dear Teacher: Opinion Letters
Dear Teacher: Opinion Letters
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Dear Teacher: Opinion Letters
Build community and teach students that opinions matter with this activity that includes survey interviews and a letter to the teacher.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Let's Graph Our Fall Favorites!
Let's Graph Our Fall Favorites!
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Let's Graph Our Fall Favorites!
This engaging math lesson combines all of your kid's fall favorites as they learn to represent data using a bar graph.
2nd grade
Math
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Jumping Into Geometry!
Jumping Into Geometry!
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Jumping Into Geometry!
This lesson helps students understand the difference between polygons. It focuses on the root words of these terms to help students make connections to their prior knowledge, making it especially beneficial for ESLs.
2nd grade
Math
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Big Spenders
Big Spenders
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Big Spenders
Get ready to do some shopping! In this lesson, students will learn about subtracting 100 from multiples of 100 when making big purchases.
2nd grade
Math
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First Day of School with Marley!
First Day of School with Marley!
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First Day of School with Marley!
Help ease your students into the school year with this lesson that helps them share their feelings about the first day of school.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Noun Safari
Noun Safari
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Noun Safari
Are you ready for a classroom adventure? This quick and easy safari simulation will get students excited about refreshing their grammar knowledge. They'll be able to walk around, explore, and show off their ability to identify nouns.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning About Día de los Muertos
Learning About Día de los Muertos
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Learning About Día de los Muertos
Students will learn about the holiday El Día de los Muertos through engaging activities and connecting to their own traditions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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I Have, Who Has? Sight Word Practice
I Have, Who Has? Sight Word Practice
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I Have, Who Has? Sight Word Practice
A fun spin on a classic game! This sight word game will help your students with their reading fluency and reinforce foundational reading skills. Students should be fairly fluent in reading Pre-Primer Dolch sight words prior to the lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Animal Poses to Create Calm
Animal Poses to Create Calm
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Animal Poses to Create Calm
Mindful movement can support calm and can also be fun! In this lesson, students will create their own animal pose to teach the class, then journal and draw a picture of themselves in their mindful movement animal pose.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Let’s Compare! Place Value Disks & Three-Digit Numbers
Let’s Compare! Place Value Disks & Three-Digit Numbers
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Let’s Compare! Place Value Disks & Three-Digit Numbers
Dive into understanding place value by using place value disks to represent and compare numbers.
2nd grade
Math
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Odd Person Out
Odd Person Out
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Odd Person Out
Get students moving around the classroom as they learn about odd and even numbers. Students play a game similar to "musical chairs" as they consider the results for even and odd numbers of students.
2nd grade
Math
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Skip to My Zoo
Skip to My Zoo
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Skip to My Zoo
Skip, skip, skip counting made fun! With this lesson that uses dot-to-dot worksheets and singing, students will be eager to participate in learning to skip count by fives and tens.
2nd grade
Math
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Why I Write
Why I Write
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Why I Write
Second grade students will step into the author’s shoes as they hunt for evidence to determine what a nonfiction author’s purpose might be.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Back in the Day
Back in the Day
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Back in the Day
Let’s share about ourselves! Students learn about past-tense verbs by writing a story about their past.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Place Value Tower
Place Value Tower
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Place Value Tower
Students will learn how to find the actual value of three-digit numbers with this activity that has them use manipulatives to create the expanded form of a number.
2nd grade
Math
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Two Corners: Odd or Even
Two Corners: Odd or Even
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Two Corners: Odd or Even
Get students moving around the classroom as they learn about odd and even numbers. Students classify real world objects as odd or even and take turns playing the game master, coming up with numbers to evaluate.
2nd grade
Math
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Holy Homophones
Holy Homophones
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Holy Homophones
Let your students know that learning about homophones is no huge challenge. Featuring some quirky videos and a bunch of interesting worksheets, this reading lesson is almost too good to be true.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Service for Our School Community
Service for Our School Community
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Service for Our School Community
Service can bring out the best in people and communities. In this lesson, students discuss what it means to serve and explore ways that they would like to support their school and community with service work.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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This May Take Time: Growth Mindset
This May Take Time: Growth Mindset
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This May Take Time: Growth Mindset
In this lesson, students will explore growth mindset and learn to shift from saying “This is too hard,” to “This may take time.” They will practice slowing down and building patience when things are challenging and require effort.
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.