More Story Starters: Colorcards: 1st Edition (Flashcards) book cover

More Story Starters: Colorcards

1st Edition

By Speechmark

Routledge

36 pages

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Flashcards: 9781909301290
pub: 2014-05-21
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Description

More Story Starters - 36 photographic A5 cards featuring striking images to inspire storytelling. A new set of Story Starters designed to trigger and encourage creative writing and storytelling inspired by a range of interesting and unusual images. Each card can be used independently or grouped with others to create stories. The cards have been placed into specific genre groups but can easily be used in any number of categories: Feelings and Emotions; Situations; Fantasy, myths and Legends; Places; and Adventure. Card content includes: Mysterious sky; Helping hand; Enormous waves; Ghostly presence; and Fortune teller. These versatile cards can be used in group or class situations to encourage storytelling, drama, poetry or prose. Storylines; characterisation; dialogue development; newspaper articles, etc., - there is a huge range of possibilities arising from creative thought and inspiring ideas triggered by the cards. The only limit is imagination! Age: All ages Contents: 36 A5 cards; accompanying booklet detailing ways to use the cards, boxed.

Table of Contents

A new set of Story Starters designed to trigger and encourage creative writing and storytelling inspired by a range of interesting and unusual images. Each card can be used independently or grouped with others to create stories. The cards have been placed into specific genre groups but can easily be used in any number of categories: feelings and emotions, situations, fantasy, myths and legends, places, and adventure.

Card content includes:

Mysterious sky

Helping hand

Enormous waves

Ghostly presence

Fortune teller

These versatile cards can be used in group or class situations to encourage storytelling, drama, poetry or prose. Storylines; characterisation; dialogue development; newspaper articles, etc., there is a huge range of possibilities arising from creative thought and inspiring ideas triggered by the cards. The only limit is imagination!

About the Series

Colorcards

This bestselling series contains inspiring, professional materials designed to help develop both language and social skills. Uniquely created for use by professionals including speech and language therapists and educators, colorcards® are designed to support students of all ages and abilities.

Each box comes with an instruction booklet and flashcards which are designed to:

  • Improve attention, language and observation skills, including listening, understanding, vocabulary, writing skills, expressive language, auditory memory, sequencing, turn-taking, classification, logical thought and problem solving
  • Encourage and inspire visual and kinaesthetic learners
  • Develop emotional literacy
  • Create a five minute warmer or filler, or form the main part of a session

The images of real objects, people, situations and activities are chosen and photographed with great care to maximise the educational benefit for students from early years through mainstream education and special education, to adult learning and ESOL.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN005000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Composition & Creative Writing