Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).
Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--vocabulary. The student uses newly acquired vocabulary expressively. The student is expected to:
(A) use print or digital resources to determine meaning and pronunciation of unknown words;
(B) use context within and beyond a sentence to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words;
(C) identify the meaning of and use words with affixes un-, re-, -ly, -er, and -est (comparative and superlative), and -ion/tion/sion; and
(D) identify, use, and explain the meaning of antonyms, synonyms, idioms, and homographs in context.
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.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.