Just as the teller of tales proceeds line-by-line using formulas, so he proceeds from event-to-event using themes. Smoke, Fog, and Haze: What are people doing? Backstories about the process of getting the stories into print will be of particular interest to those who want to help others tell their life stories.
Back inI was one of the first teacher-trainers in our area to provide electronic resources before, during and after teacher inservice courses. It was just sheer emotional exhaustion, I now realise. In Navajo communities, for children and adults, storytelling is one of the many effective ways to educate both the young and old about their cultures, identities and history.
Write about a very fragile or delicate object. Any story can be framed in such format. Open up a dictionary to a random word. Look at each of the remaining 9 positions and see if you can find the location of the missing number.
Write about a point in life where things turned for the better or worse. The one that bugs me more than anything else is that.
Write a poem that is about a brick wall — whether literally or figuratively. In this way, stories are non-confrontational, which allows the child to discover for themselves what they did wrong and what they can do to adjust the behavior.
Write about the movement, flow, and energy. Write a limerick today. Write about meeting someone on an airplane and a conversation you might have. Oral storytelling came in various forms including songs, poetry, chants and dance.
Write about the games people play — figuratively or literally. Be inspired by a casino or lottery ticket. Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.
Make a list of the first 5 adjectives that pop into your head.
Write a poem that has every letter of the alphabet in it. Write about a ship or other vehicle that can take you somewhere different from where you are now.
Write about someone you miss dearly. What do you do when you need a pick me up? Write a poem or some phrases that would make for good wall art in your home. So, every story has 3 parts. Think of objects, animals, etc. Many stories in indigenous American communities all have a "surface" story, that entails knowing certain information and clues to unlocking the metaphors in the story.
Write about a detective searching for clues or solving a mystery. Write a poem that is an ode to a fruit. Do you want to go there? Imagine how life might be different if you could change your hair color or clothing into something completely opposite from your current style.
Write about big business. Write something inspired by the first song you hear. A theme does not belong to a specific story, but may be found with minor variation in many different stories. Write about a pair of eyeglasses or someone wearing glasses.
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