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Tangram Tales

Folktales are illustrated with tangrams. Teachers can tell these stories in the classroom as part of a math unit or have the students perform the stories. A reproducible tangram pattern is provided.

Author : Dianne De las Casas

Release : 2009-01-01

Publisher : Teacher Ideas Press(NH)

ISBN : 9781591586524

File Size : 68.23 MB

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Targeted for elementary teachers, drama teachers, and teaching artists, Tangram Tales contains adapted tales from around the world appropriate for grades 2 through 6. Folktales are illustrated with tangrams. Teachers can tell these stories in the classroom as part of a math unit or have the students perform the stories. A reproducible tangram pattern is provided. In the author's tangram story theater process, students use tangrams to illustrate adapted world folktales. Using the provided scripts, students perform stories using tangrams. Students are given roles as storytellers, tangram artists, and chorus members. The class' story is then presented in grade-level story presentations. Grades 2-6.

Handmade Tales 2: More Stories to Make and Take

I am always looking for new ways to tell stories. In Kamishibai Story Theater, I
explored the JapaIhave always been a storyteller. From the time I was a little girl,
I loved reading and making up stories. nese art of picture telling. In Tangram
Tales ...

Author : Dianne de Las Casas

Release : 2013-03-21

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN : 1598849743

File Size : 57.80 MB

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Children love seeing ordinary objects such as paper and string transformed into extraordinary things. This book provides a collection of fun make-and-take tales that enable educators and librarians to take storytelling to a higher level.

Tell Along Tales!

Dianne's professional books include Handmade Tales: Stories to Make and Take
; Tangram Tales: Story Theater Using the Ancient Chinese Puzzle, The Story Biz
Handbook, Scared Silly: 25 Tales to Tickle and Thrill, Stories on Board: Creating
 ...

Author : Dianne De las Casas

Release : 2011

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN : 1598846353

File Size : 73.19 MB

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Presents twenty-five adapted tales from around the world along with information on the best storytelling methods and audience participation techniques.

Tales from the 7,000 Isles: Filipino Folk Stories

... Stories on Board: Creating Board Games from Favorite Tales; Scared Silly: 25
Tales to Tickle and Thrill; The Story Biz Handbook; Tangram Tales: Story Theater
Using the Ancient Chinese Puzzle; Handmade Tales: Stories to Make and Take;
 ...

Author : Dianne de Las Casas

Release : 2011-09-22

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN : 159884699X

File Size : 83.10 MB

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Celebrate the unique diversity and vibrancy of the Philippines through an in-depth exploration of the stories, traditions, songs, crafts, and recipes of the many different regions of the country. • Traditional Filipino recipes, games, songs, and crafts indigenous to various regions of the islands • Dozens of color photographs depicting the land, people, and folk traditions of every region of the Philippines • A glossary of Filipino words • A bibliography of print and online resources

The Story Biz Handbook: How to Manage Your Storytelling Career from the Desk to the Stage

Tangram Tales: Story Theater Using the Ancient Chinese Puzzle Integrating math
and storytelling, Tangram Tales contains 25 world folktale story theater scripts
illustrated with tangrams. Forthcoming; 2008 Freeman, Judy. Once Upon a Time:
 ...

Author : Dianne de Las Casas

Release : 2008-09-30

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN : 0313363803

File Size : 62.68 MB

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Beginning with wonderful tips and advice about the art and presentation of storytelling, this is a complete resource about how to build a storytelling career. Storytellers come to their careers centered on the stories they love and soon realize that in order to make a living at what they love, they must build a business. This in-depth book tells them just how and what to do in every detail, from choosing a sound system to building a website to using podcasts and setting up an office. Resource lists and tried and true ideas abound as the author shares her marketing and business success story throughout. Each chapter is a story in itself, beginning and ending with different traditional folktale openings and closings. There is even a chapter on how to plan for retirement.

Teaching Genre

Other Books of Interest Better Than Book Reports : More Than 40 Creative
Responses to Literature Dozens of creative alternatives to the traditional book
report including brochures , culture kits , story trees , greeting cards , tangram
tales , and ...

Author : Tara McCarthy

Release : 1996

Publisher : Scholastic Inc.

ISBN : 9780590603454

File Size : 78.45 MB

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Teaching activities and reproducible pages on nine genres or subgenres of literature: poetry, biography, autobiography, reports of information, realistic fiction in a modern setting, historical fiction, folk literature, mystery, modern fantasy and science fiction.

Story Puzzles

Far Eastern storytellers used the tangram as the basis for many of their tales.

Author : Valerie Marsh

Release : 1996

Publisher : Upstart Books

ISBN : 9780917846595

File Size : 64.69 MB

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Far Eastern storytellers used the tangram as the basis for many of their tales. The author draws upon that tradition to weave a fresh selection of 20 "puzzle-stories" that can be told using paper, flannelboard, overhead transparencies or other common materials. An ideal resource for those who like interactive storytelling.

Myths, Legend and Lore

Tales of the Greek Heroes. ... The tapestry is broken by the death of Heracles,
and is continued in The Tale of Troy (124) The style avoids archaic sounds, ...
The legend of the willow pattern plat; is illustrated in a series of tangram designs.

Author : Ralph Lavender

Release : 1975

Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN :

File Size : 64.28 MB

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Fractals, Googols, and Other Mathematical Tales

All formed from the seven pieces of the tangram . " Wonderful ! " the Tangramian
cat said excitedly . " Once I ' m back in cat form I can leap back to Tangramia . " "
But where is Tangramia ? " asked Penrose . " In your mistress ' book , of course ...

Author : Theoni Pappas

Release : 1993

Publisher : Wide World Pub Tetra

ISBN :

File Size : 52.81 MB

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A new treasure trove of stories that make mathematical ideas come to life with an unusual cast of characters. This book explores mathematical concepts and topics such as real numbers, exponents, dimensions, and geometry in both serious and humorous ways. 50 line drawings.

School Library Media Activities Monthly

INTO THE CURRICULUM Library Media Skills Objectives : The student will listen
to a story that is told with tangram pieces that ... The student will use the
resources of the library media center to locate stories representing different
genres .

Author :

Release : 1998

Publisher :

ISBN :

File Size : 29.86 MB

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Amazing English

54 Theme 2 Family Times 15 Theme 5 Around the Pond 55 15 55 16 56 18 61 21
Skidamarink ( song ) My Aunt Came Back ( folk song ) The Tree Boy ( Haitian
autobiography ) Nesly Bissainthe Tangram Tales ( photo essay ) Our Vacation ...

Author : Michal Walker

Release : 1996-04

Publisher : Addison Wesley Publishing Company

ISBN : 9780201491449

File Size : 66.93 MB

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Stories on Board!

This unique learning tool lets students read and listen to a popular folktale, analyze the structure through story mapping, and create a board game based on their analysis.

Author : Dianne De las Casas

Release : 2010

Publisher : Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN : 9781591588627

File Size : 21.34 MB

Format : PDF

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This unique learning tool lets students read and listen to a popular folktale, analyze the structure through story mapping, and create a board game based on their analysis.

The Junior Bookshelf

... Sword of the Wilderness , E . Coatsworth , 397 Sykes , P . , The Long , Long
Day , 169 Tales in School , J . Hope - Simpson , 48 Tales of Ancient Persia , B . L
. Picard , 254 Tangram Tale , W . Cameron , 364 Tapoum , Elephant d ' Afrique ,
H ...

Author :

Release : 1972

Publisher :

ISBN :

File Size : 62.59 MB

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Learning Through Literature: Cultures

Grandfather Tang ' s Story Author : Ann Tompert Summary : Using tangram
animals , a Chinese grandfather delights in telling stories . Illustrator : Robert
Andrew Parker Publisher : Crown , New York , 1990 . 26 pages Background
Information ...

Author : Concetta Doti Ryan

Release : 1995

Publisher : Teacher Created Resources

ISBN : 9781557344748

File Size : 42.25 MB

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Best of the Best for Children

... of Talking School Bus ( S ) , 298 Sacagawea [ B ] , 332 Tangram ( To ] , 297
Streep , Meryl , 231-32 Tangram Magician , The ( B ) , 298 Strega Nona ( B ) , 10 ,
26 , 167 Tanque Verde Guest Ranch ( Tr ) , 325 Strega Nona and Other Stories [
V ] ...

Author : Denise Perry Donavin

Release : 1992

Publisher : Random House Reference

ISBN :

File Size : 32.35 MB

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Contains over 1,500 entries for childrens' video, audio, and other media reviewed by ALA librarians.

Educational Films and Video

B / W ( LLOYLL / SNDSVC , 1967 ) 7927 - F $ .10.25 C - A Tales from Dickens :
David and Dora Marry 25 min . ... of the seven geometric pieces of the tangram ,
an ancient Chinese puzzle , to show the kinds of patterns which can be created .

Author :

Release : 1983

Publisher :

ISBN :

File Size : 70.4 MB

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A Treasury of Trickster Tales

Presents twenty different stories based on different tricksters who have been popular with generations of children, including Anansi the Spider, Coyote, Rabbit, and Raven

Author : Valerie Marsh

Release : 1997

Publisher : Highsmith Incorporated

ISBN : 9780917846915

File Size : 84.64 MB

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Presents twenty different stories based on different tricksters who have been popular with generations of children, including Anansi the Spider, Coyote, Rabbit, and Raven