Wooden staff for Anansi storytelling

Black History Month stories

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Today I spent time with a Year 5 class at Campsbourne Junior School to run an oral storytelling workshop.  I’d prepared Black History Month stories which the children could take part in. Some of them had heard the tale of Ananse and the Unknown Assignment by Peggy Appiah from her book ‘Tales of an Ashanti Father’. As […]

Storytelling at Campsbourne School

Posted on Posted in Anansi, Black History Month Storytelling, KS1 & KS2, Primary Schools, Storytelling, Storytelling Workshops

To celebrate Black History Month, I was asked to do storytelling at Campsbourne school.  Their Literacy Coordinator asked me to run oral storytelling workshops with their Year 5 classes.  I decided to take them to Ghana with a trickster tale. As we were celebrating Black History Month, I shared with them the history of trickster […]