2nd Grade Math Lesson Plans for Rising 3rd Graders

3rd Graders:
Summer Math Series

Content focused on the

big ideas

Math lesson plans for second graders focused on the big ideas

Our curated series of 2nd grade math lessons is designed for students to complete over any 4 to 6-week summer program.

2nd Grade Math - Kids learn addition and subtraction with big numbers
2nd Grade math education - kids learn to recognize math patterns as they add and subtract big numbers

Add & Subtract Big Numbers

20 Lessons | Grade 2 Mission 5

These 2nd grade math lessons focus on the capstone content of K–2: a deep understanding of the base ten system and flexibly being able to add and subtract. Students will work with numbers up to 1,000 and increase the focus on efficiency and checking their work.


Our approach to Summer Series preparing 2nd grade math students with 3rd grade math skills

approach to Summer Series

Zearn’s targeted summer math content series for rising 2nd graders is designed based on:

Big ideas of math that help students build dnse connections within and across grades.

Digital lessons focus on big math ideas to help students transition from 2nd grade math to 3rd grade seamlessly

Data from billions of problems completed on our platform, with insights into precisely where students struggle and the most relevant foundational content.

Tailored summer math content based on insights from over 9.9 Bn Math problems

Embedded learning math acceleration throughout the Zearn program, including friendly onramps and just-in-time support on all grade-level concepts.

Math learning acceleration supports are built into every Zearn digital math lesson
What's included with Zearn 2nd grade math lesson plans

What's included

Daily digital 2nd grade math assignments
Daily digital math lessons
  • Consistent structure of math learning activities, including new concept exploration with on-screen teachers
  • Built-in Tier 1 intervention in all digital lessons
  • Embedded daily digital diagnostic in every lesson
Real-time flexible data reporting for each student for teachers to analyze
Real-time data visibility
  • Detailed reporting for each student
  • Flexibility to share reports with teachers or tutors
Lesson plans include materials and worksheets for kids to solve math problems using hands-on practice in class
Materials for hands-on problem solving
  • Problem solving activities for teachers or tutors
    (in Spanish, too!)
  • Guidance to facilitate lively math discussions where students explore different ways to solve problems
Individual logins for parents, teachers and children to use in and out of the classroom
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  • Access to Zearn Help Center with 250+ help topics


Zearn math book and notebook for second graders to learn math.
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