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Top Signs of Trouble in Second Grade


Second graders are expected to improve their reading and writing skills, and expand their math skills.

Your child may have trouble if he isn't able to:

  • Read fluently enough to comprehend materials.
  • Print legibly.
  • Spell frequently used words correctly.
  • Add and subtract single-digit numbers without hesitation.
  • Participate within a group.

Quiz: Do You Know What Your Second Grader Should Know?

More on Your Second Grader

Next: Top Signs of Trouble in Third Grade

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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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