Elementary School: 2nd Grade Words

Words for children of 2nd Grade, it includes spelling, academic, and reading words. The 2nd grade spelling words are from the second half of Fry sight words. These 300 words with simple explanations, plus the previous 600 words, help to build a fundamental spelling vocabulary.
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Spelling Words
The 2nd grade's spelling words are selected by usage frequency, and they are listed in 8 sub-lists by frequency, mainly from the second half of Fry sight words.

We give simple explanations and examples for each word. These words, plus the previous 600 words, are the core vocabulary to cover 80 percent of elementary writing.

We have online tools, like interactive cards, but spelling is a sort of training on hands, especially for lower grades kids. So we provide lots of printable worksheets for tutors and parents to download and print.
2nd Grade Spelling List 1   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
body
music
color
question
area
mark
problem
complete
since
ever
piece
told
usually
didn't
easy
heard
order
sure
become
during
short
however
low
hour
product
happen
whole
measure
remember
early
wave
listen
space
cover
several
himself
toward
2nd Grade Spelling List 2   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
pass
vowel
true
hundred
against
pattern
numeral
north
slowly
map
voice
seen
cried
plan
notice
south
war
king
town
unit
figure
certain
field
travel
road
half
finally
correct
oh
quickly
person
became
shown
minute
strong
verb
front
2nd Grade Spelling List 3   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
fact
decided
contain
course
surface
produce
building
ocean
nothing
carefully
scientist
inside
wheel
known
island
week
less
machine
base
ago
stood
plane
system
behind
force
brought
understand
common
explain
dry
though
language
shape
deep
thousand
clear
equation
2nd Grade Spelling List 4   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
yet
government
fill
heat
object
rule
among
noun
power
cannot
able
size
dark
material
special
heavy
fine
pair
circle
include
built
can't
matter
syllable
perhaps
bill
felt
suddenly
test
direction
center
ready
anything
divid
general
energy
subject
2nd Grade Spelling List 5   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
region
return
believe
member
picked
simple
cell
love
cause
exercise
developed
difference
distance
heart
site
sum
summer
wall
probably
main
winter
wide
written
length
reason
kept
interest
arms
present
beautiful
edge
past
sign
record
finished
discover
wild
2nd Grade Spelling List 6   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
beside
gone
sky
million
west
lay
weather
root
instrument
meet
third
paragraph
raised
represent
soft
whether
clothes
held
describe
cross
speak
solve
appear
metal
son
either
ice
village
factor
result
care
century
everything
already
instead
phrase
soil
2nd Grade Spelling List 7   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
copy
case
nation
quite
type
themselves
temperature
bright
lead
everyone
method
section
lake
iron
within
dictionary
hair
age
amount
scale
pound
although
per
broken
moment
tiny
possible
gold
quiet
natural
lot
act
build
middle
speed
count
consonant
2nd Grade Spelling List 8   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
someone
sail
roll
wonder
smile
angle
fraction
kill
melody
bottom
hole
poor
let's
fight
surprise
died
beat
exactly
remain
couldn't
finger
row
climb
wrote
shout
continued
itself
else
plain
gas
burning
design
join
foot
law
ear
glass
you're
skin
valley
cent
Academic Words
Word List for Arts
adjective
Speak
a word that expresses an attribute of something; the word class that qualifies nouns
adverb
Speak
a word that modifies something other than a noun
classify
Speak
arrange or order by classes or categories; assign to a class or kind
comma
Speak
a punctuation mark, used to indicate the separation of elements within the grammatical structure of a sentence
comprehend
Speak
take in the meaning, nature, or importance of; grasp
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Word List for Social
absolute
Speak
perfect in quality or nature; complete; totally unlimited; certain
climate
Speak
weather condition; atmosphere; environment
compass rose
Speak
a circle showing the principal directions printed on a map or chart
conserve
Speak
retain; protect from loss or harm; preserve; use carefully or sparingly, avoiding waste
consumer
Speak
people who buy goods or services
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Word List for Math
centimeter
Speak
a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
congruent
Speak
possessing congruity; suitable; agreeing; corresponding
equivalent
Speak
being essentially equal to something
even
Speak
occurring at fixed intervals; not odd; capable of division by two without a remainder
expanded notation
Speak
showing place value by multiplying each digit in a number by the appropriate power of 10
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Word List for Science
aging
Speak
the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
air pressure
Speak
the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
condensation
Speak
compression; the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state
evaporation
Speak
process of extracting moisture
frequency
Speak
the number of occurrences within a given time period
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