Story

Still the Heart of Literacy Learning

Katie Cunningham's Story reminds us that stories found in literature, poetry, music, art and illustration, multimedia, and throughout all aspects of our lives serve to move us, inform us, and call us to action. What's more, these narratives provide an invaluable teaching resource to attract young readers and writers and, subsequently, to deepen their understanding of the world.

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Katie Cunningham's Story reminds us that stories found in literature, poetry, music, art and illustration, multimedia, and throughout all aspects of our lives serve to move us, inform us, and call us to action. What's more, these narratives provide an invaluable teaching resource to attract young readers and writers and, subsequently, to deepen their understanding of the world. Cunningham offers intriguing and effective steps to help our students strengthen their literacy skills ...read more

About the Author(s)

Katie Egan Cunningham believes in the power of stories. First as a classroom teacher, and now as a professor and consultant, Katie strives to let her students know their lives are full of stories. She lives with her husband and two sons where hilarious, heartfelt stories happen each day.

Table of Contents

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Foreword by Linda Rief
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Stories Make Us Human
Chapter 1: Why Stories Matter
Chapter 2: Whose Stories Count?
Chapter 3: Where Do Stories Live?
Chapter 4: How Can Stories Come to Life?
Chapter 5: How Do We Build Stories?
Chapter 6: How Do We Talk About Stories?
Chapter 7: Why This Work Takes Courage
Appendix
References
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-8
Media: 212 pp/paper
Year: 2015
Item No: 1024Item No: 1069
ISBN: 978-1-62531-024-8ISBN: 978-1-62531-069-9ISBN: 978-1-62531-B24-8

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