ERIC Number: ED402054
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Let's Tell Stories: Sharing Stories with Young Children. AECA Resource Book Series, Volume 3, Number 3.
AECA Resource Book Series, v3 n3 Sep 1996
Stories are one means of communication between people of all ages. The telling of stories or listening to them is a part of a tradition as old as human experience. This guide gives practical advice, curriculum suggestions, and story examples for teachers interested in using storytelling with young children. The following are the sections: (1) "Sharing Stories with Young Children"; (2) "Story-telling and Story Reading"; (3) "Telling Children Our Stories"; (4) "The Story of the Strange Noises"; (5) "Telling Children Their Stories"; (6) "The Day the Car Broke Down"; (7) "Telling Children Stories that Belong To Us," emphasizing that not all traditional stories are suited to a very young audience; (8) "The Story of the Peddlar and His Caps"; (9) "Aboriginal Stories"; (10) "How the Birds Got Their Colours"; (11) "What Makes a Story Good to Tell?", asserting the need for a recognizable theme, clear plot, and believable characters; (12) "How Shall We Tell Stories"; (13) "Beginning to Tell Stories"; (14) "Materials to Use in Story-Telling"; (15) "The Story of the Little Red House"; (16) "The Question of Props"; (17) "What Settings are Suited to Story-Telling"; (18) "Where Do We Find Stories to Tell?"; and (19) "Learning a Story to Tell." (BGC)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Narration, Reading Aloud to Others, Story Reading, Story Telling, Tales, Teaching Methods, Young Children
Australian Early Childhood Association, Inc., P.O. Box 105, Watson, Australian Capital Territory 2602, Australia.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Australian Early Childhood Association, Inc., Watson.
Identifiers - Location: Australia