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We Tell Stories - 'Fairy Tales' by Kevin Brooks

We Tell Stories - 'Fairy Tales' by Kevin Brooks

Paperbacks & Collections Kids Who Read Succeedby Linda Cornwell Kids need to read a lot. Time spent reading is important. Kids should read extensively both in and out of school to polish their basic reading skills and develop fluency. During the school day, students need large chunks of time to read extended texts for a variety of purposes: for information, for pleasure, and for exploration. Kids need access to engaging classroom and school library media center collections. Kids need to be exposed to a variety of genres and authors, as well as to materials they find relevant and engaging. Kids need choice in selecting books appropriate to their independent reading levels. To practice their reading skills, kids need to spend the majority of their daily reading time with engaging books they can read with accuracy and success; thus, kids need to read materials of their own choosing every day. Kids need to be read aloud to every day. Kids need to hear fluent readers read. Kids need positive reading role models. Source:

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Nik's Quick Shout 12 ways of creating stories with your EFL students I’ve been reading a fair amount recently about the value of storytelling – and, in particular, the telling of vivid and emotionally-engaging stories – to memory in general, and vocabulary-learning and grammar practice more specifically. It certainly seems that learning new words from a list is a duller and less efficient alternative to acquiring and retaining new vocabulary than involving your learners in narratives using the target words. With this in mind, here are four ways you can involve your learners in creating stories around particular lexical or grammatical themes, and a list (and brief descriptions!) of eight other methods from various corners of this site: Stories from boxesDraw eight rectangles on the board, with space between each one.Invite student volunteers to come and draw one thing, each in a different rectangle. Note: The two ideas above come from Creating Stories with Children by Andrew Wright. Stories from blank paper Show your students a blank sheet of paper.

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'Fairy Tales' by Kevin Brooks is a fun way to hook students in to the genre. Highly engaging. by alb58 Mar 6

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