Tell Along Tales!: Playing with Participation Stories

Tell Along Tales!: Playing with Participation Stories

by Dianne de Las Casas


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This book makes the perfect addition to teachers' and librarians' story time selections, containing 25 educational and entertaining tales from around the world as well as proven storytelling techniques.

Storytelling predates reading. Storytelling is a vibrant tradition in nearly every culture on earth. And of course, storytelling serves as a perfect medium for educating young children and early readers.

Specifically intended for elementary school and public librarians, teachers, storytellers, and camp counselors, Tell Along Tales!: Playing with Participation Stories contains 25 adapted tales from Czechoslovakia, Germany, Ireland, Korea, Norway, Spain, and West Africa that are appropriate for kindergarten through sixth grade students. These stories are linked to standards and are full of fun audience participation, making them perfect for the library, classroom, camp, or home. The book will illuminate the best methods for telling a tale, describe various types of audience participation and how to encourage it, identify elements in a story that provide opportunity for participation, explain when to include audience participation, and share the author's proven audience management techniques.

• Provides suggestions on storytelling techniques specific to each tale

• Includes spot drawings that enliven each of the stories

• A bibliography provides all the details for the story sources

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598846355
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/05/2011
Pages: 125
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dianne de Las Casas was an author and award-winning storyteller who presented programs and provided educator/librarian training, workshops, and artist residencies.

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