2nd Grade Printable Worksheets

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English Language-Arts | Science | Social Studies

English Language-Arts Standards

I Can Statement


Literature | RL.2.1

I can ask and answer who, what, where, when, why and how questions to show that I understand stories.

Literature | RL.2.3

I can describe how characters in a story react to important events in the story.

Literature | RL.2.5

I can describe how a story is written including the important parts of a beginning and an ending.

Literature | RL.2.6

I can show that I know the characters in a story by telling about them or by using different character voices when I read aloud.

Informational Text | RI.2.1

I can ask and answer who, what, where, when, why and how questions to show that I understand nonfiction.

Informational Text | RI.2.2

I can tell the main idea of a piece of nonfiction, including the focus of important paragraphs.

Informational Text | RI.2.3

I can make connections between different science ideas.

Informational Text | RI.2.3b

I can make connections between the different steps in a set of directions.

Informational Text | RI.2.4

I can figure out the meanings of words when I am studying a second grade topic.

Informational Text | RI.2.5

I can understand and use all the helpful parts of nonfiction books to find important facts and details quickly.

Informational Text | RI.2.6

I can tell the author's main purpose in nonfiction writing.

Informational Text | RI.2.7

I can use diagrams and pictures to help me understand nonfiction.

Informational Text | RI.2.8

I can describe how reasons support the points that an author is trying to make.

Writing | W.2.1

I can write my opinion about a topic and give reasons for my thinking.

Writing | W.2.2

I can write to teach about a topic by giving facts and definitions about the topic.

Writing | W.2.3

I can write to tell an organized story with details about events, thoughts and feelings.

Writing | W.2.5

I can listen to others' ideas to revise and edit my writing and make it better.

Speaking/Listening | SL.2.1

Speaking/Listening | SL.2.2

Speaking/Listening | SL.2.2

Speaking/Listening | SL.2.4

Speaking/Listening | SL.2.6

I can show that I know how to have good conversations with my friends and teachers. I can talk about the important ideas and details after I listen to someone read or speak. I can ask and answer questions about what a speaker says to help me understand the information better.I can tell or share a story with important details to help others understand. I can speak and share my ideas in complete sentences when someone asks me a question.

Science Standards

I Can Statement


Physical Science | 2-PS1-1

I can talk about and organize different materials using my observations of the materials.I can observe things like color, texture, hardness, and flexibility.

Life Science | 2-LS2-2

I can create a model that shows how animals are helpful in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.

Life Science | 2-LS4-1

I can look at the animals and plants in different habitats to compare diversity.

Life Science | 2-ES1-1

I can talk about events on Earth that occur quickly. I can talk about events on Earth that occur slowly.

Life Science | 2-ES2-2

I can create models that look like land and bodies of water in an area.

K-2 ETS1-1

I can find out about simple problems that people that I know want to change and figure out how to solve them. I can talk about how the problem can be fixed. I can talk about the solution that I have created and why it will help to solve the problem.

Social Studies Standards

I Can Statement


Social Studies | 2.4.1

I can talk about where food comes from and how I eat. I can talk about the roles of farmers, processors, distributors, weather, land, and water resources in food production

Social Studies | 2.4.2

I can tell you the role of a buyer (consumer). I can tell you the role of a seller (producer).




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