Evidence-Based Academic Discussion: Getting Started

Grade 4 / Science / ELL
CCSS: ELA.SL.4.1a ELA.SL.4.1b ELA.SL.4.1c

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

SL

Speaking and Listening Standards K-€“5

4

4th Grade

1a

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled) with diverse partners on grade 4 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 discussion.

b. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

c. Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.

d. Review the key ideas expressed and explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.

Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.7 MB)

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

SL

Speaking and Listening Standards K-5

4

4th Grade

1b

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled) with diverse partners on grade 4 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 discussion.

b. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

c. Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.

d. Review the key ideas expressed and explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.

Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.7 MB)

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

SL

Speaking and Listening Standards K-5

4

4th Grade

1c

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 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 discussion.

b. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

c. Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.

d. Review the key ideas expressed and explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.

Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.7 MB)
Content Conversations: Strategies for ELLs Series
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Lesson Objective

Participate in an evidence-based discussion

Length

9 minutes

Questions to Consider

  • How does Ms. Horwitz help students prepare for the evidence-based discussion?
  • How does Ms. Horwitz ensure for equity of voice during the discussion?
  • What strategies does Ms. Horwitz use to support her students during the academic discussion, especially her ELL students?

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Common Core Standards
ELA.SL.4.1a, ELA.SL.4.1b, ELA.SL.4.1c

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Lesson Idea (Common Core) Evidence-Based Academic Discussion: Getting Started

Grade 4 / Science / Ell

Evidence-Based Academic Discussion: Getting Started