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Telling Tales
Author: Taffy Thomas & Steve Killick

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This inspiring book describes how telling and listening to stories can improve self esteem/Emotional Literacy. It also gives a theoretical approach to storytelling as well as practical guidelines on how to create a story and make it come to life so that it captivates, amuses and moves listeners. There is also a rich selection of stories that can be used across the age range that can enhance emotional understanding, expression and help develop relationship skills. Telling Tales describes how tellling stories is a powerful communication and learning tool for schools or for other organisations that work with children and young people. The theory of Emotional Literacy is described and used as a basis for thinking about how stories can be used to facilitate children's learning and well being in the school setting and how they can aid social and emotional development.

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This inspiring book describes how telling and listening to stories can improve self esteem/Emotional Literacy. It also gives a theoretical approach to storytelling as well as practical guidelines on how to create a story and make it come to life so that it captivates, amuses and moves listeners. There is also a rich selection of stories that can be used across the age range that can enhance emotional understanding, expression and help develop relationship skills. Telling Tales describes how tellling stories is a powerful communication and learning tool for schools or for other organisations that work with children and young people. The theory of Emotional Literacy is described and used as a basis for thinking about how stories can be used to facilitate children's learning and well being in the school setting and how they can aid social and emotional development.

Key Points:
*The educational value of telling stories and how stories enhance emotional literacy are fully described
*Practical skills are given for both telling stories and helping children create and tell their own stories
*A range of simple to tell traditional tales are given to help people gain confidence in telling storeis to children from Foundation stage through to Secondary Schools.

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Additional Information

Additional Information

Author Taffy Thomas & Steve Killick
Reading Age / Interest Age No
Notes No
Age Range 4 - 11
Genre Speaking & Listening

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