Retelling with Wixie

Use these samples, lessons, and classroom ideas to inspire activities in your classroom that engage students in the process of retelling.

Creative use of technology can engage students, and help you integrate your iPads, PCs, or Chromebooks into the curriculum.

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Compare Stories

After reading two versions of The Three Little Pigs, students used a Venn diagram to compare them.


Employ Graphic Organizers

You can use a range of graphic organizers to help students recall and retell stories they have read.


Retell in Comic Form

Creating comics to retell for an easy comprehension performance task. Retelling to summarize events in a story, or share knowledge you have learned from informational texts about scientific processes or events in history.


State an Opinion

Push students to take on the perspective of the main character and share their opinion about events in a story.


Create a Book Talk

In this project, students share a summary of characters, plot, and setting, as well as shares their opinion as to why you should read it.


Recount an Experience

Students combine text, drawings and audio recordings to recount events from a field trip.


Character and Setting

Chapter Book Illustrations

Visualizing Text

Retell with images and text

Five Finger Retells

Favorite Scene

Beginning, Middle, End

Support Oral Retelling

Tiny Toy Tales

Character, Setting, Events

Three Little Dassies

How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?

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