Level 3

Level 3 Listeners/Speakers show a movement toward mastery of the standardized English form. At this level, they may:
  • demonstrate the ability and the confidence to make dialect shifts appropriate to purpose and audience.
  • continue to make numerous errors, but the difficulty level of the error will be proportionate to the high level of risk taken by these more accomplished students.

The profile of students exiting this level should include an ability to listen and speak for critical analysis and evaluation in a variety of contexts.

Level 3 Listeners/Speakers should be able to:
  • clarify the relationships between ideas.
  • use a clear line of reasoning to develop solutions.
  • formulate and express judgments about content, organization and delivery.
  • evaluate and use persuasive techniques.
  • interpret and use figurative language effectively.

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