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California Standards Based Academic Language
Grade 2 Math

Number Sense—Place Value, Addition, and Subtraction
ones
tens
hundreds
value
digit
place
number sentence
sign
addition
subtractions
opposite
solution
plus
difference

What is the value of the in the number
_?

Which digit is in the _ place?

What is another name for _ + +
?

What is another way to write _?

Which number sentence is true?

Which sign makes the number sentence true?

Which sign makes a true number sentence?

Which number goes in the box?

Which addition problem shows that she got the
right answer?

Which of these can be used to check the answer
to the problem in the box?

Which number sentence is an opposite number
sentence for
?

What is the solution to this problem?

How many
does she have left?

What is
+ _?

How many more
than ?
Number Sense—Multiplication, Division, and Fractions
times
number sentence
same
each
answer
fractional part
figure
shaded
greatest
fraction
fraction bar
shape
group
equal

Which drawing shows times ?

Which choice is the same as the number sentence
shown?

There are
on each . How many all
together?

Each _ had _. How many all
together?

Which number shows the answer to

times _?

One
costs _. How much will
_ cost?

What fractional part of this figure is shaded?

Which of the following fractions is the greatest?

Which fraction bar shows shaded?

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one whole
square
share
equally
divided
among
money
cents
dime
nickel
quarter
penny
dollar bill
greater
amount
change

What fraction of this shape is shaded?

What fraction of this group of
_ is
_?

Which fraction is equal to one whole?

Which square is shaded to show one whole?

Which picture shows how
_ children should
share
_ equally?

The
_ are equally divided among
_. How many will each get?

How much money does she have?

Which is a greater amount of money?

Which picture shows how much change she should
get back?

What is another way to write
cents?

Which is a correct way to write this amount of
money?
Algebra and Functions
number sentence
value
problem
answer
true

What number goes in the box to make this
number sentence true?

Which of the following has the same value as
_?

Which other problem has the same answer?

Which number sentence is true?

Which number sentence could be used to find
?

Which number sentence can be used to find how
many more
_?
Measurement and Geometry
about
long
wide
measure
inches
centimeters
month
day
hour
minute
o’clock
A.M.

About how long is a
?

How wide is the in the picture?

About how many
_ long is the
?

About how long are the and
together?

How many inches long are the
_?

How many centimeters long is the
?

Which is closest to the length of this
?

Which of these lines is
_ centimeters long?

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P.M.
face
cube
rectangle
pyramid
triangle
square
kite
overlap
side by side
edge

_ started at _ and lasted
. At what time did _ end?

How many faces does a cube have?

Which is a pair of rectangles?

What shape are the faces in this _?

Which of the following shapes can be made from
the three triangles?

What two shapes can be joined without overlap
to form this _?

These two shapes can be put together side by
side to form a new shape. Which picture shows
this new shape?

Which of the following shapes can be made by
taping the edges without any overlap?

Which two shapes can be put together side by
side to make a
_?
Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability
graph
tally chart
results
tally marks

Look at the graph How many
_ all
together?

Which tally chart shows these results?

Which tally chart shows the correct number of
_?

Which graph matches the tally marks in the
chart?

Which of the tally charts matches the bar graph?

What was the range between the highest and
lowest _?

What is the difference between the largest and
smallest ?