Five Finger Story Retelling Flip Book

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Carly and Adam STEM
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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18 pages
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Teach students to retell a story with this super fun Story Retelling Flip Book!
Help students retell the most important parts of a story using the Five Finger Retelling strategy. Excellent tool for beginning of the school year! The flip book can be used with any fiction book.

Included in the flip book are 5 sections for students to retell:
-Important Events

Two versions are included. One version has lines for a description and a box for a picture. The other version is blank under each flap.

Here's what teachers have to say about this fun resource!
"Just what I needed to have kids apply what they've learned about retelling a story."

"Great back to school review!"

Be sure to check out our blog, The Carly and Adam Blog, for teaching tips and discussion.

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Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.


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