Animated Literacy Fidelity Checklist Teacher _________ Date_______
Introducing a character Teaching a drawing lesson
__ 1. Related Literature: Use either Note: Drawings are introduced in the third
suggested literature or your own related lesson. One or more drawings are suggested
selection to introduce an Animated-Alphabet in the lesson plans to reinforce new sounds
character. and gestures as each is introduced. The
Draw To Read And Write Book provides step-
__ 2. Storytelling: Tell or read the by-step instructions.
Animated Alphabet character’s story.
__ 1. Related Literature: Read related
__ 3. Sign, Sound & Symbol(s): literature to introduce the object(s) children
will be drawing.
Introduce the Animated-Alphabet
character’s sign, sound, and letter symbol(s)
in association with the actions from the __ 2. Model Drawing: Students watch
story. and listen as the teacher draws and
describes each part of an object.
__ 4. Echo Singing: Use echo singing
to teach the character’s song and motions. __ 3. Labeling: The students help the
teacher label the object by gesturing the
__ 5. Tracking: Have the students sounds in its name and naming the letter(s)
track the words at the bottom of the picture used to spell each sound as the teacher
with a finger as they echo the song a second prints (or draws) each letter.
__ 4. Guided Drawing: The teacher
__ 6. Sound Substitutions: After again models the drawing step-by-step. The
introducing a sound, create words in a students follow each step and draw the
pattern song. object in their workbook.
Frére Jacques for beginning
consonants __ 5. Labeling: The students gesture
Apples And Bananas for vowels each sound as the teacher prints the letters
Bay-A-Bay for both consonants and that names the object. They then draw a
vowels circle around the label and connect it to the
__ 7. Draw, Write, & Color: Students
color the character’s page in the workbook. __ 6. Draw, Write, & Color:
This page is sent home at the end of the Students add related pictures to the
day. A picture-story may also be done as a drawing. A sentence may be added later in
center activity. the year. This page remains in the book.