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Skills available for Tennessee second-grade language arts standards

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2.W Writing

  • 2.W.TTP Text Types and Protocol

    • Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

      • 2.W.TTP.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts.

        • 2.W.TTP.1.a Introduce topic or text.

        • 2.W.TTP.1.b State an opinion.

        • 2.W.TTP.1.c Supply reasons to support the opinion.

        • 2.W.TTP.1.d Use linking words to connect the reasons to the opinion.

        • 2.W.TTP.1.e Provide a concluding statement or section.

    • Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

      • 2.W.TTP.2 Write informative/explanatory texts.

        • 2.W.TTP.2.a Introduce a topic.

        • 2.W.TTP.2.b Use facts and definitions to provide information.

        • 2.W.TTP.2.c Provide a concluding statement or section.

    • Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.

      • 2.W.TTP.3 Write narratives recounting an event or short sequence of events.

        • 2.W.TTP.3.a Include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings.

        • 2.W.TTP.3.b Use time order words to signal event order.

        • 2.W.TTP.3.c Provide a sense of closure.

  • 2.W.PDW Production and Distribution of Writing

  • 2.W.RBPK Research to Build and Present Knowledge

    • Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focus questions, demonstrating new understanding of the subject under investigation.

      • 2.W.RBPK.7 Participate in shared research and writing projects, such exploring a number of books on a single topic or engaging in science experiments to produce a report.

    • Integrate relevant and credible information from multiple print and digital sources while avoiding plagiarism.

      • 2.W.RBPK.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

    • Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

  • 2.W.RW Range of Writing

    • Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.

      • 2.W.RW.10 With guidance and support from adults, engage routinely in writing activities to promote writing fluency.