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.
These multimedia projects were created by students using Wixie.
After reading two versions of The Three Little Pigs, students used a Venn diagram to compare them.
You can use a range of graphic organizers to help students recall and retell stories they have read.
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.
Push students to take on the perspective of the main character and share their opinion about events in a story.
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.
Students combine text, drawings and audio recordings to recount events from a field trip.
Use this choice board to put students in charge of how they will retell a story.
Third grade is doing some peer feedback and self-reflection of their @Tech4Learning Wixie folktale retellings, book cover designs, and videos of themselves telling the moral of the stories they listened to. #SharonStrong pic.twitter.com/zAN5PXacTJ— Ginny Daniels, Instructional Media Specialist (@GinnyMoy) January 14, 2022
Second Grade Students in Wicomico County read the story Watch Out, Rabbit! Then they used Wixie to animate and retell the story.— mrscushman (@mrscushman) October 4, 2021
So funhttps://t.co/DZMk4qTCWfhttps://t.co/KQNyUEnPX5https://t.co/DMbbEYkJechttps://t.co/MokuAi7mvq#wixie @tech4learning pic.twitter.com/VmdtuRxOVX
3rd graders are using #Wixie to illustrate a part of the chapter book we just finished. They're showing story elements such as the setting, characters, events, and moral of the story. #ashlandsoar @Tweetin_Z pic.twitter.com/on97GwvJSf— Melissa Edwards (@MrsEdwardsReads) March 15, 2018
This was really a neat lesson.First, l read the book "The Mitten" . Then, by using Wixie, students created a visual summary and recorded their voices when doing it. Lastly, in pairs they wrote about it.#Wixie @ESOLSupervisor @ESOLMentor @PGCPSESOL @McSearsA pic.twitter.com/kI2LhCnPFy— Asli Masucci (@MasucciAsli) January 3, 2019