TEKS Talk - SLA Oral Language image

Knowledge and Skills Statement

Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, discussion, and thinking -- oral language. The student develops oral language through listening, speaking, and discussion.

Use una lista de observación. La lista podría incluir niveles, como Consistentemente, Inconsistentemente o Nunca. La lista podría incluir estos puntos:

El estudiante:

  • usa un discurso que es entendible por la mayoría de niños y adultos
  • demuestra articulación clara que es fácilmente entendible
  • usa oraciones simples con gramática y vocabulario apropiados
  • usa pronombres correctamente cuando habla
  • usa los tiempos verbales correctamente cuando habla
Conventions of language are the rules broadly agreed upon as standard for communicating in written or oral form. In kindergarten, these include using correct word order, pronouns, subject-verb agreement, word tenses, sentence structure, and complete sentences.

Related 2009 Student Expectation

This student expectation is related to the following SE from the 2009 reading/language arts TEKS.

(22)  Listening and Speaking/Speaking. Students speak clearly and to the point, using the conventions of language. Students continue to apply earlier standards with greater complexity. Students are expected to share information and ideas by speaking audibly and clearly using the conventions of language.