Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.FL. FOUNDATIONAL LITERACY STANDARDS
2.FL.PWR. Phonics and Word Recognition
2.FL.PWR.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills when decoding isolated words and in connected text.
2.FL.PWR.3.d. Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes.
2.FL.SC. Sentence Composition
2.FL.SC.6. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when speaking and conventions of standard English grammar and usage, including capitalization and punctuation, when writing.
2.FL.SC.6.b. Form and use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns.
2.FL.SC.6.j. Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives.
2.FL.VA. Vocabulary Acquisition
FL.VA.7. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
2.FL.VA.7a. 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.
2.FL.VA.7a.ii. Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known prefix is added to a known word.
2.FL.VA.7a.iii. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root.