Speaking and Listening
Comprehension and Collaboration
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about
grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger
a. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g.,
listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics
and texts under discussion).
b. Build on others’ talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.
c. Ask questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion.
d. Seek to understand and communicate with individuals from different cultural backgrounds.
SL.1.2 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather
additional information or clarify something that is not understood.
Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
SL.1.4 Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
SL.1.5 Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
SL.1.6 Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation.