Retelling Stories Anchor Chart and printable for creating a "retelling rope." Cute idea for primary grades, but looks like something easily adapted for older students, too.
Story Elements/Retelling/Retelling Rope using "Big Al" and "Harry the Dirty Dog"
Using Retelling Ropes helps students determine the important story elements that should be included in retelling. It is a great way to inspire and encourage students to remember and retell stories in ways that improve engagement, comprehension and expression of information about stories with order and accuracy.