Giraffes Cant Dance Story Sequence and Retelling Craft

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Engage your little learners in *consistent* hands-on story book sequence and retelling practice that will result in a meaningful craft that shows off all their hard retelling work.

This literacy kit supports the core (K-1) retelling standard by using detailed story cards for sequencing (retelling in their own words) and offers written retell practice as well as fine motor via the craftivity.

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> This resource is also in part of a smaller SEPT/Back to School Bundle

> > Retelling kit pairs with the mentor text: Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae

Here is what’s included:
- Retelling Hand Sign
- Tell and Clip Bookmark (1 simplified option for B.O.Y)
- Title Header & BME for Chart
- Color and BW detailed Sequence Cards
- Sequence Craft + optional 1/2 Open Ended Sheet Writing Page
> Blank, Lined, Primary lines
- Varied Story Map (Characters, Setting, P&S or Ch, Set, Prb & BME)
- BME or First, Next Last Sheet
- Writing Prompt Sheet
- Character, Setting Foldable
- 1 Coloring Sheet *bonus for Fall Bundle
- Full Page horizontal prompt *bonus for Fall bundle
** this one includes little tiles for a 1/2 sheet prompt page

* I have added a few other B.O.Y modified features for the collection:
- Consistent Sign Visuals
- Consistent Clip and Tell bookmark to match (2 options)
- 5-6 sequence pictures vs 6 -8 in other sets
+ Who the story was about & Favorite Part organizer
- color page

Possible Use:

  • Mini Lesson
  • Literacy Center
  • Whole Group Fun

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K.6D | 1.7D

Retell Texts in a way that Maintains Meaning

(including characters, Setting, Problem Solution & Key Events in Chronological Order)

K.7C | 1.8c

describe the elements of plot development, including the main events (BME), the problem, & the resolution for texts read aloud with adult assistance/independent 1st



With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.


Retell stories, including key details

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