Observe the child in play with action figures or dolls.
No elicitation needed.
Talk after the play may note actions, but not in sequence.
Help early childhood educators and parents understand the importance of sequencing ideas into actions. When children put their thoughts into an action sequence, they have a reason to talk about a series of things. This is the basis of a conversation. Encourage adults to support multi-sequence play by asking about what will happen next. After play talk about what the children did and the sequence of actions and dialogue.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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