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Retell Bookmarks

Book: The Snowy Day (writing)

Finger Twister Game - $4.99 // I bet you could easily make this for a simple party favor. Or for tables for guest to play with while waiting for food.

writing first-grade-ideas

First Grade Writing; can scaffold for higher grades, too.

Retelling bookmark

cute how-to writing activity!

story structure anchor chart - beginning, middle, end

Story retelling

Main Idea Mobile

Anchor Charts - Beginning, Middle, End -- Great for also focusing on how characters change in the story.

Tape 6 different MESSED UP sentences and glue them onto a tissue box. The kids “roll” the box, read the sentence, write it, and then revise it. Great for a writing center!

Retell ribbon-what an awesome visual for story retelling

Krazy About Kiddos: My Week in Review Next week, we are going to write our own sentences using this worksheet. This can be used with the upper grades too! I use this terminology with my little ones, but I also model it heavily and break it down into words they understand. For example: "What color or size do you want the cat to be?" "How do you want the cat to sit?" "Where do you want the cat to go?"

Kinesthetic activity for retelling parts of a story. Jump to each card & give information listed on card. - could be like musical chairs too

The Great Turkey Race by Steve Metzger - Summarizing Comprehension Activity and Craft

Nonsense Words RTI & Guided Reading activities {freebie too}

Using Describing words

retelling story elements

Story Map- great way to go over the important elements of a story for every book you read aloud