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CONTENTS FOREWORD PREFACE INTRODUCTION Storytelling: The Rewards are Well Worth the Risks How to Use this Book and Companion DVD Storytelling is Fun! Ch 1. The Power of Storytelling in the Classroom An Ancient Tool with Enduring Power Differences Between Storytelling and Story Reading An Authentic Activity That Motivates Students Imagination and Visualization Ch 2. The Educational Benefits of Storytelling Literacy Benefits Enriching Emotional Development Appreciation of Diversity and Cultures Other Than One's Own Opening a World of Storytelling Ch 3. Getting Started with Storytelling The Importance of the Teacher as a Model Setting the Tone for Storytelling Telling Family and Personal Stories Telling Jokes and Reciting Poems Telling Stories with Puzzles or Riddles Telling Stories Using Wordless Picture Books Retelling Stories Story Games Story Theater Ch 4. Planning and Preparing for a Storytelling Unit Length of the Unit What You'll Need Planning for a Culminating Festival Why We Discourage Contests The Importance of Teacher Expectations and Encouragement Dealing with Family Members With Reservations or Concerns Enlisting the Aid of Others Physical Setting for Rituals for Storytelling How to Include Students with Disabilities Working with English Language Learners (ELLs) Cultural Differences The Use of Props Students Telling Stories with Partners Ch 5. Introducing a Storytelling Unit Observing Live Storytelling Understanding the Importance of Storytelling Past and Present Understanding the Practical Importance of Storytelling Skills A Sense of Safety Listening Skills Books for Teaching About Storytelling in the Past and Present Ch 6. Helping Students Choose Stories to Tell Tips for Selecting Stories to Tell Modeling Storytelling for Your Students A Story to Get You Started (If You Haven't Picked One) Problems, Problems, Problems: A Folktale from India Ch 7. Helping Students Learn Their Stories Creating an Awareness of the Oral Tradition Making the Stories Their Own Methods for Learning Ways of Practicing Specific Suggestions for Classroom Practice Developing Characters Ch 8. Helping Students Tell Their Stories Beginnings and Endings Change Your Voice in Many Ways Put Expression on Your Face Use Gestures to Help Listeners See Pictures in Their Minds Look at the Listeners Working with an Audience Ch 9. Teachers Coaching Students, Students Coaching Students Keep Your Priorities Straight Our Style of Coaching Young Tellers Coaching Older Students Creating a Safe Environment for Risk Taking Teaching Student Tellers How to Coach One Another The Teacher/Leader's Role Handling Various Problems Suggestions to Keep Things Interesting Tools That May Help Ch 10. A Celebration of Stories On the Road to Other Classrooms A Family Storytelling Festival A School Storytelling Festival on a Grand Scale How to Celebrate in Your Community More Creative Ways to Celebrate Storytelling Ch 11. Assessing Student Storytellers Self-Evaluation Working with Rubrics Using Assessments to Help with Fund-Raising Ch 12. Storytelling Clubs and Troupes Establishing Goals Get 'Em While They're Young Group Size Laying Down the Ground Rules How a Long Running Middle School Troupe Worked Where Troupes Can Tell Fund-Raising Ideas For More Activities Ch 13. Helping Students Develop Family and Personal Stories for Telling and Writing Sharing Your Own Stories Collecting Family Stories Developing a Story for Telling (Lesson Plan) A Culminating Family Stories Event Ch 14. Storytelling as an Integral Part of the Curriculum How to Use Storytelling to Enliven Various Subject Areas Character Education Stories as Healing Tools Integrated or Thematic Units Handouts That Can Be Found Throughout the Book How To Learn A Story How To Tell A Story Stories I've Read Student Story Sheet Student Peer Coaching Guidelines Keeping Storytelling Alive at Home Storytelling Star Certificate Storytelling Skills Rubric Student Self-Evaluation and Goal Setting Prompts for Personal or Family Stories Appendix A: Suggested Stories for Students to Tell Stories From Our Anthologies Categorized by Difficulty for Telling by Second Through Eighth Graders Bibliographies of Stories for Telling Suggested Picture Books for Telling in Four Categories of Difficulty Suggested Anthologies with Tellable Stories in Three Categories of Difficulty Appendix B: Storytelling Resources Finding the Best Recent Resources: Storytelling Awards Favorite Storytelling Sources Storytelling Recordings Storytelling Web Sites Works Cited Index Companion DVD Children Telling Stories: A Storytelling Unit in Action (twenty minute main feature) Four Students Sharing Stories at a Family Storytelling Festival Chandler telling "Oh, That's Good! No, That's Bad!" Ari telling "The Man Who Didn't Know What Minu Meant" Sunyoung telling "The Mouse and the Sausage" Hannah telling "The Hairy Toe" 25 Stories in Printable Format for Students to Tell About the Stories Aesop's Fables A Handful of Peanuts Wind and Sun The Belly The Frog and the Ox The Dog and His Reflection The Two Who Tried to Please Everyone Excuses, Excuses World Tales Two Stubborn Goats on One Narrow Bridge (Cameroon) How the Milky Way Came to Be (Iran) The Boy Who Turned Himself into a Peanut (Democratic Republic of Congo) Three Goats in a Turnip Field (Norway) Coyote and the Money Tree (Apache) Monkeys to the Rescue (Tibet) The Little House (Russia) The Rat Princess (Japan) Why Frogs Croak When it Rains (Korea) Why Deer and Tiger Fear Each Other (Brazil) How Rabbit Fooled Whale and Elephant (African American) The Jackal and the Lion (India) Like Meat Loves Salt (Europe) Sample Student Authored Story for Telling Sneezy (original story by third grader Erik Devenpeck) Sample Stories From Our Anthologies of World Stories for Kids to Tell Tilly (England, Canada, United States) Why Parrots Only Repeat What People Say (Thailand) Juan Bobo and the Pot That Would Not Walk (Puerto Rico) The Argument Between the Sea and the Sky (Philippines) Sources for Stories in the Book and on the DVD
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Children's stories -- Study and teaching.
Storytelling ability in children.
Activity programs in education.