Literacy :: Summarizing
Nonfiction Summary intro activity.
Summarizing posters with Wizard of Oz theme
Use for non-fiction summarization chart
Reading Comprehension: Beginning, Middle, End
Which is why , I rarely ask for a retell.Most kids can retell any story, they have a memory for that.I want them to make a inference, a thoughtful repsonse. Retells are like predictions, they don't really show me deeper understandings of a child's thinking. Inferences are at heart of making meaning.
Sequencing, summarizing, and retelling idea.
Beginning, Middle, End Kids hold up the corresponding part of the pig to go with the part of the story you describe.