Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own 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 make pertinent comments;
(B) follow, restate, and give oral instructions that involve a series of related sequences of action;
(C) speak coherently about the topic under discussion, employing eye contact, speaking rate, volume, enunciation, and the conventions of language to communicate ideas effectively;
(D) work collaboratively with others by following agreed-upon rules, norms, and protocols; and
(E) develop social communication such as conversing politely in all situations.