Ch 8: Elementary ELA: Speaking & Listening Skills

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In this self-paced chapter are engaging lessons designed to strengthen your knowledge of speaking and listening skills. If you're studying for an upcoming test, take our short quizzes and practice exam to assess your understanding and confirm your readiness to excel.

Elementary ELA: Speaking & Listening Skills - Chapter Summary

Get reacquainted with a variety of speaking and listening skills for elementary ELA by exploring this chapter's fun lessons. Active listening, parts of an argument and how to teach critical thinking skills are just a few topics covered in this chapter. Upon completion, you will be able to do the following:

  • List strategies and methods for teaching speaking skills
  • Identify and discuss different parts of an argument
  • Define active listening and share examples
  • Provide techniques for teaching critical thinking skills
  • Outline strategies for teaching students to provide peer feedback
  • Discuss how to include multimedia in presentations

Feel free to tailor your review of the lessons based on your schedule and current knowledge of the materials. Choose the lessons you want to study, and visit anytime and as often as you'd like. When ready, find out how well you comprehend the lessons by taking multiple-choice quizzes and our chapter exam. If you'd like to keep track of your progress or reach out to our online tutors with lesson topic questions, be sure to check out your Dashboard!

6 Lessons in Chapter 8: Elementary ELA: Speaking & Listening Skills
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Teaching Speaking Skills: Strategies & Methods

1. Teaching Speaking Skills: Strategies & Methods

In the push to teach students reading and writing, it's easy to forget about speaking! This lesson gives you ideas for teaching speaking skills, including explaining how spoken language works and what you can do to support it.

Parts of An Argument: Claims, Counterclaims, Reasons, and Evidence

2. Parts of An Argument: Claims, Counterclaims, Reasons, and Evidence

To effectively write an argument, you need to know the four basic parts. In this lesson, you will learn the definitions of the four basic parts and why you need them in an argument.

What Is Active Listening? - Techniques, Definition & Examples

3. What Is Active Listening? - Techniques, Definition & Examples

Have you ever felt that you had been heard but not understood? If so, chances are that the person you were talking with was not actively listening.This lesson defines active listening and provides specific techniques that can be used.

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

4. Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

Critical thinking is one of the most important habits a student can learn. This lesson helps you figure out what critical thinking skills are and how you can help your students develop them.

Teaching Students to Provide Peer Feedback

5. Teaching Students to Provide Peer Feedback

Teachers can help students effectively support one another via well-organized peer feedback systems. This lesson will help you teach students how to help one another!

Including Multimedia in Presentations: Lesson for Kids

6. Including Multimedia in Presentations: Lesson for Kids

Many things go into presentations to make them successful and stand out. In this lesson, you are going to learn about a variety of multimedia tools that can help you create interesting, meaningful presentations.

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