Why use storytelling in the classroom?
Through storytelling, children are introduced to a variety of oral language patterns. This encourages the development of reading and listening skills and is a key aid in helping children to learn to use language in more creative ways. By creating a positive attitude in children for books and reading, storytelling assists vocabulary development. As whole worlds are opened up to them through words alone, children's thinking skills are enriched and their imaginations strengthened. Through the immense diversity of stories available, storytelling also helps children appreciate their own heritage as well as the heritage of others. Read more ...
For more information on curriculum based storytelling:
- English Key Stage 1 Listening
- English Key Stage 1 Speaking
- English Key Stage 2
- History Key Stage 1
- History Key Stage 2
- Follow Up Work
This website contains suggested workshops only, and although it focuses on Key Stages One and Two for English and History, I also have experience of working with older students (up to A'Level). Bespoke stories and workshops for any stage are available on request..
Tel. 0794 619 1722. Email firstname.lastname@example.org