Learning Intention – To understand a basic framework to help students begin to summarise and synthesis information through a brief retelling of a story.

Resources – Picture Story Book, Strategies at Work by Stephanie Harvey Pg 214 -215

Responses/Think Aloud – Recording brief summaries on a sticky note or chart, or through discussion; Synthesising Sundae

Independent time: Setting up independent routines, students learn their groups and expectations for the week.