Use this writing prompt with The Red Book by Barbara Lehman. It helps students gather the most important details about the setting and characters as well as summarize the plot points in an outline. Then, the last page encourages the students to retell the story with their own details. Included are a list of things to include in their story. 3 worksheet pages are included.
For more information, see the blog post: Story Outlining and Retelling Using a Wordless Book.