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A Storytelling Festival - This lesson provides you with ways you can have a festival either by having the students work individually or in small groups source

A Storytelling Skills Rubric - Storytelling can be hard to grade, but this rubric will give you a solid place to start source

Classroom Anansi - Use Anansi stories to start a storytelling festival. After discussing these, students can learn an interesting story about their family to share with the class source

Exploring Cultual Roots Through Storytelling - Have your students discover and present the story of their own life or the history of their family source

Games For Teaching Storytelling - Three different games that will help students learn about the art of storytelling source

Retelling Folktales - A great place to get started if you are new to storytelling. This site provides you with all the basic information you need to know source

Self Assessment - After your students have told their stories, they can answer these questions to reflect upon how they did source

Stories in a Nutshell - A collection of folktales that have been rewritten for students to use in storytelling source

Story Arts - Learn how to use storytelling in the classroom. Includes lesson plans and activities, stories, and links to related web resources source

Storytelling Activities and Lesson Ideas - A collection of storytelling activities. Click on source for more resources from Story Arts source

Storytelling - Flannelboard - Designed for younger students, in this lesson the teacher acts as storyteller and uses a flannelboard to show the plots progression. Gives a list of books to use source

Storytelling With Artists - Working in groups, students learn and tell a story orally. They also research and create artwork to accompany their story source

Why Storytelling? - Article that discusses the many benefits students receive by participating in storytelling activities source

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