$82.50

Picture Book Retelling - Step 1
Picture Book Retelling - Step 1

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Developing oral narrative skills for later writing & comprehension.

Picture Book Retelling Step 1, is a teaching resource that attempts to break down early picture book retelling skills into simple sequential steps for teachers and parents to follow with their students and children. The program trains parents and teachers to identify where three and four year old students need to develop and strengthen their oral language skills and presents specific techniques and supports to do so. 

 

Ideal for Early Years and Pre-Primary students, Picture Book Retelling – Step 1 provides:

  • Assessment and monitoring procedures
  • Planning and programming supports
  • Visual Supports
  • Includes colour storytelling cards which assist early retelling efforts.
  • Retell summaries for over 40 exciting and engaging picture books such as ‘Possum Magic’ By Mem Fox, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ By Eric Carle, ‘A sausage went for a walk’ By Elisha Marjid and many more! 
  • Techniques and strategies are outlined when a child provides poor retell of a story.
  • Techniques and strategies to develop and accelerate language skills
  • Guidelines for structuring whole class, small group and individual activities
  • Comprehension questions
  • Retelling evaluation screen
  • Parent information sheets
  • Recommended books to read for Four Year Olds
  • A structured program designed by speech pathologists for teacher and parents

 

Storytelling can be a challenge for 3-4 year old students and teachers, however, practice is the key and the more students are exposed to the language associated with telling news or stories the more their expressive language will improve. This publication is mentioned within the ‘Whole School Literacy Strategy’ 8.


  • Picture Book Retelling - Step 1
    4 Year Old Comprehension Questions Progress Check

    A screen of comprehension ability.

    The Comprehension Questions screens can be used to assess a child’s progress with the comprehension programs or to allow for identification of areas of weakness

  • Picture Book Retelling - Step 1
    Recommended picture books to read to 0 to 4 year olds

    The PLD recommended picture book lists outline quality age appropriate titles to read children at specific ages. The lists have been created by speech pathologists with the aim of promoting the development of oral language skills.   Additional recommended readings: Why read your child’s favourite books over and over? Read to your child, even after […]

    The PLD recommended picture book lists outline quality age appropriate titles to read children at specific ages. The lists have been created by speech pathologists

  • Picture Book Retelling - Step 1
    A Whole School Approach to Developing Narrative Skills

    An information sheet outlining a step by step, whole school approach to developing narrative skills using PLD’s programs.

    Research focused on narrative ability has repeatedly reported a correlation between literacy and academic achievement. Narrative training programs have also been shown to produce positive

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    To Create A Good Speaking And Listening Environment

    Brainstorm with students what makes a good listener and speaker. Have a reward system that promotes good listening and speaking behaviours in the classroom. Give

Use comprehension strategies to understand and discuss texts listened to, viewed or read independently” ACARA - Aust. Curriculum (Foundation Year: Interpreting, analysing, evaluating/Comprehension)

“Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media” EYLF (Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators)


Code: Pbr4 ISBN: 9781925769210

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