I can recount stories including key details.
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Students will learn how to recount stories and why it is important to be able to do that. They will use graphic organizers and learn the 5 finger retell strategy.
Students will be able to recount stories including key details.
Students will tell a classmate about a story they read recently. Then they will think about the story elements they included when retelling. Recounting stories is a skill that allows students to share their favorite stories.
Students will review characters, setting, and story events (beginning, middle, and end). Students will read a story, "Hopper's Delicious and Daring Adventure," and recount the story using a graphic organizer.
They will also learn a strategy called the 5 finger retell: characters, setting, beginning, middle, end. They will then read another story called "Tom's Tomato Soup" and use the 5 finger retell strategy to recount the story.
Review the lesson with ten questions in which students review key terminology and are given a text in which they are asked to identify key details.
Students will use graphic organizers or the 5 finger retell strategy to retell stories they have read.
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