Grade 1 Speaking / Listening - Response
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Grade 1 Speaking / Listening - Response

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During a discussion, students should be taught how to build on to what others are saying. Most students can give their own opinions. However, building on another person's thoughts takes practice. This will enhance the discussion. In the quiz, the students will practice building on a previous sentence.

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1.
You are working in a group. A friend says, "We should color the house blue." You want to say something about this. What should you say?
I want to color the grass.
The house would look nice blue.
The trees should be purple.
Blue is an ugly color.
This response applies to the comment that was being made by directly stating about the blue house.
2.
You are working in a group. A friend says, "I want to be the leader." You want to say something about this. What should you say?
You should not be the leader.
I want to be the leader too.
Let's give Paul a turn.
I want to paint the trees.
This comment applies to what was said and it is positive.
3.
You are working in a group. A friend says, "I think the book was good." You want to say something about this. What should you say?
I didn't like the book.
The book is bad.
I liked the first part.
No one likes the book.
Even though the student may not have liked the entire book, the student should be positive and discuss what parts of the book he or she did like.
4.
You are working in a group. A friend says, "The story is too long." You want to say something about this. What should you say?
I like horses.
Let's read another story.
I hated the story.
The story was a good long story.
This is a good comment to respond to a negative comment.
5.
You are working in a group. A friend says, "Taylor was very nice in the story." You want to say something about this. What should you say?
I want to hike.
I liked Pete in the story.
I didn't like Taylor.
Taylor helped others.
This is a comment that is both positive and supports what was being said.
6.
You are working in a group. A friend says, "The sun helps grass to grow." You want to say something about this. What should you say?
A horse runs in the grass.
I want to color the sun yellow.
The sun helps plants to grow too.
People grow.
This comment is positive and relates to what was being said about the sun.
7.
You are working in a group. A friend says, "I like to eat pizza." You want to say something about this. What should you say?
Only my mom likes pizza.
I really like hamburgers.
I like bacon on my pizza.
I hope we don't have pizza for lunch.
This response encourages further conversation while still on topic.
8.
You are working in a group. A friend says, "A house is a noun." You want to say something about this. What should you say?
A noun is a person, place or thing.
What is a verb?
I don't like nouns.
I want to draw a house.
This shows the person who made the comment that the group is interested in talking about nouns.
9.
You are working in a group. A friend says, "We should glue the paper down first." You want to say something about this. What should you say?
I don't want to glue.
Do not use a lot of glue.
That sounds right.
I want to glue.
This encourages the group to start gluing.
10.
You are working in a group. A friend says, "I like to swim in a pool." You want to say something about this. What should you say?
I only swim in the lake.
I hate to swim in pools.
My sister has a pool.
I don't like to swim.
The other sentences are negative and this is a positive comment that is on topic.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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