Comprehension and Collaboration Teaching Resources


Based on the Common Core State Standards in America, Comprehension and Collaboration in Kindergarten requires students to understand the following:

  • Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.1)
  • Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others and taking turns speaking about the topics and texts under discussion). (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.1.A)
  • Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges. (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.1.B)
  • Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood. (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.2)
  • Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood. (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.3)