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Retelling

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20 famous story retelling ideas and printables for kindergarten - I love these... I could easily make these a literacy center that'd last the whole year

My literacy centers are a core part of our kindergarten schedule. They are active literacy centers that keep us on our toes and working so that I can work with small groups. Today, let me share my kindergarten retell literacy center directions, expectations and a list of the 20 stories that make up this year-long center in our classroom. Most of the stories that I place into the retell literacy center are pretty famous (or at least well known within the world of kindergarten teachers) but…

In first grade, most of my reading time with my kids is spent on decoding.  Comprehension is very important, as well, but we don't always h...

In first grade, most of my reading time with my kids is spent on decoding. Comprehension is very important, as well, but we don't always h...

SCOOP retelling chart hanging up at desk

Retelling stories is a skill that not all children possess naturally. Some like to retell every single detail, while others leave out important information to the story. That’s why using a retelling chart or organizer is helpful. When it was time for my Kindergartner and 1st grader to work on retelling this school year, I ... Read More about What’s the SCOOP? Retelling Chart

An Apple For The Teacher: Roll and Retell - Building Summarizing, Communication, and Writing Skills

Our principal has really been encouraging us to add more writing into our daily lesson plans. "They should be writing all day long" he tells us. The research is there to back him up. I bumped into this Roll and Retell page from Fun In First on Pinterest awhile back and finally figured out how to add it to our learning day. I printed and laminated four copies of the Roll and Retell page to hand out to each of my four table groups. After a round of Daily 5 I handed them out. I also gave each…

Teaching Beginning English Language Learners How To Retell | A Walk in the Chalk

Once my beginning English language learners have built some vocabulary and are able to decode their emergent level books, it is time to tackle the skill of retelling. It truly is the basis of reading comprehension. Plus, it's an excellent way to build their oral language skills! My upper elementary newcomers have been in school here for seven months. They've been busy building their knowledge of basic (and content) vocabulary, focusing on spelling patterns in Word Study and learning many…

Hello Everyone!  I almost forgot to post one other thing.  I have had a ton of questions and e-mails about my story retelling rope that I po...

Hello Everyone! I almost forgot to post one other thing. I have had a ton of questions and e-mails about my story retelling rope that I po...