Grade 2 Speaking / Listening - Rules for Discussion
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Grade 2 Speaking / Listening - Rules for Discussion

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Like any group of students, rules need to be set to maintain order. If a group is off task, the job will not get done successfully. Second graders should have group discussions. However, they should be respectful, listen and learn to speak one at a time. In this quiz, the students will answer questions pertaining to their behavior during a discussion.

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1.
You are in a group. A girl in your group is talking. Your friend starts to say something. What should happen?
You should start talking.
You should put your hand over the mouth of your friend.
The girl should stop talking.
Your friend should listen.
The friend should listen since someone else is talking.
2.
Why is it important to have rules for discussions?
Because rules allow students to be quiet.
Because it shows students how to follow rules.
Because the teacher is in charge and must have rules.
Because it will let everyone speak and hear what they have to say.
Rules provide structure and allow students to speak their mind and have others hear it.
3.
What does it mean to be respectful?
To know what to say during a discussion.
To be polite when speaking and listening.
To ask questions to your group.
To understand what is being said.
Especially during group discussions, students should be polite to their classmates.
4.
What happens if more than one person speaks at a time?
It will be very quiet.
Everyone will be happy.
No one can hear what is being said.
The discussion will get done faster.
If everyone is talking at once, then no one can hear anything.
5.
Your group discussion is about friends. Which sentence below would be about the topic?
After school, I play soccer.
I go to the store with my sisters.
I play with the students at my school.
Your family is your mom and dad.
This comment would pertain to the topic of friends.
6.
Why is listening to others important?
Because you get to hear other ideas.
Because it helps you know what to say next.
Because it gives you time to think.
Because you can write down what others are saying.
Hearing other ideas is significant for other children in a group.
7.
Your friend is saying something about turkeys. You want to say something. What should you do?
Speak right now.
Write it down.
Wait until your friend stops talking.
Talk to the person next to you.
You should not interrupt so you should wait until the friend stops talking.
8.
What is a way to let others know you want to say something?
Start talking.
Raise your hand.
Open your mouth.
Stick out your tongue.
The best way to get everyone’s attention is to respectfully raise your hand.
9.
What is a way you can show respect during a discussion?
Raise your hand to speak.
Ask your teacher a question.
Talk to your friend instead of the group.
Write down what you want to say.
Raising your hand is a good way to show respect in a discussion.
10.
A girl in your group starts to speak. She usually says things that are not about the topic. What should you do?
Tell her not to speak.
Don’t listen to her.
Talk while she is talking.
Listen to her.
Even if a student in a group is speaking off topic, everyone should listen.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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