With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story. Using the dice to decide the open ended question will keep the students interested and thinking about the literature elements.
Five Finger Retell! Retelling is a great comprehension strategy in reading. This allows the student to know the important things to state in a retelling of a story. And, relating it to their own hand is something a student can remember.
This is a story tower where children illustrate the title on one card, sentences or a paragraph on the back. Then they build it.This can be each child doing one card to build a group story tower or each child can make their own. great for bible stories!
Summarizing Short Stories: Story Elements and Conflict