Storytelling in Schools
Storytelling and History, Part 1 by Steven Henegar
Social Studies Review, v37 n2 p68-71 Spr-Sum 1998
Keywords: elementary education, middle school, secondary school, storytelling techniques, cultural awareness and understanding
This article draws a connection between the techniques of storytelling and the content knowledge of history. Notes the many fables, tall tales, and legends that have historical incidents as their inspiration. Outlines some specific functions and steps of a story and provides an exercise for students or teachers to develop their own stories.
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