Second Grade Reading Goals
  by the end of this year a second grader should be able to say:

    1.   I can answer who, what, where, when, why, and how based on what I read.

    2.   I can retell the main idea, lesson, or moral in all genres with one or more paragraphs.       

    3.    I can explain how characters solve a problem in a story.

4.    I can sequence events or ideas from a text.

    5.    I can describe how words and phrases tell the meaning to a story, poem, song, or topic.   

6.    I can identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story.  

    I can use text features to locate and understand information.

    8.    I can use expression when reading out loud.

 9.  I can state the author's purpose from the text.

10.  I can give reasons to support the author's point.