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Many kids have a hard time retelling/summarizing a passage or story. This simple hand trick helps them tell only the most important parts of the story. One teacher I know keeps these …

"Five-finger retell" This is a simple way for students to remember how to write summaries. Hang these hands up in the classroom. This lesson can be done by having students go through the five finger retell on a story they have read.

Summary anchor chart

This is what kids can be encouraged to do when retelling stories. Retelling Stories Anchor Chart and printable for creating a "retelling rope.

Anchor Chart for Oral Retelling... this makes SO much sense!

Hello Literacy: Oral Retelling: The Big Secret anchor chart and another anchor chart about buddy reading below. I always like the idea of showing the kids the expectation