State Curriculum - Reading

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Standard 7.0 Speaking: Student will communicate effectively in a variety of situations with different audiences, purposes, and formats. Standard 7.0 Speaking: Student will communicate effectively in a variety of situations with different audiences, purposes, and formats. Standard 7.0 Speaking: Student will communicate effectively in a variety of situations with different audiences, purposes, and formats. Standard 7.0 Speaking: Student will communicate effectively in a variety of situations with different audiences, purposes, and formats. Standard 7.0 Speaking: Student will communicate effectively in a variety of situations with different audiences, purposes, and formats. Standard 7.0 Speaking: Student will communicate effectively in a variety of situations with different audiences, purposes, and formats. Standard 7.0 Speaking: Student will communicate effectively in a variety of situations with different audiences, purposes, and formats. Standard 7.0 Speaking: Student will communicate effectively in a variety of situations with different audiences, purposes, and formats. Standard 7.0 Speaking: Student will communicate effectively in a variety of situations with different audiences, purposes, and formats. Standard 7.0 Speaking: Student will communicate effectively in a variety of situations with different audiences, purposes, and formats.
1. Use organization and delivery strategies
1. Use organization and delivery strategies
1. Use organization and delivery strategies
1. Use organization and delivery strategies
1. Use organization and delivery strategies at an appropriate level
1. Use organization and delivery strategies at an appropriate level
1. Use organization and delivery strategies at an appropriate level
1. Demonstrate appropriate organizational strategies and delivery techniques to plan for a variety of oral presentation purposes
1. Demonstrate appropriate organizational strategies and delivery techniques to plan for a variety of oral presentation purposes
1. Demonstrate appropriate organizational strategies and delivery techniques to plan for a variety of oral presentation purposes
a. Speak clearly enough to be heard and understood in a variety of settings
a. Speak clearly enough to be heard and understood in a variety of settings
a. Speak clearly enough to be heard and understood in a variety of settings
a. Speak clearly enough to be heard and understood in a variety of settings
a. Speak clearly enough to be heard and understood in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes
a. Demonstrate appropriate volume, articulation, enunciation, intonation, pacing, timing, and stress
a. Demonstrate appropriate volume, articulation, enunciation, intonation, pacing, timing, and stress
a. Identify the purpose, audience, and setting for a presentation
a. Select the purpose and format for an oral presentation
a. Refine a presentation using varied media
    b. Use verbal and non-verbal techniques useful in communication, such as volume and/or gestures
b. Use verbal and non-verbal techniques useful in communication, such as volume and/or gestures
b. Use appropriate non-verbal techniques to enhance communication
  • Posture
  • Eye contact
  • Facial expressions
  • Gestures
b. Demonstrate appropriate timing
b. Demonstrate appropriate timing
b. Identify the needs and perspectives of the audience
b. Evaluate the needs and perspectives of the audience
b. Uses a combination of organizational structures such as narrative, cause and effect, chronological/sequential order, description, main idea with supporting details, problem/solution, question/answer, comparison and contrast, making appropriate transitions within a presentation
          c. Use appropriate non-verbal techniques to enhance communications
  • Posture
  • Eye contact
  • Facial expressions
  • Gestures
c. Use appropriate non-verbal techniques to enhance communications
  • Posture
  • Eye contact
  • Facial expressions
  • Gestures
c. Select and plan for appropriate use of visual aids
c. Anticipate and effectively answer listener concerns and counter arguments through the inclusion and arrangement of details, reasons, examples, and other elements
c. Speak to persuade by including a well-defined thesis, differentiating fact from opinion, and support arguments with detailed evidence, examples, reasoning and persuasive language
              d. Select the topic of an oral presentation
d. Use a variety of organization structures, such as narrative, cause and effect, chronological order, description, main idea and detail, problem/solution, question/answer, comparison and contrast, and contrast that are appropriate to the purpose and topic
 
              e. Gather/construct adequate support
   
              f. Identify and use a variety of organization structures such as narrative, cause and effect, chronological order, description, main idea and detail, problem/solution, question/answer, comparison and contrast
   
2. Make oral presentations
2. Make oral presentations
2. Make oral presentations
2. Make oral presentations
2. Make oral presentations
2. Make oral presentations
2. Make oral presentations
a. Speak in a variety of situations to inform and/or relate experiences, such as retelling stories
a. Speak in a variety of situations to inform and/or relate experiences, such as retelling stories and/or state an opinion
a. Speak in a variety of situations to inform and/or relate experiences, including retelling stories
a. Speak in a variety of situations to inform and/or relate experiences, including retelling stories
a. Speak in a variety of situations to inform and/or relate experiences, including retelling stories
a. Speak in a variety of situations to inform and/or relate experiences, including retelling stories
a. Speak in a variety of situations to inform and/or relate experiences, including retelling stories
     
b. Use props in situations, such as show-and-tell
b. Use props in situations, such as show-and-tell
b. State a position and support it with reasons
b. State a position and support it with reasons
b. State a position and support it with reasons
b. State a position and support it with reasons
b. State a position and support it with reasons
     
    c. Use props when appropriate
c. Participate in dramatic presentations
c. Participate in dramatic presentations
c. Participate in dramatic presentations
c. Participate in dramatic presentations
     
      d. Plan and deliver effective oral presentations
d. Plan and deliver effective oral presentations
d. Plan and deliver effective oral presentations
d. Plan and deliver effective oral presentations
     
      e. Use props when appropriate
e. Use props when appropriate
e. Use props when appropriate
e. Use props when appropriate
     
 

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.

 

MSDE has developed a toolkit for these standards which can be found online at: http://mdk12.org/instruction/curriculum/reading/vsc_toolkit.html.

 

11/15/07