• Provide ample time for children to create scripts and scenarios. Develop their background knowledge for the play setting

  • Encourage and guide rehearsals of dramatic retellings. Take part in the action yourself, demonstrating for children ways in which dramatization works.

  • Guide children in dramatizations that involve print—for example, a restaurant scene that requires a menu and a pad to write down food orders—reinforced by explanations of how menus work.

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