Grade 2 Speaking / Listening - Description
Many people dislike speaking in front of others.

Grade 2 Speaking / Listening - Description

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Students should be given the opportunity to tell a story using their speaking skills. They should include details, facts and important information to the story. When speaking, students should speak coherently. Everyone should be able to hear them. In this quiz, the students will answer questions about what should be included in their stories and how they recount the story to their peers.

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1.
In what way should you speak in front of your classmates?
In a clear voice.
Using a funny voice.
In a low voice.
In a high voice.
Speaking clearly will help the audience fully understand what is being said.
2.
You want to tell a story that happened to you.
It is about the sports you play. Which of the following should be in the story?
I like to watch TV.
Soccer is the best sport.
I play soccer on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
At the soccer game, I scored 100 goals.
This is a specific detail to include in a story about playing soccer.
3.
Why do you include facts in a story?
Because facts are more fun to hear than anything else.
Because there will be a test about the story.
Because people want to hear what you think.
Because it is a true story.
If you are telling a true story, it would contain facts.
4.
Why should you speak appropriately in front of your classmates?
So they can hear you.
So they won’t get bored.
So they will talk about your story later.
So they can answer questions about it.
Students want to hear what is being said, so the volume of the speaker’s voice is important.
5.
You want to tell a story that happened to you.
It is about your best friend. Which of the following should be in the story?
Tara is a 7-year old blonde girl.
Doctors are very helpful.
My friend can cast spells.
I have a best friend.
This sentence is detailed and should be included in a story.
6.
How should you speak in front of your classmates?
Very loudly.
In a voice that everyone can hear.
In a normal speaking voice.
In a whisper.
You should speak in a voice where students can hear you, but it should not be too loud.
7.
You want to tell a story that happened to you.
Which of the following should be in the story?
Facts.
Opinions.
Things that didn’t happen.
Things that aren’t true.
If you are talking about something that happened to you, it would be true and contain facts.
8.
You want to tell a story that happened to you.
It is about your first day of school. Which of the following should be in the story?
I got my first dog a few years ago.
My first day of school was in 2015.
On my first day of school, I grew wings and flew away.
It was nice.
This sentence could be part of your story.
9.
You want to tell a story that happened to you.
Which of the following should be in the story?
Details that do not relate to your story.
Extra information.
Another story.
Details about your story.
Details should be included in a story in order to make it interesting.
10.
Why should you include descriptive details in a story?
Because the other students will be able to picture what you are saying.
Because it will make the story longer.
Because the story should include everything that the student can remember.
Because it will show that the student can remember many things.
Using details will allow the audience to visualize your story.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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