ERIC Number: ED414568
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Teaching through Stories: Yours, Mine, and Theirs.
Roe, Betty D.; Alfred, Suellen; Smith, Sandy
This book describes classroom uses for teachers' and children's own stories, as well as stories from a multitude of outside sources. It offers a theoretical basis for the use of storytelling, gives practical tips on storytelling techniques, and provides practical storytelling activities for use across the curriculum in kindergarten through high school. Chapters are: (1) "The Importance of Story"; (2) "Tips about the Storytelling Process"; (3) "Using Storytelling To Teach Language Skills--Part 1"; (4) "Using Storytelling To Teach Language Skills--Part 2"; (5) "Using Storytelling To Enhance Learning in and through Literature--Part 1"; (6) "Using Storytelling To Enhance Learning in and through Literature--Part 2"; (7) "Using Storytelling To Teach Drama"; (8) "Using Storytelling To Teach Art and Music"; (9) "Using Storytelling To Enhance Learning in Social Studies"; (10) "Using Storytelling To Enhance Learning in Math and Science"; (11) "Using Storytelling To Promote Understanding of Cultural Diversity"; and (12) "Using Storytelling To Help Understand Self and Others." Appendixes contain a 31-item annotated list of suggested storytelling references and a 114-item annotated list of source of stories for tellers. (RS)
Descriptors: Art Education, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Differences, Drama, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Skills, Literature Appreciation, Mathematics Instruction, Music Education, Science Instruction, Self Concept, Social Studies, Story Telling
Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc., 1502 Providence Highway, Suite 12, Norwood, MA 02062 ($29.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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