Need a fun hands project for your students' ELA block to teach and practice story retellings? Look no further. This paper bag mini book project hits all of the teaching points to teach, guide, and practice retellings. It can be used with your small group instruction, as practice in a workstation or for partner work. Students work on a section at a time and complete the book over the course of a week. You can use them as guided practice or as an assessment too with the rubric that is included.