Guides to Using Starfall
Second Grade Math
Travel the U.S., build a robot, and monkey around with Starfall’s 2nd grade Math! Our activities help learners build understanding of and skills using place value. Learners build fluency in addition and subtraction, and encounter foundations for multiplication, including parity, arrays, and writing equations.
Understanding Place Value Show CCSS
Children participate in a variety of fun activities such as building a robot and a racecar and playing at a penny arcade to brush up on their place value and addition and subtraction skills.
They also build the foundation necessary for multiplication.
Make a Match - Car Race
Make a Match - Airplanes
Using Place Value to Add & Subtract Show CCSS
Children use their knowledge of place value by playing the Shoot Hoops and Penny Arcade game.
Adding & Subtracting Within 20 Show CCSS
In Adding & Subtracting Within 20, children practice solving addition and subtraction equations within 20 by building race cars, playing bingo, and playing Monkey Mash!
Build a Racecar!
Foundations for Multiplication Show CCSS
The Even and Odd and Pumpkin Time activities lay the foundations for multiplication through repeated addition activities.
Even and Odd
Beginning Multiplication Show CCSS
Understanding what multiplication is and how it works may take time since unlike adding and subtracting, it does not come naturally to many children. In this section children:
- Build an understanding of what multiplication is and how it works
- Practice using arrays
- Solve simple multiplication problems using matching games
- Learn multiplication songs
- These activities support multiplication learning and build a foundation for future learning of multiplication tables.
Two Times (2x)