Library Storytelling Morning activity for June 2014

Come to the “tellebration” with us! Monthly Saturday morning meetings from October to June where kids can enjoy selected stories in English, this time with Trisha and Alito as storytellers.

Recommended for children between the ages of 4 – 8.Forty children per session and two adults per child maximum. 45 minutes approx.

Now in collaboration with American Space Madrid it’s a free activity!

Library members gain privileged access, with the classic optional 2 x 1 registration (this means each child with a library card can bring one guest). They will need to send an e-mail to biblioteca@iie.es confirming their participation in the activity any time from the first day of the month and up to the week before the Storytelling morning. On the day of the session they will need to show their library card.

Non- members who want to participate also have to send an e-mail to biblioteca@iie.es as registration that will be confirmed once we know the spaces left by the library members.

If at some point the number of members registered reaches the maximum capacity limit we will announce that tickets are sold out trough the IIE Facebook page.

June 2014 storytelling around the book:

Min Lo

“Ming Lo Moves the Mountain” by Arnold Lobel

Saturday, June 14th 2014

At 11 a.m. – English version (for advanced level learners)

At 12:30 p.m –English version with some Spanish to help understand. (For Intermediate English level learners)

Ming Lo’s wife is angry. The couple live beside a big mountain which causes them no end of trouble. “Husband,” says Ming Lo’s wife, “you must move the mountain so that we may enjoy our house in peace.” But how can a man as small as Ming Lo move something as large as a mountain? Maybe the village wise man can help.

(La mujer de Ming Lo está enfadada. La pareja vive debajo de una gran montaña lo que les causa muchos problemas. Un día ella le dijo “Esposo, debes mover la montaña para que podamos disfrutar de nuestra casa en paz”, pero ¿cómo puede un hombre pequeño con Ming Lo mover algo tan grande como una montaña? Quizás el sabio del pueblo pueda ayudarle.)

Recommended links for parents and teachers:

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmr/mtai/lobel.html

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1147154.Ming_Lo_Moves_the_Mountain

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ming_Lo_Moves_the_Mountain

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arnold_Lobel

Library Storytelling Morning activity for May 2014

Come to the “tellebration” with us! Monthly Saturday morning meetings from October to June where kids can enjoy selected stories in English, this time with Marcus and Alito as storytellers.

Recommended for children between the ages of 4 – 8.Forty children per session and two adults per child maximum. 45 minutes approx.

The activity forms part of the library services for library members, with an optional 2 for 1 registration. This means each child with a library card can bring one guest.

Library members will need to show their library card and send an e-mail to biblioteca@iie.es confirming their participation in the activity any time from the first day of the month and up to the week of the Storytelling morning.

Non-members who want to participate have a symbolic associated cost of 3€ per child for each session. The tickets can be obtained at the library check-out desk the same week of the Storytelling morning up until 15 minutes before the beginning of the activity.

If at some point the number of members registered reaches the maximum capacity limit we will announce that tickets are sold out trough the IIE Facebook page.

May 2014 storytelling around the book:

“The Five Chinese Brothers” Claire Huchet Bishop and Kurt Wiese

Saturday, May 24th 2014

At 11 a.m. – English version (for advanced level learners)

At 12:30 p.m –English version with some Spanish to help understand. (For Intermediate English level learners)

5 chinese brothers

The classic story about five clever brothers, each with a different extraordinary ability is “a dramatic retelling of an old Chinese tale.

(La clásica historia de los cinco hermanos, cada uno de los cuales con una habilidad extraordinaria, es una reinterpretación dramática de un antiguo cuento chino.)

Recommended links for parents and teachers:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCRajAeDBUE

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Wiese

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claire_Huchet_Bishop

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Five_Chinese_Brothers

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/65217.The_Five_Chinese_Brothers

Library Storytelling Morning activity for April 2014

Come to the “tellebration” with us! Monthly Saturday morning meetings from October to June where kids can enjoy selected stories in English, this time with Carrie and Alito as storytellers.

Recommended for children between the ages of 4 – 8. Forty children per session and two adults per child maximum. 45 minutes approx.

The activity forms part of the library services for library members, with an optional 2 for 1 registration. This means each child with a library card can bring one guest.

Library members will need to show their library card and send an e-mail to biblioteca@iie.es confirming their participation in the activity any time from the first day of the month and up to the week of the Storytelling morning.

Non-members who want to participate have a symbolic associated cost of 3€ per child for each session. The tickets can be obtained at the library check-out desk the same week of the Storytelling morning up until 15 minutes before the beginning of the activity.

If at some point the number of members registered reaches the maximum capacity limit we will announce that tickets are sold out trough the IIE Facebook page.

April 2014 storytelling around the book:

“Jabutí the Tortoise” by Gerald McDermott

Saturday, April 26th 2014

At 11 a.m. – English version.

 At 12:30 p.m –English version with some Spanish to help understand.      

Jabuti

Of all the animals in the rain forest, Jabutí was the favorite. His shell was smooth and shiny, and the songs he played on his flute were sweet. But his music was a reminder, too, of the mischievous pranks Jabutí sometimes played.

(De todos los animales de la selva Jabuti era el favorito. Su caparazón era suave y brillante y todas las canciones que tocaba con su flauta eran dulces. Pero su música era también un recordatorio de las travesuras maliciosas que Jabutí a veces hacía.)

Recommended links for parents and teachers:

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/409371.Jabut_the_Tortoise

http://bit.ly/1muHPzf

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVaHMqI6ZGU

Library Storytelling Morning activity for March 2014

Come to the “tellebration” with us! Monthly Saturday morning meetings from October to June where kids can enjoy selected stories in English, this time with Brian and Alito as storytellers.

Recommended for children between the ages of 4 – 8. Forty children per session and two adults per child maximum. 45 minutes approx.

The activity forms part of the library services for library members, with an optional 2 for 1 registration. This means each child with a library card can bring one guest.

Library members will need to show their library card and send an e-mail to biblioteca@iie.es confirming their participation in the activity any time from the first day of the month and up to the week of the Storytelling morning.

Non-members who want to participate have a symbolic associated cost of 3€ per child for each session. The tickets can be obtained at the library check-out desk the same week of the Storytelling morning up until 15 minutes before the beginning of the activity.

If at some point the number of members registered reaches the maximum capacity limit we will announce that tickets are sold out trough the IIE Facebook page.

March 2014 storytelling around the book:

city-mouse-country-mouse-and-two-more-mouse

“City Mouse-Country Mouse: And Two More Mouse Tales from Aesop” by John Wallner

Saturday, March 22nd 2014

At 11 a.m. – English version (for advanced level learners)

At 12:30 p.m –English version with some Spanish to help understand.                     (For Intermediate English level learners)

Three Aesop tales teach about being happy with what you have, helping people, and the difficulty of carrying out a plan.

 (Tres fábulas de Esopo que enseñan cómo ser feliz con lo que uno tiene, cómo ayudar a los demás y sobre la dificultad de llevar a cabo un plan).

Recommended links for parents and teachers:

http://bit.ly/OCAD6d

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XTU-jB83zc

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type0112.html

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/bookwizard/books-by/john-wallner

http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esopo

Library Storytelling Morning activity for February 2014

Come to the “tellebration” with us! Monthly Saturday morning meetings from October to June where kids can enjoy selected stories in English, this time with Carrie and Trisha as storytellers.

Recommended for children between the ages of 4 – 8. Forty children per session and two adults per child maximum. 45 minutes approx.

The activity forms part of the library services for library members, with an optional 2 for 1 registration. This means each child with a library card can bring one guest.

Library members will need to show their library card and send an e-mail to biblioteca@iie.es confirming their participation in the activity any time from the first day of the month and up to the week of the Storytelling morning.

Non-members who want to participate have a symbolic associated cost of 3€ per child for each session. The tickets can be obtained at the library check-out desk the same week of the Storytelling morning up until 15 minutes before the beginning of the activity.

If at some point the number of members registered reaches the maximum capacity limit we will announce that tickets are sold out trough the IIE Facebook page.

February 2014 storytelling around the book:

Bremen

“The Bremen Town Musicians” by Brian Wildsmith

Saturday, February 22nd 2014

At 11 a.m. – English version (for advanced level learners)

At 12:30 p.m –English version with some Spanish to help understand. (For Intermediate English level learners)

Hoping to start over, an old donkey leaves the farm to travel to Bremen where he will join a band. On the way, he meets a dog, a cat, and a rooster. With a bray, a bark, a meow, and a cock-a-doodle-doo, they become fast friends and decide to travel together to join the Bremen Town Band

(Con la esperanza de empezar de nuevo un viejo burro deja la granja para viajar a Bremen donde se unirá a una banda de música. En su camino se encuentra a un perro, un gato y un gallo. Con un rebuzno, un ladrido, un maullido y un “kikiriki” enseguida se hacen amigos y deciden viajar juntos para unirse a la banda de la ciudad de Bremen).

Recommended links for parents and teachers:

http://brianwildsmith.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Town_Musicians_of_Bremen

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/grimm027.html

Library Storytelling Morning activity for January 2014

Come to the “tellebration” with us! Monthly Saturday morning meetings from October to June where kids can enjoy selected stories in English, this time with Marcus and Alito as storytellers.

Recommended for children between the ages of 4 – 8. Forty children per session and two adults per child maximum. 45 minutes approx.

The activity forms part of the library services for library members, with an optional 2 for 1 registration. This means each child with a library card can bring one guest.

Library members will need to show their library card and send an e-mail to biblioteca@iie.es confirming their participation in the activity any time from the first day of the month and up to the week of the Storytelling morning.

Non-members who want to participate have a symbolic associated cost of 3€ per child for each session. The tickets can be obtained at the library check-out desk the same week of the Storytelling morning up until 15 minutes before the beginning of the activity.

If at some point the number of members registered reaches the maximum capacity limit we will announce that tickets are sold out trough the IIE Facebook page.

January 2014 storytelling around the book:

Little red hen

“The Little red hen” by Hether forest y Susan Gaber

Saturday, January 25th 2014

At 11 a.m. – English version (for advanced level learners)

At 12:30 p.m –English version with some Spanish to help understand. (For Intermediate English level learners)

 

Who will help the hen bake her cake? You may think you know, but Heather Forest and Susan Gaber have a slightly different take on this communal, culinary creation.

(¿Quien ayudará a la gallina a hornear su pastel? Puedes pensar que lo sabes pero las autoras de esta versión del cuento tienen una visión algo diferente de esta creación culinaria y comunal.)

Recommended links for parents and teachers:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smspKuKqt5c

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Little_Red_Hen

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/stories/fairytale/littleredhen/

Library Storytelling Morning activity for December 2013

Come to the “tellebration” with us! Monthly Saturday morning meetings from October to June where kids can enjoy selected stories in English, this time with Carrie and Alito as storytellers.

Recommended for children between the ages of 4 – 8. Forty children per session and two adults per child maximum. 45 minutes approx.

The activity forms part of the library services for library members, with an optional 2 for 1 registration. This means each child with a library card can bring one guest.

Library members will need to show their library card and send an e-mail to biblioteca@iie.es confirming their participation in the activity any time from the first day of the month and up to the week of the Storytelling morning.

Non-members who want to participate have a symbolic associated cost of 3€ per child for each session. The tickets can be obtained at the library check-out desk the same week of the Storytelling morning up until 15 minutes before the beginning of the activity.

If at some point the number of members registered reaches the maximum capacity limit we will announce that tickets are sold out trough the IIE Facebook page.

December 2013 storytelling around the book:

“Redheaded Robbie’s Christmas story” by Bill Luttrell and Luc Melanson

Saturday, December 14th 2013

At 11 a.m. – English version (for advanced level learners)

At 12:30 p.m –English version with some Spanish to help understand. (For Intermediate English level learners)

Readheaded Robbies

One student from Mrs. Wallace’s second grade class will be chosen to tell a special Christmas story at the school assembly.When Redheaded Robbie’s name is pulled from the hat, the class groans.Poor Robbie! Whenever he is excited or nervous, his words come out all twisted and confused.How will he be able to tell his Christmas story at the assembly?

(Un estudiante de segundo curso de la clase de la señorita Wallace será elegido para contar una historia especial de Navidad en la asamblea del colegio. Cuando el nombre de Robbie “cabeza colorada” sale elegido del sombrero se oye un gemido en la clase. ¡Pobre Robbie! Siempre que se altera o se pone nervioso sus palabras salen confusas e ininteligibles. ¿Cómo podrá hacer para contar su historia de Navidad en la reunión? )

Recommended links for parents and teachers:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1194508.Redheaded_Robbie_s_Christmas_Story

http://bit.ly/1cQZJnA

http://www.lucmelanson.com/

http://www.timelessteacherstuff.com/readerstheater/RedRobbieChristmas.html