Engaging Students with Listening, Speaking, and Writing
Engaging students in listening and speaking activities can include debates, discussions, presentations, and persuasive writing. All of these components are crucial to expanding students’ growth in communication skills.
Part 1: Listening, Speaking and Writing Activities
Use the “Listening, Speaking, and Writing Activities” template and “Class Profile” to complete this assignment.
Using the same grade level you selected for your previous lesson plans or from your field experiences, select a state standard that focuses on listening, writing, and speaking skills to develop three listening, speaking, and writing activities.
Below are examples of possible activities:
- Persuasive writing, speech writing, debates, class discussions, presentations on topics of student interest, persuasive advertisement, or advertisement campaign
Your learning activities should be appropriate for students detailed within the “Class Profile” and include the following:
- Strategies that encourage students to apply personal opinions toward the interpretation of texts
- Various forms of communication (verbal, nonverbal, media, etc.) techniques to foster elementary students’ active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction
- Accommodations related to assessment and testing conditions to meet diverse needs of students
Part 2: Rationale
In 250-500 words, rationalize your instructional choices explaining why the activities chosen are appropriate for all ”Class Profile” students and clearly focuses on creativity and student engagement. In addition, explain the elements of effective speaking. Additionally, discuss how verbal and nonverbal communication affects the persuasive aspect of having students advertise and/or present an idea.
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful
Explanation & Answer
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Speaking, Listening, and Writing Activities
Part 1: Template
ELA State Standard(s):
ELA State Standard(s):
Quote accurately from a text when explaining the statement in the text
1. As a large class group, brainstorming whereby before embarking upon the unit/lesson gets
the whole class's conversation. The students answer simple queries with a few vocabularies.
2. Role-playing whereby you offer opportunities by asking the learners to role-play the
Determining the meaning of the various phrases and wordings used in the texts. This is inclusive o...