publication . Thesis . 2006

Story-dialogue: creating community through storytelling

Doyle-Jones, Carol Sarah;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2006
  • Country: Canada
Abstract
This narrative case study examines the role of storytelling in creating community with a grade 7 class. Twelve girls and eleven boys, ages 12 to 13, participated in this classroom-based study. Students engaged in three structured storytelling activities incorporating home-to-school stories, story responses, and classroom presentations. First, students’ parents/guardians told a coming-of-age or Confirmation story to their child. Second, at school, students shared their family story with a partner. Third, partners creatively responded to the stories in the form of a poem, song, picture book, research study, story, or dramatic skit. Students also participated in in...
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