Super Simple Storytelling A Can-Do Guide for Every Classroom, Every Day

ISBN-10: 1563086816

ISBN-13: 9781563086816

Edition: 2000

Authors: Kendall F. Haven
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Description: Designed for educators and other professionals who want to improve communication skills and boost learning, these simple storytelling techniques are as fun as they are effective. Haven's breakthrough approach helps you build on your natural storytelling abilities to refine your communication skills in the classroom, library, and even at home. This book has everything you need to get started, including detailed directions and guides for more than 40 powerful storytelling exercises to use with your class. You'll find the Golden List of what an audience really needs from storytelling, a proven, step-by-step system for successfully learning and remembering a story, the Great-Amazing-Never-Fail Safety Net to prevent storytelling disasters, a comprehensive discussion of the proven value of storytelling in education, and more. The book also shows you how to effectively use storytelling across the curriculum to capture student interest and boost learning. It even provides guidelines for teachi

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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 3/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.420
Language: English

List of Figures
Introduction
Natural Storytelling: 100% Natural You--With No Artificial Additives
The Right Question Gathers the Right Answer
Your Natural Style
The Golden List: The Audience Speaks
The Lemon List
Anatomy of A Story: The Power Behind the Words
What Is a Story?
Fiction Is Folks
The Core of a Character
Layers of the Onion
Evaluating a Story
Learning and Telling Made Easy: The Step-by-Step Super Simple System
To Memorize, or Not to Memorize? That Is the Question
What Super Simple Tellers Learn
Meet the Orchestra
Meet the Conductor
The Super Simple System for Learning a Story
The Great-Amazing-Never-Fail Safety Net
Telling Tidbits
Tips for Telling a Story
All Those Who Are Creative, Stand Up
Storytelling and Copyright
Gestures
Props, Costumes, and Other Extras
Audience Participation
The Sore Throat Blues
Storytelling in the Curriculum: Putting the Magic to Work
Teaching with Telling
Teaching Language Arts Through Stories
Stories in Other Curriculum Areas
Teaching Students to Tell
The Value of Student Storytelling
Teaching Students to Tell the Super Simple Way
Evaluating Student Storytellers
Super Simple Storytelling Exercises
The Wave Game
What'd You Have for Dinner?
Your Favorite Story
What Makes It Real?
What Do You Remember?
What Makes It Fun to Listen To?
What Is a Story?
Is It a Story Yet?
The Big Three
The Memorization Blues
Stand and Watch
Describe the Scene
Say It How?
I Forgot My Homework
You Want Me to Go There?
Hitch Hiker
Mum's the Word
Gesture a Word
Exaggeration
A Better Excuse
Role Play
Interrupter
The Tell-About Game
One-on-One-on-One-on-One
Where's the Camera?
The Scene Game
The Character Game
Be Your Character
The Retell Game
Where Images Come From
She Entered the Room
The 30-Second Story
Interrogate the Character
Judge the Characters
Shadow Voices
The History Game
Sneak Them In
The Circle Story
Pass the Picture
Ruler of the Island
Stage Coach
The Definition of Storytelling
Why Define Storytelling?
What Is Storytelling?
What Isn't Storytelling?
Roles and Responsibilities in a Storytelling Event
From the Kitchen Table to Carnegie Hall: The Levels of Storytelling
What Is a Story?
References
Magazines
Books and Articles About Storytelling
Guides to Stories for the Curriculum
Index
About the Author
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