Strategy Overview: The Dictado
This resource illustrates:
5A) Phonological awareness; 5D) Read aloud for fluency; 6E) Separate language and literacy activities in each language; 6F) Compare and contrast languages
Grades K-1, Grades 2-3
The Dictado is a routine in which the teacher dictates a series of phrases or sentences, and the teacher and students collaboratively correct them. The Dictado serves to teach and reinforce basic writing skills within each language, and to highlight cross-language transfer.