Pearl and Carrie are going to writing camp this summer. For children ages 3-6, dictation is a big part of the learning process. Last month I did a post about how we record Pearl's stories at home. I thought I'd post this follow-up to see if anyone has tried doing dictation with your preschooler yet. Have you?
At first most children tend to dictate words that are not stories at all. That is a part of the process. Here's Carrie's first try from camp:
The blue got on his face. The blue got on his foot. And he fall.
Perhaps his super powers failed him?