- CATHERINE SEIVERS
- English Language Arts
- Material Type:
- Lower Primary
- Creative Commons Attribution
- Media Formats:
- Audio, Video
Retelling Story Stick
A Caterpillar Eats Through the Week-Remix
Students will watch and listen to Eric Carle reading his book A Very Hungry Caterpillar and use visuals to sequence and retell the events of the story. Students will use days of the week vocabulary to help them sequence the story.
Retelling with Visuals
-Eric Carle's A Very Hungry Caterpillar-Copies of the the Story Stick activity.
Students watch YouTube video of Eric Carle reading aloud A Very Hungry Caterpillar.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkYmvxP0AJIStudents use Story Sticks to sequence the events of the story for accurate retelling.
Make and Read
-Eric Carle's A Very Hungry Caterpillar
-Copies of the Emergent Reader
Students watch YouTube video of Eric Carle reading aloud A Very Hungry Caterpillar
Lead a discussion, including the days of the week vocabulary, encouraging students to use the days to sequence the story and retell the events with details.
Students will cut, color and assemble their own emergent reader booklets to practice reading a simplified version of the story.
Enhancement with Technology
Students will create a retelling story in Google Slides.
They will create a book identifying the main sequence of events in the life cycle of a butterfly.
Students can create different slides for each major event using words and pictures to describe the event.
Students can work in pairs or independently.
Students can reference an anchor chart with sentence starters if needed and go back and watch the story again for help.
What happened First? Next? Then? After that? Finally?