What Students Learn in Grade 2

LEVEL 5
Units 1-4
Level 5 - The Superkids Hit Second Grade
Level 5: The Superkids Hit Second Grade
  • Review of phonics and structural analysis skills from Levels 3–4
  • New phonics and structural analysis skills: al; au; ew; ea/ĕ/; ph, gh/f/; silent letters; -ost, -old, -ild, -ind patterns; re-; -ture; -less; -tion
  • Decoding and encoding longer words and trickers
  • Reading and spelling 312 new Sitton words* (520 total in Levels 3–5)
  • Comprehension skills and strategies applied to nonfiction and authentic fiction in a variety of genres
  • Vocabulary and fluency skills
  • Informal and process writing
  • Grammar, usage, and mechanics skills
LEVEL 6
Units 5-8
Level 6 - The Superkids Take Off
Level 6: The Superkids Take Off
  • Structural analysis (prefixes, suffixes, endings)
  • Decoding and encoding longer words and trickers
  • Reading and spelling 240 new Sitton words* (760 total in grades 1–2)
  • Comprehension skills and strategies applied to nonfiction and authentic fiction in a variety of genres
  • Vocabulary and fluency skills
  • Informal and process writing
  • Grammar, usage, and mechanics skills
  • Cursive writing (optional)
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The Sitton list has 1,200 high-frequency words. Students read and spell 760 of these words in Levels 3-6.