Once Upon a Time...Storytelling to Teach Character and Prevent
Once Upon a Time...Storytelling to Teach Character and Prevent Bullying
by Elisa Davy Pearmain
This book for educators features 99 multi-national and multi-cultural folk tales
with familiar character and bullying prevention themes encapsulated
in wonderfully diverse stories. The author, a professional storyteller,
provides the actual stories, plus chapters on how to tell a storynot
just read it; activities for students; and bulletin board ideas.
She also provides hints and tips for teaching kids the art of
storytelling, which encourages communication skills and classroom
Stories are arranged in a way to support a school's character
education plan: there are 12 chapters, each corresponding to a
character quality such as cooperation, empathy, generosity, etc.
Each is marked with the appropriate age range. For grades K-8.