Standards: Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2d (0)
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Education Level 2

Generalize learned spelling patterns when writing words (e.g., cage → badge; boy → boil ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2e (0)
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Education Level 2

Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.3 (0)
Knowledge of Language
Education Level 2

Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.3a (0)
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Education Level 2

Compare formal and informal uses of English

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4 (0)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
Education Level 2

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4a (0)
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
Education Level 2

Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4b (0)
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
Education Level 2

Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known prefix is added to a known word (e.g., happy/unhappy, tell/retell ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4c (0)
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
Education Level 2

Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., addition, additional ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4d (0)
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
Education Level 2

Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4e (0)
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
Education Level 2

Use glossaries and beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.5 (0)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
Education Level 2

Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.5a (0)
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Education Level 2

Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe foods that are spicy or juicy ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.5b (0)
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Education Level 2

Distinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs (e.g., toss, throw, hurl ) and closely related adjectives (e.g., thin, slender, skinny, scrawny ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.6 (0)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
Education Level 2

Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3 (1)
Conventions of Standard English
Education Level 3

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

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