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Strand: NUMBER AND OPERATIONS IN BASE TEN (2.NBT)

Understand place value (Standards 2.NBT.14). They use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract (Standards 2.NBT.59).

Standard 2.NBT.5

Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.

  • Choral Counting
    The teacher will need a 100 chart or large number line and a pointer. As a whole group, have students chant the counting sequence starting with one to thirty, using the pointer to follow the number sequence. Over time, increase the range to one to fifty and then one to one hundred.
  • Ford and Logan Add 45+36
    This task was designed to give students opportunities to solve a problem and analyze other students solutions while working on adding two-digit numbers.
  • Grade 2 Math Module 1: Sums and Differences to 100 (EngageNY)
    Module 1 sets the foundation for students to master sums and differences to 20. Students subsequently apply these skills to fluently add one-digit to two-digit numbers at least through 100 using place value understanding, properties of operations, and the relationship between addition and subtraction.
  • Grade 2 Math Module 4: Addition and Subtraction Within 200 with Word Problems to 100 (EngageNY)
    In Module 4, students develop place value strategies to fluently add and subtract within 100; they represent and solve one- and two-step word problems of varying types within 100; and they develop conceptual understanding of addition and subtraction of multi-digit numbers within 200. Using a concrete to pictorial to abstract approach, students use manipulatives and math drawings to develop an understanding of the composition and decomposition of units, and they relate these representations to the standard algorithm for addition and subtraction.
  • Grade 2 Unit 2: Becoming Fluent with Addition and Subtraction (Georgia Standards)
    In this unit students will cultivate an understanding of how addition and subtraction affect quantities and are related to each other, will reinforce the multiple meanings for addition (combine, join, and count on) and subtraction (take away, remove, count back, and compare), further develop their understanding of the relationships between addition and subtraction, recognize how the digits 0-9 are used in our place value system to create numbers and manipulate amounts and continue to develop their understanding solving problems with money.
  • How Many Days Until Summer Vacation?
    The purpose of the task is to allow children an opportunity to subtract a three-digit number including a zero that requires regrouping.
  • IXL Game: Mixed operations: Addition and Subtraction
    This game helps second graders fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. This is just one of many online games that supports the Utah Math core. Note: The IXL site requires subscription for unlimited use.
  • Jamir's Penny Jar
    The purpose of this task is to help students articulate their addition strategies as in and would be most appropriately used once students have a solid understanding of coin values. It also provides a context where it makes sense to "skip count by 5s and 10s" for the combinations that involve more than one nickel or dime.
  • Number and Operations in Base Ten (2.NBT) - Second Grade Core Guide
    The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and educators around the state of Utah developed these guides for Second Grade Mathematics - Number and Operations in Base Ten (2.NBT)
  • Saving Money 1
    The purpose of this task is for students to relate addition and subtraction problems to money and to situations and goals related to saving money.
  • Saving Money 2
    The purpose of this task is for students to relate addition and subtraction problems to money and to situations and goals related to saving money. This problem shows the work advanced second graders might use for adding 2-digit numbers.
  • Toll Bridge Puzzle
    This task is intended to assess adding of four numbers as given in the standard while still being placed in a problem-solving context. As written this task is instructional; due to the random aspect regarding when the correct route is found, it is not appropriate for assessment.


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