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Tennessee Academic Vocabulary for Second Grade

 

Second Grade Language Arts

Second Grade Math

Second Grade Science

Second Grade Social Studies

 


Second Grade Language Arts

adjective
composition
conversation
dictionary
discussion
everyday language
fiction
folktale
glossary
group discussion
guest speaker
main character
main idea
margin
mental image
message
nonfiction
noun
predictable book
prewriting
pronoun
publish
purpose
reread
spelling pattern
table of contents
textbooks
theater
verb (action word

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Second Grade Math

cardinal number
chance
decreasing pattern
difference
distance
foot (measurement)
fraction
geometric shapes/figures
height
increasing pattern
length
model
numeric pattern
ordinal number
outcome
pattern extension
quarter-hour
regroup
second (time)
set
standard measurement
symmetry
table
time interval
whole number
width

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Second Grade Science

behavior pattern
characteristics
circular motion/ straight line motion / zigzag movement
dissolving
distance
diversity of life
earth resources
gas
habitat
individual differences
liquid
magnification
magnifier
observation
parent/offspring similarity
pebble
prehistoric
properties
reasoning
scientist
similarities & differences
solid
sound
universe
vibration
weight

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Second Grade Social Studies

area
authority
barrier
chronological
climate
custom
distance
duty
goods
government
heritage
justice
landmark
privilege
qualifications
rural
services
settlement
symbol
tradition
urban
vegetation
volunteer

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