2nd Grade Lesson Plans

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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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A Solid Investigation
A Solid Investigation
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A Solid Investigation
In this lesson, your students will explore the properties of solids and learn to describe them in various ways.
2nd grade
Science
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Fact or Opinion: Part 1
Fact or Opinion: Part 1
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Fact or Opinion: Part 1
Cats are the best! Pizza is better! My teacher rules! In Fact or Opinion: Part 1, your students will combine reading and writing to learn about the differences between facts and opinions and how those differences are communicated.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Water Soluble Science
Water Soluble Science
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Water Soluble Science
Your students will enjoy this hands on lesson where they make simple solutions and mixtures. They will have an opportunity to predict and observe solids that dissolve in water.
2nd grade
Science
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Super Suffixes
Super Suffixes
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Super Suffixes
Suffixes can do some amazing things. They can turn "power" into "powerful," "big" into "bigger," and "fear" into "fearless." This hands-on lesson allows young writers to build their own words using different root words and suffixes.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Elements of Fairy Tales
Elements of Fairy Tales
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Elements of Fairy Tales
Use this lesson to help students identify the elements of a fictional text while gaining more knowledge about parts of speech. Use as a stand alone activity or a support lesson for Fairy Tales: Identifying Story Elements.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Base-Ten Money: Hundreds, Tens, and Ones
Base-Ten Money: Hundreds, Tens, and Ones
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Base-Ten Money: Hundreds, Tens, and Ones
Get your students excited about money! Have them make connections between their prior knowledge of base-ten numerals and one, ten, and hundred dollar bills.
2nd grade
Math
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Mapping My World
Mapping My World
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Mapping My World
Give students an opportunity to show what they know! In this lesson, students will review key terms and construct a map of a familiar place. Whether it’s school or home, or a make believe place, students will enjoy mapping their world.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Subtraction Masters
Subtraction Masters
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Subtraction Masters
Your students will be experts in subtraction with regrouping after this lesson that has them work as a class and individually to perfect their skills.
2nd grade
Math
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Fairy Tales: Identifying Story Elements
Fairy Tales: Identifying Story Elements
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Fairy Tales: Identifying Story Elements
Story elements help to bring beloved fairy tales to life in this literacy lesson. Your students will learn to identify the title, author, setting, characters, problem, and solution in a fiction text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Adding it All Up
Adding it All Up
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Adding it All Up
In this lesson, students will learn how to add a one-digit number to a two-digit number. This will help students build upon the skills needed for regrouping larger numbers.
2nd grade
Math
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Base-Ten Block Party
Base-Ten Block Party
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Base-Ten Block Party
Help your students practice place value with this fun, hands-on base-ten block game. Neighborhood block teams compete to win points as they work together to show expanded numbers.
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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Introduction to Similes
Introduction to Similes
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Introduction to Similes
This lesson provides a concrete introduction to similes. Students will get a confidence boost after working together and completing some fun and colorful worksheets.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Mapping Group Work
Story Mapping Group Work
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Story Mapping Group Work
Use this story map and your choice of short fiction passages to develop your students’ reading comprehension skills with this group reading lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Adding Within 20
Adding Within 20
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Adding Within 20
This scaffolded EL lesson will help your students fluently add within 20, while reinforcing parts of a whole. Use as a pre-lesson for Addition: Over in a Flash, or as a stand alone activity.
2nd grade
Math
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Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
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Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
What do like to groove to? Bebop or hip-hop? In this Black History Month lesson plan, students will listen to and learn about two music genres heavily influenced by African-Americans. Then they will write about which genre they prefer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Fact or Opinion
Fact or Opinion
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Fact or Opinion
Help your ELs learn to understand and differentiate between fact and opinion through the analysis of nonfiction text. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the Fact or Opinion: Part 1 lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Giving Tree: Identifying Story Elements
The Giving Tree: Identifying Story Elements
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The Giving Tree: Identifying Story Elements
After reading *The Giving Tree* by Shel Silverstein, students will use a graphic organizer to identify story elements and develop a deeper understanding of the story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Exploring Metric Units of Length
Exploring Metric Units of Length
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Exploring Metric Units of Length
Help your students learn the standard measures of length and foster critical thinking with this engaging lesson. Use alongside The Smaller They Come or as a stand-alone activity.
2nd grade
Math
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What Are Arrays?
What Are Arrays?
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What Are Arrays?
In this lesson, students will explore the characteristics of arrays and find out why they are important. Use this lesson independently or alongside Come Array With Us!
2nd grade
Math
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Structure Building Challenge
Structure Building Challenge
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Structure Building Challenge
Get your students to be builders and create structures with a variety of materials. Students will have the opportunity to be creative, cooperate in groups, and discuss their experience.
2nd grade
Science
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Teach About Odd & Even Numbers
Teach About Odd & Even Numbers
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Teach About Odd & Even Numbers
Sometimes the best way to learn about something is to teach it! This lesson helps second graders become the experts on odd and even numbers as they prepare to teach younger students.
2nd grade
Math
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The Elements of Fiction: Creating a Story Map
The Elements of Fiction: Creating a Story Map
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The Elements of Fiction: Creating a Story Map
Give your students a chance to hone their reading comprehension skills as they learn about the characters, setting, and plot of their favorite fiction books by creating a story map.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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.