Retelling a Story Printables

Does your child need practise summarizing and retelling stories? Give her these worksheets to practise identifying main ideas, themes, and key details. These skills will give her the foundation to effectively and accurately retell stories without missing the big picture.

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Main Idea of a Story

Main Idea of a Story

Finding the main idea of a story is a fundamental reading comprehension skill. Help your child tackle reading with this beginner's worksheet!
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Identify the Main Idea

Identify the Main Idea

Sometimes the main idea of a piece of writing leads to the perfect title!
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Reading Comprehension: Dr. Dolittle

Reading Comprehension: Dr. Dolittle

Young readers can build their comprehension skills as they read this passage from a children's classic, "The Story of Dr. Dolittle."
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Paraphrasing Practice

Paraphrasing practise

Paraphrasing is all about summing up a lengthy text, and it can be a great way to help your child hone reading comprehension skills.
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Paraphrasing: Annie Oakley

Paraphrasing: Annie Oakley

Paraphrasing is all about putting other people's writing in your own words. Your child will read about Annie Oakley as he paraphrases this passage.
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Super Story Retelling

Super Story Retelling

Story retelling is a wonderful exercise in comprehension and vocabulary use.
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Story of the Frog Prince

Story of the Frog Prince

Test your child's reading comprehension with the story of "The Frog Prince"!
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Retell the Story

Retell the Story

How would the story of the Frog Prince go if it was told from the perspective of the other frogs in the pond?
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Reading Comprehension: Wizard of Oz

Reading Comprehension: Wizard of Oz

Dive into the world of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" with this reading comprehension page.
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Retell a Story

Retell a Story

What if Dorothy's house had landed in New York City instead of Oz?
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