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.
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
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
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
    c. Use appropriate non-verbal techniques to enhance communications
  • Posture
  • Eye contact
  • Facial expressions
  • Gestures
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, 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. 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. 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
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