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Keys to Storytelling in the Elementary Years

This lesson will give you a general vision of storytelling: its educational and developmental power, as well as its implications in the second plane.

This is a short lesson with a very important follow-up activity.  Please download the storytelling keys PDF and work through it in preparation for the next lesson, where we'll jump right into understanding and telling the Great Stories. 

The reference books used in this lesson include:

  • AMI Communications Journal (2010/1)
  • The Way of the Storyteller (by Ruth Sawyer)
  • The Book of Learning and Forgetting (by Frank Smith)
  • How to Tell Stories to Children (by Silke Rose West and Joseph Sarosy)