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.A. Demonstrate phonological awareness by:
2.2.A.ii. Distinguishing between long and short vowel sounds in one-syllable and multi-syllable words.
2.2.B. Demonstrate and apply phonetic knowledge by:
2.2.B.i. Decoding words with short, long, or variant vowels, trigraphs, and blends.