Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, discussion, and thinking--oral language. The student develops oral language through listening, speaking, and discussion. The student is expected to:
(A) listen actively, ask relevant questions to clarify information, and answer questions using multi-word responses;
(B) follow, restate, and give oral instructions that involve a short, related sequence of actions;
(C) share information and ideas that focus on the topic under discussion, speaking clearly at an appropriate pace and using the conventions of language;
(D) work collaboratively with others by following agreed-upon rules for discussion, including listening to others, speaking when recognized, making appropriate contributions, and building on the ideas of others; and
(E) develop social communication such as distinguishing between asking and telling
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
Ask questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion.
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationships (e.g., because).