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Character traits anchor chart Color: color in center or picture hair color, give each student a card to write a describe word(s)- opens dialogue regarding communication. Design -same concept just with form etc

Have children create a bracelet using a green bead for the beginning, a red bead for the ending and 3 or more other beads for the middle. As children retell a story have them slide a bead from left to right for the beginning and then another bead for each story component. With younger children I would use three detail (middle beads) however, you may wish to increase the number with older students.

Summarizing a can print this sheet and then use it with the stories you read at home over and over again by writing the answers on post-its and putting them in the boxes.