Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.RI. 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.
2.RI4.3. Determine and clarify meaning of words and phrases, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies: use sentence level context (CCSS L.2.4a); determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known prefix is added to a known word (CCSS L.2.4b); use a known root word as a clue the meaning of an unknown word (CCSS L.2.4c).
MD.RF. Standards for Reading Foundational Skills (RF)
Phonics and Word Recognition
2.RF3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
2.RF3.d. Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes.
2.RF3.d.1. Recognize and define base words.
MD.L. Standards for Language (L)
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-c. 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 – Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., addition, additional).
2.L4-c.1. Identify and define the root word in unknown words.
2.L4-c.3. Use meaning of prefixes and suffixes to explain the meaning of known root words.