New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum
NY.2L. 2nd Grade Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
2L4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
2L4d. Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark).