Grade 2

Grade 2 Focus Skills

 

September

February

Answer who, what, where, when, why, & how of a story

Capitalization

 

Sight Words

Determine the meaning of a new word formed by a prefix
Use context clues to determine the meaning of words

Long A, E

Sight Words

October

Describe how characters in a story respond to major events or challenges using key details

Capitalization; End marks

Short a; Sight Words

March


Compare & contrast the most important points presented by 2 texts on the same topic
Long I, O, U

Sight Words

November

Determine the central theme and support it using key details

Short e

Sight Words

April

Phonics Review

Sight Words

December

Determine the meaning of unknown or multiple-meaning words by using context clues & analyzing word parts

Short i words
Sight Words


Identify similarities & differences of events in different versions of the same story

Short o

Sight Words

June

Phonics Review

Sight Words