This PowerPoint can be used to inform educators and administrators of the increasing complexity (K-6th grade) of the Common Core State Standards for Reading - Speaking and Listening. The Speaking and Listening standards of Comprehension and Collaboration and Presentation of Knowledge & Ideas along with the strands are presented. Use for professional development, you can add notes, change the slide, designs, etc. or present as is. All of the information was taken from the Common Core States Standards Initiative web page, http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy. Please email me if you have any questions!