Retelling to Summarizing Fiction Differentiated Bundle
This retelling to recounting to summarizing unit includes printable and digital scaffolded units and passages on 1st, 2nd-3rd, and 4th and 5th grade levels. Each unit includes
⭐️5 Lexile® certified passages, organizers, visuals, and activities. Perfect for teaching 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders how to progress from recounting to retelling to summarizing fiction stories.
⭐️Includes short response and multiple choice questions that build on retelling, anchor charts, and cut-and-paste sequence illustrations. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied across the CCSS fourth and fifth grade band.
⭐️This packet includes ideas for differentiation and scaffolding, including how to progress from recounting to retelling, to summarizing.
This bundle is perfect for teachers who have a wide range of readers.
- 1st Grade Teachers with gifted and advanced students
- 2nd and 3rd grade teachers with below, on, and above level readers
- 4th and 5th grade teachers with on and below level readers
✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 1st-5th grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for fourth and fifth grade is 190L to 1010L for specific passage levels preview each resource).
✏️Integrated Color Coding – The color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages and question sets are targeted for summarizing. It is perfect for comprehensive test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard-based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original passages with high-quality images designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
- Teaching notes about how to teach recounting, retelling, and summarizing
- Retelling and summarizng visuals
- Retelling or Summarizing Rope
- Graphic Organizer
- Recount or Summarize Stories Stationary
- Original stories and Illustrations with comprehension questions and cut-and-paste activity
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