STORYTELLING CLASS ASSIGNMENTS –Fall 2014

9. 24. 14

We will do an exercise in class on Wednesday, October 1 that will help you to do this assignment.

ASSIGNMENT #2—DUE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014.

Create a story diagram (graphic) of your chosen story. 

Tell the outline of the story in pictures. Include the following in your picture diagram (graphic) of the story.

  1. Beginning:

☐ Print the first sentence of the story at the beginning of the            graphic.

☐ Help us to see and feel the setting (including some juicy details.)

☐ Introduce your main characters.

 

  1. Middle

☐ Introduce trouble (conflict) and move the story forward.

 

  1. Resolution

☐ Illustrate in pictures how the story ends.

 

  1. Closing

☐ Include the line or image that ends your story.

 

 

 

 

 

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STORYTELLING CLASS ASSIGNMENT #1 DUE NEXT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014.

DO NOT SHOW UP IN CLASS ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, WITHOUT YOUR ASSIGNMENT #1.

September 10, 2014

Library Story Search

Assignment:

Find a folk tale or fairy tale to work on for the next month in class–due Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Find a story you enjoy.

 

Ideas For Finding a Story

You might choose a story:

That you heard as a child.

That reflects your cultural heritage.

That reflects the cultural heritage of a culture that interests you deeply.

That you have always loved.

That you discover while we spend time reading stories.

 

 

Choose two books to check out from the Baker Library.

1.   One compilation of stories to check out.

2.   A second compilation of stories or a folk tale or fairy tale storybook that interests you—It must be in the 398 section of the library.

 

How do I find a story in the library? Numbers categorize the books in the collection, the number for fairy tales and folk tales is 398.

 

In the 398’s, the sections are divided in the following way at Baker.

  1. COMPILATIONS

Collections of stories are on the top shelf. You must choose one compilation to check out.

 

  1. CLASSICS

Classic fairy tales (all the Cinderella stories are together, for example.)

 

  1. CONTINENTS

Fairy tales by continent. (All of the African tales are together, all the Asian tales and North American tales are together etc.)

 

  1. COUNTRY

            Fairy tales and folk tales are then grouped by tales by country—For example, all the Asian tales are together, grouped by country:

Japanese Tales

Chinese Tales

Korean Tales

Vietnamese Tales etc.

 

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Name_________________________________________________________________

STORYTELLING ASSIGNMENT ONE

 

CHOOSING A STORY

 

I. Choose two books to check out.

  • One compilation of stories to check out.
  • A second compilation of stories or a folk tale or fairy tale storybook that interests you—It must be in the 398 section of the library.

 

I checked out these two books from the Baker Library:

a.

b.

 

II. Read, read, read stories.

    I read these three stories from the books listed above. Circle the number of the story you have chosen to share in class.

1. Collection title:_____________________________________________________

Story title:________________________________________________________

 

Author:__________________________________________________________

Compilation or single storybook? _____________________________________

 

  1. Collection title:_____________________________________________________

Story title:________________________________________________________

 

Author:__________________________________________________________

Compilation or single storybook? _____________________________________

 

 

  1. Collection title:_____________________________________________________

Story title:________________________________________________________

 

Author:__________________________________________________________

Compilation or single storybook? _____________________________________

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III. Seek Out Online Resources

Choose two websites to explore.

 

List the addresses for the websites and describe what you discovered. Provide links for the websites. (You can copy and paste them from your browser.

Website #1

 

Web Address: _________________________________________________________

 

Give a short description of the website and how you found it informative in your search for a folktale or fairytale to tell.

 

 

 

 

Website #2

 

Web Address: _________________________________________________________

 

Give a short description of the website and how you found it informative in your search for a folktale or fairytale to tell.

 IV. Have a story chosen by Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Be prepared to start working on it on Wednesday!