LAFS.K.SL.2.4

Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: K
Strand: Standards for Speaking and Listening
Idea: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts
Date Adopted or Revised: 12/10
Date of Last Rating: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5010010: English for Speakers of Other Languages-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (course terminated))
5010020: Basic Skills in Reading-K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
5010030: Functional Basic Skills in Communications-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
5021020: Social Studies Grade K (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
5010041: Language Arts - Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
7710011: Access Language Arts - Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7721011: Access Social Studies - Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
5010100: Introduction to Debate Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2020 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
LAFS.K.SL.2.AP.4a: Describe familiar people, places, things and events orally or in writing.
LAFS.K.SL.2.AP.4b: With prompting and support, provide additional details to the description or drawings of familiar people, places, things and events.
LAFS.K.SL.2.AP.4c: Present, orally or in writing, factual information of familiar people, places, things and events.
LAFS.K.SL.2.AP.4d: Describe a single event or a series of events using drawings or simple sentences.

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Lesson Plans

Speechless for Breakfast:

In this lesson, students will work together to "read" Pancakes for Breakfast, a wordless picture book by Tomie dePaola which shows the sequence of events the main character follows in preparing her own breakfast. Students will identify the story elements in the book based on its illustrations and retell the story by sequencing the important events. They will then create their own wordless picture book depicting their breakfast routine, presenting their routine and illustrations orally using complete sentences.

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Supermarket Sorting:

In this lesson, in a hands-on activity, students will practice sorting food items from the grocery store into different categories. The teacher will read aloud Eating the Alphabet and students will work to add additional food items from that text into the different categories. Students will select their three favorite items from the lists and using a combination of writing, drawing, and dictating, describe why those items are their favorite foods. They will also sort pictures of food items into different categories by color.

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Beach Sort:

In this lesson, students will have hands-on experience with categorization skills, by sorting objects commonly taken on a beach trip. Students will practice describing objects, sorting objects into categories, and verbalizing category concepts. Students will also practice discussing opinions about objects by expressing their opinions in writing, in addition to practicing sorting letters and words.

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Recycled Music:

The students will design, create and demonstrate a musical instrument made from recycled materials.

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Building a Tall Tower - an Engineering Design Challenge:

This Engineering Design Challenge is intended to help students apply the concept of gravity in an engineering design challenge.

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Understanding Key Details by using Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie DePaola:

In this lesson students will be read Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie DePaola in order to understand and describe people, places, things and events in a text. They will create a book by drawing or writing key details in the text.

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