Teacher’s Guide

Part 1 — Teaching Tools

Teaching Storytelling

Tips for telling stories, storytelling games for the classroom, and more

Multicultural Lesson Plans

Pre and post festival lessons

About Tellers

Background on the tellers and their work

Books & Resources

Storytelling resources

Part 2 — Online Resources

Teaching Aids

Storytelling lesson plans, handouts, story collections and more.

Tellers

Web sites of this year’s storytellers.

Multi-Cultural

Stories and activities from the tellers’ traditions.

Storytelling Organizations

Books, recordings, events, workshops, and story collections.

Student Resources

Interactive sites with online stories, story activities, story prompts, and more

Part 3 — Activities for State Standards

Activities for State Standards

Activities aligned to English and language arts state standards indicators for grades 1–10.

Upcoming Events

Jul
10
Mon
1:00 pm As I Recall Storytelling Guild: ...
As I Recall Storytelling Guild: ...
Jul 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
As I Recall Storytelling Guild: Hancock County Public Library @ Hancock County Public Library | Greenfield | Indiana | United States
Everybody has a story to tell! Come listen, learn, and share your family stories. It’s your chance to recall a moment from your life, try out a new story with an audience, or just listen[...]
Jul
19
Wed
2:00 pm As I Recall Storytelling Guild: ...
As I Recall Storytelling Guild: ...
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
As I Recall Storytelling Guild: Glendale Library @ Glendale Library | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States
Everybody has a story to tell! Come listen, learn, and share your family stories. It’s a chance to recall a moment from your life, try out a new story with an audience, or just listen[...]
Jul
22
Sat
7:30 pm Two Truths and a Lie
Two Truths and a Lie
Jul 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Two Truths and a Lie @ McCormick's Creek Park | Spencer | Indiana | United States
  Campers and lodgers use your sleuthing skills to determine the lie during “Two Truths and a Lie” by listening carefully to the stories, asking insightful questions and using your intuition. Once the liar has[...]