Required Materials

Required Materials for Grade 2

Materials Needed for Unit 1

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Connecting cubes or counters
  • Number Cards (0-10) (groups of 2)
A.2
  • Connecting cubes
  • What's Behind My Back Stage 2 Recording Sheet Grade 1 (groups of 1)
A.3
  • Connecting cubes
  • What's Behind My Back Stage 3 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
A.4
  • Connecting cubes
  • Number cards 0–10
  • How Close? Stage 1 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
A.5
  • Connecting cubes
  • Number cards 0–10
  • How Close? Stage 3 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
A.6
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Number Puzzles Digit Cards (groups of 2)
  • Number Puzzles Addition and Subtraction Stage 2 Gameboard (groups of 1)
B.7
  • Chart paper
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Scissors
  • Stickers
  • Tape
  • How We Get to School (groups of 1)
B.10
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Data Tables (groups of 6)
  • Picture and Bar Graph Template (groups of 1)
B.11
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • none
B.12
  • Collections of objects
  • Sort and Display Stage 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
C.14
  • Glue or tape
  • Scissors
  • Party Time (groups of 1)
C.15
  • none
  • Card Sort: At the Beach (groups of 2)
C.17
  • Counting collections
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Counting Collections Stage 3 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
  • 10-Frame Standard (groups of 1)
C.18
  • Colored pencils
  • Picture and Bar Graph Template (groups of 1)

Materials Needed for Unit 2

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
A.2
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Connecting cubes
  • none
A.3
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Connecting cubes
  • none
A.4
  • Colored pencils or crayons
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Paper clips
  • Two-color counters
  • Five in a Row Addition and Subtraction Stage 6 Gameboard (groups of 2)
  • Capture Squares Stage 3 Gameboard (groups of 2)
  • Capture Squares Stage 3 Spinner (groups of 2)
B.5
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Connecting cubes
  • none
B.6
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Target Numbers Stage 4 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
B.7
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Connecting cubes
  • Using Blocks to Take Away (groups of 4)
B.8
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
B.9
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Sort and Find the Value (groups of 2)
B.10
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cubes
  • Target Numbers Stage 5 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
C.11
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Connecting cubes
  • none
C.12
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Story Problem and Diagram Cards (groups of 2)
C.13
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Equations for Different Types of Word Problems (groups of 2)
C.14
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Connecting cubes
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
C.15
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Math Stories Stage 5 Tape Diagrams (groups of 2)
  • Math Stories Stage 5 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
C.16
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Number cubes
  • none

Materials Needed for Unit 3

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Centimeter cubes
  • Connecting cubes
  • Straws
  • String
  • none
A.2
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Reptile Length (groups of 1)
  • Bearded Dragon (groups of 1)
A.3
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Scissors
  • Centimeter Ruler Template (groups of 1)
A.4
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Objects of various lengths
  • Rulers (centimeters)
  • none
A.5
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Metersticks
  • Rulers (centimeters)
  • Tape (painter's or masking)
  • none
A.6
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
A.7
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Metersticks
  • Objects of various lengths
  • Rulers (centimeters)
  • Estimate and Measure Stage 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
B.8
  • Inch tiles
  • Objects of various lengths
  • Rulers (inches)
  • none
B.9
  • Inch tiles
  • Measuring tapes
  • Objects of various lengths
  • Rulers (inches)
  • Tape (painter's or masking)
  • none
B.10
  • Objects of various lengths
  • Rulers (inches)
  • none
B.11
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
B.13
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Rulers (centimeters)
  • Rulers (inches)
  • Straightedges
  • Target Measurement Stage 1 Recording Sheet (groups of 2)
  • Number Puzzles Digit Cards (groups of 2)
  • Number Puzzles Addition Stage 4 Gameboard (groups of 2)
C.14
  • Rulers (inches)
  • Sticky notes
  • none
C.15
  • Objects of various lengths
  • Rulers (centimeters)
  • Line Plot Template (groups of 1)
C.16
  • none
  • Line Plot Template (groups of 1)
C.17
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Objects of various lengths
  • Rulers (centimeters)
  • Rulers (inches)
  • Creating Line Plots Stage 1 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
C.18
  • Chart paper
  • Index cards
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Sticky notes
  • Tape
  • none

Materials Needed for Unit 4

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Objects of various lengths
  • none
A.2
  • String
  • Class Number Line Cards (0–30) (groups of 30)
A.4
  • Counters
  • Dry erase markers
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Number cubes
  • Sheet protectors
  • Number Line to 100 (groups of 1)
A.5
  • Chart paper
  • Markers
  • Order Numbers on the Number Line Cards (groups of 12)
A.6
  • Centimeter cubes
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Paper clips
  • Number Line Scoot Stage 1 Gameboard (groups of 2)
  • Number Line Scoot Stage 1 Spinner (groups of 2)
  • Number Line Scoot Stage 1 Directions (groups of 2)
B.7
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • none
B.9
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Number Line to 100 (groups of 1)
B.10
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
B.11
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • Number Line to 100 (groups of 1)
B.12
  • none
  • Number Line to 100 (groups of 1)
B.13
  • none
  • Story Problems Card Sort (stories, equations, number lines, diagrams) (groups of 3)
  • Number Line to 100 (groups of 1)
B.14
  • Dry erase markers
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Paper clips
  • Sheet protectors
  • Jump the Line Stage 1 Gameboard (groups of 2)
  • Jump the Line Stage 1 Spinners (groups of 2)
B.15
  • none
  • Number Line to 100 (groups of 1)

Materials Needed for Unit 5

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
A.2
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
A.3
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
A.4
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
A.5
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Number cubes
  • none
A.6
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Chart paper
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
A.7
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Mystery Number Stage 2 Directions (groups of 2)
B.11
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Greatest of Them All Stage 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
B.13
  • Dry erase markers
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Sheet protectors
  • Get Your Numbers in Order Stage 2 Gameboard (groups of 2)
B.14
  • Collections of objects
  • Sticky notes
  • none

Materials Needed for Unit 6

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Shape Cards Grade 2 (groups of 2)
A.3
  • Rulers
  • none
A.4
  • Geoblocks
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • Cube Pattern (groups of 2)
  • Shape Design Card Sort (groups of 2)
A.5
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Centimeter Dot Paper - Standard (groups of 1)
B.6
  • Pattern blocks
  • Compose a Butterfly (groups of 2)
  • Centimeter Dot Paper - Standard (groups of 1)
  • Isometric Dot Paper - Standard (groups of 1)
B.7
  • Construction paper
  • Rulers
  • Scissors
  • none
B.9
  • Colored pencils
  • none
B.10
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Paper
  • Shape Cards Grade 2 (groups of 2)
C.11
  • Chart paper
  • Halves and Quarters Clock Sort (groups of 2)
C.12
  • none
  • Count on the Clock Card Sort (groups of 2)
C.13
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Hours in a Day Timeline (groups of 1)
C.14
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Picture books
  • Picture Books Stage 3 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
D.15
  • Scissors
  • Coins to Cut and Count (groups of 1)
  • Money Poster Images (groups of 0)
D.16
  • none
  • Coins to Cut and Count (groups of 1)
D.20
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Would You Rather Stage 1 Spinner (groups of 2)
  • Would You Rather Stage 1 Recording Sheet (groups of 2)
D.21
  • Card stock
  • Pattern blocks
  • none

Materials Needed for Unit 7

Lesson Gather Copy
A.2
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Number cubes
  • none
A.3
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
A.4
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
A.5
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Paper clips
  • Two-color counters
  • Five in a Row Addition and Subtraction Stage 7 Gameboard (groups of 2)
B.6
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Card Sort Perfect 10 (groups of 3)
B.7
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Walk About and Add Cards (groups of 24)
B.8
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
B.9
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
B.10
  • Base-ten blocks
  • How Did You Do That? Addition Card Sort (groups of 1)
B.11
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Paper clips
  • Two-color counters
  • Five in a Row Addition and Subtraction Stage 8 Gameboard (groups of 2)
  • How Close? Stage 4 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
C.12
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
C.13
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
C.14
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
C.15
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Walk About and Subtract Cards (groups of 24)
C.16
  • Base-ten blocks
  • none
C.17
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cubes
  • Target Numbers Stage 6 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)

Materials Needed for Unit 8

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Connecting cubes or counters
  • none
A.2
  • Chart paper
  • Connecting cubes or counters
  • Counters
  • none
A.3
  • Counters
  • Crayons
  • Even and Odd Card Sort (groups of 1)
A.4
  • Counters
  • none
A.5
  • Counters
  • Presto Chango Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
A.6
  • Dry erase markers
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Sheet protectors
  • Write the Number Stage 4 Gameboard (groups of 2)
B.7
  • Counters
  • none
B.8
  • Counters
  • none
B.9
  • Counters
  • Match Arrays to Expressions Card Sort (groups of 2)
B.10
  • Counters
  • none
B.11
  • Colored pencils or crayons
  • Inch tiles
  • Rulers
  • none
B.12
  • Inch tiles
  • Rulers
  • none
B.13
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none

Materials Needed for Unit 9

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Paper clips
  • Spin and Find the Missing Number Spinners (groups of 2)
A.2
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Number Mix Up (groups of 1)
  • Number Cards 0-19 (groups of 2)
A.3
  • Rulers (centimeters)
  • Measurement Map (groups of 1)
A.4
  • Pencils
  • Rulers (centimeters)
  • none
B.5
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
B.6
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Match Expressions Cards 2.9 (groups of 2)
B.8
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Heads Up - Add and Subtract within 100 Number Cards (groups of 2)
C.9
  • none
  • Card Sort Story Problems (groups of 1)
C.11
  • none
  • Represent Story Problem Cards (groups of 2)
C.12
  • Connecting cubes
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Story Photos (groups of 2)
C.13
  • Chart paper
  • Colored pencils, crayons, or markers
  • Sticky notes
  • none

Materials to Gather - Additional Details

Base-ten blocks

Base-ten blocks

Card stock

Centimeter cubes
Base-ten unit cubes are centimeter cubes.

Chart paper

Collections of objects
There are various times when students will use collections of objects. Objects can include buttons, two-color counters, linking cubes, paper clips, pattern blocks, square tiles, or any other small items.

Colored pencils

Colored pencils, crayons, or markers

Colored pencils or crayons

Connecting cubes
1 inch multifix cubes, often called linking cubes

Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles

Connecting cubes or counters

Construction paper

Counters

Counting collections

Crayons

Dry erase markers

Geoblocks
Geoblock sets typically include rectangular and triangular prisms. They do not typically include spheres, cones, or cylinders. When these additional shapes are required, solid shapes are indicated alongside geoblocks in the required materials. The tool is still called geoblocks to keep things simple for students.

Glue
Since many of the uses of glue involve paper, glue sticks may work better than liquid glue.

Glue or tape

Inch tiles

Index cards

Markers

Materials from a previous activity

Materials from a previous lesson

Materials from previous centers

Materials from previous centers

Measuring tapes

Metersticks

Number cards 0–10

Number cubes
Small cube that has one of the numerals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 on each face.

Objects of various lengths
Objects can include pencils, markers, books, glue, scissors, shoe, tape dispenser, side of desk, length of bulletin board, or other measureable items.

Paper

Paper clips

Pattern blocks

Pencils

Picture books
Throughout the year, books that are read to students or used by students in centers are referred to as picture books in these materials. The term picture book refers to books with only pictures or books with both pictures and words.

Rulers
Rulers with both centimeter and inch units will be used. Rulers can also be used as a straightedge.

Rulers (centimeters)

Rulers (inches)

Scissors

Sheet protectors
Sheet protectors are used to make centers and other visuals reusable.

Stickers

Sticky notes
Quantity is measured in individual sticky notes, not packages.

Straightedges
Tools used for drawing straight lines, students can use a ruler

Straws

String

Tape

Tape (painter's or masking)

Tools for creating a visual display
Any way for students to create work that can be easily displayed to the class. Examples: chart paper and markers, whiteboard space and markers, shared online drawing tool, access to a document camera.

Two-color counters