RI.2.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.

 


VOCABULARY
  • antonyms/opposites
  • context clues
  • dictionary
  • directions

  • gather information
  • ordinal number words (first, second, third)
  • phrase
  • time order words (after, before, since, until, when)
  • topic
INTEGRATION IDEAS  what's this 
  • A topic is what is being written or talked about.
  • Words are organized into groups called phrases and sentences.
  • Sometimes two words mean the same thing.
  • Sometimes two words have opposite meanings.
  • Studying the words that surround an unknown word can be used to understand what it means.
  • Certain words are used to describe the exact order in which events occurred.
  • Other words give a general picture of when things happened.

QUESTIONS TO FOCUS INSTRUCTION  what's this 
  • What are some steps that can be taken to determine the topic of a piece of text?
  • What types of context cues can help to determine the meaning of an unknown word?
  • What are some word clues for understanding when things happened or the order in which events occurred?


LEARNING PROGRESSION
Go to RI.1.4 to see skills mastered prior to this.
Go to RI.3.4 to see the progression of related skills.