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Third Nine Weeks Learning Targets

Third Nine Weeks Learning Targets

Reading Literature

  • RL.2.1       Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of key details.
  • RL.2.2       Recount stories and determine their message, lesson, or moral.
  • RL.2.3       Describe how characters respond to events and challenges.
  • RL.2.4       Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning
  • RL.2.6       Acknowledge differences in points of view of characters
  •  RL.2.7      Use information from illustrations and words to demonstrate understanding of characters, setting, or plot
  • RL.2.10     Read and comprehend Literature


Reading Informational Text

  • RI.2.1        Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of key details
  • RI.2.2        Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text and the focus of specific paragraphs
  • RI.2.3        Describe the connection between a series of historical events/scientific ideas/steps in technical procedures
  • RI.2.5        Know and use text features to locate facts or information
  • RI.2.6        Identify the main purpose of a text
  • RI.2.7        Explain how images contribute to and clarify text
  • RI.2.8        Describe how reasons support points the author makes
  • RI.2.9        Compare and contrast points presented by two texts on same topic
  • RI.2.10      By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently with scaffolding as needed at the high end.




Foundational Skills

  • RF.2.3a     Distinguish long and short vowels when reading one-syllable words
  • RF.2.3b     Know spelling-sound correspondences for vowel teams
  • RF.2.3c     Decode two-syllable words with long vowels
  • RF.2.3e     Identify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences
  • RF.2.3f      Recognize and read irregularly spelled words
  • RF.2.4a     Read on-level text with purpose and understanding
  • RF.2.4b     Read on-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression
  • RF.2.4c     Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding


  • W.2.1        Write opinion pieces
  • W.2.2        Write informative/explanatory text
  • W.2.5        Focus on a topic and strengthen writing by revising and editing
  • W.2.6        Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
  • W.2.7        Participate in shared research and writing projects
  • W.2.8        Recall information from experiences or gather information to answer a question

Speaking and Listening

  • SL.2.1a     Follow rules for discussions
  • SL.2.1b     Build on others’ talk in conversations by linking comments to others’ remarks
  • SL.2.1c      Ask for clarification and explanation about topics and texts under discussion
  • SL.2.2        Recount or describe key ideas or details from text read aloud, information presented orally, or through other media
  • SL.2.3        Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says
  • SL.2.4        Tell a story or recount and experience with facts and details, speaking audibly in sentences
  • SL.2.5        Create recordings of stories or poems/add drawings or visual displays to stories or recounts of experiences
  • SL.2.6        Produce complete sentences to provide detail or clarification





  • L.2.1b       Form and use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns
  • L.2.1f         Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences
  • L.2.2a         Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names
  •  L.2.2b      Use commas in greeting and closings of letters
  • L.2.2c        Use apostrophes to form contractions and possessives
  • L.2.2d       Generalize learned spelling patterns when writing
  • L.2.3a        Compare formal and informal uses of English
  • L.2.4a        Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
  • L.2.4b       Determine the meaning of a new word with a known prefix
  • L.2.4c        Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root
  • L.2.4e        Use glossaries and dictionaries, both print and digital to determine or clarify meanings of words and phrases
  • L.2.5a        Identify real-life connections between words and their use
  • L.2.6          Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts











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