School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 4

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Speaking:

Reading/ELA:

Standard 7.0 Speaking

Student will communicate effectively in a variety of situations with different audiences, purposes, and formats.

Indicator

  • 1. Use organization and delivery strategies at an appropriate level
Objectives
  1. Demonstrate appropriate volume, articulation, enunciation, intonation, pacing, timing, and stress
  2. Demonstrate appropriate timing
  3. Use appropriate non-verbal techniques to enhance communications
    • Posture
    • Eye contact
    • Facial expressions
    • Gestures

Indicator

  • 2. Make oral presentations
Objectives
  1. Speak in a variety of situations to inform and/or relate experiences, including retelling stories
  2. State a position and support it with reasons
  3. Participate in dramatic presentations
  4. Plan and deliver effective oral presentations
  5. 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.

11/15/07