Finer grained standards that are part of this one
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.
Understand how language functions in different contexts, command a variety of word-learning strategies to assist comprehension, and make effective choices for meaning or style when writing and speaking.
Compare formal and informal uses of English.
Determine which strategies should be used to decode multisyllabic words.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.