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. 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. 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. 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. 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
   
 

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