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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 a multimedia format, using digital pictures and music to accompany their script.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 31 Views 145 Downloads 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 paintings.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 52 Views 183 Downloads
Storytelling and Culture
Students examine the cultural tradition of storytelling. In 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 8 Views 28 Downloads
Australian Aboriginal Art and Storytelling
Students explore the Aboriginal storytelling tradition through the spoken word and through visual culture as they listen to stories of the "Dreamtime" told by the Aboriginal people and examine contemporary dot paintings.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 6 Views 52 Downloads
A Listening Doll: Create Traditional Native American Storyteller Dolls
In this wonderful cross-curricular lesson, 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 ending the day by telling a story!
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 97 Downloads
Storytellers Past and Present
Middle schoolers read and discuss an article about Olga Loya, a modern storyteller. They watch a videotaped performance of a story and then create a storytelling experience for a story of their choice to share with the class.
6th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 17 Downloads
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 Language Arts 3 Views 85 Downloads
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 and eventually a digital presentation that tells the story of their selected topic through pictures.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 118 Downloads
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 Language Arts 25 Views 75 Downloads
Miwok Storytelling Legend Movie
Middle schoolers 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 and the message behind a story effective.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
A Storytelling Festival
Students explore the native cultures of the Americas, to learn some aspects of oral storytelling, and to share their knowledge with others. They, in groups, write a story that should say something important about the culture from which it comes.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Once Upon a Time...
Third through sixth graders complete a unit on the art of storytelling, folktales, and fairy tales. They explore various websites, create a story, and demonstrate storytelling techniques. Additionally, they listen to classmates retell stories.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 306 Downloads
Native American Storyteller Figure
Third graders explore cultures that use clay figures in the art of storytelling. They discover the importance of cultural history being passed through generations. They also form their own storyteller from a clay figure.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Learners explore Aboriginal storytelling. In this literature lesson, students read Knots on a Counting Rope and then create a story line as they discuss the attributes of Aboriginal culture. Learners retell the story in their own words.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 8 Views 13 Downloads