|Hare and Tortoise|
Milo Winters, 1919
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Summer wouldn’t be complete without stories about the sun!
Sun Folklore - Activities, lesson plans and stories.http://tinyurl.com/34blrj
Windows to the Universe - A site as vast as the galaxies beyond.http://tinyurl.com/4b5cb5
In Hawaii, people share stories while others add to it as it is being told; this is called “talk story.” Here are tales from their culture so you can talk story too!
Hawaiian Legends of Old Honoluluhttp://tinyurl.com/3nmcc8
Traditions of O'ahu: Stories of an Ancient Island
Lights! Camera! Action! Interested in taking stories to the screen? Here are some links to help you digitalize your tales.
DigiTales - Information and resources, everything you need to help students craft a digital story.http://www.digitales.us/
Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling - Examples, tools, evaluations and more.http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/
Lesson Plans for Digital Storytelling -A step by step guide, rubrics and additional resources.http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eli08167b.pdf
Robert Clow Elementary School - Storyteller Sue Black and librarian Bev Frett offer resources and digital stories created by their students.http://tinyurl.com/6bjk6z
Google Scholar - Type key word(s) in the search box and scholarly articles are at your fingertips; a helpful tool to locate research materials to support your work.http://tinyurl.com/6bthe3
Manybooks.net - What better way to spend part of your summer than by downloading free books for your PDA, IPod or EBook Reader.
Russian Fairy Tales - The site shares twenty-one fairytales. Most offer both a short and long version, for those who want more details.http://tinyurl.com/6blpls
Voice Thread - This tool allows you to collect the voices of an entire group on a single page"; it truly is easy, fun, can be password protected and has many of educational uses!http://voicethread.com/
We are just into the sizzling days of summer but September will be quickly upon us. Here are some sites that will help you kick start the new school year with stories!
Folktales of Cooperation for your Kindergarten – Grade 3 - From Education world, a curriculum guide that includes stories, related activities, discussion questions and additional resources.http://tinyurl.com/47m4t6
Dramatizing Folktales, Myths and Legends - This lesson guide celebrates the Native American culture offering suggestions, resources and links them to the national standards.http://tinyurl.com/5zh6n3
Fairy Tale Writing Unit – Elementary Level - From Teachers.net a two to three week unit offering suggestions for whole, small and independent work.http://tinyurl.com/6duz6v
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