Colorado Academic Standards (CAS)
CO.7.1. Oral Expression and Listening
7.1.1. Formal presentations require preparation and effective delivery. Students can:
7.1.1.a. Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation. (CCSS: SL.7.4)
7.1.1.c. Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate. (CCSS: SL.7.6)
7.1.1.d. Prepare for audience and purpose by ensuring proper length of presentation, suitable mode of dress, appropriate topic, and engaging content.
CO.7.4. Research and Reasoning
7.4.2. Logical information requires documented sources. Students can:
7.4.2.c. Prepare presentation of research findings (written, oral, or a visual product) for clarity of content and effect, and grammatically correct use of language, spelling, and mechanics.