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Storytelling and Story-making Presented by Lancashire Leading Literacy Teachers Slide 2 Talk for Writing DCSF Publications Tel: 0845 60 222 60 Booklet: 00467-2008BKT-EN DVD: 00761-2008DVD-EN Slide 3 Aims To explore the use of storytelling as a tool for helping children build a bank of narrative patterns they can use when creating their own stories. The same images, with very little variation, have served all the authors who have ever written Samuel Johnson Slide 4 Talk for writing includes Book-talk Writer-talk Storytelling and story-making Word and language games Role-play and drama Slide 5 Storytelling and story- making involves the learning and repeating of oral stories builds childrens confidence in storytelling extends storytelling into writing results in new stories being prepared and rehearsed prior to writing Slide 6 Why storytelling is important words of wisdom! Slide 7 Story-making has to be a daily routine it is as important as phonics. What is the point of segmentation becoming a skill without a story to write! You cannot create out of nothing! Slide 8 So how do we do it? The stories are taught in a multi-sensory way. Actions are used to make the story, and key connectives memorable. Each story has a story map as a visual reminder. Puppets, role-play, hot-seating and acting out can make the story memorable and bring it alive. Slide 9 Children internalise basic plots the building blocks of narrative (common characters, settings, events narrative patterning) the flow of language/sentences the vocabulary especially connectives e.g. so, next, but Slide 10 Transcripts Reception boy in September 4 yrs old. Same pupil in Summer 5yrs old. Slide 11 Y2 Communal storytelling Slide 12 The story-making process imitate innovate invent Slide 13 From dependence to independence 1. Whole class dependence 2. Groups interdependence 3. Partners - independence Slide 14 Story Map The Little Green Dinosaur Slide 15 Imitate, innovate, invent Slide 16 Innovation substitution additions alterations change of viewpoint Slide 17 Innovation The Little Green Dinosaur Make the story your own You can substitute and add to it. Refer to the story map initially. Slide 18 Invention This should be: oral guided by the teacher; reusing familiar characters; reusing story language; an opportunity for new ideas, drawing on a range of stories. Slide 19 The story innovation process from telling into writing 1.Tell the story with actions and create a story map. 2.Retell the story daily and internalise. 3.Move onto story groups or pairs. 4.Begin a class innovation make a new story map. 5.Class and teacher retell the new version in groups and pairs. Slide 20 The story innovation process from telling into writing 6. Teacher conducts shared writing of class innovation using modelling and scribing. 7. Children write their own innovations some may be simply substituting and others will be embellishing or altering. 8. Children polish and publish stories. Slide 21 Writing strands Strand 9 Creating and shaping texts. Strand 10 Text structure and organisation. Strand 11 Sentence structure and punctuation. Slide 22 Remember! The more you retell aloud or in your head, the better you get to know the story, the more it can be improved. As you write the story, retell it again in your head, tweaking it where necessary Pie Corbett 2008 Slide 23 Resources DCSF Publications Tel: 0845 60 222 60 Talk for Writing Booklet: 00467-2008BKT-EN DVD: 00761-2008DVD-EN Slide 24 Pie Corbett Scholastic publications Storyteller 4-7 ISBN 978-1-407-10067-8 Storyteller 7-9 ISBN 978-1-407-10068-5 Storyteller 9-11 ISBN 978-1-407-10069-2 The Gingerbread Man and other stories for 4-7 year olds ISBN 978-1-407100-64-7 Slide 25 Clown publications The Bumper Book of Storytelling into Writing Key Stage 1 Pie Corbett ISBN 0-9553008-0-0 Slide 26 Thats all folks!!


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