Halloween Story Retell Activities and 3 Picture Sequencing

Boost your students’ storytelling skills with our engaging Halloween Story Retell resource. Designed to provide extra support in retelling cohesive stories, these activities, including 3 picture sequencing, will captivate students as they practice the essential skills of narrating stories with a clear beginning, middle, and end.

Whether in digital or printable format, this leveled, low-prep resource empowers students to develop a true understanding of story retelling, utilizing transition words and a logical sequence.

Your students will get many opportunities to practice retelling Halloween sequences and relatable stories.

Included in this comprehensive resource is a teaching video that employs a multimodality approach to engage your students.

BUNDLE & SAVE $$: Year Long Story Retell Bundle


  • Perfect for students in grades k-2
  • Students who are beginning to learn how to retell stories
  • Students who present with challenges in telling sequential stories
  • Mixed groups
  • Small groups
  • Whole class lessons
  • Independent work
  • General education teachers
  • Special education services
  • Speech therapy
  • RTI
  • Homeschool
  • …and much more!
*PLEASE NOTE: This resource opens in Google Slides™. You can print the document by downloading it as a PDF from Google Slide™ or use it digitally.

  • Teaching Video: Play the included Story Retell video to engage students to help them learn and practice sequencing the beginning, middle, and end.
  • 27 Pages: Multiple pages of practice activities are included that go along with the teaching video. They help to further develop and strengthen your students’ understanding of retelling stories.
  • Halloween Story Retell Leveled Activities Include:
    • 2 Understanding Beginning, Middle, and End
      • Students will identify and label a familiar Halloween sequence using the word or visual representation for beginning, middle, and end.
    • 3 Picture Sequencing and Retell
        • Students will sequence 3 pictures of a Halloween activity and then retell the sequence using the terms beginning, middle, and end.
    • 3 Short Story Sequencing and Retell
        • Students will listen to a simple Halloween story, sequence the pictures, and retell the story using the terms beginning, middle, and end or other transition words such as first, next, and finally.
    • 3 Paragraph Sequencing and Retell
        • Students will listen to a more complex Halloween story, sequence the pictures, and retell the story using the terms beginning, middle, and end or other transition words such as first, next, and finally.
    • 5 Writing a Retell From Pictures
        • Students will retell a Halloween activity by writing about the sequenced pictures
        • A vocabulary and transition word list is provided
    • Anchor Charts:  Included in this resource are beginning, middle, and end anchor charts and posters that help your students understand the vocabulary and how to sequence.
    • Graphic Organizers: Included in this resource are story retell graphic organizers to support retelling stories.
    • Halloween Topics Include: 
      • Jack-o-lantern
      • Candy Corn “Fill it Up”
      • Too Much Candy
      • Time to Trick or Treat
      • Witch Potion Problem
      • Decorating for Halloween
      • A Magical Spell
      • Costume Day
      • Halloween Night
      • Halloween Ready
      • Haunted House

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