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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1 Engage Effectively...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1 - Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others ideas and expressing their own clearly.


CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1.a - Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.


CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1.b - Follow rules for collegial discussions and decision-making, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.


CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1.c - Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.


CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1.d - Acknowledge new information expressed by others, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views in light of the evidence presented.

Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers

Title: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1 Engage Effectively In A Range Of Collaborative Discussions (one-on-one,... Speaking and Listening - 8th Grade English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

Publisher: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.

Copyright Date: 2010

Links verified 1/5/2023

  1. A Detailed Speech Outline - If you base your speech on this outline you should be able to make a successful speech, or if you use the outline to look at a speech someone else gave, you can critique more effectively
  2. Asking Questions - The types of questions depend on the answer to that first important question: Why am I reading this? Once you establish a purpose for yourself, you can then ask which questions will help you achieve that goal. This page asks students to rank a set of questions on a scale of one to five.
  3. Characteristics of Effective Groups - What they do and what they don't do
  4. Characteristics Of Effective Teams - Good information in a scholarly article
  5. Cooperative Group Role Cards - Defines responsibilities and gives examples of roles of each member
  6. Cooperative Learning - Strategies and activities to use in class
  7. Effective Teamwork Skills - Suggestions for classroom or workplace
  8. Examples of Good Critiques - Article with questions to ask yourself while doing a critique.
  9. Group Roles - Definitions of various roles of a group.
  10. Informative Speech Critique Form - Template for evaluating a speech
  11. Objectives of Teamwork - Answer from E How
  12. Persuasive Speech Critique Sheet - Template of things to think about when doing a critique 
  13. Questioning Toolkit - Seventeen types of questions from the educational journal, FNO
  14. Roles in cooperative learning - Very good explanation of roles of students and teacher 
  15. Sample Speaker Critique - Scroll past the ad and read how this person does a critique
  16. Seven Essential Skills for Teamwork - Use to observe how well a team is working together
  17. Seven Essential Teamwork Skills - Adaptation of a seven skills checklist
  18. Small Groups and Self-directed Work Teams - Characteristics of teams
  19. Speech Analysis #1: How to Study and Critique a Speech - Series of articles examining different aspects of presentation analysis
  20. Speech Critiques Examples - Great site with video of people speaking to critique, plus their critique on the speech.
  21. Speech Self Critique Guide - Guidelines to be used in practice sessions to evaluate the speaker and speech and note possible areas of improvement.
  22. Student's Guide to Effective Teamwork - how to split tasks fairly or establish healthy communication
  23. Teamwork - Lesson plan - how to work in teams
  24. Teamwork Activities for the Classrooms - Suggestions from E How
  25. Teamwork in the Classroom - The difference between groups and teams
  26. Teamwork Skills - Being an effective group member
  27. The Importance of Teamwork - Suggestions from E How
  28. Tips for Building Essential Teamwork skills - How to be a part of a high performing team
  29. Traits Needed for Effective Group Process - Lesson plan - Cooperative learning requires more than just cognitive skills. It also requires specific character traits
  30. Why Is Teamwork Important in the Classroom? - Answer from E How



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