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Skills available for Missouri second-grade language arts standards

IXL's second-grade skills will be aligned to the Missouri Learning Standards soon! Until then, you can view a complete list of second-grade standards below.

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L Language

  • L.1 Communicate using conventions of English language.

    • L.1.A Grammar

      • L.1.A.1 In speech and written form, apply standard English grammar to:

        • L.1.A.1.a use nouns and pronouns in writing

        • L.1.A.1.b use collective nouns

        • L.1.A.1.c use common irregular nouns

        • L.1.A.1.d use reflexive pronouns

        • L.1.A.1.e use regular verbs

        • L.1.A.1.f use helping verbs with regular verbs

        • L.1.A.1.g use adjectives and adverbs in sentences

        • L.1.A.1.h produce simple declarative, imperative, exclamatory, and interrogative sentences

    • L.1.B Punctuation, Capitalization, Spelling

      • L.1.B.1 In written text:

        • L.1.B.1.a write legibly (print, cursive)

        • L.1.B.1.b use dialogue that contains quotation marks

        • L.1.B.1.c use apostrophes correctly for contractions

        • L.1.B.1.d capitalize weeks, days, months, holidays

        • L.1.B.1.e capitalize abbreviated titles of people

        • L.1.B.1.f spell words using irregular spelling patterns

        • L.1.B.1.g spell and use the plural of nouns by adding –es to nouns ending in -s, -ss, -sh, - ch, or -x

        • L.1.B.1.h use nouns that change their spelling in plural form

        • L.1.B.1.i arrange words in alphabetical order, to the second letter