4th Grade Speaking and Listening


4th Grade Speaking and Listening Standards


Comprehension and Collaboration

SL.4.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly. tools-icon
a. Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion. tools-icon
b. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles. tools-icon
c. Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others. tools-icon
d. Review the key ideas expressed and explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion. tools-icon
SL.4.2 Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. tools-icon
SL.4.3 Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker or media source provides to support particular points. CA tools-icon

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

SL.4.4 Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace. tools-icon
a. Plan and deliver a narrative presentation that: relates ideas, observations, or recollections; provides a clear context; and includes clear insight into why the event or experience is memorable. CA tools-icon
SL.4.5 Add audio recordings and visual displays to presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes. tools-icon
SL.4.6 Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation. tools-icon
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