November 14, 2016

Story Listening for Resistance – Stories to the Rescue!

Today in French, I told a story of the French Resistance.  It was very satisfying to be able to choose a tale that showed moral valued such as standing up for what is right and seeing beyond prejudices.  I subtitled the French One version because I wanted to share the message with others.  Here it is:

Part One
Part Two

In the afternoon I had to make an unexpected lesson plan because something came up.  But it was easy to find a story and tell it.  I found a story called How the Camel Got Its Hump.

Part One
Part Two

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About Lanny Ball

For more than 23 years, Lanny has taught, coached, presented, staff developed, and consulted within the exciting and enigmatic world of literacy. With unyielding passion and belief in the possibility of workshop teaching, Lanny has worked to support students, teachers, and school administrators around the country in outgrowing themselves as both writers and readers. Working first as a classroom teacher, then as a coach and TCRWP Staff Developer, Lanny is now a literacy and reading consultant in Northwestern Connecticut. Outside of literacy, he enjoys raising his three ambitious young daughters with his wife, and playing the piano. Find him on this blog, as well as on Twitter @LannyBall. Lanny is also a co-author of a blog dedicated to supporting teachers and coaches that maintain classroom writing workshops,

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