Maryland Common Core Standards
MD.SL.CC. Standards for Speaking and Listening (SL)
Comprehension and Collaboration
SL1.CCR. Anchor Standard: Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
8.SL1. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
8.SL1.a. Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.
8.SL1.b. Follow rules for collegial discussions and decision-making, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
8.SL1.c. Pose questions that elicit connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others’ questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.
8.SL1.d. Acknowledge new information expressed by others and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views in light of the evidence presented.