West Virginia College and Career Readiness Standards
WV.8.SL. Speaking & Listening
Comprehension and Collaboration
ELA.8.30. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing ideas clearly.
ELA.8.30.1. 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.
ELA.8.30.2. Follow rules for collegial discussions and decision-making, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
ELA.8.30.3. Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others’ questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.
ELA.8.30.4. Acknowledge new information expressed by others and, when warranted, qualify or justify views in light of the evidence presented.