Storytelling

Project #1. THE FOLK TALE

To tell a folk tale that is entertaining and enjoyable for a specific age group.
To use vivid imagery and voice to enhance the tale.

Time: Seven to nine minutes.

Project #2. LET’S GET PERSONAL

To learn the elements of a good story.
To create and tell an original story based on a personal experience.

Time: Six to eight minutes.

Project #3. THE MORAL OF THE STORY

To understand that a story can be entertaining yet display moral values.
To create a new story that offers a lesson or moral.
To tell the story, using the skills developed in the previous two projects.

Time: Four to six minutes.

Project #4. THE TOUCHING STORY

To understand the techniques available to arouse emotion.
To become skilled in arousing emotions while telling a story.

Time: Six to eight minutes.

Project #5. BRINGING HISTORY TO LIFE

To understand the purpose of stories about historical events or people.
To use the storytelling skills developed in the preceding projects to tell a story about an historical event or person.

Time: Seven to nine minutes.