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Teaching with Story: Classroom Connections to Storytelling

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This invaluable resource book includes everything teachers or librarians need to know for using storytelling in their classrooms. It covers a range of topics known as the 7Cs including recommendations for using storytelling to enliven the curriculum, ways to develop literacy and language skills, models for building character, techniques for learning to tell stories, tips ...more
Paperback, 225 pages
Published October 7th 2013 by August House Publishers (first published September 7th 2013)
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Caleb Winebrenner
I'm a better teacher for having read this.

As a teacher and a professional storyteller, I always look forward to reading more of Margaret “Maggie” Read MacDonald’s work. Teaching with Story was no exception. I already use stories from her collections in my classroom (Peace Tales is very popular), so I was eager to see what she had to say about using stories in that way. Her main thrust in the book -- co-authored with her daughter and son-in-law -- is on the value of storytelling for the social a
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DelAnne Frazee
Oct 20, 2013 DelAnne Frazee rated it it was amazing
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Title: Teach With Story: Classroom Connections to Storytelling
Author: Margaret Read MacDonald, Jennifer MacDonald Whitman, Nathaniel Forrest Whitman
Publisher: August House
Published: 9-11-2013
ISBN: 978-1-939160-72-0
Pages: 225
Genre: Teaching
Tags: Storytelling


As a teacher of special needs and children that are challenged I have looked for any and all ideas on how to hold the attention of my kids. I wish I had run across a book like this years ago. Other than my Sunday School class where I have used
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Rachel
Nov 22, 2013 Rachel rated it liked it
Innovative ideas

With a wide range of ideas that are that simple and easy to use, in such a wide variety of situations, they may be easily adapted for your own use; creative use of storytelling to emphasise points and bring learning to life, all available in one easy to read book. This medium length book would be fantastically useful for anyone working with young children, or by those, like myself, who work with older children and are able to adapt the concepts to meet the needs.
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