Presentation on theme: "Once Upon a Time on a Dark Night Robert Alan Black, Ph.D., CSP"— Presentation transcript:
1Once Upon a Time on a Dark Night Robert Alan Black, Ph.D., CSP
2When we tell stories we provoke and entice the creativity of our listeners.
3can spark imaginations, create magical kingdoms and solve problems. A simple opening linecan spark imaginations,create magical kingdoms andsolve problems.
4Storytelling has been an art and growing set of tools for communicating since the age of the cave beings.
5to turn on the creativity Today we can useStorytellingto turn on the creativityof children and adultsof all ages.
6Content * experience storytelling examples * learn 6 to 12 storytelling methods that can beused in any setting* experiment telling stories* create your own stories for any subject* have lots of fun!!!
7One day two friends, Story and Truth were walking through their village.Story noticed that his friend Truthwas unhappy or perhaps frustrated.Reaching out to his friend Story asked:“What is wrong Truth,you seem down today my friend?”
8Tell Me Show Me Involve Me Reach Me I Will Forget I May Remember I Will Begin to LearnWe Will Learn TogetherConfuciusSocratesJohn DeweyMaria MontesorriSilvia Ashton-WarnerJ. P. GuilfordE. Paul TorranceHoward Gardner
9Opening Lines Once Upon a Time Long, Long Ago It was a Dark and Stormy NightIt was the best of times,it was the worst of timesLong ago when the world was newWhen I was much youngerIn days long pastMany years agoIn a far away place/country/townOpening Lines
10Opening Lines Call me Ishmael A screaming comes across the sky Many years later, as he faced the firing squadIt was a bright cold day in April,and the clocks were striking thirteen.It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness,I am an invisible man.Opening Lines
11Opening Lines You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom SawyerIt was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents,It was a wrong number that started itSomewhere in la Mancha,in a place whose name I do not care to remember,All this happened, more or less.Opening Lines
12Parts of a Story Plot Characters Setting Action Controversy Challenge Desired Outcome
13Plota.b.c.d.e.…z.a plot in a story is "the arrangement of the incidents" that each follow plausibly from the other. The plot is like the pencil outline or drawing that guides the painter's brush.Aristotle
14Type of StoryAdventureHistoricMysteryHumorousRomance…..?????