School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 8

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Listening:

Reading/ELA:

Standard 6.0 Listening

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

Indicator

  • 1. Apply and demonstrate listening skills appropriately in a variety of settings and for a variety of purposes
Objectives
  1. Respond to a speaker's cues appropriately
  2. Identify regional and social language differences
  3. Determine and apply criteria to evaluate oral presentations

Indicator

  • 2. Demonstrate comprehension and literary analysis strategies and skills for a variety of listening purposes and settings
Objectives
  1. Evaluate the effectiveness of the elements of the speech or performance or presentation
  2. Interpret the speech or performance or presentation
  3. Analyze a speaker's purpose and viewpoint
  4. Identify and evaluate a speaker's stylistic devices such as clear organization, clear viewpoint, use of support, language appropriate to audience, topic appropriate to audience
  5. Evaluate a speaker's credibility such as bias, hidden agendas, use of research/information from reliable sources
  6. Explain and support a personal response to an oral presentation

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