The moral of the story: folktales for character development

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August House Publishers, Jan 25, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 175 pages
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Throughout history, traditional cultures have recognized the role of storytelling in teaching values to children. Yet existing curricula indicates most educators have not fully capitalized on the connection between storytelling, folktales, and character education. The Moral of the Story provides a user-friendly, hands-on approach to using storytelling and folktales in character education.

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Some dozen folktales, told in colloquial, informal, or rap style, are used as the starting point for exploring values with preschool children to high school-aged students, e.g., "Anansi and the Pot of ... Read full review

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Introduction
OneGetting Ready 19
TwoThe Stories 27
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