Engage effectively in a range of collaborative
discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led)
with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and
texts, building on others' ideas and expressing
their own clearly.
a. Come to discussions prepared, having read
or studied required material; explicitly draw
on that preparation and other information
known about the topic to explore ideas under
b. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and
carry out assigned roles.
c. Pose and respond to specific questions by
making comments that contribute to the
discussion and elaborate on the remarks of
d. Review the key ideas expressed and draw
conclusions in light of information and
knowledge gained from the discussions.