|Title:||Young Authors at Work: Story Dictations|
|Spanish Version:||Pequeños autores. Cuentos dictados
|Polish Version:||Młodzi autorzy przy pracy: Dyktowanie Opowiadań
|Source of Publisher:||Illinois Early Learning Project
|Length of article:||Short
|Setting for which the article is intended:||● Home
● Family Child Care
● Child Care Center
● Preschool Program
|Intended Audience:||● Parents/Family
|Keywords:||● Early Literacy
● Language Arts
● Reading Skills
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● LANGUAGE ARTS
● THE ARTS
|Goals:||1. Demonstrate increasing competence in oral communication (listening and speaking).
2. Demonstrate understanding and enjoyment of literature.
5. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent writing skills and abilities.
25. Gain exposure to and explore the arts.
26. Understand that the arts can be used to communicate ideas and emotions.
|Learning Standards:||1.D. Speak using conventions of Standard English.
2.C. Recognize concepts of books.
5.B. Use writing to represent ideas and information.
25.B. Display an awareness of some distinct characteristics of the arts.
26.B. Understand ways to express meaning through the arts.
|Benchmarks:||1.D.ECa. With teacher assistance, use complete sentences in speaking with peers and adults in individual and group situations.
1.D.ECb. Speak using age-appropriate conventions of Standard English grammar and usage.
2.C.ECa. Interact with a variety of types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems, rhymes, songs).
5.B.ECa. With teacher assistance, use a combination of drawing, dictating, or writing to express an opinion about a book or topic.
25.B.ECa. Describe or respond to their creative work or the creative work of others.
26.B.ECa. Use creative arts as an avenue for self-expression.