Kentucky Academic Standards
Conventions of Standard English
1 Students will demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing and speaking.
L.2.1. In writing or speaking, demonstrate appropriate use of:
L.2.1.e. adjectives and adverbs in sentence formation.
2 Students will demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation and spelling when writing.
L.2.2. When writing:
L.2.2.b. Demonstrate appropriate use of commas in varied communication formats (e.g., letter, email, blog).
L.2.2.c. Use apostrophe to form contractions and possessives.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
4 Students will use a variety of strategies to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases, consulting reference material when appropriate. Students will acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking and listening in order to be transition ready.
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.d. Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words.
5 Students will demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
L.2.5. Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
L.2.5.a. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their synonyms and antonyms.