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29 reviewed resources for storytelling props

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African Folktales

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine the art of storytelling. In groups, they write their own African folktales, design costumes, props and scenery, and videotape folktale presented in dramatic form.
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Artful Storytelling

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Most art pieces are highly symbolic and relate stories that reflect a particular culture. Learners explore Asian storytelling through research. In small groups, they choose an Asian story to examine, they choose art pieces that relate to...
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Springfield Digital Storytelling Project #6: Grapes Commercial

For Teachers 6th
Here is a fabulous lesson that should have your class very excited! They utilize the GRAPES formula in order to produce a commercial like ones we see on TV. Working in pairs, they must come up with a script, take video, provide music,...
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Story Starters

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners orally tell different types of stories using the assistance of props. For more advanced students, stories may be told according to a specific genre, or the story may have to include a given condition, setting, situation or theme.
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It's All Part of the Story

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore storytelling through pantomime, improvisation, and dramatization. They watch an online video, discuss Native American earth stories, role-play various situations, explore websites, and present an oral story to the class.
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African Folktales

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students study the elements of folktales. They write, perform and produce their own African folktales using camcorders and movie software.
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The Three Bears' Voices

For Teachers Pre-K
Students explore language arts by reading a classic story. In this oral storytelling lesson, students read the book The Three Bears and identify the characters and discuss how their voices would sound. Students practice retelling the...
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Fabulous Fairy Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how story telling using literary elements found in fairy tale genre is one way to read and retell, discuss and analyze, as well as write and produce their own fairy tales.
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Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Study the unique storytelling brought to life by Norman Rockwell. Learners will examine some of his pieces and then engage in several activities that will help them see how images can be just like narratives. They'll answer questions...
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Key Stage One

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are introduced to the world of theatre through storytelling and drama whilst exploring the theme of friendship. They discuss what theatre is. Students work in groups, each group focuses on a different activities. They...
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King Arthur

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore literary classics by reading The Legend of King Arthur. For this legendary story lesson, students read the story The Legend of King Arthur and identify the main characters and how they will reenact the story. Students...
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Japanese Folktales

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students listen to examples of Japanese folktales and identify universal themes. Students construct a 'kamishibai' - a traditional Japanese storytelling prop - and dramatize a folktale through puppetry.
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Helping Your Community-A Storytelling Performance

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Imagine you're sitting around a campfire with a group of friends. Each person tells a story with a wierd and mysterious plot. As the campfire glows brighter, everyone focuses on the storyteller. This is the scene you and a group of...
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Theater Making: Acting

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Theater comes alive for actors of all ages through the activities packed in a dynamic dramatic arts resource. Lessons for early elementary learners focus on creative play and improvisation. Middle school lessons focus on vocal and...
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Touring the Museum

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create a living sculpture using their peers. Working with a partner, they manipulate their partner's arms and legs to create a living statue. They create a story to go along with their sculpture, explaining what the...
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Teaching Acting Technique and Building a Character Through Cinema

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners review the style techniques related to the American Method Acting and practice using them in groups. Using various scenes from films, they try to recreate the scene using props. In groups, they discover the proper way to get...
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Literature Plays

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders demonstrate reading, writing and speaking skills by creating group newsletter on computer and performing play. Student groups review scripts and prepare props and materials for the plays, based on one to two chapters in...
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Richie's Rocket

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, while working in centers read Richie's Rocket by Joan Anderson, and then create a puzzle using ideas, emotions, and experiences from the story. In addition, they write specific definitions for certain words, use those...
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Richie's Rocket

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, after reading with intonation and expression the book, "Richie's Rocket," by Joan Anderson, circulate in centers to create a puzzle with emotions and experiences from the ideas in the story, write the definition of words...
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"The Clever Monkey"

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete a variety of activities related to the book "The Clever Monkey" by Rob Cleveland. They answer story comprehension questions, and rewrite the story. Students also complete a comprehension and fact or opinion...
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Fairness Fair

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
How can we create a more fair world? Chances are, class members have some ideas! After reading a text about fairness, individuals create skits around the ideas of fairness. Extend the learning and make their presentations a...
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From the Hat’s Point of View

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here is a lesson designed for pre-schoolers and kindergartners that will pique their imaginations. They study images of a very interesting ceremonial hat from China's past called a Summer Official's Hat. These hats were worn by people of...
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Drama in the Refuge

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write and perform dramatic presentations about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. They select formats from puppets, plays, improvisational skits, or screened silhouette.
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Final Performance of a Play

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study theatre by designing a play, studying actors, and work in partners to create a story to perform. In this theatre study lesson plan, 2nd graders discuss theatre as live theatre, television, film, and radio. Students...

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