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2nd Grade - Phonics Generalizations

2nd Grade Language - Phonic Generalizations 0201.1.11

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Apply phonics generalizations in order to decode words in the following ways: 0201.1.11

R-Controlled Read words containing r-controlled vowels (e.g., -ar, -ir, -ur).


Apply knowledge of basic syllabication rules.


Use letter-sound matches and structural analysis to decode grade level words.

Parts of Words

Use parts of words (e.g., root/base words, compound words, contractions, prefixes, and suffixes) to decode grade level words.

Vowel Rules

Apply long and short vowel rules when decoding text.
Sounding Out

Use sounding out words, chunking words into smaller parts, looking for blends, digraphs, diphthongs, word families, etc. as a means of decoding
unfamiliar words.

Decode Continue to decode unknown words that are grade-level appropriate.



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