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 the or to write your predictions to your teacher. 3. Click on this link to make your predictions then read the story. https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/reading/journeys2014/na/gr1/extra_support_9780547896304_/volume5/launch.html 4. 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