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Skills available for Colorado second-grade language arts standards

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2.2.3.b.i Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

2.2.3.c.i Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

2.i. Compare formal and informal uses of English.

2.2.3.a.i Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.

2.2.3.c.ii Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known prefix is added to a known word (e.g., happy/unhappy, tell/retell).

2.2.3.a.ii Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.

2.2.3.b.ii Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression.

2.2.3.a.iii Read multisyllabic words accurately and fluently

2.2.3.c.iii Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., addition, additional).

2.2 Reading for All Purposes

2.2.3.b.iii Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

2.2.3.a.iv Decode regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels.

2.2.3.c.iv Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark).

2.2.3.a.v Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes. Identify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences.

2.2.3.a.vii Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.