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  • Aubrie Simpson

    I used this in my internship- the kids love it and it's a great tool to teach reading comprehension! :D Retelling Rope - Castle: Setting, Gingerbread Man: Characters, BootWhat kicks off the story?, 3 Beads: Important Events (B, M, E), and Bow: What "ties up the story?"

  • kizzie speller

    Victoria Secret Original Gift Card - great idea kcubed

  • Karen Wood

    Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog: Retelling Rope

  • Sarah King

    Teaching in High Heels - Retelling Rope

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Sammy the Super Summarizer...from the Teeny Tiny Teacher, too cute and I loove the way she uses her lasso to summarize too

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