Use interaction skills including turn-taking, recognising the contributions of others, speaking clearly and using appropriate volume and pace

Elaborations

  • identifying turn-taking patterns in group and pair work (for example initiating a topic, changing a topic when appropriate, staying on task, supporting other speakers, eliciting responses, being supportive and attentive listeners, asking relevant questions, providing useful feedback, prompting, checking understanding, ‘sharing the talking space’) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • participating in pair, group and class speaking and listening situations, including informal conversations and class discussions, contributing ideas and listening to the contributions of others (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • taking turns, asking and answering questions and attempting to involve others in discussions (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • demonstrating active listening behaviour and responding to what others say in pair, group and class discussions (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • experimenting with voice volume and pace for particular purposes including making presentations, retelling stories and reciting rhymes and poems (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • attempting correct pronunciation of new vocabulary (Skills: Literacy)

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