Teach your students about retelling with this set of sequencing cards for Jack and the Beanstalk.
Fairy Tale Retellings – Jack and the Beanstalk
Fairy tales have long been cherished for their ability to captivate young minds while imparting valuable life lessons. Beyond entertainment, these tales can also serve as powerful educational tools. One effective way to utilise fairy tales in the classroom is to help students develop their retelling skills.
This download includes the whole story of Jack and the Beanstalk for teachers to read aloud to the class to ensure they are familiar with the narrative.
After reading this fairy tale to your students, encourage them to recall key events from the story, sharing memories of the plot, characters, and significant occurrences. Use the sequencing cards available in this download to aid students in their retelling; they can put the images in order and then retell the story to a partner. For students who are slightly more advanced, you may like to get them to sequence the sentence cards in order as well as the image cards.
With the varying types of resources included in this resource, you can easily differentiate to suit the needs of your class.
Mastering Retelling Helps With Comprehension
Retelling is an essential skill in reading comprehension and language development. It requires students to recall and organise the central events of a story in the correct order, identify key details, and express them coherently. Proficient retelling enhances comprehension, memory, and communication skills in young learners.
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This resource is available to download as a PDF. It is strongly advised that you print this on thick card and store the cards in a hard plastic container.
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