LAFS.8.SL.2.4

Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: 8
Strand: Standards for Speaking and Listening
Idea: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning
Date Adopted or Revised: 12/10
Date of Last Rating: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

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Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
LAFS.8.SL.2.AP.4a: Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a coherent manner with relevant evidence.
LAFS.8.SL.2.AP.4b: Report on a topic, with a logical sequence of ideas, appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details that support the main ideas.

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