listen actively, ask relevant questions to clarify information, and answer questions using multi-word responses;
A student expectation is directly related to the knowledge and skills statement, is more specific about how students demonstrate their learning, and always begins with a verb. Student expectations are further broken down into their component parts, often referred to as “breakouts.”
A knowledge and skills statement is a broad statement of what students must know and be able to do. It generally begins with a learning strand and ends with the phrase “The student is expected to:” Knowledge and skills statements always include related student expectations.
Use an oral language checklist during group discussion, conversational interactions such as lunch, recess, arrival/dismissal, or during oral presentations.
The checklist might include topics like the following: