Strategy Overview: Draw and Dictate
This resource illustrates:
4F) Multiple modalities; 5I) Write in each language
Grades K-1, Grades 2-3
In this strategy, a child draws a picture of their observation or idea, and then the teacher writes down the child's verbal explanation. This supports children's understanding of sound-text correspondence, helps them see themselves as authors, and can be used as a formative assessment.