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Literacy Development in the Storytelling Classroom

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ISBN-10: 1591586941

ISBN-13: 9781591586944

Edition: 2009

Authors: Sherry Norfolk, Jane Stenson, Diane Williams

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This resource offers a series of grade-appropriate lessons that link storytelling in the classroom with the development of essential language skills.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Publication date: 6/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 364
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.76" tall
Weight: 1.870

Foundations and Inspiration
Classroom Crossings: Serious and Sweet
Storytelling in the 'Hood
Leaving Our Children Behind: Literacy and National Standards
Assessment of Storytelling
Leaping the Biggest Hurdle: Helping Shy Adults Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking
Storytelling in Schools: Quantitative Studies and Innovative Projects
Preschool and Kindergarten
The Inextricable Link Between Language and Literacy
What Do You See? Visual Literacy and Story Structure
The Root Children: Fiction or Nonfiction?
Bringing the Story to Life with Puppets
(I Got Those) Low-Down, Dirty, Emergent-Reader Blues
Story-Songs, Stepping-Stones to Literacy
Adventure to the Unnamed Planet
The Turnip: The Great, Big, Enormous Power of Story
Move It!
The ESL Storytelling Class
Young Children Can Instinctively Navigate the Storytelling Landscape
Primary Grades
Stories Make a Difference
Canada Geese
If You Can Read, You Can Cook
Grandma, My First Teacher: Lessons Learned Outside of School
My Grandmother's Bouquet of Friends
Storyboarding and the Computer
Drawing Stories
Storytelling with Origami/Fold-and-Tell Stories
Rainsticks and Rhythms: Storytelling with Craft, Rhythm, and Movement
Li'l Willie and His Diddley Bow: How One Boy's Imagination (and Practice) Helped Him to Learn to Play an Instrument
Creating an Amazing Ten-Minute Group Story
Finding and Using Patterns in Story
Goldilocks and the Three Bears, or ...
Gingerbread Fun
Doggone Good Stories of Aesop
Dora and the Diamonds
Immigration and Literacy in America: Sometimes It Pays to Speak Another Language
Spiced-Up Storytelling: Adding a Second Language
Idiomatic Expressions, Storytelling, and the English-Language Learner
Pop, Plop, and Tell: Having Fun with Vocabulary
Read, Spell, and Tell
Reading Nature: A Treasure Hunt
Garrett Morgan: The Traffic Light Genius
Elementary Grades
Imagination and Community
The Pipeline Blues: Crafting an Historical Story of Indirect Persuasiveness and Citizenship
Persuasive Writing: Moving Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay
Story Scavenger Hunts
Student Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond
Every Picture Tells a Story: Visual Narrative and Caldecott Medal and Honor Winners
The Shape of Music: Revealing Visual Narratives Within Artworks
Tailypo: Creating Vivid Characters
Hidden Memory: A Family History Project
Storytime Family Style-Building Generational Bridges
What's in a Name?
Beginning Reading-A Family Affair: Mainsteaming Korean Students Through ESL Storytelling
Using Picture Books as a "Jumping-off" Place for Storytelling
From Myth to Superhero: Connecting Ancient Stories to Our Modern World
Exploring the Westward Expansion Through Storytelling (Using Learning Centers)
Teaching History, Language, Literacy, and Cultural Pride Through Storytelling, Music, and Movement
Middle School and Beyond
Use Your Words: Reimagining Literacy
Creative Book Making: Stories of the Seasons
Historic Accounts as Narrative Prose
Waking the Mythic Mind
A Poetic Approach to Storytelling
Taking the Right Myth-Steps
Stealth Teaching: Engaging Reluctant Writers
Appendix of National Standards and Abbreviations
Suggested Resources
About the Editors
About the Contributors