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FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Collaborative Communication - Chapter Summary
Relating to and communicating with other people is a major factor in life success. This chapter will take the student through hearing vs. listening, tone and attitude, and intonation cues. Other topics that are covered by the end of the chapter:
- Leadership of classroom discussion
- Four stages of listening
- Listening in groups
- Active listening
- Agreement & disagreement
- The main point and motivation
- Roles of group members
- Barriers to group listening
- Visuals in communication
These lessons are always available for review. The videos come with written transcripts to enhance comprehension and a topic-searchable interactive video timeline. The instructors are experts in their field, and the quizzes and practice exams can show the student the kinds of questions they are likely to face on the real test.
FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Collaborative Communication - Chapter Objectives
The FSA - Grade 8 ELA is used yearly to test 8th-graders in Florida on their attainment of the Florida Standards in English language arts. The computer-based test is given in two 85-minute reading sessions and one 120-minute writing session. Questions are presented in the following formats: multiple-choice, open-response, and technology-enhanced or interactive.
1. Techniques for Leading a Classroom Discussion
Classroom discussions are a great way for students to get the most out of their time in class. This lesson will give you a few techniques to help your students get the most out of their discussions!
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Listening for Tone & Attitude
When you're learning English, listening for a speaker's tone or attitude can be even harder than listening for meaning - here are some tips for how to make it work.
7. Listening for Agreement & Disagreement
Listening for agreement and disagreement can be tough if English isn't your first language. Here are some tips and practice questions to help you make it work.
8. Listening for Intonation Cues
Making sense of intonation cues in spoken English can be tough, especially if it isn't your first language. To help you figure it out, here's a guide to what to listen for.
9. Listening for the Main Point
In this lesson, you'll get some tips on listening to a passage of spoken English for the main point. Don't get bogged down in the details; focus on what's really important!
10. Listening for the Motive of a Presentation's Message
A motive can sometimes be tricky to identify, particularly if the presenter doesn't want you to know what it is. Through this lesson, you will learn about some techniques for identifying the motive in a message and explore some examples of how they work.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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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Other chapters within the FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Test Prep & Practice course
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Key Ideas in Literature
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Understanding Diction & Tone
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Conventions of Standard English
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Acquiring & Using Vocabulary
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Interpreting Literature
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Craft & Structure in Literature
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Comparing Literary Genres
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Key Ideas in Informational Text
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Structure in Informational Text
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Analyzing Informational Text
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Argumentative Writing
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Informative Writing
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Narrative Writing
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Writing Clearly & Effectively
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Revising & Editing Written Work
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Effective Research Skills
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA: Public Speaking Skills
- FSA - Grade 8 ELA Flashcards