National Storytelling Week teaching resources
To celebrate National Storytelling Week 2014, we’d like to entice you and your class into the world of make-believe, of pirates, faraway lands, fairy tales and graphic novels, inspiring everyone to share their own stories in the process. This collection of expertly crafted teaching resources, shared by teachers, for teachers, is freely available on TES Connect to help you enrich the lives of your pupils through the power of storytelling.
Story telling inspiration and ideas
A series of short video interviews with famous writers to inspire your pupils during National Storytelling Week.
Bring traditional stories alive with these colourful masks.
Help pupils to develop story writing ideas with a range of themed word mats.
Use these visual prompts to encourage pupils to come up with imaginative short stories.
Stimulate short creative writing tasks with this set of prompts.
Familiarise pupils with the features needed to write an effective fairy tale with this useful guide.
Key overviews of major genres to help pupils develop their own stories and understand genre conventions.
A visual structure for Key Stage 1 pupils to follow to help develop their own stories.
A colourful, active learning and task-led project for pupils to explore the world of fairy tales.
Resources to inspire creative story development.
A simple and short Power Point allowing pupils to make decisions about the story pathway.
Help pupils to widen their vocabulary and write better descriptions with this helpful writing aid.
Character, setting and dilemma cards to use for story telling activities.
21st Century storytelling - digital stories
An introduction to plot, characters and themes for effective story development.
An entire scheme of work for developing multimedia stories.
A guide to help students develop their storytelling through the medium of graphic novels.
Check out Tale Time Stories’ range of stories and activities.
Nine dramatised lesson starters for storytelling.