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Ontario Curriculum Overall Expectations
1. listen in order to understand and respond appropriately in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes;
2. use speaking skills and strategies appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes;
3. reflect on and identify their strengths as listeners and speakers, areas for improvement, and the strategies they found most helpful in oral communication situations.
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The Thing on the Wing Can Sing by
Publication Date: 2009-01-04
Tell Me Another by
Publication Date: 1986-10-22
Creating Strategic Readers by
Publication Date: 2005-01-01
Use this comprehensive resource to align your instruction with current standards and to give your students the best possible foundation for reading achievement
Making Speeches by
Publication Date: 2003-04-29
Easy-to-Tell Stories for Young Children by
Publication Date: 1992-10-01
Organize your ideas:
What is Mind-Mapping?
Mind mapping is a way to organize your ideas. It is used to help you brainstorm ideas. Brainstorming is just thinking of creative ideas to help you answer a question or solve a problem.
Mind Mapping Tools for You:
Don't forget Inspiration and Kidspiration software found on all UCDSB computers. This program is for visual learning:
graphic organizers, concept mapping, mind mapping, outlining, webbing, and plots and graphs.
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