2ND GRADE READING
2nd Grade - Reading
By the end of the school year, your child is expected to:
Read with expression.
Read continuously for 20 minutes per day.
Feel comfortable reading silently. Lip movement is acceptable.
Practice good listening skills.
Identify irregular vowel, vowel diphthong, and consonant cluster sounds.
Use familiar word parts to identify unknown words.
Know homonyms, synonyms, antonyms, contractions, and compound words.
Identify unknown words in context using sounds and context clues.
Read and reread to check for meaning.
Recall concepts, facts, and vocabulary from text.
Identify cause and effect.
Express, write, and discuss opinions.
Recognize main idea and details in a selection.
Identify setting, characters, events, problem, and solution in a story.
Read for meaning; answer "how", "why", and "what-if" questions in make-believe and factual information.
Self-correct when reading.
Understand cause and effect (example: I fell into the puddle because I was not looking where I was going).
Dramatize, illustrate, and retell stories.
Compare and contrast likenesses and differences in stories.
Predict outcomes, make inferences, and draw conclusions.
Know the differences between fiction and non-fiction in stories.
Work independently and in group situations.
Become aware of test-taking skills.
Grow in his/her ability to read independently with understanding.
Infer the motive, traits, or feelings of characters.
Write complete sentences with subject, predicate, and describing words