1. We begin with a paper-cutting story.
2. Students identify a variety of symmetrical objects.
3. Students use their art skills to create their own symmetrical object for their story.
4. We discuss "Character, Problem, Solution" and identify these elements in a familiar story already such as "Goldilocks."
5. Students then create their own story.
6. Valerie tells a second story using a different type of storytelling method such as Draw and Tell, or Sign Language or Tangrams.
7. Students write their own story.
8.. Q and A encouraged if time permits.
Participants will need several sheets of plain white paper and a pencil please.
create his/her original story to tell using one of Valerie's hands-on methods.
tell her/his own version of one of the stories
be able to identify the important parts of a story.
compare one of Valerie's stories to a story he/she is already familiar with.
develop an awareness and appreciation of stories that are told orally (without the book).
Valerie will tailor this program to meet your particular standard objectives.
-Literacy RI K to 8, RL 1 to 10,
-Writing WK.1 to 8.10
-Speaking & Listening SL K,1 to 5.6
-Art NA-VA,K-4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.6, NA-T.K-4.2, NA-D.K-4.1-3
-Math K.G.A.1, K.G.A.2, 1.G.A.1, G.A.1, 2.G.A.1
Valerie will tailor this program to meet your particular state standard objectives.