Top 10 Storytelling Lessons
1. Easy e-books 2. Look for ladybirds 3. Everyone's a critic 4. Moving pictures 5. Fact finding 6. Pop art 7. Morpurgo moment 8. Space and time 9. Get on board 10. Plan a best-seller
Children use this resource to design an online, zoo-themed storybook with pictures and text. This easy-to-use tool is fun for all ages.
A sequencing activity that reinforces children's understanding of The Bad- Tempered Ladybird by Eric Carle and helps them to practise their numeracy skills. This practical activity can be adapted for individual, pair or group work.
Help children to evaluate their favourite story with this template for structuring a book review. Students use drawing and writing to describe the book, its characters and their opinions.
Give your students the tools to animate their own drawings with this template for creating a flip book.
Let students choose their own non-fiction topic to research and summarise. This resource contains a helpful template for presenting their ideas.
Using this guide to making a pop-up book, students write and illustrate a story about an adventure in a country of their own invention.
Author Michael Morpurgo explains how to write about myths and legends in this video from BBC Class Clips - English.
Give your class the chance to write their own non-fiction book on space. This illustrated template contains gaps in which students can fill in key information.
Save yourself the bother of drawing up your own storyboard template and download this one instead, leaving you more time to fill it with ideas.
This useful template helps students to structure their stories before they begin to write their masterpieces.
2. Look for ladybirds 3. Everyone's a critic 4. Moving pictures 5. Fact finding 6. Pop art 7. Morpurgo moment 8. Space and time 9. Get on board 10. Plan a best-seller
3. Everyone's a critic 4. Moving pictures 5. Fact finding 6. Pop art 7. Morpurgo moment 8. Space and time 9. Get on board 10. Plan a best-seller