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.
5. I can describe how words and phrases tell the meaning to a story, poem, song, or topic.
8. I can use expression when reading out loud.