restate and follow oral directions that involve a short, related sequence of actions;
share information and ideas by speaking audibly and clearly using the conventions of language;
work collaboratively with others by following agreed-upon rules for discussion, including taking turns; and
develop social communication such as introducing himself/herself, using common greetings, and expressing needs and wants.
Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--beginning reading and writing. The student develops word structure knowledge through phonological awareness, print concepts, phonics, and morphology to communicate, decode, and spell. The student is expected to:
demonstrate phonological awareness by:
identifying and producing rhyming words;