perform language functions that allow them to interpret communication.
Indicators for this outcome
(a) engages in previewing or hearing activities that orient to the discourse, such as providing background knowledge, recalling what is already known;
(b) after hearing/viewing/reading discourse:
  • demonstrates by outlining, summarizing, paraphrasing and answering questions, comprehension of main idea and details;
  • demonstrates recognition of language techniques used for effectiveness of presentation.
(c) relates personally to a character or situation in moral stories.