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 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_/volume6/launch.html 3. Be a Detective and find the nouns, verbs, and adjectives in your story. 4. Click the or the to write the nouns, verbs, and adjectives you found in the story. Or you can write them on paper and use the :cam: to upload the picture of your paper. 5. Click the 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.
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