Group Retelling Game

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Practice the five W's of storytelling with a fun and practical activity. After reading or listening to a story, learners work in groups to finish sentences about characters, plot elements, and their favorite parts of the book.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Laminate cards for future use
  • For older learners, have them find textual evidence to support their answers
  • Use in small groups, with aides, or as a whole class on the board
  • Send home for parents to practice with their children after reading the book
  • To deepen the exercise, add sentence frames based on Bloom's Taxonomy
Classroom Considerations

  • Doesn't offer a point system; consider adding an incentive for winning to make the game more engaging
Pros

  • One-page format makes it easy to print the cards
  • Versatile for multiple grade levels and subjects
Cons

  • None