Story Retelling YEAR LONG BUNDLE | Back to School Bundle | (Retelling a Story)

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Set your students up with year-long story-book retelling practice in a fun, engaging and easy to prep way! This bundle will provide your little learners picture supports, hands-on interaction and result in a meaningful craft for showing off all that hard retelling work!

This bundle is perfect for introducing at the start of the year by using back to school theme stories, stretching over the course of the school year and closing it out with some fun summer theme stories.

In this Craft and RETELL YEAR LONG BUNDLE, you'll get access to 48 high-quality titles to sprinkle retell practice throughout the school year. The kits are perfect for a fun mini lesson or a weekly literacy center! By grabbing the bundle, you're saving BIG!

*If you own any of the these pre-existing retell kits, you do own some of these titles already! This bundle includes every single Craft & Retell Craft Kit in my shop! :)

All 48 (shown below) are Included in this Resource Bundle
*click each title links to see examples*

You can purchase these kits in small quantities if that's more your jam! They sold by: solo kit, by month or even by season! I hope you find something you enjoy below.

Includes "Back to School" October & November Packs)

From the Winter Collection (Includes the December & January Packs)

For February (The Love Inspired Collection)

For the Spring (Includes the March & April Packs)

From the End of Year (Includes the May/EOY Pack)

  • The Couch Potato by Jory John
  • Oona by Kelly Dipucchio
  • Goldfish on Vacation by Sally Lloyd Jones
  • Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima
  • Paletero Man by Lucky Diaz *added June* *June 2021 book*

    Per EACH of the 48 Kits: *consistent format* from kit to kit!
  • 6-8 Story Cards for Chart (Color, BW) per kit
    *Pocket Chart/Anchor Chart Headers: Title, BME, Characters/Setting
  • Retelling Hand Sign
  • Retelling Game
  • Sequence Story Craft (1 Page Option or Layered Options)
    (+ Blank//LinedWriting Pages for attaching)
  • Story Map (Characters/Setting/P&S)
  • BME or First, Next, Last Graphic Organizer 
  • 1 page Foldable
  • Sequence Printable Option
  • Writing Prompt Page 

    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.

Possible Use:

  • Mini Lesson
  • Literacy Center
  • Whole Group Fun!
  • Seasonal Read Alouds

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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