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Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 4

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Listening:

Reading/ELA:

Standard 6.0 Listening

Students will demonstrate effective listening to learn, process, and analyze information.

Indicator

  • 1. Demonstrate active listening strategies
Objectives
  1. Attend to the speaker
  2. Ask appropriate questions
  3. Contribute relevant comments
  4. Relate prior knowledge

Indicator

  • 2. Comprehend and analyze what is heard
Objectives
  1. Determine speaker's purpose
  2. Identify how the language of the presentation contributes to effect and meaning
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of what is heard by retelling, asking questions, relating prior knowledge, and summarizing
  4. Follow a set of multi-step directions
  5. Listen carefully to expand and enrich vocabulary
  6. Make judgments based on information from the speaker

Indicators/objectives that include assessment limits are assessed on MSA *New Standards identifies the need for students to process 1 million words per year to maintain academic progress.

11/15/07