Take the Varsity Learning Tools free diagnostic test for Common Core: 2nd Grade Math to determine which academic concepts you understand and which ones require your ongoing attention. Each Common Core: 2nd Grade Math problem is tagged down to the core, underlying concept that is being tested. The Common Core: 2nd Grade Math diagnostic test results highlight how you performed on each area of the test. You can then utilize the results to create a personalized study plan that is based on your particular area of need.
The Common Core Second Grade Mathematics exam your state uses to evaluate Common Core proficiency consists of four components: counting in multiples of fives, tens, and hundreds up to 1000, comfortably being able to add and subtract with multi-digit numbers from 10 to 1000, understanding centimeters and inches and being able to make minor conversions from one unit to the other, and having the ability to describe and draw a number of basic geometrical shapes. By making use of the free Common Core Second Grade Mathematics study material available on Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools website, you will be given the resources needed to personalize your child’s study material, develop a deeper understanding of the content, and help your young learner prepare for his or her exam the state uses to evaluate Common Core curriculum.
Online resources can be valuable assets in helping students prepare for an upcoming test. Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools offers a number of resources to ensure that your Common Core Second Grade Mathematics preparation is complete. To help with your young learner’s Second Grade Mathematics review, Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools provides a Question of the Day, thousands of specialized flashcards, and a syllabus called Learn by Concept, which covers all the topics featured on the actual test exam.
One of the most valuable resources at your disposal are the Common Core Second Grade Mathematics practice tests. Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools offer many practice tests aimed at helping your young learner bolster his or her Common Core Mathematics skills. Each test covers one of the four basic concepts: geometry, measurements and data, numbers and operations, and algebraic thinking.
One of the benefits of using Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools Practice Tests is the comprehensive Second Grade Mathematics practice your learner will get. Working through each of the practice tests is an excellent way to build knowledge and reinforce what your young learner already knows. The Common Core Second Grade Mathematics sample questions on the practice test are designed to emulate the questions that appear on the actual exam, and cover all of the mathematics topics that your learner must know.
The Common Core Second Grade Mathematics example questions on the practice tests are designed to make the learner feel comfortable and confident on test day. If you want to simulate a longer testing experience, choose from one of the many full-length Common Core Second Grade Mathematics practice tests. These tests, all of which contain 40 questions, are simulations of an actual exam your state may use to assess Common Core proficiency. They are a great way to get the Common Core Mathematics preparation that your learner needs.
The best feature about the Common Core Second Grade Mathematics practice tests is the results page. After completing the practice tests, you are able to track your learner’s progress, see his or her percentile ranking, and identify weak areas that need improvement. By utilizing Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools, you are able to customize your student’s study material so that it best suits their needs. The online Common Core Second Grade Mathematics practice tests from Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools are just one of the many ways that you can help your young learner study more efficiently.
Second Grade Journal Writing Prompts—
Recently, a lovely reader named Trina left a comment on our post about Elementary Writing 49 Ideas and Story Starters for Kids. She contributed 46 fabulous journal prompt and writing ideas, and I had to share them with you.
As an added bonus, here’s a listing of resources to other writing prompt articles organized by grade:
Okay… without further ado, below is Trina’s fabulous listing of 2nd-grade writing prompts!
Journal Prompts and Writing Ideas
- What’s the most important thing you would like to do this summer?
- Go for a walk. Write a sentence about the walk you went on.
- Write about a trick you would like to play on your mom.
- What is your favorite thing to do when you play outside?
- What is your favorite thing to do when you play inside?
- Tell about what you will be when you grow up.
- Write about what you would like to do for your next birthday.
- If you could go on a vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go?
- Make a list of groceries that you think mom or dad should buy for you from the store.
- Tell about an animal you would like to have for a pet.
- What would you do if there was a dragon stuck under your bed?
- What is the funniest thing that you have ever seen?
- What did you do today?
- What is something you would like to learn more about?
- What kind of pet do you think a teacher should get for their classroom?
- What is the best movie you have ever seen?
- Tell about your most favorite book.
- Tell about your favorite holiday. Tell why it is your favorite.
- Tell about your favorite restaurant. Tell why it is your favorite.
- Write a poem about what you think first grade will be like.
- Do you think you will get married?? Write about what you think it will be like.
- What is something you love about yourself?
- If you could change anything about yourself, what would it be?
- Make a list of the things you are most thankful for in your life.
- Which season do you like the most?? Why??
- Which season do you like the least, why????
- You just won $1,000,000. What are you going to do first?
- Tell about a time when you were kind to someone.
- Tell about your favorite song.
- Write a story about the mysterious zizzybaloobuh that you just found in your bathtub.
- What is something that makes you ANGRY!!!!!
- Tell about your favorite sport.
- Tell about the last time you cried.
- What are you scared of?
- You found a magic wand! What would you do with it?
- Tell about your favorite food and why it is so good.
- Have a family member write something about you today.
- What would happen to you if you never went to school?
- In first grade, I want to learn about…
- My favorite animal is a….
- This is a list of things I like to do when I can’t watch television or play video games.
- What would you like to say to President Obama?
- What is something you are really good at doing or creating?
- What should you do if there is a bully on your bus?
- When I’m 100 years old…
- If a cat could talk, what would they say?
Until next time, journal on!