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Speaking and Listening Standard 5

Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
  • Alphabetizing With Original Stories
    Students will build a better understanding of alphabetical order through multiple exposures to the concept in one cohesive experience; practice their alphabetizing skills by creating either an individual or class book that demonstrates words in alphabetical order.
  • Draw a Story: Stepping From Pictures to Writing
    In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students draw a series of pictures that tell a simple story that includes character action, problem and solution. They 'read' their story to others, transcribe it into writing, and create an accordion book with the drawings and writing. The activity supports the transition from oral to written storytelling.
  • Silly Billy's World
    Lesson plans for 5 well-known children's read-aloud books on plants/seeds that encourage literature, writing and language skills from the common core.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Sara  Wiebke and see the Language Arts - Elementary website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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