Retell, Summarize, In Order, With Meaning, Creativity and Detail is a breeze with this Story Building Writing Activity.
Purpose: Reinforces summarization skills for fiction in a fun way. Students also get to write creatively while practicing grammar, usage etc. Each card set either focus’ on a reading genre or is a holiday set.
What you do to prep:
There are 5 stacks of cards, these are the categories Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then. Cut out the cards and place them in their stack face down (In order at first, then you can challenge students once they get the hang of it). There is a title card for each stack.