Definition of Retelling

1. Verb. (present participle of retell) ¹



2. Noun. A second or subsequent telling. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Retelling

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retelling

retears
retecious
retection
retections
retee
reteed
reteeing
retees
retelecast
retelecasted
retelecasting
retelecasts
retell
reteller
retellers
retelling (current term)
retellings
retells
retem
retemper
retempered
retempering
retempers
retems
retender
retendering
retene
retenes
retent
retentate

Literary usage of Retelling

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1. Guided Reading Basics: Organizing, Managing and Implementing a Balanced by Lori Rog (2003)
"The most basic level of reader response is the literal retelling, ... Summarizing is a more sophisticated level of retelling, in that it involves analyzing ..."

2. Growing Readers: Units of Study in the Primary Classroom by Kathy Collins (2004)
"Also, partners can hold each other accountable for the qualities of good retelling by asking for characters' names, setting, important events, and so on. •! ..."

3. Composition and Rhetoric by William M. Tanner (1922)
"Third method: retelling by expanding. The third method of retelling another ... Perhaps the most common example of retelling by expanding is to be found in ..."

4. Reality Checks: Teaching Reading Comprehension with Nonfiction K-5 by Tony Stead (2006)
"... Art of retelling When teaching children to retell information in nonfiction texts, I show them how to take notes by writing down only a few important ..."

5. Composition and Rhetoric for Higher Schools by Sara Elizabeth Husted Lockwood, Mary Alice Emerson (1901)
"CHAPTER III retelling ANOTHER PERSON'S THOUGHT I cannot tell how the truth may he; I say the tale as 't was said to me. — SCOTT. I. INTRODUCTION 62. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1879)
"... the nausea (seventh day). occasional retelling to vomit (seventh day).—Slight nausea and retching (immediately), (first day). ..."

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