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36 resources with the keyterm retelling

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Telling Stories Through Dance

For Teachers K - 2nd
Examine the movement of characters in the story, Caps for Sale. Using the text, pupils invent gestures and movements for some of the actions and major events. They practice retelling a story by using the movements they developed. They...
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The Power of Retelling: Developmental Steps to Building Comprehension

For Teachers K - 3rd
Empower your readers by modeling for them the steps for retelling a story. Designed as a teacher resource, Dr. Cummins argues that shifting responsibility for retelling to the learners increases their comprehension. The procedure is...
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Mo Willems Author Study

For Teachers K - 2nd
Who is Mo Willems? Explore the author with your class. Learners read books written by Willems, compare and contrast the characters therein, and make predictions about what will happen. Finish off this author study by having small groups...
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What is a Philanthropist?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What does a philanthropist do? Help your class explore philanthropy using character development and literacy ideas. Learners will define and give examples of philanthropy, listen to The Lion and the Mouse, discuss how the characters help...
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Researching the Past

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners research the western movement in order to learn note taking strategies with nonfiction texts. They use the Internet to search for important information about the western movement using the Cornell Notes note-taking system. They...
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Stories! Imagination! Joy!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Rekindle the art of storytelling through imagination and oral tradition.
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Dusty Locks and the Three Bears

For Teachers K
Read this twist on Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Dusty Locks and the Three Bears by Susan Lowell. Kindergartners listen, predict, and discuss the story. They then participate in a dramatization of the story and draw a picture to...
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Predict and Clarify with The Old Woman & Her Pig

For Teachers K - 1st
Primary readers predict and check for understanding by using comprehension strategies. Prepare readers the first day by frontloading vocabulary and using pictures to visualize the words. On the second day, read the story The Old Woman...
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Retelling the African Folktale Abiyoyo

For Teachers K
Act out the African folktale Abiyoyo. Kindergartners listen to the tale and discuss the characters, dressing as their favorite characters in order to retell and perform Abiyoyo using props. They will gain an understanding of story...
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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders participate in guided reading and writing experience in this set of five lessons. They complete a picture walk of Michael Rosen's, We're Going on a Bear Hunt before listening to the story and retelling it. Working with a...
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Multiple Viewpoints (Three Little Pigs)

For Teachers K
Your youngsters have probably read The Three Little Pigs, but have they read The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig? Have your learners brainstorm how the second book could be similar or different from the first. Encourage your...
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Story Retelling

For Teachers K
Students explore storytelling by participating in an image analysis activity. In this story structure lesson plan, students read the book Cookie's Week by Tomie dePaola and retell the story to their teacher in sequential order. Students...
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Roman Portfolio

For Teachers 2nd
Student practice decoding skills and phonological awareness. In this vocabulary development lesson, student identifies new vocabulary through word association and flash cards. Student also reads How he Chick Tricked the Fox making...
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Lesson 2: Retelling a Life

For Teachers 5th Standards
Show your class how to indicate which events in a persons life are more important by creating a timeline of Amelia Earhart's life based on the biography Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart. Class members will not only have to...
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Summarize Important Events

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover how to properly summarize important events. In this summarizing instructional activity, 2nd graders listen to a retelling with a lot of minor details and discuss how it could be improved. Students read a story and...
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Retelling Problems and Solutions in Chronological Order

For Teachers 1st
First graders discover how to retell problems and solutions in a story in chronological order. In this chronological order lesson, 1st graders use graphic organizers to record information. Students then use this information to sequence...
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The Black Snowman

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write a paper. For this writing and retelling lesson, 6th graders read the book The Black Snowman and answer comprehension questions. Students learn how to write good paragraphs and how to retell a story. Students write a 3...
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Sequencing The Three Billy Goats Gruff

For Teachers 1st
First graders participate in sequencing activities. In this sequencing lesson, 1st graders read the book the Three Billy Goats Gruff. Students retell the story and act out the scenes in groups. Students create a mural of the story...
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Marc Brown's Author Study: Arthur's Nose

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Student's read Arthur's Nose and view the changes in Arthur's nose. In this Arthur lesson, students define difficult vocabulary, discuss choices and sing to the tune of Old MacDonald had a Farm. Students create a new nose for Arthur.
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Summary Selections: Activity Menu for Summarizing and Retelling

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this literacy worksheet, students engage in sixteen activities to summarize and retell what they have read. Activities include flip books for the Five Ws, sequencing, somebody wanted but so..., and literary elements. Activities will...
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Retelling and Summarizing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Having students use a rubric to score a piece of writing is an excellent practice. They read a passage titled, "Firefighters," and discuss different summaries that were written about it. They evaluate several summaries then score them...
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Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers Pre-K
Students retell a memorized nursery rhyme. In this early public speaking activity, students retell a familiar nursery rhyme with the help of visual prompts.
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Film Festival: An ESL Lesson Plan to Get Students Talking About Movies Part II

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Students discuss movies currently playing in theaters. For this class discussion, students practice their oral dictation, retelling of information and the ability to carry a social conversation. Students also complete a worksheet...
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Just Me and My Mom

For Teachers 1st
First graders create predictions for the story, Just Me and My Mom. In this language arts lesson, 1st graders read and discuss the story. Additionally, students draw pictures of the events of the story to show who, what, where, and when....