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 is the author of Start with Joy: Designing Literacy Instruction for Student Happiness and Story: Still the Heart of Literacy Learning. She has twenty years of experience as an educator in many different roles including classroom teacher, literacy specialist, literacy consultant, and teacher educator. Katie is an Associate Professor at Manhattanville College in Literacy and English Education.

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Table of Contents

  • 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

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Product Details

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Media: 208 pp/paper
Year: 2015
Item No: 1024
ISBN: 978-1-62531-024-8

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