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As parents you are your child's most influential teacher. You have an important part to play in developing your child's language and reading skills and we want to support you in that. We know that many parents home school their children and we have therefore also given you access to the resources that teachers can use if you register as a parent using the World Stories website.
David Heathfield is an international storyteller, teacher trainer and writer. This section contains articles written by David which offer practical guidance and structured ideas for etelling stories to your children.
A selection of articles written by professional storyteller David Heathfield covering aspects of storytelling and offering advice.
Each story in the collection has its very own classroom guide outlining useful information such as the, key stage, year group, genre, subject focus, story length, reading time, activity ideas and key language features.
We have lots of lesson plans to use with the stories that you might want to use with your children. Have a look and see if these would be helpful to you.