Question: What is the effect of retelling what they have read on young students?
Answer: “The effects of practice in retelling upon the reading comprehension of proficient and less proficient readers.” Both groups improved their reading. BA Kapinus. 1986. P. 222.
Comment: Retelling stories effectively is also an opportunity for teaching good oral summarizing. RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1988), 213-227.