Storytelling Teacher Resources
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Experiment with multimedia storytelling. After watching a segment of American Family, first, middle and high schoolers tell a story about their families, clarifying the setting, characters, and script. They work on setting their story in...
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Australian Aboriginal Art And Storytelling
Students explore Aboriginal storytelling traditions through the spoken word and through visual culture. They listen to stories of the Dreamtime told by the Aboriginal people and investigate Aboriginal storytelling in contemporary dot...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Technology for the Likes of Shakespeare and Poe
Grab a digital camera and your favorite story from Shakespeare or Poe. With those tools, your class will write an autobiographical story including sensory details, authors feelings, point of view, and dialogue. Learners will read, draft,...
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Storytelling and Culture
Students examine the cultural tradition of storytelling. For this storytelling lesson, students explore stories from 3 different cultures and evaluate the roles that storytelling plays in each of the cultures to pass on values and beliefs.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Importance of Storytelling
Students examine how African Americans escaping slavery used storytelling to communicate. They listen to and read the lyrics for the song, Follow the Drinking Gourd, view the Reading Rainbow video, and write and illustrate their own story.
K - 5th English Language Arts
Cuisenaire Rod for Storytelling
English learners act out a story as it is being told, using Cuisenaire rods to show parts of the story. They act out The Little Red Riding Hood, while the teacher reads, discuss dialogue, characters and clauses of time and story telling...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
Tradition Through Technology: Native American Storytelling
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online....
1st - 4th English Language Arts
A Listening Doll: Create Traditional Native American Storyteller Dolls
In this wonderful cross-curricular activity, your youngsters will learn about Pueblo Indian storyteller dolls by creating their own! They discuss the tradition of story telling, especially in reference to Native Americans. Consider...
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Storytelling and Folklore
Stories are passed down orally in many cultures. Learn about the ways that storytelling can shape a society with a reading passage about Native American folklore and myths. After they finish reading, kids complete five reading...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Folk Tales and Fables
Pages and pages of engaging activities, worksheets, and writing projects on teaching folktales and fables await you! You don't want to miss this incredible resource that not only includes a wide range of topics and graphic organizers,...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Miwok Storytelling Legend Movie
Students research the art of storytelling. The stories were used by societies to tell about significant events in the lives of individuals. There are important aspects of storytelling composition and performance that make the delivery...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Poetry Through Digital Storytelling
Bring digital storytelling to your language arts class! To begin, learners select their own topic, such as a poem that reflects a life experience they had or a historical figure who interests them. Then they work to create a storyboard...
9th - 12th English Language Arts