Support beginning readers in building the foundation of reading comprehension with story elements and retelling cards. Students build content vocabulary knowledge with the use of scaffolded story elements cards, as well as, practice their retelling skills with story picture cards from three fairy tales and two fables.
Story Elements Cards - provided in full color AND in printer friendly black and white. >>> They are perfect to use on a display or bulletin board AND at the guided reading table! <<<
Story elements vocabulary terms include: title, characters, setting, problem, solution, plot, events, beginning, middle and end
The Three Little Pigs
The Ugly Duckling
The Three Bears
The Grasshopper and the Ants
The Crow and the Pitcher
Retelling Cards - Students sequence and practice retelling the stories during guided reading, or with a partner in an engaging center activity. An awesome activity for building comprehension and oral language skills.
Do you have beginning English language learners? This resource would be perfect for them too! How do you get your beginning ELLs to increase their reading level? By explicitly teaching and practicing the skill of retelling!
2 Story Elements Graphic Organizers
Student Notebook Page
Vocabulary Terms and Description Cards for a Matching Activity
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Additional Retelling Practice: