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Speaking Objectives
by Grade Level

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Sask.Ed. Instructional Philosophy and Teaching Suggestions

Foundational Objectives
Grades 6-9

These are statements of the desired outcome. They describe what students should achieve from their involvement in a particular subject area over a specified time frame (e.g., grades 6-9). The objectives listed below direct teachers to the most important understandings and abilities to be developed in English language arts. They also provide guidance for unit planning.

Students will extend their abilities to:

Note: An asterisk (*) behind a learning objective indicates that this is a new objective for this grade level.

Speaking Links and Activities
(Outlined in greater detail at Sask.Learning)

Conversation | Discussion | Writing and Reading Conferences | Storytelling | Oral Reading | Oral Reports | Directions | Telephoning | Announcements | Interest Talk | Introducing and Thanking a Speaker | Choral Reading or Speaking | Puppetry | Role Play | Improvisational Drama and Pantomime | Drama in Context | Readers Theatre | Presenting a Play: Drama for an Audience | Audio and Video Recording Activities | Interviews | Informal Debate | Meetings | Co-operative Learning |

Learning Objectives for Grade 6
Speaking Skills

Learning Objectives describe specific learning outcomes. Below are listed specific learning objectives related to the foundational objectives for speaking

In addition, the following web sites are provided to assist teachers in reaching those objectives:

Web Resources | Lesson Plans | Home

Student will extend their abilities to speak fluently in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes and audiences

Students will extend their abilities by practising the behaviours of effective speakers

Students will extend their abilities to assess strengths and set goals for future growth

Learning Objectives for Grade 7
Speaking Skills

Learning Objectives describe specific learning outcomes. Below are listed specific learning objectives related to the foundational objectives for speaking

In addition, the following web sites are provided to assist teachers in reaching those objectives:

Web Resources | Lesson Plans | Home

Student will extend their abilities to speak fluently in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes and audiences

Students will extend their abilities by practising the behaviours of effective speakers

Students will extend their abilities to assess strengths and set goals for future growth

Learning Objectives for Grade 8
Speaking Skills

Learning Objectives describe specific learning outcomes. Below are listed specific learning objectives related to the foundational objectives for speaking

In addition, the following web sites are provided to assist teachers in reaching those objectives:

Web Resources | Lesson Plans | Home

Students will extend their abilities to speak fluently in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes and audiences

Students will extend their abilities by practising the behaviours of effective speakers

Students will extend their abilities to assess strengths and set goals for future growth

Learning Objectives for Grade 9
Speaking Skills

Learning Objectives describe specific learning outcomes. Below are listed specific learning objectives related to the foundational objectives for speaking

In addition, the following web sites are provided to assist teachers in reaching those objectives:

Web Resources | Lesson Plans | Home

Students will extend their abilities to speak fluently in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes and audiences

Students will extend their abilities by practising the behaviours of effective speakers

Students will extend their abilities to assess strengths and set goals for future growth

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