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    story wands. the kids love to get a chance to explain each story element.

    Story Wands

    Story Wands

    Teach story elements with dollar store snack tray and dice. Printables included! **Could be used with MANY concepts

    Wanted poster for the wolf. This activity could be used for any villain in a story.

    Story Sticks. Yellow = character, Red = conflict, Green = setting, Blue = "Special" Choose one of each and then make up a story based on what you've got.

    Questioning....

    Hey Milly!: Retelling a Fairy Tale or for summarizing any story

    Story Ball! After reading a story just toss this around the room and whatever section the students right thumb lands on, they have to answer that question! DIY

    Storymatic Kids – Gazillions of Stories – Play Games, Make Art, and More – On two Forbes top-ten lists: “How to Talk to People: The Top 10 Toys that Help” and “How to Be an Engaging Storyteller: Top Ten Tools for Kids”

    monthly writing from second story window

    Retelling Stories

    Glued: An animated short about a mother and her video game addict son. Non-verbal; great for inference, story elements, conflict, etc.

    Sight Word Fluency - This is such a fabulous system for tracking and assessing sight words, and to make it even better, it gets kids motivated!

    Retell ribbon-what an awesome visual for story retelling

    Fun game for learning action verbs.

    Dye's Delights in Teaching: TACO Story....What a cute idea for students to show story elements!

    Stupendous Story Elements Packet (34 pages and FREE!)

    story q's

    Very cool stories that teach the difference between different sounds

    Mystery box...hide an object related to ST theme or particular story