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Click to watch channel 96 live stream Click to watch the most recent and past graduation ceremonies online. Click to view the official SMCPS Facebook page Click to view the official SMCPS Twitter feed Click to view the offical SMCPS YouTube channel Click to view the official SMCPS LinkedIn page Click to access the Home Access Center login page Click for freqently asked questions and general website information

Second graders explaining their work.

SMCPS teachers use Bridges in Mathematics, 2nd Edition, as a primary resource for teaching your child the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

In grade 2 math, your child will:
  • solve two-step addition and subtraction story problems to 100
  • add and subtract to 20; know addition facts to 20 by memory
  • read and write 3-digit numbers using numerals, words, and expanded notation (726 = 700 + 20 + 6)
  • understand that the three digits of a 3-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones
  • use symbols >, =, < to compare two 3-digit numbers
  • add and subtract 2-digit numbers accurately and efficiently, and explain strategies for doing so
  • add and subtract 3-digit numbers using models, sketches, and/or numbers, and explain strategies for doing so
  • estimate and measure length in centimeters and meters, inches and feet.
  • divide circles and rectangles into two, three, and four equal parts and describe the parts
  • recognize, draw, and analyze 2- and 3-D shapes
  • solve money problems involving dollars, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies
Family Welcome Letter An introduction to Bridges including an overview of the year. 
QuarterPlease click on the links below to read more detailed parent letters for each unit.
Quarter 1 
Quarter 2
Quarter 3
Quarter 4

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