Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.110.4. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 2, Adopted 2017
2.2. Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--beginning reading and writing. The student develops word structure knowledge through phonological awareness, print concepts, phonics, and morphology to communicate, decode, and spell. The student is expected to:
2.2.B. Demonstrate and apply phonetic knowledge by:
2.2.B.iv. Decoding compound words, contractions, and common abbreviations.
2.2.C. Demonstrate and apply spelling knowledge by:
2.2.C.iii. Spelling compound words, contractions, and common abbreviations.
2.11. Composition: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--writing process. The student uses the writing process recursively to compose multiple texts that are legible and uses appropriate conventions. The student is expected to:
2.11.D. Edit drafts using standard English conventions, including:
2.11.D.x. End punctuation, apostrophes in contractions, and commas with items in a series and in dates.