WA.2. Communication: The student uses communication skills and strategies to interact/work effectively with others.
2.2. Uses interpersonal skills and strategies in a multicultural context to work collaboratively, solve problems, and perform tasks.
2.2.1. Uses communication skills that demonstrate respect.
2.2.1.a. Monitors and adjusts one's own participation according to the situation and the needs of others (e.g., focuses on speaker; avoids interruptions; does not dominate conversation; uses techniques for taking turns; attends to cultural differences in communication styles, such as variations in pause time, pace, volume/intensity, and body language).
2.2.1.b. Responds to the clarification needs of others as necessary (e.g., provides examples, illustrates, or expands on a response).
WA.3. Communication: The student uses communication skills and strategies to effectively present ideas and one's self in a variety of situations.
3.1. Uses knowledge of topic/theme, audience, and purpose to plan presentations.
3.1.1. Applies skills to plan and organize effective oral communication and presentation.
3.1.1.a. Determines the topic and the audience and selects a purpose (e.g., variety show, news broadcast, science experiment, data presentation, speech, interview).
3.1.1.b. Matches verbal and nonverbal messages (e.g., voice modulation, expression, tone, body language, gestures, attire).
3.3. Uses effective delivery.
3.3.1. Applies skills and strategies for the delivery of effective oral communication and presentations.
3.3.1.a. Speaks with expression using purposeful volume, articulation, pace/rate, and tone.
3.3.1.b. Uses posture, body language, eye contact, facial expression, and gestures to heighten and emphasize message.
3.3.1.c. Matches verbal and nonverbal messages.