• 2nd Grade Reading Expectations 


    Students can recognize and analyze words. 

    • Students can decode words using short vowel sounds.  

    •  Students can read text by decoding word parts.

    • Students can blend sounds of words to read text. 

    • Students can separate two-part words orally and in text. 

    • Students can identify root words and their inflectional forms in text.  

    • Students can interpret vocabulary when reading independently.

    • Students can read high-frequency words in text.

    Students can comprehend and fluently read text. 

    • Students can comprehend text by applying reading strategies. 

    • Students can utilize comprehension strategies. 

    • Students can read fluently to comprehend text. 

     Students can apply knowledge of text structures, literary devices, and literary elements to develop interpretations and form responses. 

    • Students can identify major literary elements in text. 

    • Students can identify similarities and differences in text written by the same author. 

    •  Students can identify the differences between genres including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.  

     Students can interpret and respond to diverse, multicultural, and time-period texts.  

    •  Students can compare text from different cultures as read aloud by the teacher. 

     Students can access, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate informational texts. 

    •  Students can locate and utilize a table of contents.  

    •  Students can alphabetize words to the first letter. 

Last Modified on July 25, 2023