For children ages 8 to 13 years old who have an interest in learning to tell a story. Storytelling improves language skills, boosts memory, develops creative thinking and imagination, enhances cultural understanding. Children in this 5 week workshop will receive step-by-step instructions on effective story selection as well as learning and telling predetermined stories. At the end of the workshop, children who have learned and practiced a story will be invited to present it to families and friends at a Storytelling Concert on Thursday, July 19th at 5PM!
Registration is Required. Space is limited.
Location: Monona Public Library
Week 1: Introductions, meeting structure, story genres.
Week 2: Group support, creating tellable stories. Purpose: To help students take familiar tales and make them their own by adding their own ideas. To encourage students to work together. Choose a story.