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.b. Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
2.FL.PWR.3.c. Decode regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels.
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.i. Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
2.FL.VA.7a.v. Use glossaries and beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases.
2.FL.VA.7c. Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe.
TN.RI. READING STANDARDS – INFORMATIONAL TEXT
2.RI.KID. Key Ideas and Details
R.KID.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
2.RI.KID.3. Describe the connections between a series of historical events, scientific ideas, or steps in a process in a text.
2.RI.CS. Craft and Structure
R.CS.4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
2.RI.CS.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
R.CS.5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of a text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
2.RI.CS.5. Know and use various text features to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
TN.W. WRITING STANDARDS
2.W.RBPK. Research to Build and Present Knowledge
W.RBPK.7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focus questions, demonstrating new understanding of the subject under investigation.
2.W.RBPK.7. Participate in shared research and writing projects, such exploring a number of books on a single topic or engaging in science experiments to produce a report.