Common Core Speaking & Listening

Today we’re going to talk about teaching speaking and listening skills.

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In this course, you will:

  1. Identify “shifts” that make Common Core different from  previous standards.
  2. Understand what’s at the heart of these shifts and why they are important.
  3. Learn how to integrate Common Core teaching with proven instructional practices to meet performance goals.
  4. Modify a current lesson plan to include Speaking & Listening activities.

Speaking and Listening skills are assessed in various college and career readiness tests. For example, some states use the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test. This video offers a quick introduction.

Expected Time to Complete Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: 35 minutes
  • Lesson 2: 45 minutes
  • Workshop: 40 minutes
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