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2(14)(A)

identify the main idea in a text and distinguish it from the topic;

2(14)(A)

recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag and the Pledge to the Texas Flag;

2(14)(B)

locate the facts that are clearly stated in a text;

2(14)(B)

identify selected patriotic songs, including 'The Star Spangled Banner' and 'America the Beautiful';

2(14)(C)

describe the order of events or ideas in a text; and

2(14)(C)

identify selected symbols such as state and national birds and flowers and patriotic symbols such as the U.S. and Texas flags and Uncle Sam; and

2(14)(D)

use text features (e.g., table of contents, index, headings) to locate specific information in text.

2(14)(D)

identify how selected customs, symbols, and celebrations reflect an American love of individualism, inventiveness, and freedom.

2(15)(A)

follow written multi-step directions; and

2(15)(A)

identify selected stories, poems, statues, paintings, and other examples of the local cultural heritage; and

2(15)(B)

use common graphic features to assist in the interpretation of text (e.g., captions, illustrations).

2(15)(B)

explain the significance of selected stories, poems, statues, paintings, and other examples of the local cultural heritage.

2(16)(A)

recognize different purposes of media (e.g., informational, entertainment);

2(16)(A)

identify the significance of various ethnic and/or cultural celebrations; and

2(16)(B)

describe techniques used to create media messages (e.g., sound, graphics); and

2(16)(B)

compare ethnic and/or cultural celebrations.

2(16)(C)

identify various written conventions for using digital media (e.g., e-mail, website, video game).

2(17)(A)

plan a first draft by generating ideas for writing (e.g., drawing, sharing ideas, listing key ideas);

2(17)(A)

describe how science and technology have changed communication, transportation, and recreation; and

2(17)(B)

develop drafts by sequencing ideas through writing sentences;

2(17)(B)

explain how science and technology have changed the ways in which people meet basic needs.

2(17)(C)

revise drafts by adding or deleting words, phrases, or sentences;

2(17)(D)

edit drafts for grammar, punctuation, and spelling using a teacher-developed rubric; and

2(17)(E)

publish and share writing with others.

2(18)(A)

write brief stories that include a beginning, middle, and end; and

2(18)(A)

obtain information about a topic using a variety of oral sources such as conversations, interviews, and music;

2(18)(B)

write short poems that convey sensory details.

2(18)(B)

obtain information about a topic using a variety of valid visual sources such as pictures, maps, electronic sources, literature, reference sources, and artifacts;

2(18)(C)

use various parts of a source, including the table of contents, glossary, and index, as well as keyword Internet searches to locate information;

2(18)(D)

sequence and categorize information; and

2(18)(E)

interpret oral, visual, and print material by identifying the main idea, predicting, and comparing and contrasting.

2(19)(A)

write brief compositions about topics of interest to the student;

2(19)(A)

express ideas orally based on knowledge and experiences; and

2(19)(B)

write short letters that put ideas in a chronological or logical sequence and use appropriate conventions (e.g., date, salutation, closing); and

2(19)(B)

create written and visual material such as stories, poems, maps, and graphic organizers to express ideas.

2(19)(C)

write brief comments on literary or informational texts.

2(2)(A)

decode multisyllabic words in context and independent of context by applying common letter-sound correspondences including:

2(2)(A)

ask questions about organisms, objects, and events during observations and investigations;

2(2)(A)

describe the order of events by using designations of time periods such as historical and present times;

2(2)(A)

use concrete and pictorial models to compose and decompose numbers up to 1,200 in more than one way as a sum of so many thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones

2(2)(A)(i)

decode multisyllabic words in context and independent of context by applying common letter-sound correspondences including: single letters (consonants and vowels);

2(2)(A)(ii)

decode multisyllabic words in context and independent of context by applying common letter-sound correspondences including: consonant blends (e.g., thr, spl);

2(2)(A)(iii)

decode multisyllabic words in context and independent of context by applying common letter-sound correspondences including: consonant digraphs (e.g., ng, ck, ph); and

2(2)(A)(iv)

decode multisyllabic words in context and independent of context by applying common letter-sound correspondences including: vowel digraphs (e.g., ie, ue, ew) and diphthongs (e.g., oi, ou);

2(2)(B)

use common syllabication patterns to decode words including:

2(2)(B)

plan and conduct descriptive investigations such as how organisms grow;

2(2)(B)

apply vocabulary related to chronology, including past, present, and future; and

2(2)(B)

use standard, word, and expanded forms to represent numbers up to 1,200

2(2)(B)(i)

use common syllabication patterns to decode words including: closed syllable (CVC) (e.g., pic-nic, mon-ster);

2(2)(B)(ii)

use common syllabication patterns to decode words including: open syllable (CV) (e.g., ti-ger);

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