Video: How second graders figure out the meaning of new words

ByThe Understood Team

Second graders often see words they don’t know when they’re reading. Figuring out what these new words mean helps them build vocabulary. How do they do it? Watch this video from Understood founding partner GreatSchools to find out what strategies second graders typically use.

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