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 All McRuffy Math Curriculums provide a solid education in the basics of math. Students develop in-depth understanding of mathematical concepts by hands-on methods. Students grasp the reasoning behind the problems. The easy-to-use lesson plans give daily assignments. Worksheets give students the opportunity to practice and demonstrate skills. Mats, charts, and flashcards expand the opportunities to learn and support instruction. Manipulatives are an important part of this math curriculum, so be sure to use them!

NEW! The McRuffy 2nd Grade Color Math Curriculum follows the same design as K and 1st Color Math. The program uses what we call a " tight spiral" approach, covering many concepts with short activities and frequent review. The curriculum contains a detailed Teacher's Manual, colorful Workbook, Response Book, and Resource Pack containing card sets, games, posters, and more.

The program also uses popular math manipulatives (sold separately in some packages). An inexpensive kit has been packaged especially for the curriculum.

McRuffy's 2nd Grade Color Math places a special emphasis on auditory skills. Daily activities require students to listen to directions, review math skills, and record answers in the Response Book. A flippable clear plastic sheet allows students to record their answer with a dry-erase marker. The flip & check system of the Response Book allows students to check their own work.

McRuffy 2nd Grade Color Math Curriculum includes:

 The Teacher's Manual with daily lesson plans,copy masters, and reference material,A 156 page color Workbook,The Resource Pack includes games written specifically for this program, andThe Response Book.
Concepts include:
• Addition and subtraction (up to four-digits) with regrouping, adding up to four numbers,
• Roman Numerals,
• Multiplication facts,
• Division facts to 4,
• Measuring,
• Counting money,
• Place money,
• Place value to ten thousands,
• Introduction to fractions,
• Geometric reasoning,
• Telling time to the nearest five minutes, and
• Odd and even numbers.

The daily auditory exercise help build listening skills.

View and print Second Grade Teacher's Manual and Workbook Samples

2nd (&3rd Grade) Color Math Manipulative Kit
(sold separately from the curriculum)

 This manipulative kit has everything you need to fully utilize the 2nd Grade Math Curriculum. Manipulatives make the concepts come alive. Kit includes 10 Base Ten Flat Cards20 Base Ten Rods 50 Base Ten Cubes 1 Geoboard with rubber bands 1 Clock Dial 12 Piece Pentomino Set51 Piece Fraction Set250 Transparent Circle Counters1 Dice2 Tangram Sets (7 Pieces Each)12 One Inch Cube Set

2nd Grade Color Math Curriculum (single student) ... McRuffy direct price ... \$69.95 (Includes Teacher's Manual, Colorful Workbook, Resource Pack , and Response Book.)

2nd Grade Color Math with Manipulatives Kit (single student) ... McRuffy direct price ...\$104.95 (Includes Teacher's Manual, Colorful Workbook, Resource Pack , Response Book, and Manipulatives Kit.)

 To order individual items or replacements, see the list after the Color Math Super Kit.

Individual Items:

2nd Grade Color Math Teacher's Manual ... McRuffy direct price ... \$30.00

2nd Grade Color Math Workbook ... McRuffy direct price ... \$20.00

2nd Grade Color Math Resource Pack ... McRuffy direct price ... \$18.00

2nd Grade Color Math Response Book ... McRuffy direct price ... \$6.00

2nd (and 3rd) Grade Color Math Manipulative Kit ... McRuffy direct price ... \$38.50

Color Math Manipulative Kit (Upgrade from 1st to 2nd Grade) ... McRuffy direct price ... \$16.75

 Do you plan on using McRuffy Math for many grade levels? All the manipulatives you'll need for grades K to 4 are available in one kit so you won't need to upgrade through the years. The Color Math Super Kit is also a great idea if you're teaching two or more children in different grade levels to avoid buying kits with duplicate items.

Math Curriculum

McRuffy Second Grade Math Curriculum Includes:

 The Teacher's Manual includes daily lesson plans, copy masters, and reference material. Two workbooks provides a total of 160 pages of activities.

Concepts Include:

A review of the First Grade concepts, and then

• Skip counting
• Place value to ten-thousands
• Commutative property
• Centimeters
• Counting money and making change
• Four-digit subtraction
• Adding more than two numbers
• Regrouping
• Measuring perimeters
• Temperature in F and C
• Recognizing and comparing fractions
• Multiplication facts
• Beginning division facts (1 to 4)
• Roman numerals
• Puzzle activities that build geometric reasoning
• Visual analysis activities
• Auditory exercises to build listening skills

View and print sample lesson plans, worksheets, and the Scope and Sequence.

Second(& Third) Grade (Black and White)
Math Manipulative Kit
(sold separately from the curriculum)

 This manipulative kit has everything you need to fully utilize the Second Grade Math Curriculum. Manipulatives make the concepts come alive. Kit includes: 10 Base Ten Flat Cards 20 Base Ten Rods 100 Base Ten Cubes 1 Geoboard with rubber bands 1 Clock Dial 12 Piece Pentomino Set 51 Piece Fraction Set 250 Transparent Circle Counters 1 Dice 2 Tangram Sets (7 Pieces Each)

 To order individual items or replacements, see the list after the Color Math Super Kit.

 Our current 2nd Grade Color Math Curriculum (2008) offers the best value, and the latest, most thorough curriculum kits. The black and white, Second Grade Math Curriculum (©1999) is no longer available as a kit through McRuffy Press. However, individual replacement materials for the older black and white curriculum are still available below.