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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Affixes

Grade: 2nd Grade
Standard:

2.2.B

Description:

demonstrate and apply phonetic knowledge by:
  1. decoding words with short, long, or variant vowels, trigraphs, and blends;
  2. decoding words with silent letters such as knife and gnat;
  3. decoding multisyllabic words with closed syllables; open syllables; VCe syllables; vowel teams, including digraphs and diphthongs; r-controlled syllables; and final stable syllables;
  4. decoding compound words, contractions, and common abbreviations;
  5. decoding words using knowledge of syllable division patterns such as VCCV, VCV, and VCCCV;
  6. decoding words with prefixes, including un-, re-, and dis-, and inflectional endings, including -s, -es, -ed, -ing, -er, and -est; and
  7. identifying and reading high-frequency words from a research-based list;

Standard:

2.2.C

Description:

demonstrate and apply spelling knowledge by:
  1. spelling one-syllable and multisyllabic words with closed syllables; open syllables; VCe syllables; vowel teams, including digraphs and diphthongs; r-controlled syllables; and final stable syllables;
  2. spelling words with silent letters such as knife and gnat;
  3. spelling compound words, contractions, and common abbreviations;
  4. spelling multisyllabic words with multiple sound-spelling patterns;
  5. spelling words using knowledge of syllable division patterns, including words with double consonants in the middle of the word; and
  6. spelling words with prefixes, including un-, re-, and dis-, and inflectional endings, including -s, -es, -ed, -ing, -er, and -est;

Standard:

2.3.C

Description:

identify the meaning of and use words with affixes un-, re-, -ly, -er, and -est (comparative and superlative), and -ion/tion/sion; and

2nd Grade Reading - Affixes Lesson
 
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