**Thanks First Grade Parade for the Idea
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Retelling-- Using The Great Turkey Race
On Monday we reviewed our skill of Retelling. Most of our first grade friends have the reading strategy goal of being able to retell a story starting at the beginning and telling some details in the middle and finally being able to tell what happened at the end. I have also been encouraging them to use the characters names and include the setting when it is possible. After reading The Great Turkey Race by Steve Metzger, we worked together as a class to retell the story and added a cute craftivity to go along with it. Take a peek..