Teaching Second Grade
Hello second grade teachers! I'm pinning fun and creative ideas just for 2nd grade classrooms right here! Find grade 2 centers, reading, math, science, writing…
Seasonal Digital Word Work | Google & Seesaw
Looking for digital word work options for homework or classwork? Check out these digital word work templates. Type in any word list and assign in Google Classroom or Seesaw. Easy to use and fun digital activities for your classroom!
2nd Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking Math Interactive Notebook
Looking for interactive notebook pages for your 2nd grade students? This set includes hands on practice pages for every Common Core Operations and Algebraic Thinking standard you teach to your second graders! Just a few pieces to cut and paste per page. Print and go!
Digital Phonics Word Building Activities for Google Slides | Distance Learning
Digital phonics practice in Google Slides! This year-long resource includes all my word building Google Slides activities in one money-saving bundle! Each set features pictures of words spelled with a focus spelling or phonics pattern, clickable audio so students can hear the word pronounced, and word building tiles. Students click and drag the tiles to spell each word. Assign right in Google Classroom!
October Read Alouds and Writing Prompts
Looking for the best October read alouds for second grade? Here are my favorite pumpkin-themed and slightly spooky picture books, with a free writing prompt for each! Includes free writing activities for Room on the Broom, Click Clack Boo, Spookley the Square Pumpkin, and Pumpkin Soup. Ready to print and use in your October writing center!
A wonder wall is an inquiry based learning activity that encourages curiosity in the classroom. When
A wonder wall is an inquiry based learning activity that encourages curiosity in the classroom. When a student has a question in my second grade classroom, I hand him or her a sticky note to stick up on the thought bubble on the wall, research it, and report back to the class. Learn how to set up your own wonder wall in this post!
2nd Grade Place Value Interactive Notebook
Place value interactive notebook pages! Includes a page or more for each Grade 2 Common Core Place Value Math Standard: Place and Value, Base Ten Blocks, Base Ten Equivalencies, Base Ten Model, Expanded Form, Word Form, Ways to Represent Numbers, Skip Counting, Comparing Numbers, Ordering Numbers.
Spider Place Value Craft | Halloween Math Activity for 2nd Grade
This spider place value craft is perfect for a Halloween math craft! It also makes for a festive October bulletin board. A 2-digit place value and a 3-digit place value activity are included. Students build a 2-digit or 3-digit number with base ten blocks and paste onto their spider’s body. Each spider leg then asks students to show place value knowledge in a different way. Spider legs will be cut out and pasted onto the spider body for a little crafty fun and fine motor work.
2nd Grade Place Value Interactive Notebook
Need place value interactive notebook pages for second grade? Includes a page or more for each Grade 2 Common Core Place Value Math Standard: Place and Value, Base Ten Blocks, Base Ten Equivalencies, Base Ten Model, Expanded Form, Word Form, Ways to Represent Numbers, Skip Counting, Comparing Numbers, Ordering Numbers.
Fractions Boom Cards | Digital Fractions Practice | Real World Fractions
Looking for digital practice identifying fractions? This set of multiple choice Boom Card digital task cards asks students to identify fractional parts of wholes using illustrated versions of real world examples. Halves through sixths are represented. Get ready for some digital fraction center fun with these self-checking fraction math centers! Great for 2nd grade or 3rd grade math work!
2nd Grade Math Boom Card Growing Bundle
Introducing fractions with halves, thirds, and fourths? This Boom Card deck of digital fractions task cards includes multiple-choice tasks that require students to identify the fraction of the shape pictured that is shaded. Fractions are represented both in numerical and written form. Perfect for fraction math center practice in 2nd or 3rd grade!
Partitioned Shape Boom Cards | 2nd Grade Fractions | 2.GA.3
Introducing fractions with partitioning shapes? This Boom Card deck includes multiple-choice and drag and drop tasks focusing on building understanding of basic 2nd grade math vocabulary used when working with partitioned shapes: equal shares, halves, thirds, fourths, whole, quarters. Fun digital math practice for second grade!
Arrays - Repeated Addition - Boom Cards | 2nd Grade Math Boom Cards
Looking for repeated addition practice with arrays? This Boom Card digital task card set includes type-in, multiple-choice, and drag and drop tasks perfect for second grade students working on repeated addition with arrays. Aligns with Common Core Standard 2.OA.C4.
Shades of Meaning Boom Card Digital Activities
Looking for digital resources to practice shades of meaning? Try Boom Card digital task cards! This bundle includes four activities to practice shades of meaning among verbs and adjectives. Assess the standard in an engaging way whether your students are virtual or learning in person!
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs & The Three Little Pigs | Print & Easel
Reading The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs? This folktale unit was created for use with The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka and a more traditional retelling of The Three Little Pigs. includes writing prompts, Venn diagrams, text dependent questions, and more!
Partitioning Shape Digital Task Cards - Boom Cards | 2nd Grade Fractions | 2.GA.3
Introducing fractions with partitioning shapes? This Boom Card digital task card deck includes multiple-choice and drag and drop tasks focusing on building understanding of basic math vocabulary used when working with fractions: equal shares, halves, thirds, fourths, whole, quarters. Great for a digital math center activity in second grade! Meets Common Core Math Standard 2.GA.3.
3D Shapes & Attributes Hands on Math Centers
This 3D shape resource is filled with hands-on math centers perfect for primary students. These activities go beyond simple shape recognition and ask students to think deeply about shape attributes as they categorize 3D shapes and identify real life examples of them. Shape puzzles, clip cards, and more!
Comparing The True Story of the Three Little Pigs & The Three Little Pigs
Practicing comparing and contrasting fairy tales with The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs? This unit was created for use with The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka and a more traditional retelling of The Three Little Pigs. Includes text dependent questions, writing prompts, Venn diagrams, and more. Perfect for second grade or third grade students.
My Best Advice for New Teachers
Looking for advice for new teachers? If it is your first year teaching, congratulations on landing your first teaching job! There will be smiles, moments of pride, lots of laughs, some sleepless nights, and probably a few tears along the way, but my hope is that it will all be worth it. In no particular order, here’s my best advice for new teachers.