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When will it be Spring? Story Sequence and Retelling Cards (Math and Literacy)

When will it be Spring? Story Sequence and Retelling Cards (Math and Literacy)
Product Description
Thanks for your interest in my When will it be Spring? Story Sequencing Cards that correlate with the popular children’s book by Catherine Walters.

I find story retelling & sequencing works best as a teacher-led, whole or small group activity.

This download includes:
- 9 story sequence cards (color)
- 9 numeral and 9 ordinal cards (b/w)
- 3 character cards (color)
- 2 title cards (one color, one b/w)
- 1 author and 1 illustrator card

I read When will it be Spring? to my class over and over throughout the week. Once children are familiar with the text and images, I use the sequence cards as an engaging and interactive math activity. My students take great pride in retelling the story through sequencing Alfie’s actions. I hope your students looooove using these cards as much as mine do.

{Tip 1} I place adhesive business card magnets to the back of my cards. Doing so helps me create a really fun whole group, small group, or individual center activity utilizing my magnet board. The cards also work well with pocket charts.

{Tip 2} Use the character cards to begin a discussion about opposite, sizes, and colors. They can also be printed and worn as tags. My students really enjoy retelling the story as a play for the rest of the class. We take turns being actors and audience members.

{Tip 3} As time goes on, the background images change on the “Alfie goes to sleep” cards. Use the changes to bring science/weather into your lesson plan.

Happy Retelling & Sequencing,
Heather Cacak
(Pre-K Teacher Heather)

Looking for more SPRING activities for Pre-K/K? Be sure to check out the following products:
The Tiny Seed Story Sequence Cards

How to Plant a Seed Science Sequence & Direction Cards

Labeling Parts of a Plant Anchor Chart and Science Activity

Spring Write The Room Packet

Find more of my story stretching activities HERE.

Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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