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Unformatted text preview: Strategies of Storytelling Tabitha Floyd ECE335: Childrens Literature Instructor: Julie Hacker October 25 th , 2010 Strategies for Storytelling Story telling is one of the most important parts of a childs ability to develop literature skills. Story telling allows the teller to create a new world for children to relate to. In story telling you must first choose your book or story. To do this you must know the interest of your students or the theme they have been working on and is already interested in. Colors and pictures are very important to young children it will keep there focus on the story and help them become more involved. Another good strategy is to use expressions and voices for different characters. This helps to bring life to your characters. You can also use expressions like smiling when the story is happy or making a sad face when the character is sad. This adds feelings to the characters and helps your listener experience these feelings. Another important part of story telling is the ability helps your listener experience these feelings....
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