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TELL A STORY
• Speak spontaneously
• Use natural intonation
• Look at the children to check
if they understand
• Use gestures with face and
• Practise first and have some
• Don’t need to worry if you
make some mistake
READ A STORY
• Repeat and rephrase in a
• Stop and talk to the children
about what is happening.
• Stop and show pictures and
talk about them.
• Talk to individuals about an
aspect of the story
To revise words
some new words.
To think about the
way you are going
to catch your
You can use picture
flashcarsds or other
and your own
You can use
different voices for
As teachers, before telling a new story we have to take in
SOME TEACHERS ARRANGE THEIR CLASS
DIFFERENTLY FOR STORY TIME
How/ Why do you
Prepare different questions and promps about the story
ACTIVITY 1. Listen to the story, and answer the questions
WHEN YOU TELL A NEW STORY TO CHILDREN WHO ARE
JUST BEGINNIG TO LEARN ENGLISH YOU CAN:
WHEN TELLING A STORY FOR THE FIRST TIME TO ANY
GROUP OF CHILDREN:
Use actions, gestures, pictures or other
Let the children predict what
they think will happen next
Change, leave out bits and
add to a story to make it
more suitable for your
If there is something
important that children don’t
understand, explain the
problem in their mother
tongue and then say it again
look at them
TELLING AND PERFORMING A STORY WITH VERY
Children act and
language they are
hearing with what
they are doing.
ACTIVITY 2. Listen to the story and copy your teacher’s
• WHEN WE TELL A STORY TO CHILDREN WE CAN HELP
THEM TO UNDERSTAND IT BY:
Repeating key words
Repeat the phrases
that the teacher use.
Talk a lot in their mother
tongue about what they
can see in the pictures.
1. Moving away from the text.
The teacher asks questions related to the context of
the story to increase the children’s interest. For
The three little pigs
What is your
2. Talking about what is happening.
Children enjoy repeating the same kind of language
that was used in other parts of the story.
• Read the story several times before you use it in class.
• Prepare the questions you are going to ask.
• Prepare the comments you are going to do about the
• Keep all the stories you read in your reading corner.
• ACTIVITY 3. Listen to Elmer the elephant’s story.
• ACTIVITY 4. Choose one picture and take turns to roll
the die. Match the number to the colours below your
pictures and colour all of the squares. The first one
colouring Elmer wins the game!
When we retell a story…
• Children will be more confortable with the story
• Children will be more participative.
• Children will participate in different ways.
There are two ways to retell a story:
Listening to the
story a second
Check if children remember the argument.
Mime actions about the story.
Choose a/some actors for acting with us.
Organize the story with flashcards.
WHEN CHILDREN ARE LISTENING TO THE STORY
AGAIN, WE CAN…
Show pictures from the story.
In groups, playing only the main character.
Check children’s attention with mistakes.
from the story
Cards with short
ACTIVITY 5. Organize Elmer’s story in the correct
order with the next sentences.
Elmer was different: it
was a color elephant.
The elephants enjoyed with Elmer
After this, all elephants
dressed up with colours.
ACTIVITY 6. Now we are actors. What story is it?
ACTIVITY 7. In groups, think about the Three Little
Pigs Story. Imagine what would have happen from the
Wolf’s point of view.
ACTIVITY 8. Read The true story of the three little pigs.