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Qualities of Good Storytelling

 

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Qualities of Good Storytelling

Grades 6 – 8
Type Learning New Skills
Qualities of Good Storytelling
 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   3 – 8  |  Activity & Project

Summer Superheroes

Calling all caped crusaders! Invite children to invent a story starring superheroes who have summer super powers.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Children’s Book Project

This activity can help teens create picture books that a teen caregiver can then share with children.

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   K – 8  |  Game & Tool

Book Cover Creator

The Book Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate front and back covers, and full dust jackets.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

How to Record Podcasts

Creating a podcast gives teens a chance to communicate with others. The skills teens learn in this process can help them become better writers and public speakers.

 

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Printouts

Grades   5 – 10  |  Printout  |  Writing It Out

From Picture to Story

This organizer can help children and teens describe a picture using their five senses, which will later allow them to better write about the picture.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Printout  |  Learning New Skills

Tips for Teens Writing a Children's Picture Storybook

This printout helps young writers focus on characteristics of well-written children’s picture storybooks and what makes them unique.

 

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