2nd Grade Lesson Plans

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Vertebrate or Invertebrate?
Vertebrate or Invertebrate?
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Vertebrate or Invertebrate?
Use this lesson to teach your students about the different types of species and how to categorize them! Your students will learn characteristics about vertebrates and invertebrates.
2nd grade
Science
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Story Hooks
Story Hooks
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Story Hooks
Give your students an introduction to types of story hooks as they compose original story beginnings the help of a word bank. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson for the Capture That Reader! lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Elaborating on My Feelings
Elaborating on My Feelings
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Elaborating on My Feelings
Identifying and describing their feelings is an important part of the way children develop social skills. This lesson teaches your students how to identify feelings, and then elaborate on them by speaking and writing in complete sentences.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning How to Practice Gratitude
Learning How to Practice Gratitude
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Learning How to Practice Gratitude
It all starts with gratitude. In this lesson, students will reflect on what they are grateful for and create a gratitude card and web of gratitude.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Alphabetical Order
Alphabetical Order
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Alphabetical Order
Students will practice real world organizing as they learn how to alphabetize the classroom library.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Shape Models
Shape Models
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Shape Models
With this activity, students will identify shapes, build 3-D shapes, and practice describing shapes with a partner.
2nd grade
Math
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Greater Than, Less Than: Comparing Three-Digit Numbers
Greater Than, Less Than: Comparing Three-Digit Numbers
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Greater Than, Less Than: Comparing Three-Digit Numbers
In this lesson, your students will compare numbers to one thousand using place value charts and symbols. Your students will love practicing with numbers!
2nd grade
Math
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Rocks, Rocks, Everywhere
Rocks, Rocks, Everywhere
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Rocks, Rocks, Everywhere
If you are studying the different types of rocks then this is the lesson for your class. This lesson will take your students beyond the textbook and into the environment.
2nd grade
Science
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Capacity Comparison
Capacity Comparison
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Capacity Comparison
Your class will love this outdoor activity that teaches them how to compare the capacity of different containers.
2nd grade
Math
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Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
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Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
One of the basic concepts in science is recognizing that all things can be classified as living or nonliving. In this lesson, your students will explore the characteristics of living and nonliving things with engaging hands-on activities.
2nd grade
Science
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Asking and Answering Questions
Asking and Answering Questions
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Asking and Answering Questions
This lesson helps students learn about asking and answering questions about a text. It also exposes them to valuable lessons about trying to figure out their dreams and not giving up along the way.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Tricky Time Telling
Tricky Time Telling
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Tricky Time Telling
We all know how tricky telling time can be for our students. This terrific time lesson will have your students understanding analog clocks in no time!
2nd grade
Math
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Bird, Star, and the Bossy R
Bird, Star, and the Bossy R
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Bird, Star, and the Bossy R
Ever wonder how to get your students to understand r-controlled vowels? Meet Bird, Star, and the Bossy R! These characters will help your students understand how to read and identify that pesky Bossy R through a story and sorting activity.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Can You Find the -er, -ir, -ur Sound?
Can You Find the -er, -ir, -ur Sound?
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Can You Find the -er, -ir, -ur Sound?
Poetry? Scavenger hunts? Use this lesson to teach your students about the R-controlled vowels that say “er” using both! Your students will be reading those pesky er/ir/ur words in no time!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Fluently to Support Comprehension
Reading Fluently to Support Comprehension
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Reading Fluently to Support Comprehension
Use this lesson to teach students about the importance of reading fluently to support comprehension. Use as a stand alone activity or a support for the Increasing Reading Stamina and Comprehension lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Composing and Decomposing
Composing and Decomposing
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Composing and Decomposing
Use this lesson to introduce composing and decomposing as part of your students’ addition and subtraction toolkits.
2nd grade
Math
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Using the 5 W's
Using the 5 W's
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Using the 5 W's
This lesson will provide your ELs with support as they learn about nouns and practice retelling a story with a 5 W's graphic organizer. This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity or a support lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Three-Digit Addition Strategies Review
Three-Digit Addition Strategies Review
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Three-Digit Addition Strategies Review
Use this lesson to review three-digit addition strategies including base-ten drawings, number lines, and the standard algorithm.
2nd grade
Math
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Time to Roll
Time to Roll
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Time to Roll
It's about time to learn about time! Your students will interact with a class made clock and roll the dice to 'make up' a time. But they better know their hour and minute hands apart to find success in this lesson!
2nd grade
Math
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All About Three-Digit Numbers
All About Three-Digit Numbers
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All About Three-Digit Numbers
Students will get to explore three-digit numbers through base-ten blocks and written form. Students will get plenty of practice identifying the place values of a number both individually and with the class.
2nd grade
Math
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We've Got the Dirt!
We've Got the Dirt!
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We've Got the Dirt!
Help your students learn about earth with this lesson that teaches them about the most basic component-dirt!
2nd grade
Science
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Silent E Springing Up
Silent E Springing Up
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Silent E Springing Up
Help your students learn new vocabulary in this hands-on lesson. Your class will learn new words by adding a silent e on the end of familiar CVC words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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STRETCH: Adding Details to Simple Sentences
STRETCH: Adding Details to Simple Sentences
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STRETCH: Adding Details to Simple Sentences
Inspire creativity in all of your students by giving them the tools they need to transform their simple sentences into longer, detailed descriptions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Antonyms are Opposites!
Antonyms are Opposites!
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Antonyms are Opposites!
Opposites attract! In this lesson, your students will practice matching antonyms. They will expand their vocabulary by knowing more words to use!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Smaller They Come
The Smaller They Come
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The Smaller They Come
Help your students use rulers in the classroom with this lesson! Encourage them to measure items around them using centimeters to understand shapes and sizes.
2nd grade
Math
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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.