Story maps - you will need PowerPoint on the computer. This is a way of retelling stories that we're doing a lot of in school at the moment - I'll show you how to do it with both kids at half term, will be great for them.
Children need a good range of vocabulary and an understanding of story structure to be able to write their own stories. One of the tools we use to support this is 'story mapping'. Here we made a class one and some children initiated their own versions!
Simple visual story maps that support Pie Corbett's &'Storytelling into Writing&'; and the telling of traditional tales. Maps are included for Billy Goats Gruff, Enormous Turnip, Little Red Hen and Gingerbread man.