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Skills available for Colorado second-grade language arts standards

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

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

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

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

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

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.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.a.iii Read multisyllabic words accurately and fluently

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

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

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.