STORIES4SCHOOLS Resources

25th September 2017 - By 

STORIES4SCHOOLS – How it works

Here are the basics of what you need to know to create a book with STORIES4SCHOOLS. If you'd like to get your school involved you can register your school here ...
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STORIES4SCHOOLS Certificate

This is the main certificate for awarding to students that have been involved with creating a book with STORIES4SCHOOLS. Ideal to award at your book launch event. Additional certificates to ...
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STORIES4SCHOOLS Progress Certificates

These certificates are provided to support students involved with creating a book with STORIES4SCHOOLS. Certificates include: Artist of the Week Artist of the Month Creativity Certificate Illustration Certificate Reader of ...
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Love Reading, Writing, Stories Display Posters

Set of display posters featuring children in different parts of the world that have been involved with creating and receiving stories4schools books. DOWNLOAD High Resolution JPGs DOWNLOAD in PDF format ...
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Making a School Storybook

Here you can see some of the process of taking the original work by children to becoming their final book. The children and teachers had been working for weeks to ...
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Draw Your Reader

This is a popular activity that helps students to consider the needs and interests of children who may read the stories they create and is a great way to introduce ...
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Colour Theory

A great deal of effort is placed into selecting colour schemes in the belief that certain colours invoke particular reactions. Sometimes this is used to influence us, for example in ...
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Drawing Emotions

Use characters in your illustrations to express the different emotions withing your stories. This activity sheet includes ideas and examples for experimenting with facial expressions to express some different moods ...
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Emotional Journey

The 'emotional journey' can be used by a writer to structure a story and emphasise the language used at different stages. It can also be useful for planning the style ...
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Story Structure

The Beginning—Middle—End structure has been used effectively for hundreds of years however there are many ways of structuring a story. This sheet includes some simple examples of how a story ...
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Story Techniques

Story Techniques are writers' tricks used to manipulate the reader throughout a story, for example to 'keep them guessing' as a mystery unravels. Different techniques are best suited to certain ...
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What is The Story?

Sometimes what begins as a story ends up as a rambling version of various events. It's important to reflect on what has been written and to then consider whether those ...
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Page Layout and Space

You don't need to worry about page layout as this is done at the design stage and will almost certainly be different to what you imagine. However it is worth ...
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Reading With Your Child

Free Reading Guide with tips for parents to support children's reading in and out of school. Especially useful for teachers in Reception and Key Stage 1 and packed with tips ...
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Creating a Spread

Every storybook needs a good story and some good illustrations can help bring a story to life while also explaining aspects and concepts that may not be covered in the ...
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