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I freely give permission to use any part of the following handouts. I do ask that you give attribution to me, Marilyn Kinsella, and to my website www.marilynkinsella.org. Storytellers can use these in their workshops, if they wish. Please put my name and website on any handouts that are distributed.

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The Perfect Story from Nursery School to Nursing Home  - an overview of the workshop itself including a synopsis and samples of versions written from the workshop. The parts of the workshop include:

                                 

                       Part One:      Telling from birth to 2 year old

                       Part Two:      Telling to 3-5 year olds

                       Part Three:   Telling to 6-9 year olds

                       Part Four:     Telling from Young Teens to Adults

                       Part Five:      Telling to Residents in Nursing Homes

                           Accolades for "The Perfect Story" workshop

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Using Your Common Senses to Tell a Story - Ways to spice up a story with "power language"

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The Value of Language in Storytelling - explores writing for telling and writing for reading

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Multiculturalism Through Storytelling - a look at Native American and African Stories

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Why Storytelling - Beginner's Workshop with 10 easy steps into storytelling with bibliography

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Storytelling 101 - Beginner's Workshop with exercises to follow to learn a simple folk tale.

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Telling the 398.2's - Telling Folktales - outline of activities

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Oh, Dem Bones - Beginner's Workshop specifically to teach how to bring a folktale down to its bare bones.

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Literacy Alive - An outline for an all day workshop for day-care providers on putting together a storytime for toddlers to Kindergarten - with a link to the hand-out "CHASI handout."

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Memory Boxes...Treasures of Once Upon a Time - a writers' workshop developed by using "touchstones" to open untold stories

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Folktales From Simple to Complex - What is the difference between the many types of folktales?

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Fractured Fairy Tales - How to tell fractured fairy tales with bibliography

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Fractured Thoughts  - A fractured fairy tale workshop with history, ways to fracture, examples, references.

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Parents Telling Stories- Great short workshop for evenings with parents at elementary schools

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Saints Alive - A workshop on telling and updating saint stories.

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Angelology - A paper on types of Angel stories with references to other sites.

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Show-me at at Showcase - For tellers who want to increase exposure through showcases.

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Patchwork of Memories - An all-day retreat for hospice workers. Agenda and stories and memories.

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The Storytelling Classroom Workshop - a proposal to bring Taleypo to your school for a presentation or workshop on the premier book "The Storytelling Classroom". Marilyn has an article in this book.

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Handout for CHASI - all day workshop for daycare givers.

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Puppet Central: Puppets, Books, and Make-it/Take-it: a three-hour workshop on how to use simple puppet techniques.

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Early Childhood Literacy with Storytelling - ideas on the connections between storytelling and early literacy. See Parent Handout with more references and easy to implement ideas.

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From My Pen to Your Ears - One day workshop for Middle School teachers

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How to Write a Pourquoi or How and Why Stories - Information on the pourquoi and ideas on how to write an original story. References.

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How to Set Up an After-School Storytelling Club - an outline of the 60 minute workshop with a link to the paper "The Storytelling Club".

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Two-hour Storytelling Marathon - They said it couldn't be done....a regular, beginners' 8-hour workshop condesified to only 2-hours.

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A Bundle of Sticks - Storytelling, QAR Strategies and Character Education using Storytelling and QAR Strategies book authored by Marilyn Kinsella and Phyllis Hostmeyer

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How to Make a Useful Study Guide.  Ideas for storytellers on how to make useful study guides for stories and story programs.

 

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