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Kristy Anderson

Lesson 12 Retelling/Character/Setting for the story Kits, Chicks, and Pups Unit 3 pages 45-50

Grades: 1st Grade
Subjects: Home Learning, English Language Arts, Reading

Student Instructions

Reading and talking about books with your family is fun. Retelling is a way to talk about a favorite book in a new way. 1. Click the add to get the activity. 2. Click on this link to read the story https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/reading/journeys2014/na/gr1/extra_support_9780547896304_/volume3/launch.html 3. Click the mic to retell the story to your teacher. 4. Go to page 2 and draw the characters and setting from the story. 5. Click the check to send the work to your teacher. NOTE: the link will take you out of Seesaw to read the book. Once you read the book, click back on Seesaw to retell the story with the microphone.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Research shows that helping children retell stories in various ways builds reading comprehension and vocabulary skills: http://www.earlyliteracylearning.org/cellreviews/cellreviews_v5_n2.pdf. Encourage your families to read together and enjoy retelling stories as part of their home reading strategies. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.K.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.2