2nd Grade Power Indicators

1st Trimester

English/Language Arts

2.1.1 Demonstrate an awareness of the sounds that are made by different letters by:

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Distinguishing beginning, middle, and ending sounds in words

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Rhyming words

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Clearly pronouncing blends and vowel sounds

2.1.2 Recognize and use knowledge of spelling patterns (such as cut/cutting,

slide/sliding) when reading

2.1.6 Read aloud fluently and accurately with appropriate changes in voice and

expression

2.1.7 Understand and explain common synonyms (words with the same meaning) and

antonyms (words with opposite meaning)

2.1.11 Know and use common word families (such as ale, -est, -ine, -ump) when

reading unfamiliar words.

2.2.4 Ask and respond to questions (who, what if, where, when, why, and how) to aid

comprehension about important elements of informational texts.

2.2.5 Restate facts and details or summarize the main idea in the text to clarify and

organize ideas.

2.2.8 Follow two-step written instructions.

2.2.9 Use context (the meaning of the surrounding text) to understand word and

sentence meanings.

2.2.10 Draw conclusions or confirm predictions about what will happen next in a text by

identifying key words (before, during, while, first, the same time, finally, now)

2.3.1 Compare plots, settings, and characters presented by different authors.

2.4.2 Organize related ideas together to maintain a consistent focus.

2.5.1 Write brief narratives based on experiences that:

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Move through a logical sequence of events

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Describe the setting, characters, objects, and events in detail

2.6.1 Form letters correctly and space words and sentences properly so that writing can

be read easily by another person.

2.6.2 Distinguish between complete and incomplete sentences.

2.6.3 Use the correct word order in written sentences.

2.6.4 Identify and correctly write various parts of speech, including nouns (words that

name people, places, or things) and verbs (words that express action or help make

a statement)

2.6.5 Use commas in the greeting (Dear John,) and closure of a letter (Your Friend,)

and with dates (October 1, 2007) and items in a series (yellow, red, and blue).

2.6.7 Capitalize all proper nouns (names of specific people, places, or things), words at

the beginning of sentences and greetings, months and days of the week, and titles

(Mr., Mrs., Dr.) and initials in names.

2.6.8 Spell correctly words like

was, were, says, said, who, what, and why which are

used frequently but do not fit common spelling patterns.

2.6.9 Spell correctly words with short and long vowel sounds (a,e,i,o,u), r-controlled

vowels (ar, er, ir, or, ur), and consonant-blend patterns (bl, dr, st).

Math

2.1.1 Count by ones, fives, and tens to 100.

2.1.2 Identify the pattern of numbers in each group of ten, from tens through nineties.

2.1.3 Identify numbers up to 100 in various combinations of tens and ones.

2.1.4 Name the number that is ten more or ten less than any number 10 through 90.

2.1.5 Compare whole numbers up to 100 and arrange them in numerical order.

2.1.7 Identify odd and even numbers up to 100.

2.2.4 Understand and use the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction.

Example: 46 20 = 26 means that 26 + 20 = 46

2.3.1 Relate problem situations to number sentences involving addition and subtraction.

2.5.9 Tell time to the nearest quarter hour, be able to tell five-minute intervals, and

know the difference between a.m. and p.m

2.6.2 Use tools such as objects or drawings to model problems.

2.6.3 Explain the reasoning used to justify the procedures selected in solving a problem.

2nd Trimester

English/Language Arts

2.1.1 Demonstrate an awareness of the sounds that are made by different letters by:

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Distinguishing beginning, middle, and ending sounds in words

·

Rhyming words

·

Clearly pronouncing blends and vowel sounds

2.1.3 Decode (sound out) regular words with more than one syllable.

2.1.5 Identify and correctly use regular plural words (horse/horses) and irregular plural

words (child/children, ox/oxen)

2.1.6 Read aloud fluently and accurately with appropriate changes in voice and

expression.

2.1.10 Identify simple multiple-meaning words (change, duck, bill).

2.2.4 Ask and respond to questions (who, what if, where, when, why, and how) to aid

comprehension about important elements of informational texts.

2.2.5 Restate facts and details or summarize the main idea in the text to clarify and

organize ideas.

2.2.6 Recognize cause-and-effect relationships in text.

2.2.7 Interpret information from diagrams, charts, and graphs.

2.2.9 Use context (the meaning of the surrounding text) to understand word and

sentence meanings.

2.2.10 Draw conclusions or confirm predictions about what will happen next in a text by

identifying key words (before, during, while, first, the same time, finally, now)

2.3.1 Compare plots, settings, and characters presented by different authors.

2.3.7 Identify the meaning or lesson of a story.

2.4.2 Organize related ideas together to maintain a consistent focus.

2.4.6 Review, evaluate, and revise writing for meaning and clarity.

2.5.2 Write a brief description of a familiar object, person, place or event that:

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Develops a main idea

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Uses details to support the main idea

2.5.3 Write a friendly letter complete with a date, salutation (greeting, such as Dear Mr.

King), body, closing, and signature.

2.5.5 Use descriptive words when writing.

2.6.1 Form letters correctly and space words and sentences properly so that writing can

be read easily by another person.

2.6.5 Use commas in the greeting (Dear John,) and closure of a letter (Your Friend,)

and with dates (October 1, 2007) and items in a series (yellow, red, and blue).

2.6.7 Capitalize all proper nouns (names of specific people, places, or things), words at

the beginning of sentences and greetings, months and days of the week, and titles

(Mr., Mrs., Dr.) and initials in names.

2.6.8 Spell correctly words like

was, were, says, said, who, what, and why which are

used frequently but do not fit common spelling patterns.

2.6.9 Spell correctly words with short and long vowel sounds (a,e,i,o,u), r-controlled

vowels (ar, er, ir, or, ur), and consonant-blend patterns (bl, dr, st).

Math

2.1.12 Represent, compare, and interpret data using tables, tally charts, and bar graphs.

2.2.2 Add two whole numbers less than 100 with and without regrouping.

2.2.3 Subtract two whole numbers less than 100 without regrouping.

2.2.4 Understand and use the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction.

2.3.3 Recognize and extend a linear pattern by its rules.

2.5.1 Measure and estimate length to the nearest inch, foot, yard, centimeter, and meter.

2.5.2 Describe the relationship among inch, foot, and yard. Describe the relationship

between centimeter and meter.

2.5.8 Estimate temperature. Read a thermometer in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

2.5.10 Know relationships of time: seconds in a minute, minutes in an hour, hours in a

day, days in a week, and days, months, weeks in a year.

2.6.4 Make precise calculations and check the validity of the results in the context of a

problem.

 

3rd Trimester

English/Language Arts

2.1.1 Demonstrate an awareness of the sounds that are made by different letters by:

·

Distinguishing beginning, middle, and ending sounds in words

·

Rhyming words

·

Clearly pronouncing blends and vowel sounds

2.1.6 Read aloud fluently and accurately with appropriate changes in voice and

expression.

2.1.9 Know the meaning of simple prefixes (word parts added at the beginning of

words such as un) and suffixes (word parts added at the end of words such as

ful).

2.2.1 Use titles, table of contents, and chapter headings to locate information in text.

2.2.4 Ask and respond to questions (who, what if, where, when, why, and how) to aid

comprehension about important elements of informational texts.

2.2.5 Restate facts and details or summarize the main idea in the text to clarify and

organize ideas.

2.2.9 Use context (the meaning of the surrounding text) to understand word and

sentence meanings.

2.2.10 Draw conclusions or confirm predictions about what will happen next in a text by

identifying key words (before, during, while, first, the same time, finally, now)

2.3.1 Compare plots, settings, and characters presented by different authors.

2.3.6 Recognize the difference between fantasy and reality.

2.4.2 Organize related ideas together to maintain a consistent focus.

2.4.4 Understand the purposes of various reference materials (dictionary, thesaurus, or

atlas).

2.4.6 Review, evaluate, and revise writing for meaning and clarity.

2.5.3 Write a friendly letter complete with a date, salutation (greeting, such as Dear Mr.

King), body, closing, and signature.

2.6.1 Form letters correctly and space words and sentences properly so that writing can

be read easily by another person.

2.6.5 Use commas in the greeting (Dear John,) and closure of a letter (Your Friend,)

and with dates (October 1, 2007) and items in a series (yellow, red, and blue).

2.6.7 Capitalize all proper nouns (names of specific people, places, or things), words at

the beginning of sentences and greetings, months and days of the week, and titles

(Mr., Mrs., Dr.) and initials in names.

2.6.10 Spell correctly words like

was, were, says, said, who, what, and why which are

used frequently but do not fit common spelling patterns.

2.6.11 Spell correctly words with short and long vowel sounds (a,e,i,o,u), r-controlled

vowels (ar, er, ir, or, ur), and consonant-blend patterns (bl, dr, st).

Math

2.1.8 Recognize fractions as parts of a whole or parts of a group (up to 12 parts).

2.1.9 Recognize, name, and compare the unit fractions: ½, 1/3, ¼,

2.3.4 Create, describe, and extend number patterns using addition and subtraction.

2.4.2 Describe, clarify, and sort plane and geometric shapes (triangle, square, rectangle,

cube, rectangular prism like a cereal box) according to the number and shape of

faces and the number of sides, edges, and/or vertices (corners).

2.4.3 Investigate and predict results of putting together and taking apart twodimensional

and three-dimensional shapes.

2.4.4 Identify congruent (same shape and same size) two-dimensional shapes in any

position.

2.5.11 Find the duration of intervals of times in hours.

2.5.12 Find the value of a collection of pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half-dollars,

and dollars.

2.6.1 Choose the approach, materials, and strategies to use in solving problems.

2.6.5 Understand and use connections between two problems.