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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Spelling and Syllabication

Grade: 2nd Grade
Standard:

2.2

Description:

Students use the relationships between letters and sounds, spelling patterns, and morphological analysis to decode written English. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts.

Standard:

2.2 A

Description:

decode multisyllabic words in context and independent of context by applying common letter-sound correspondences including: (i) single letters (consonants and vowels); (ii) consonant blends (e.g., thr, spl); (iii) consonant digraphs (e.g., ng, ck, ph); and (iv) vowel digraphs (e.g., ie, ue, ew) and diphthongs (e.g., oi, ou)

Standard:

2.2 B

Description:

use common syllabication patterns to decode words including: (i) closed syllable (CVC) (e.g., pic-nic, mon-ster); (ii) open syllable (CV) (e.g., ti-ger); (iii) final stable syllable (e.g., sta-tion, tum-ble); (iv) vowel-consonant-silent "e" words (VCe) (e.g., in-vite, cape); (v) r-controlled vowels (e.g., per-fect, cor-ner); and (vi) vowel digraphs and diphthongs (e.g., boy-hood, oat-meal)

Standard:

2.2 C

Description:

decode words by applying knowledge of common spelling patterns (e.g., -ight, -ant)

2nd Grade Reading - Spelling and Syllabication Lesson
 
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