Math Expectations
Addition, Subtraction and the Number System
Solves one and two step addition and subtraction word problems within 100
 Uses drawings and equations to represent the problem
 By the end of second grade, knows from memory all sums of two onedigit numbers (Memory does not mean to just memorize, rather students have had repeated opportunities to use strategies to develop automatically over time)
 Determines if a group of up to 20 objects has an odd or even number of objects
 Finds the total number of objects arranged in a rectangular array with up to 5 rows and up to 5 columns using addition
 Understands that the three digits of a threedigit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens and ones
 Counts within 1000; skipcount by 5's, 10's, and 100's
 Reads and writes numbers to 1000 using numerals (986), words (nine hundred eightysix) and expanded form (900 + 80 + 6)
 Compares two threedigit numbers using >, <, and = symbols
 Accurately and efficiently adds and subtracts within 100 using a variety of strategies
 Adds up to four twodigit numbers
 Uses models or drawings to add and subtract within 1000
 Mentally adds or subtracts 10 or 100 to or from a given number 100  900
 Understands and explains why addition and subtraction strategies work
Estimates, measures and compares lengths of objects in standard units using appropriate tools
Solves measurement word problems involving addition and subtraction within 100 using drawings (such as a number line) and equations
Tells and writes time to the nearest 5 minutes
 Uses analog and digital clocks, as well as a.m. and p.m.
 Solves word problems involving quarters, dimes, nickels and pennies, using the $ and¢ symbols appropriately
Reasons with shapes and their attributes.
 Recognizes and draws triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes
 Partitions circles and rectangles into two, three or four equal parts. Describes the parts using the words halves, thirds, and fourths
Supporting you Child
Math Support Videos
Sticker Notation Adding Tens and Ones


Keeping One Number Whole and Adding on in Parts
With equations... 
On a number line... 