Summer Story Retell 3 Picture Sequencing Activities

Looking to support your students in retelling cohesive stories? Our summer-themed story retell resource is here to help! Engaging and effective, this resource provides ample opportunities for students to practice retelling simple stories with a clear beginning, middle, and end. With a focus on developing a true understanding of story retelling, including the use of transition words and a logical sequence, this leveled, low-prep resource is available in both digital and printable formats.

Don’t miss out on this exciting summer resource, designed for easy teaching and planning, resulting in effective learning outcomes. Your students will enjoy numerous chances to practice retelling familiar summer activities and relatable stories. Additionally, this resource serves as a fantastic tool for expanding their summer vocabulary knowledge.

With our summer story retell resource, you can empower your students to become confident storytellers. By honing their skills in retelling stories, they will enhance their narrative abilities and strengthen their comprehension. Get ready to make storytelling engaging and enjoyable for your students this summer!

BUNDLE & SAVE $$: Seasons Story Retell Bundle

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.
  • 31 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.
  • Summer Story Retell Leveled Activities Include:
    • 2 Understanding Beginning, Middle, and End
      • Students will identify and label a familiar summer sequence using the word or visual representation for beginning, middle and end.
    • 4 Picture Sequencing and Retell
      • Students will sequence 3 pictures of a summer activity and then retell the sequence using the terms beginning, middle, and end.
    • 4 Short Story Sequencing and Retell
      • Students will listen to a simple summer 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.
    • 4 Paragraph Sequencing and Retell
      • Students will listen to a more complex summer 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.
    • 6 Writing a Retell From Pictures
      • Students will retell a summer 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.
  • Summer Story Retell Topics Include: 
    • Flying a Kite
    • Melting Ice-cream
    • Eating Watermelon
    • Building a Sandcastle
    • Eating a Popsicle
    • Lemonade Stand
    • Stormy Day
    • Slippery Slide Fun
    • Water Ballon Fight
    • Going Camping
    • Summer Fun
    • Ocean Creatures
    • Double Dessert

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