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Maryland Common Core Standards for Second Grade English Language Arts

MD.L.CC. Standards for Language (L)

Conventions of Standard English

L1.CCR. Anchor Standard: Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
2.L1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
2.L1.b. Form and use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet, children, teeth, mice, fish).2.L1.e. Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
L2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
2.L2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. (SC, 2)
2.L2.c. Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives. (SC, 2)2.L2.d. Generalize learned spelling patterns when writing words (e.g., cage badge; boy boil). (SC, 2)

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

L4.CCR. Anchor Standard: 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.L4. 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. (SC, 2)
2.L4.a. Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. (SC, 2)2.L4.b. Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known prefix is added to a known word (e.g., happy/unhappy, tell/retell). (SC, 2)2.L4.c. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., addition, additional). (SC, 2)2.L4.d. Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark).
L5.CCR. Anchor Standard: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
2.L5. Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings. (SC, 2)
2.L5.a. Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe foods that are spicy or juicy).

MD.RF.CC. Standards for Reading Foundational Skills (RF)

Fluency

2.RF4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. (SC, 2)
2.RF4.c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary. (SC, 2)

Phonics and Word Recognition

2.RF3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. (SC, 2)
2.RF3.a. Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words. (SC, 2)
2.RF3.b. Know sound-spelling correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
2.RF3.c. Decode regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels.
2.RF3.d. Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes. (SC, 2)
2.RF3.f. Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words. (SC, 2)

MD.RI.CC. Standards for Reading Informational Text (RI)

Craft and Structure

RI4.CCR. Anchor Standard: Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
2.RI4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area. (SC, 2)
RI5.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
2.RI5. Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently. (SC, 2)
RI6.CCR. Anchor Standard: Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
2.RI6. Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe. (SC, 2)

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RI7.CCR. Anchor Standard: Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
2.RI7. Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text. (SC,2)
RI8.CCR. Anchor Standard: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
2.RI8. Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

Key Ideas and Details

RI2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
2.RI2. Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text. (SC, 2)
RI3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of text.
2.RI3. Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

RI10.CCR. Anchor Standard: Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
2.RI10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

MD.RL.CC. Standards for Reading Literature (RL)

Craft and Structure

RL4.CCR. Anchor Standard: Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
2.RL4. Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song. (SC, 2)
RL5.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
2.RL5. Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action. (SC, 2)

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL7.CCR. Anchor Standard: Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
2.RL7. Use information gained from the illustrations and words in print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot. (SC, 2)

Key Ideas and Details

RL2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
2.RL2. Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. (SC, 2)
RL3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of text.
2.RL3. Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges. (SC, 2)

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

RL10.CCR. Anchor Standard: Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
2.RL10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grade 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

MD.SL.CC. Standards for Speaking and Listening (SL)

Comprehension and Collaboration

SL2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
2.SL2. Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. (SC, 2)

MD.W.CC. Standards for Writing (W)

Production and Distribution of Writing

W5.CCR. Anchor Standard: Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
2.W5. With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed.

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