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2ND GRADE SUPPLY LIST

Student Supply

  • 1 plastic pencil box- standard size
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 1 box of crayons
  • 1 small pair of scissors
  • 1 whiteboard Expo marker
  • 1 pack of markers
  • 1 pack of colored pencils
  • 1 Sharpies marker
  • 1 highlighter
  • 1 set of earbuds/headphones

Class Supply

  • tissues (boys)
  • baby wipes (girls)
  • 1 package of white copy paper
  • Extra glue sticks

2nd Grade expectations

Incoming Second Graders should be able to:

Writing/Language Arts:

  • Know basic sentences format (begins with a capital letter, ends with a punctuation mark)
  • Write one paragraph with a topic, 3 details, and a closing sentence
  • Write letters, legibly on the line (with proper letter placement)
  • Write words with adequate spacing
  • Use spelling patterns to help spell words and spell frequently used words correctly
  • Know common opposites

Reading:

  • Know how to use decoding strategies and context clues to sound out words and develop
  • word knowledge
  • Read chapter books or beginning chapter books (depending on reading level)
  • Sit and read silently for 20 minutes or more
  • Distinguish vowels from consonant letters and know their sounds
  • Be able to read at least 55 words per minutes

Math:

  • Count by twos, fives, and tens
  • Know the addition and subtraction facts to 10 (complete 20 problems in one minute)
  • Know the value of coins, and count an amount of money
  • Tell time to the hour and half hour
  • Be familiar with doubles math facts
  • Know place value- Ones, tens and hundreds

Technology:

  • Know the parts of a computer: mouse, screen, keyboard, etc.
  • Know what a computer can be used for
  • Have beginning keyboard skills (space, shift, return)
  • Other Skills:
  • Raise his/her hand to ask question
  • Read words, such as in, out, over, beneath, under, left, right, etc.
  • Have hallway and bathroom etiquette skills
  • Be able to communicate needs and wants
  • Be able to keep desk organized

Outgoing Second Graders should be able to:

Writing/Language Arts:

  • Know basic expanded sentences format (begins with a capital letter, ends with a
  • punctuation mark)
  • Write one paragraph with a topic, 3 details with description, 3 follow-up sentences and a
  • closing sentence (8 sentence paragraph)
  • Write letters, legibly on the line (with proper letter placement) with adequate spacing
  • Use spelling patterns to help spell words and spell frequently used words correctly
  • Know and use common parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective, adverb, etc.)

Reading:

  • Know how to use reading strategies such as decoding, context clues, semantics
  • Read chapter books or extended higher level picture books (depending on reading level)
  • Sit and read silently for 35 minutes or more
  • Know frequently used phonic patterns (common and irregular)
  • Be able to read at least 105 words per minute
  • Comprehend key ideas/characters, sequence of story, details and the author’s purpose
  • Begin to use reading materials for research purposes

Math:

  • Count on by twos, fives, tens and twenties not starting with zero (37,47,57, etc)
  • Be fluent in basic addition and subtraction facts
  • Know the value of coins, and count an amount of money
  • Tell time to the hour, half hour and quarter hour as well as differentiate between AM and PM
  • Know place value- Ones, tens, hundreds and thousands
  • Use invented algorithm to solve up to 3 digit addition and subtraction problems
  • Begin to understand repeated addition as multiplication and basic understanding of division
  • Begin to understand fractions in terms of equal parts of a whole, halves, thirds and quarters
  • Identify and describe basic 2D and 3D shapes
  • Interpret data from a variety of graph types (bar, picture, tally)
  • Use rulers to measure to the nearest inch and centimeter and know what tool to use

Technology:

  • Have beginning keyboard skills (space, shift, return and home row)
  • Working knowledge of Google Slides, Classroom, Docs and Drive
  • Navigate Google Chrome (bookmarking, searching, new tabs, etc)
  • Other Skills:
  • Raise his/her hand to gain the teacher’s attention
  • Know and implement the Seven Habits of Happy Kids
  • Have hallway, library and bathroom etiquette skills
  • Be able to keep work space (desk, floor, pencil box) organized and the classroom clean
  • Always choose kindness