Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.FL. FOUNDATIONAL LITERACY STANDARDS
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.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.RL. READING STANDARDS - LITERATURE
2.RL.KID. Key Ideas and Details
R.KID.2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
2.RL.KID.2. Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
2.RL.RRTC. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
R.RRTC.10. Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
2.RL.RRTC.10. Read and comprehend stories and poems throughout the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding at the high end as needed.
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.
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.