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=== '''Name of Activity:'''- ===
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Collaborative Story telling
  
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=== '''Objectives:-''' ===
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# To engage students in a collaborative activity and ensure team participation.
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# To enrich students’ vocabulary.
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# To encourage students to think creatively.
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# To help students in articulating their thoughts and construct a story.
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=== '''Estimated Time:-''' ===
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Approximately 45 minutes for a class consisting of 8 groups with 5-6 students in each group
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(Time may vary depending upon the class strength)
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=== Materials/ Resources needed:- ===
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Word list generated during the mind map,  word card for each picture with associated words and sentences, Book, Pen/Pencil
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=== Prerequisites/Instructions, if any :- ===
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* Explain to the students the concept of collaborative story telling
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* A word card with associated words and sentences prepared priorly for each of the pictures used for dumb charades can be given to the students along with the word list generated during the dumb charades game.
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=== Multimedia resources:- ===
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None
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=== Website inter-actives/ links/ simulations:- ===
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None
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=== Process (How to do the activity) ===
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# Give the word list produced during the dumb charades activity to the respective groups.
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# Ask the teams to go through their word list, and make a story using those words as pegs. Other words can be brought in and story can be made multi-lingually.
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# To come up with a story the children can make use of additional word cards with associated words and sentences provided by the teacher, and also the picture that was given to them for enacting.
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# Once the time is up, ask each team to tell their story.
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# The story narrated by each team can be audio-recorded
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=== Developmental Questions (What discussion questions) ===
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Developmental questions were mainly aimed at enabling students to converse either in their mother tongue or English without any inhibitions. When each team presented their story in a collaborative manner, questions were asked in such a way that it created pegs for conversation and the questions were mainly dependent surrounded around the story that was presented by the students. The questions were related to the:-
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* Story line/plot ( questions were asked about various characters the students portrayed  in the story)
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* Questions were asked about various elements brought about in the story.
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* Students were asked what other variation could have been given to their story.
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* Other group members were also asked to share their views and opinions.
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=== Evaluation (Questions for assessment of the child) ===
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The participation level of each student in the activity was taken in to account for evaluation. It was observed that the students were very exited to take part in the activity. All the groups were able to come up with a story. But, only few groups told the story in a collaborative manner and in rest of the groups it was seen that only one or two participated in the story telling.
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[[Category:Collaborative Storytelling]]

Latest revision as of 17:13, 10 October 2019

Name of Activity:-

Collaborative Story telling

Objectives:-

  1. To engage students in a collaborative activity and ensure team participation.
  2. To enrich students’ vocabulary.
  3. To encourage students to think creatively.
  4. To help students in articulating their thoughts and construct a story.

Estimated Time:-

Approximately 45 minutes for a class consisting of 8 groups with 5-6 students in each group

(Time may vary depending upon the class strength)

Materials/ Resources needed:-

Word list generated during the mind map, word card for each picture with associated words and sentences, Book, Pen/Pencil

Prerequisites/Instructions, if any :-

  • Explain to the students the concept of collaborative story telling
  • A word card with associated words and sentences prepared priorly for each of the pictures used for dumb charades can be given to the students along with the word list generated during the dumb charades game.

Multimedia resources:-

None

Website inter-actives/ links/ simulations:-

None

Process (How to do the activity)

  1. Give the word list produced during the dumb charades activity to the respective groups.
  2. Ask the teams to go through their word list, and make a story using those words as pegs. Other words can be brought in and story can be made multi-lingually.
  3. To come up with a story the children can make use of additional word cards with associated words and sentences provided by the teacher, and also the picture that was given to them for enacting.
  4. Once the time is up, ask each team to tell their story.
  5. The story narrated by each team can be audio-recorded

Developmental Questions (What discussion questions)

Developmental questions were mainly aimed at enabling students to converse either in their mother tongue or English without any inhibitions. When each team presented their story in a collaborative manner, questions were asked in such a way that it created pegs for conversation and the questions were mainly dependent surrounded around the story that was presented by the students. The questions were related to the:-

  • Story line/plot ( questions were asked about various characters the students portrayed in the story)
  • Questions were asked about various elements brought about in the story.
  • Students were asked what other variation could have been given to their story.
  • Other group members were also asked to share their views and opinions.

Evaluation (Questions for assessment of the child)

The participation level of each student in the activity was taken in to account for evaluation. It was observed that the students were very exited to take part in the activity. All the groups were able to come up with a story. But, only few groups told the story in a collaborative manner and in rest of the groups it was seen that only one or two participated in the story telling.