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Language Arts Skills: Listening and Speaking Strategies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Your class can practice communicating clearly. They practice listening and speaking through games such asTelephone and a social scavenger hunt. This is a solid instructional activity that helps apply good communication skills.
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Public Speaking Lesson: The Impact of Bullying

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's one thing to prevent yourself from becoming a bully, but how do you convince others to follow suit? Take the first step in creating a better world with a public speaking lesson that prompts learners to write and present persuasive...
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“I Can” Common Core! 3rd Grade Speaking & Listening

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Help third graders focus on improving their speaking and listening skills with this Common Core checklist. By phrasing each standard as an I can statement, learners can monitor their progress toward clear, attainable goals.
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Making Mistakes While Speaking

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Our public speaking coach encourages us that it's okay to make mistakes; don't let that stop you! Go out on your way to public speaking knowing that it may not be perfect, but you are learning and you can still be effective.
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Eye Contact While Speaking

For Teachers 4th - 8th
You want to make eye contact when speaking; not scanning so much, but randomly looking at various people. Your audience will feel a connection when eye contact is made. A British speaker demonstrates as he speaks to the camera.
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Enhancing Your Presentation Skills

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Watch Doug Jefferys present on presenting skills! From a conference-type venue, Jefferys speaks to an audience about the fear of public speaking and how to overcome it. He indirectly refers to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, making eye...
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Using Hand Gestures

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A British man shows what people tend to do with their hands when they are nervous and first begin public speaking. He encourages the viewer to just leave your hands at your sides, and you will probably gesture normally as you begin to talk.
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Speech Structure

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Using a number sequence, a British speaker demonstrates that it is easier to follow a sequence when it is in order. A helpful hint is to write your speaking points on cards and mix them up to see what order works best.
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Test Your Speaking & Listening Skills: Lucky Dip 2

For Students 6th - 8th
Sometimes your English language learners don't need structured speaking practice to build oral fluency. This fun trivia worksheet provides them several opportunities to talk. In groups, they must list three countries in Asia, three...
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Speak a Little Clearer!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
What are the characteristics of effective public speaking? Emerging orators choose a fairy tale to present orally to the class. After modeling yourself, divide the class into small groups, having them critique each others' oral...
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“I Can” Common Core! Kindergarten Speaking & Listening

For Teachers K Standards
"I can" statements are the way to go if you want an easy way to understand the Common Core standards. There are eight standards on this checklist that address speaking and listening targets. 
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Speaking Test

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Use this cartoon image and the accompanying questions with your English language learners to assess their speaking level. They study the picture provided and answer the list of questions. 
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Listening and Speaking Strategies

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Everyone needs help being a good listener! Play a round of "Have You Ever?" with your youngsters, letting them walk around the room and find others who have or haven't done things on your self-created sheet. This game can get really...
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Test Your Speaking & Listening Skills: How To Give a Small Group Or Individual Presentation

For Students 5th - 11th
How do you structure oral presentations? Guide your orators with this plan. Groups of English language learners will practice presenting their opinion in response to the question "Do you think the death penalty is justified for some...
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“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Speaking & Listening

For Teachers 4th Standards
Take a look at this checklist for the Common Core speaking and listening standards. Each standard has been translated into language more easily understood by fourth graders and placed in a list.
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Public Speaking

For Teachers 4th - 12th
As a quick and easy way to review public speaking skills, this resource could be used in an upper elementary or higher-ed classroom. It offers simple strategies like maintaining eye contact with the audience for three seconds. A teacher...
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Speaking Skills

For Teachers 7th Standards
Our technology-rich world often keeps young people from knowing how to communicate without a screen. Help them with these essential skills in an activity that prompts conversation partners to pay attention, ask questions, and show...
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Speak

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Speaking your mind and standing up for yourself is the message of Laurie Halse Anderson's novel Speak. Readers review key details about characters, setting, and plot points with a crossword puzzle all about Speak.
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“I Can” Common Core! 1st Grade Speaking & Listening

For Teachers 1st Standards
Give your class a head start in meeting the Common Core standards for speaking and listening with a fun checklist. The standards for first grade speaking and listening have been turned into "I can" statements kids will definitely be able...
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“I Can” Common Core! 5th Grade Speaking & Listening

For Teachers 5th Standards
Present the Common Core speaking and listening standards to your class with a checklist that covers each standard with simplified language that fifth graders will understand. The standards are easy to read and typed with an eye-catching...
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Test Your Speaking & Listening Skills

For Students 3rd - 5th
Learners match 15 Derbyshire slang phrases with their meanings. When it comes to distinguishing the contexts for formal and informal English, any time you'd use this language, the context is definitely informal.
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Speaking and Listening: 6th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 6th Standards
Inspire scholars to listen intently and speak loud with a collection comprised of lesson plans and activities designed to meet the needs of sixth grade's Common Core English language arts: Speaking and Listening standards. Resources can...
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Speaking & Listening: 4th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 4th Standards
Reinforce speaking and listening skills with a collection created for the fourth grade scholar in mind. Pupils take part in an assortment of lesson plans designed to meet Common Core's speaking and listening standards. Be sure to check...
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Speaking and Listening: 8th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 8th Standards
Prepare for class discussions and multimedia presentations with a collection focused on the eighth grade Common Core standards for speaking and listening. With projects designed to enhance the ways that learners communicate with each...

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