Once Upon a Time ? Story Telling
About the Once Upon a Time ? Story Telling Lesson
The reading is an introduction to the art of storytelling and should, ideally, be used as part of a class discussion on the concept.
• The children will increase their expressive oral skills.
• The children will gain confidence as they practice story telling.
Activity A ensures that the children have a good grasp of the story before continuing with the next activity. Activity B provides the opportunity to practice story telling in a safe environment. It is very important that each child is comfortable with the child with whom they are paired.
This story is supposed to have been written by a Greek slave and storyteller called Aesop in the 6th century BC. That is about 2600 years ago! The story and many of Aesop?s other fables are still told all over the world today.
From the beginning of time, story telling has been used not only to entertain, but also to pass on our history and to try to explain where we came from. Every culture has its own stories, myths and legends that have been passed on from generation to generation.