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Once Upon a Time: Using Storytelling, Creative Drama, and Reader's Theater with Children in Grades Prek-6

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Judy Freeman, author of the Books Kids Will Sit Still For series, gives practical how-to tips on how to tell a story, and write and stage a Reader's Theater script that gets children involved with creative drama. Reader's theater teaches children how to become better listeners, enriches their thinking skills, and encourages their response to literature. Included are ideas ...more
Paperback, 277 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Libraries Unlimited
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Sarah
Mar 28, 2015 Sarah rated it really liked it
Freeman, J. (2007). Once upon a time: Using storytelling, creative drama, and reader's theater with children in grades preK-6. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

Citation by: Sarah Tyler

Type of Reference: Bibliography

Call Number: 372.6 F8551 2007

Content/Scope: This resource offers a comprehensive look at storytelling, while introducing users to creative drama and reader’s theater. In addition to information on getting started with storytelling and two collections of songs and stories usable for a
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Margie
Jun 22, 2012 Margie is currently reading it
Freeman, J. (2007). Once upon a time: Using storytelling, creative drama, and reader's theater with children in grades preK-6. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.

Citation by: Margie Findley

Type of Reference: Handbook

Call Number: LB1042 .F74

Description: A teacher’s handbook to using storytelling, creative drama, and reader’s theater for learning.

Relevance and Relationship: The book costs $35, but includes a collection of resources for helping students jump into a book and really experience i
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Erin Sterling
Nov 16, 2009 Erin Sterling rated it really liked it
This is a great book with lots of ideas for using storytelling, drama, reader’s theater, silly chants and rhythms, and stories in the elementary school classroom. The book is divided into sections: getting started, a songbook (with lesson plan ideas for some of the songs), a storybook of easy-to-tell tales, a huge list of books that every storyteller should know, booklists of the different types of tales, a list of professional storytelling books, websites, and information about reader’s theater ...more
A. Kuhlii
Nov 01, 2013 A. Kuhlii rated it it was amazing
Best and most comprehensive resource on storytelling, songs, reader's theater I've ever read. Good for preschool and up. This is the bible of reader's theater; definitely one to return to when I start doing it seriously.
Renee Brown
Jan 15, 2016 Renee Brown rated it really liked it
Great bibliographies and teaching tools. Solid resource for storyteller workshop.
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Dec 07, 2012 kate rated it liked it
Helpful professional guide.
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Good resource for pre-k-6 programming
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