SL.K.2

Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.

 


VOCABULARY
  • Author
  • Character
  • Clarification / clarifying
  • Explanation
  • Inferences
  • Interpretation
  • Key Details

  • Location
  • Main Idea
  • Metaphor
  • Narrator
  • Perspective
  • Plot
  • Questioning

  • Sequencing
  • Setting
  • Storyline
  • Summary
  • Think Aloud

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
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  • Practice supportive question and answer activities across the curriculum.
  • Model asking about details during presentations across varied media.
  • Model clarification seeking during presentations across varied media.
  • Construct a Questioning Poster that demonstrates different types of questioning, such as "asking about details", "asking for clarification", "asking for more information," to use across the curriculum.

QUESTIONS TO FOCUS INSTRUCTION  what's this
  • How can I prompt my quiet or shy students to discuss key details or to ask questions frequently?

  • How can I observe comprehension or understanding through subtle or informal questioning?
  • What supporting tools can I use to help my students organize their own thoughts?

 

LEARNING PROGRESSION

Go to SL.1.2 to see the progression of related skills.