Kindergarten Speaking and Listening


Kindergarten Speaking and Listening Standards


Comprehension and Collaboration

SL.K.1 Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. tools-icon
a. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others and taking turns speaking about the topics and texts under discussion). tools-icon
b. Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges. tools-icon
SL.K.2 Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood. tools-icon
a. Understand and follow one- and two- step oral directions. CA tools-icon
SL.K.3 Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood. tools-icon

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

SL.K.4 Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail. tools-icon
SL.K.5 Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail. tools-icon
SL.K.6 Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly. tools-icon
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