Story Retell Activities and Sequencing

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Do you have students who need extra support with story retell activities? This foundations of story retell resource will engage students, while they learn how to retell simple stories with a clear beginning, middle and end. This leveled, LOW-PREP digital and printable resource will allow your students to develop a true understanding of how to retell a story using transition words and a logical sequence. 

Don't miss out on this foundational story retell resource for easy teaching and easy planning, which will lead to effective learning.

Included in this resource are story retell activities for practice with sequencing pictures, writing activities, visual supports, teaching poster, graphic organizers all in black and white and color.

Your students will get lots of opportunities to practice retelling familiar activities and high-interest stories.

▶️Multi-modality based learning is an effective way to reach all students. That's why we encourage you and your students to watch our paired teaching video on How to Retell a Story for a complete lesson!

**After using this resource with the paired video teaching lesson your students will be able to retell the beginning, middle and end of stories and understand the importance of expressing or writing a story in order with less support from you!

Who is it for?

  • 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
  • Great for small group or whole class lessons and independent work
  • Use within special education services and speech and language therapy sessions!
 *PLEASE NOTE: This is a Google Slides resource. You can print the document from Google Slide™ or use it digitally. 

Resource Information:

✅ This product is best used alongside the teaching video How to Retell a Story. 

✅ DIGITAL and PRINTABLE (Color & BW) resource activities include:

  • Understanding Beginning, Middle, End
    • Students will identify and label a familiar sequence using the word or visual representation for the beginning, middle, and end
  •   Picture Sequence and Retell
    • Students will sequence 3 pictures of a familiar activity and then retell the sequence using the terms beginning, middle, and end
  • Story Sequence and Retell
    • Students will listen to a simple (level 1) or more complex (level 2) story, sequence the pictures for that story, and retell the story using the terms beginning, middle, and end
  • Writing a Retell From Pictures
    • Students will retell a familiar activity by writing about the sequenced pictures
    • A vocabulary and transition word list is provided
  • Flapbook Retell and Writing
    • Level 1-Students will listen to or read the provided story and write a retell of the story on the provided organizer
    • Level 2- Students will use the provided pictures to write their own story with a clear beginning, middle, and end. A retell organizer is also provided.
  • Model examples are given for most activities
  • Visual supports and graphic organizers

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