Smooth Talking: Conventions of Speech

Smooth Talking: Conventions of Speech
Smooth Talking: Conventions of Speech
Smooth Talking: Conventions of Speech
Smooth Talking: Conventions of Speech
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This extemporaneous speaking activity addresses several Common Core strands for grades 4-12: Speaking and Listening (presentation of knowledge and ideas) and Language (conventions of standard English and knowledge of language). Students use index cards, the Internet, discussion, and an activity to raise their awareness of spoken language, both generating it and listening to it. Options for follow-up activity and extension through reading (articles about what function filler speech has in psychology, gender differences, etc.), discussion, and/or reflective writing. (KS Wordsmithy)

Strand: Speaking and Listening
Subtopic: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
o CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.6 - 12.6. Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

Strand: Language
Subtopic: Conventions of Standard English
o CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.1 – 12.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking
o CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.6.1.E. Recognize variations from standard English in their own and others' writing and speaking, and identify and use strategies to improve expression in conventional language.
Subtopic: Knowledge of Language
o CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.6.3. Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
o CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.7.3.A. Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.
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3 pages
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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