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will listen attentively to a speaker. 4A
will face the speaker, making eye contact appropriate to the situation. 4b2
will paraphrase the message of the speaker to demonstrate interest and understanding. 4b2
will state the feeling or main idea of the speaker, then wait for confirmation. 4b2
will follow oral instructions accurately. 4b2
will ask questions to clarify the speaker's message. 4b2
will respond appropriately/accurately to questions asked by the speaker. 4b2
will describe/demonstrate postures and expressions that promote effective listening. 4b2

will listen critically to a speaker's message. 4A
will distinguish fact from opinion after listening to a speaker's message. 4b2
will listen, then explain the purpose of the speaker's message. 4b2
will explain how a speaker's purpose affects choice of words and expression. 4a3
will explain ways to clarify a speaker's message. 4a3
will list ways to verify a speaker's message and situations when verification is critical. 4a3

will listen effectively in formal and informal situations. 4A
will listen to specific information and interpret it to construct meaning in and beyond text. 4b2
will use critical thinking to distinguish fact from opinion, purpose, predict, draw conclusions, and compare or contrast information. 4a2
will listen to oral communications and critique, evaluate, question, imagine and summarize about a selection. 4a2
will listen to sentences to identify the meaning of a synonym, antonym, homonym, etc., by using context clues. 4a2
will listen to multi-step oral instructions and successfully complete a task(s). 4a2
will listen to a story and retell events in sequence. 4a2
will exhibit appropriate audience etiquette in a variety of listening experiences. 4a2
will listen to oral communication to determine the main idea. 4a3
will listen to oral communications and identify the synonym of an unknown word from the context 4a3
will review the listening behaviors prior to a school-wide audience activity (e.g., stay alert, resist distractions, identify and adapt to the speaker's purpose). 4a3
will listen to specific oral information and interpret it to construct meaning in and beyond the text. 4a3
will listen to oral communications using proper etiquette. 4a3
will listen to oral communications and retell in either oral or written form. 4a3
will listen to oral directions and successfully complete the task. 4a3
will match the level of language formality to the situation/audience (e.g., peer conversation versus adult interaction). 4a4
will understand the importance of listening for the purpose of asking questions to foster comprehension (e.g., lecture, discussion, conversation. 4a4
will listen to a speech and analyze adaptations of text from written to oral to include audience, sequence, and style. 4a5
will listen to a speech to identify specific examples of central idea, fact versus opinion and persuasive devices. 4a5
will listen to and use context clues to identify meaning of words and/or structures (e.g., malapropisms, oxymorons). 4a5
will listen to text containing common errors in standard English usage and to identify and correct those errors. 4a5
will demonstrate questioning and critical thinking skills in a structured class discussion of literary topics and/or cultural connections. 4a5
will identify various speaking techniques used to influence and audience through emotional appeal by listening to vehicles from the media. 4a5
will determine purpose, appropriate usage and audience by listening to a variety of formal, informal and colloquial discourse. 4a5
will identify barriers to listening and generate methods to overcome them. 4a5
will review listening behaviors, prior to a school-wide audience activity to become a responsible audience member. 4a5
will compare/contrast the speaker's verbal/nonverbal messages. 4a3
will distinguish difference between listening and hearing. 4b2