For registered teachers and parents
Register with World Stories for free
Please register for more information on the World Stories project and to be able to access a wealth of resources and ideas. Registration is easy and will only take a couple of minutes. Once registered, you will have access to the teachers and parents sections of the World Stories website and be able to make use of to the following fantastic resources.
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.
Each story is accompanied with an EAL teachers' guide outlining Level, Length, Lexis and Language features.
EAL Story Grammar Index
The breakdown of grammar in the entire World Stories collection is available to download.
We have a range of lessons plans available for you to download. All lesson plans allow for an entire lesson to be delivered around a story from the collection.
Language Feature Index
Use this comprehensive guide to identify relevant stories for your planning and teaching needs.
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 engaging your students.