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Author Gordh, Bill.

Title Stories in action : interactive tales and learning activities to promote early literacy / Bill Gordh.

Published Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  372.677 GORD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxvi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-209) and index.
Contents 1. Tales of crowded dwellings -- 2. Tales using echoes and reflection -- 3. Tales of dreams -- 4. Tales of magical helpers -- 5. Tales of sharing -- 6. Tales of inanimate objects animating -- 7. West African spider stories -- 8. Learning about Mexican culture through folktales -- 9. Learning about the Brazilian Amazon through folktales -- 10. Learning about Northeastern American Indians through folktales -- 11. Tall tales -- 12. Why stories -- 13. Cumulative tales -- 14. Circle stories.
Summary "Enchant children with these interactive stories while building a solid foundation for literacy. This guide is designed to promote the love of story in children (ages 4 through 8), familiarize them with a variety of story forms, stimulate curiosity in diverse subjects, and build literacy skills. It offers approximately 40 engaging and interactive tales from around the world along with related activities, and it provides educators and storytellers with a wealth of exciting material for literacy and storytelling programs."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Storytelling.
Early childhood education -- Activity programs.
Standard Number 9781591583387
ISBN 1591583381 (paperback: alk. paper)