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Friday 22nd May, 2020

LC: To orally retell a story.




Make sure you have read carefully and understood Chapter 1 and 2 of The Abominables.

Now you have done this, you are going to retell the first two chapters of the story using language of retelling.


Language of Retelling:

In the beginning…


On the other side of …/ Back at home …

With hindsight…


In the end…


Here are the meanings of some key words and phrases:


Meaning: afterwards  or  

                  after a particular thing has happened


With hindsight

Meaning:  understanding a situation or event only

                    after it has happened

Listen to my retelling of Beowulf.

Can you hear the language of retelling?

Beowulf Retelling..wav

Click on the link below to see my oral retelling in writing.

Now it is your turn to do the same for The Abominables.


You may want to map it out or write it down first before orally retelling the story.


Remember to use language of retelling.  



Orally retell the story to your family.