Grade Level Expectations For Entering Second Grade

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Grade Level Expectations

For Entering Second Grade

Student _____________________


Phonemic Awareness


Oral Language




Written Language



Segments ccvc and cvcc words (blends)

Blends ccvc and cvcc into a words (blends)
Identifies initial, final and medial sounds in a word.

Matches words having similar sound patterns and can substitute sounds to create new words.

Segments 3-4 multi-syllabic words and can tell how many syllables are in the words.
Discriminates short vowels.

Knows the difference between a letter, sound, word and sentence.

Uses word attack skills to decode real and nonsense words.
Knows all consonants, consonant diagraphs and blends.
Knows: Short vowels, long vowels, vowel diagraphs, long vowel e rule, R and L controlled vowels, compound words and word endings.
Knows same sound has different spellings

Uses knowledge of same and different to understand synonyms and antonyms.

Uses concepts in noun and verb clauses and


Knows and identifies basic solid figures and plane shapes.

Uses secondary verb forms to combine two simple sentences.
Infinitive (“to go” evolves from “ he’s gonna”)
Participle (“I see a boy running”)
Gerund (“walking in the park”)
Uses conjunctions: so, except, if, then
Knows contractions

Sentence length remains at 6-8 words. Complexity goes from simple to compound to complex.

Follows 3 step direction

Uses prior knowledge

Illustrations and text to make predictions.

Can identify setting, main characters, main idea, problem and outcome of a narrative.
Knows sequence of story in terms of beginning, middle and end.
Uses details in story to answer literal questions.
Uses text to make inferences.
Uses prior knowledge to determine if story is fact or fiction.
Uses simple reference materials to get information.
Can follow simple procedural text

Can correctly read 53-82 words per minute.

Begins to read with inflection.
Knows first grade sight / Dolch Words.

Segments a word then applies decoding rules to word. (Invented spelling)

.Write a complete simple sentence.
Uses several sentences to write a story about a single topic.
Uses punctuation, which includes: period, question mark and exclamation marks.
Capitolizes initial words in sentence, pronouns “I” and names of people.
Uses morphological endings: ed, ing, s, ‘s.

Uses addition &

subtraction rules with regrouping.

Knows addition and subtraction fact families to 18.

Multiplies and divides by groups.
Knows what operation to use to solve story problems.
Adds and subtracts 1,5,10 cents from quarter, half dollar, and dollar.

Uses calendar to order events. Tells time to the half hour.

Estimates and measures: length mass, capacity, etc.
Knows fractions:

half, fourth, tenth.

Uses data to make picture and bar graph.

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