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Grade 4 – Oral Communication

Grade 4 Overall Expectations:

Listen in order to understand and respond appropriately in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes;

In relation to this expectation, students should be able to listen to an audio clip and then use a graphic organizer to summarize the main ideas. Whenever they read a book they can fill out the Graphic Organizer with an adult. Overall, they need to be able to listen and identify how the speaker (of the audio book) draws attention to key ideas.

Try this graphic organizer: Main idea graphic organizer (printable, educationoasis.com)

Use speaking skills and strategies appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes;

Reflect on and identify their strengths as listeners and speakers, areas for improvement, and the strategies they found most helpful in oral communication situations.