Reflection: Relevance Narrative Retelling: Tell me the Story Again - Section 2: Mini-Lesson


We spent time in the beginning of the year discussing genre so students know that the two main categories are narrative and informational. Some strategies can be used with both genres, like making predictions, making connections, and finding cause and effect. Some, however, are exclusive only to narrative text, like plot and characterization. It is important to have conversations about this with students so that they have the right types of books in their browsing boxes. A lot of students tend to read only narrative or only informational and it is good for them to get a different type to complete the independent practice tasks. Narrative Retelling is obviously a strategy that can be only be used with narrative books so for the assignment today, students must have narrative text in their browsing boxes. Retelling informational text is done differently and that will be modeled in the next unit.

  Retelling is Different from Informational Retelling
  Relevance: Narrative Retelling is Different from Informational Retelling
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Narrative Retelling: Tell me the Story Again

Unit 18: Narrative Retelling Unit
Lesson 3 of 5

Objective: SWBAT apply Narrative Retelling to their own text independently.

Big Idea: Independent practice with the concept of Narrative Retelling

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