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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Young Authors at Work: Story Dictations
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/young-dictate/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Pequeños autores. Cuentos dictados
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/young-dictate-sp/
Polish Version: Młodzi autorzy przy pracy: Dyktowanie Opowiadań
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/young-dictate-pol/
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
Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Early Literacy
Language Arts
Reading Skills
Scribbling
Writing
Age Levels:
(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.