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

Jun
30
Sat
2:00 pm Two Truths and a Lie
Two Truths and a Lie
Jun 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Two Truths and a Lie @ Spring Mill State Park | Mitchell | Indiana | United States
  A Unique Storytelling Experience for the Entire Family Featured storytellers: Lisa Champelli, Stephanie Holman and David Matlack Campers and lodgers use your sleuthing skills to determine the lie during “Two Truths and a Lie”[...]
Jul
5
Thu
10:00 am Recalling, Developing and Tellin...
Recalling, Developing and Tellin...
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Recalling, Developing and Telling your Family Stories @ Hamilton East Public Library | Noblesville | 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, develop it into a story and learn how to tell it.[...]
Jul
9
Mon
1:00 pm As I Recall Storytelling Guild: ...
As I Recall Storytelling Guild: ...
Jul 9 @ 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[...]