Knowledge and Skills Statement
A knowledge and skills statement is a broad statement of what students must know and be able to do. It generally begins with a learning strand and ends with the phrase “The student is expected to:” Knowledge and skills statements always include related student expectations.
Use an observational checklist. The checklist might include levels such as consistently, inconsistently or never. The checklist might include the following:
- The student uses speech that is understood by children and adults.
- The student has clear articulation that is easily understood.
- The student uses complex sentences with proper grammar and vocabulary.
- The student uses correct pronouns and verb tenses when speaking.
- The student is able to speak for an extended period of time on a topic.