Tell Me a StoryTitle: Tell Me a Story
978 1 74148 657 5
Change and Continuity
Middle Primary A/Set 3
Levels 24–25


Description: People everywhere in the world tell stories. Tell Me a Story describes the different ways that people have told stories over time, what they have recorded in some of these stories and some of the technology that they have used to pass on these stories to other people.

Key concepts

Understanding what a story is and how a story can be told in many different forms: pictures, symbols (hieroglyphs), oral stories (storytelling), puppets, clay figures, song and dance.

Curriculum links: Study of society/Technology

Text types in this book

  • Report
  • Narrative
  • Recount
  • Explanation

Text features of this book

Text tools

  • Specialised vocabulary
  • Headings
  • Table of contents
  • Index
  • Glossary
  • Labels

Text boxes

  • Think about…
  • Did you know?

Visual tools

  • Diagrams
  • Photographs

Reading and thinking strategies

  • Accessing prior knowledge
  • Posing questions
  • Reading main body of text and accompanying extra information
  • Reading speech bubbles


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