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Story Retell Brochure Template

  • Updated

    Updated:  26 Sep 2023

Explore retelling a story with this brochure template covering the major elements of a retell.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  2 Pages

  • Curriculum
  • Grade

    Grade:  1

teaching resource

Story Retell Brochure Template

  • Updated

    Updated:  26 Sep 2023

Explore retelling a story with this brochure template covering the major elements of a retell.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  2 Pages

  • Curriculum
  • Grade

    Grade:  1

Explore retelling a story with this brochure template covering the major elements of a retell.

Retelling a Story Brochure Guide

Looking for a new and fresh way for your students to practice retelling a familiar story? Why not use this brochure template to guide them in covering the elements of a good retell? The brochure template includes:

  • Book Title
  • Steps to Retell
  • Characters
  • Setting
  • Beginning
    Middle 
  • Ending

This brochure is a great guide for students learning what to include in their retells. 

Retelling a Story Activities

Are you looking for more activities to include in your story-retelling lesson planning? Why not incorporate some of these activities:

  • Create a timeline on a long piece of paper for students to place key events from a story chronologically.
  • Provide students with a blank map and have them plot the story’s setting and significant locations. Get students to draw pathways showing the movements of characters through the setting.
  • Have students retell different sections of the story in pairs or small groups.
  • Have students write a concise story summary within a specified word limit.

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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter collaborator.


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