Received for Review

11th July 1997 at 01:00
LITERACY. Storytelling in Schools - and Some Stories About It.

By Chris Powling. Storytelling is "a deeply personal activity that's better caught than taught, so what follows is a shameless attempt to infect you", writes the author of this small book. Chapter headings include "Which stories?"; "Three initiatives in storytelling" and "The teacher as storyteller". Pounds 4.95. The Reading and Language Information Centre, University of Reading, Bulmershe Court, Earley, Reading RG6 1HY.

Practical Ways to Teach Reading for Information. By David Wray and Maureen Lewis. Teachers often have difficulty in teaching children to read information or non-fiction texts. This small book, based on the experience of the Exeter Extending Literacy Project, outlines a series of teaching strategies. Pounds 4.50. From the Reading and Language Information Centre (address as above).


Working in Three Dimensions. This booklet, produced by the Midlands region of the Association of Advisers and Inspectors in Art and Design, will help non-specialist teachers of art in key stages 1 and 2. Pounds 3. AAIAD, 1 Warwick Hall Gardens, Bromsgrove, Worcs B60 2AU.

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