Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.L. Standards for Language (L)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L4.CCR. Anchor Standard: 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.L4-d. 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 – Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark).
2.L4-d.1. Identify compound words presented orally and in a variety of texts.
2.L4-d.2. Combine meanings of individual words together to determine meaning of new compound words.
2.L4-d.3. Use compound words orally and in writing.