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Ch 17: FSA - Grade 7 ELA: Collaborative Communication

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Help your seventh grade student prepare for the FSA Grade 7 English Language Arts exam with this chapter covering collaborative communication. Video lessons and self-assessment quizzes provide a thorough explanation of everything your student needs to know before test day.

FSA - Grade 7 ELA: Collaborative Communication - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter of the study guide cover communication skills, including stages of the listening processes, listening in groups, active listening, and the communication process. Also covered are the functions of communication, types of communication, roles of group members, and barriers to effective listening. By the end of this chapter, the student should be familiar with:

  • Hearing vs. listening
  • Four stages of the listening process
  • Effective listening in groups
  • Active listening
  • The communication process
  • The functions of communication
  • Types of communication
  • The role of visuals in communication

Short, engaging video lessons will walk the student through each concept, and videos are accompanied by transcripts with important terms in bold print. Students can test their knowledge with self-assessment quizzes and track their progress through the course by visiting the dashboard.

FSA - Grade 7 ELA: Collaborative Communication - Chapter Objectives

The FSA exams are used to measure student knowledge and skills in various subject areas, to ensure compliance with Florida's education standards. The FSA Grade 7 English Language Arts exam tests four key areas: reading, speaking and listening, writing, and language, and our lessons offer several methods of preparation for questions on these topics. The material covered by this Collaborative Communication chapter of the study guide is tested in the speaking and listening portion of the FSA exam. This test uses various types of questions, including multiple-choice and open-response.

10 Lessons in Chapter 17: FSA - Grade 7 ELA: Collaborative Communication
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Hearing vs. Listening: Importance of Listening Skills for Speakers

1. Hearing vs. Listening: Importance of Listening Skills for Speakers

While often used synonymously, hearing and listening are really two very different things. Hearing is involuntary and uncontrollable. Listening, however, requires an attention.

The Four Stages of the Listening Process

2. The Four Stages of the Listening Process

As messages are sent to us, it seems as though we simply hear and react, but there is actually a process that our brains use to process the information. It begins with attending, then interpreting, responding and finally remembering the information.

Listening Effectively in Groups: Critical, Selective, Active & Empathetic Listening

3. Listening Effectively in Groups: Critical, Selective, Active & Empathetic Listening

Being an effective listener allows relationship building and leads to increased productivity in the workplace. To form an environment for effective listening, you need to know the best group sizes and the four types of effective listening.

What Is Active Listening? - Techniques, Definition & Examples

4. 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.

The Communication Process

5. The Communication Process

This lesson describes the process of communication. Terms such as sender, receiver, channel, encoding, decoding, noise, and feedback will be defined and explained with examples.

What are the Functions of Communication? - Definition & Examples

6. What are the Functions of Communication? - Definition & Examples

The functions of communication in an organization are to inform, persuade, and motivate. Employees need to have effective organizational communication in order to achieve excellent job performance.

Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

7. Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

This lesson distinguishes between the various methods of communication used by managers, including interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, written communication and oral communication.

Roles of Group Members: Perceptions, Expectations & Conflict

8. Roles of Group Members: Perceptions, Expectations & Conflict

Groups are made up of people who each have their own perceptions and expectations of the group and its work. If those perceptions and expectations are not met, conflict can arise. In this lesson, we'll identify the types of roles in groups and see the interplay of expectations, perceptions and conflict within a group.

Barriers to Effective Listening in Groups

9. Barriers to Effective Listening in Groups

Barriers to effective listening in groups can cause significant workplace issues. Selective listening and selective perception are two type of problems that can impede successful business decisions.

The Role of Visuals in Communication

10. The Role of Visuals in Communication

Visuals used in business communication can help with message development. This lesson will explain how the use of visuals can increase understanding, development, communication, and the retainment of a message.

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