Speaking and Listening
Comprehension and Collaboration
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about
grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger
a. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g.,
gaining the floor in respectful ways, 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 linking their comments to the remarks of others.
c. Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.
d. Seek to understand and communicate with individuals from different
cultural backgrounds. SL.2.2 Recount or describe key ideas or details
from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other
SL.2.3 Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says
in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or
deepen understanding of a topic or issue.
Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and
relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.
Create audio recordings of stories or poems; add drawings or other
visual displays to stories or recounts of experiences when appropriate
to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
SL.2.6 Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification.