Apply knowledge of complex spelling patterns (orthography) and word meanings (morphology) to decode words with accuracy.
Reading for All Purposes
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Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (for example: When other kids are happy that makes me happy).
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.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.