9th Grade ELA Targeted Standards (SL) Speaking and Listening Strand Cluster: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
ELA-09.SL.06 Adapt verbal and nonverbal communication to a variety of contexts, audiences, and tasks,
demonstrating fluency and poise, and a command of formal English when indicated or
Student Learning Targets:
I can determine whether or not an audience and occasion calls for a formal or informal tone and style.
I can identify various reasons for speaking (e.g., informational, descriptive, formal, informal).
I can determine what style, syntax, diction, and tone matches given formal and informal situations.
I can determine speaking tasks that will require a formal structure.
Skills (Performance) Targets
I can adapt speech to variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating effective use of formal English when necessary.
I can compose a formal speech that demonstrates a command of grades 9-10 language standards.
Rubric - Resources
Measurement of Progress
Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas:
SL9-10.4 Organize, develop, and present claims, information, findings , and supporting evidence, using communication technique appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.
SL9-10.5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.
SL9-10.6 Adapt verbal and nonverbal communication to a variety of contexts, audiences, and tasks, demonstrating fluency and poise, and a command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
In addition to expectations of proficiency, student provides consistent evidence of in-depth inferences and applications that go beyond what was taught and expected.
The student can
present information clearly, concisely, and logically.
delivers a presentation in which organization, development, substance and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.
strategically integrate appropriate digital media or visual aids to enhance interest and understanding.