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Oral storytelling is a powerful medium for inspiring children's imaginations, encouraging philosophical thinking and improving speaking and listening skills. This book offers a complete guide to the art of bringing a story to life; offering guidance on easy ways to memorise a story, tips on how to improvise descriptions, and techniques for using tone, movement and timing tOral storytelling is a powerful medium for inspiring children's imaginations, encouraging philosophical thinking and improving speaking and listening skills. This book offers a complete guide to the art of bringing a story to life; offering guidance on easy ways to memorise a story, tips on how to improvise descriptions, and techniques for using tone, movement and timing to engage and involve your audience. The author then introduces storyteaching - using stories to develop speaking and listening skills and independent thinking, and developing storytelling skills in the children themselves. The final part of the book comprises a rich treasury of stories drawn from a range of cultural backgrounds, suitable for use in assemblies or across the curriculum. The book includes a table suggesting the age appropriateness of each story, but most are adaptable for use with children aged 5-16. All the stories include guidance notes, lesson plans and nested questions and there is a companion website containing videos of the stories in action and resources for you to use on your interactive whiteboard....

Title : Once Upon an If ...: Storytelling for Speaking, Thinking and Listening
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ISBN : 9781441118141
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 192 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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