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Vocabulary Acquisition and Use L.2.4. 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. L.2.4(a) Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
L.2.4(b) Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known prefix is added to
a known word (e.g., happy/unhappy, tell/retell). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Prefixes
L.2.4(c) Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the
same root (e.g., addition, additional). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Root Words
L.2.4(d) Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of
compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Grammar
L.2.4(e) Use glossaries and beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to
determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases.
L.2.5. Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings. L.2.5(a) Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe
foods that are spicy or juicy).
Conventions of Standard English L.2.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when
writing or speaking. L.2.1(b) Form and use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet,
children, teeth, mice, fish). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Plurals
L.2.1(e) Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to
be modified. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Adjectives Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Grammar
L.2.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization,
punctuation, and spelling when writing. L.2.2(c) Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring
possessives. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Contractions Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Contractions Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Grammar Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Nouns
L.2.2(d) Generalize learned spelling patterns when writing words (e.g., cage-->badge;
boy-->boil). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Spelling
CT.CC.RF.2.Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Fluency RF.2.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. RF.2.4(a) Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.
RF.2.4(b) Read on-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on
RF.2.4(c) Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding,
rereading as necessary.
Phonics and Word Recognition RF.2.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. RF.2.3(a) Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable
RF.2.3(b) Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
RF.2.3(c) Decode regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Phonics
RF.2.3(d) Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Prefixes Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Suffixes
RF.2.3(f) Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
CT.CC.RI.2.Reading Standards for Informational Text
Reading Standards for Informational Text
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity RI.2.10. By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including
history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band
proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas RI.2.7. Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works)
contribute to and clarify a text. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Main Idea
RI.2.8. Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.
RI.2.9. Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same
Craft and Structure RI.2.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic
or subject area.
RI.2.5. Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings,
glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text
RI.2.6. Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer,
explain, or describe.
Key Ideas and Details RI.2.1. Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to
demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
RI.2.2. Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific
paragraphs within the text. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Main Idea
RI.2.3. Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas
or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
CT.CC.RL.2.Reading Standards for Literature
Reading Standards for Literature
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity RL.2.10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and
poetry, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at
the high end of the range. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Genre
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas RL.2.7. Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital
text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Settings
RL.2.9. Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella
stories) by different authors or from different cultures.
Craft and Structure RL.2.4. Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes,
repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Genre
RL.2.5. Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning
introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
RL.2.6. Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by
speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.
Key Ideas and Details RL.2.1. Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to
demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
RL.2.2. Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and
determine their central message, lesson, or moral. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Genre
RL.2.3. Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
CT.CC.SL.2.Speaking and Listening Standards
Speaking and Listening Standards
Comprehension and Collaboration SL.2.1. Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2
topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. SL.2.1(c) Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and
texts under discussion.
SL.2.2. Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information
presented orally or through other media.
Production and Distribution of Writing W.2.5. With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen
writing as needed by revising and editing.