Second Grade Report Card Content Areas



Reads Grade Level Text

  • Reads and comprehends text accurately


Key Ideas and Details

  • Asks and answers questions
  • Determines main idea(s)
  • Retell familiar stories with details
  • Describes connections between a series of text
  • Describes characters, settings, and events

Craft and Structure

  • Determines the meaning of words and phrases
  • Describes story structure (beginning, middle, and end)
  • Uses text features to locate information (caption, index, icon, etc.)
  • Recognizes characters’ different points of view
  • Identifies the purpose of nonfiction texts


  • Uses information from illustrations, print, and digital texts
  • Describes how authors use reasoning to support their points
  • Compares and contrasts different versions of the same story or topic


  • Uses a variety of word recognition strategies to understand text
  • Reads grade-level appropriate high-frequency words (commonly used words)




  • Writes narratives recounting events, using details to describe and elaborate
  • Writes informative texts introducing topic and using facts and definitions to develop points
  • Writes opinion pieces introducing topic and stating reasons to support opinion
  • Provides closure
  • Uses leads, transitions and organization


  • Uses words that help readers picture story and bring the characters to life
  • Uses words that show expertise on topic
  • Uses words that help reader agree with opinion
  • Uses different kinds of information such as definitions, details, facts, steps, and tips

Language Conventions

  • Uses grade appropriate grammar, spelling, and conventions in writing




  • Operations and Algebraic Thinking
    • Represents and solves problems involving addition and subtraction
    • Adds and subtracts within 20
    • Works with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication
    • Number and Operations in Base Ten
    • Understands place value
    • Uses place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract
  • Measurement and Data
    • Measures and estimates lengths in standard units
    • Relates addition and subtraction to length
    • Works with time and money
    • Represents and interprets data
  • Geometry
    • Reasons with shapes and their attributes


  • Makes sense of problems and perseveres in solving them
  • Reasons abstractly and quantitatively
  • Constructs viable arguments and critiques the reasoning of others
  • Models with mathematics
  • Uses appropriate tools strategically
  • Attends to precision
  • Looks for and makes use of structure
  • Looks for and expresses regularity in repeated reasoning



Understands skills and concepts related to scientific principles from science units on Plant and Animal Relationships; Properties of Materials; Changing Landforms.


Social Studies

Understands skills and concepts related to social studies lessons on Community Citizenship and Government, Community Economics, Community History.



Demonstrates behaviors that promote learning

  • Stays on task
  • Follows directions
  • Contributes positively

Demonstrates skills and concepts

  • Sings
  • Performs with instruments
  • Reads and notates music
  • Composes and improvises
  • Listens, analyzes, and describes music


Health and Fitness

Demonstrates behaviors that promote learning related to health and fitness from among the following content areas:

  • Respects the rights and feelings of others
  • Actively listens and follows directions
  • Stays on task
  • Contributes positively

Demonstrates skills and concepts related to health and fitness from among the following content areas:

  • Recognizes and demonstrates mature form in
    • Locomotor (i.e. jog, run, hop, jump, gallop, slide, skip, leap)
    • Non-locomotor (i.e. bend, twist, stretch, push, pull)
    • Uses manipulatives alone and with a partner (i.e. rolling, tossing, throwing over/underhand, catching, bouncing, dribbling, kick/punt)
    • Balance and rhythm
  • Demonstrate movement concepts
    • Personal/general space
    • Pathways (i.e. zig-zag, curve, straight)
    • Directions (i.e. forward, backward, diagonal, sideways)
    • Levels (i.e. high, medium, low)
    • Moves safely in a variety of activities
    • Game strategies
  • Recognizes and describes basic fitness vocabulary
    • Fitness, heart rate, pacing, muscle strength, muscle endurance, flexibility
  • Understands skills and concepts related to health
    • Nutrition and the body