Everyone loves a good story! The projects in this manual are designed
to help you develop storytelling skills.
1. The Folk Tale
To tell a folk tale that is entertaining and enjoyable for a specific age group.
To use vivid imagery and voice to enhance the tale.
2. Let`s Get Personal
To learn the elements of a good story.
To create and tell an original story based on a personal experience.
3. The Moral of the Story
To understand that a story can be entertaining yet display moral values.
To create a new story that offers a lesson or moral.
To tell the story, using the skills developed in the previous two projects.
4. The Touching Story
To understand the techniques available to arouse emotion.
To become skilled in arousing emotions while telling a story.
5. Bringing History to Life
To understand the purpose of stories about historical events or people.
To use the storytelling skills developed in the preceding projects to tell a story about a historical event or person.
Note: For some speech projects, the presentation time may also include additional segments for such activities as question-and-answer periods, depending on the project.