ERIC Number: ED488978
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
"Tell Me a Story": Developmentally Appropriate Retelling Strategies
International Reading Association (NJ3)
This step-by-step manual can be used to guide primary-grade students through retellings. The following will be discovered: (1) Developmental retelling strategies that match the reading level of each student; (2) How to build the foundation for quality retellings with activities that help students understand a story's events, sequence, and elements; and (3) Ideas for choosing appropriate texts, modeling oral and written retellings, and assessing for student outcomes. Reproducible graphic organizers, rubrics, and other classroom-ready materials in the appendixes will help in getting started right away. This book includes: (1) Introduction; (2) Chapter 1: Overview of Developmental Retellings; (3) Chapter 2: Emergent Retelling Level; (4) Chapter 3: Early Fluent Retelling Level; (5) Chapter 4: Fluent Retelling Level; (6) Concluding Thoughts; (7) Appendix A: Graphic Organizers for Emergent Retelling Level; (8) Appendix B: Graphic Organizers for Early Fluent Retelling Level; (9) Appendix C: Graphic Organizers for Fluent Retelling Level; (10) References; and (11) Index.
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Story Telling, Primary Education, Instructional Materials, Oral Language, Reading Ability, Reading Fluency
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Primary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A