Wayne County Public Schools Wayne County Public Schools Teacher’s Rating Scale Language Skills Grades 5-12 Student: _________________________ Teacher: __________________________ Grade: _____ Date: ______________ LISTENING 1. Pays attention to spoken instruction 2. Follows spoken directions 3. Remembers what people say 4. Understands word meanings 5. Understands double meaning words 6. Understands idioms and figurative language 7. Understands new ideas 8. Looks at people when they are talking 9. Understands facial/body language 10. Understands subject related vocabulary and concepts. SPEAKING 8. Answers questions appropriately 9. Answers questions as quickly as other students 10. Asks for help 11. Asks questions Unable to Determine Average Mild Difficulty Significant Difficulty Please complete this form in ink. It will be included in student’s final report. Please compare the student’s strengths and weaknesses to other students in your class. This will help determine the role communication plays in general education and/or special education development. Moderate Difficulty 12. Uses a variety of vocabulary words when speaking 13. Find the right words to say 14. Expresses thoughts clearly 15. Describes with appropriate detail 16. Uses correct grammar when speaking 17. Expands on an answer or provides details 18. Stays on the subject when talking 19. Can have a conversation with peers 20. Gets to the point when talking 21. Uses complete sentences when talking 22. Uses a variety of sentence types when talking 23. Rephrases when not understood 24. Puts idea in correct order when speaking READING 25. Sounds out words when reading 26. Understands what he/she has read 27. Identifies the main idea of what he/she has read 28. Explains what he/she has read 29. Remembers details from what he/she has read 30. Follows written directions Comments: List the problems that concern you the most about this student’s communication. Please return to ______________________________________________ by this date: ___________________________.