Technology-Rich Learning Experiences
for Second Graders

The following resources are designed for second graders and their teachers.




Second Grade Language Arts

Publisher Language Arts Resources

Houghton Mifflin Reading - Grade 2
Links to activities.

Houghton Mifflin Power Proofreading
Interactive proofreading activity.

Houghton Mifflin Wacky Web Tales
Write Mad-Libs on a variety of topics. Includes parts of speech help and how to write a tale.

Houghton Mifflin KidViews
Find and submit book reviews.

Language Arts Sequenced Lesson Plans

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for language arts

Interactive Activities

BBC Literacy Center Ages 4-8
Explore activities in literacy.

Book Adventure
Quizzes based on books

Grid Club Language Arts Games
Lots of interactive games on English concepts.

Great online, story building tool.

Listen and Write Poetry
Explore the Rap Realm, Wonderwords, Simile Satellite, and Free Style.

Naturescapes - Tiered Reading
Building your own with the Video and Image Starter Resources.

Play Magnetic Poetry - regular or kid's poetry
Write poems, submit poems, read poems and evaluate poems

Print and Go from Grid Club
Create a book, story, bookmark, poster, postcard, membership, paper, etc.

ReadWrite Think: Student Materials
Interactive tools that support national language arts standards.

ReadWriteThink: Lesson Plans K-2

ReviseWise English
Explore activities in reading, writing, spealling, grammar, and games.

Teacher Tap: E-Books and Onling Reading for Early Readers

Weekly Reader - Second Grade

Starters for Narrative, Persuasive, & Expository Writing

The following bullets are K-12 resources. Explore the following resources for writing project ideas:

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Second Grade Math

Math Resources

42explore: Charts and Graphs

42explore: Geometric Shapes

AAA Math - Grade 2

BBC ReviseWise Math - Ages 4-11
Games about numbers, data handling, shape, mental math, and games.

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for math

Harcourt Math Games for Grade 2

Houghton Mifflin - Test Prep Practice - Grade 2

Houghton Mifflin - Test Quest: Be a Better Test-Taker - Grade 2
Ideas for test taking. Contains audio and examples.

Houghton Mifflin - Brain Teasers - Grade 2
A dozen brain teasers related to math topics. Could be printed.

Houghton Mifflin - Math Games - Grade 2
Four great math review games.

Houghton Mifflin - E Math Manipulatives - Grade 2
A dozen eManipulatives for many areas including fractions and decimals.

Statistics & Probability from 42explore

Teach 4 Kids Math - 2nd Grade

Math Sequenced Lesson Plans

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for math

Interactive Activities

Cat Math

Cool Math 4 Kids

Create a Graph from NCES

Figure This: Take a Challenge

Grid Club Math Games
Lots of interactive games on math concepts.

Illuminations from NCTM (Grades PreK-2)
Many interactive activities to match national math standards.

ReviseWise Maths from BBC
Activities on numbers, data handling, shape, space, measure, and mental math.

Second Grade Math! from KidPort

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Second Grade Science


Grid Club Science Games
Lots of interactive games on science concepts.

Harcourt Science Video Update
Lots of short video clips on a wide range of science topics.

ReviseWise Science from BBC

Science from BBC

Life Science

Scott Foresman: Life Science

Build a Fish & Squish the Fish

Exploring Biomes - with Illinois Standards (for Teachers)

42explore: Animal Homes

42explore: Animal Tracks

42explore: Bats

42explore: Bears

42explore: Bees

42explore: Birds

42explore: Coral Reefs

42explore: Creatures of the Night

42explore: Deserts

42explore: Dinosaurs

42explore: Frogs and Toads

42explore: Hedgehog

42explore: Insects

42explore: Marsupials

42explore: Mountains

42explore: Owls

42explore: Penguins

42explore: Polar Regions

42explore: Pond Life

42explore: Prairies

42explore: Rabbits

42explore: Rivers

42explore: Sharks

42explore: Snakes

42explore: Tidepools

42explore: Trees and Forests

42explore: Turtles and Tortoises

42explore: Wetlands

42explore: Whales and Dolphins

42explore: Wolves

42explore: Worms

Exploring Biomes - with Illinois Standards (for Teachers)

Frog WebQuest

Habitat Adventure WebQuest

Illinois Wetlands

Life Cycles from BBC
Plant part game and quiz

National Geographics - Fantastic Forest

Plant Process WebQuest

Tracking the Jaguar

Physical Science

Scott Foresman: Physical Science

42explore: Electricity

42explore: Light

Atom's Family - including light

BBC Physical Processes Games

Changing Sounds from BBC
Game and quiz

Kidport Light

Magic Factory - light games

Optics for Kids

Sound - by fifth graders

Earth Science

Scott Foresman: Earth Science

42explore: Recycle Reduce Reuse

Natural Resources Kid's Page

Paper or Plastic WebQuest

Plant Protectors Page

Recycling and Beyond

The Air Around Us

Recycle City

Talking Trash

Human Body

Scott Foresman: Human Body

42explore: Brain

The Nervous System Activity - Shockwave

Infection, Detection, Protection
Lots of readings and activities.

Keeping Health from BBC


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Second Grade Social Studies


GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for social studies


Citizenship from BBC
An interactive site for learning about making decisions, communities and recycling

42explore: Bullying

42explore: Money

42explore: Patriotism


42explore: Native Americans

42explore: Storytelling

42explore: Tall Tales

Learn about Native Americans

Social Studies Sequenced Lesson Plans

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for social studies


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BBC Schools - Ages 4-11


Eduscapes Grades K-3 Subject Starters

Enchanted Learning

Getting Students Connected - Grade 2

Grade 2 Curriculum Links for Shrewsbury Public Schools

PBS Kids

Kid's Hub

Second Grade Skills from Internet4classrooms

Teacher Tap

Teacher Tap: Content Area Websites

Scholastic Activities

Teacher Pages

Mrs. Silverman's Webfolio

Mrs. Raverna's Second Grade

Teacher Tap: Teacher and Classroom Pages


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Developed by Annette Lamb, 4/04.