ERIC Number: ED379524
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Telling Tales. How To Produce a Book of Stories by Parents and Their Children.
Goethel, Jan; And Others
This manual is designed to help volunteer teachers in family literacy programs introduce a writing project that provides parents and children with a worthwhile learning experience to take home and share. The guide suggests ways to prepare parents and children for a collaborative story-writing experience and offers ideas on how to structure the writing session. It also shows how to assemble the parent-child stories and illustrations into a simple book that will be a source of pride for all concerned. Tips and tools for facilitators are included. Resource lists include citations for 55 children's books, 19 books for new adult readers, and 14 books about children's literature; contains 58 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Childrens Literature, Creative Writing, Family Literacy, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Parent Education, Story Telling, Student Publications, Writing Instruction
Literacy Volunteers of America-Chippewa Valley, 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire, WI 54701 ($13 plus $2 postage; quantity orders, $11 each).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Literacy Volunteers of America-Chippewa Valley, Eau Claire, WI.