Speaking and Listening Standards

Updated 2020 Maine Speaking and Listening Standards.

The Speaking and Listening strand provides learning targets in developmental progressions for each grade K-5. The standards then move to multi-grade spans in grades 6-8 and 9-12. 

Essential Topics in ELA

Coming Soon! 

  • Accountable listening:  making conversations count
  • Digital literacies: tools to support presentation

Resources to support the speaking and listening standards.

  • The Role of Speaking and Listening. From Appendix A of the Common Core State Standards.
  • Bibliography. From Appendix A of the Common Core State Standards, provides the research and reference foundation that informed the development of the speaking and listening standards.