Imagine The Brave wih Olive

"Imagine the Brave with Olive"
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Olive Hackett -Shaughnessy
OHStory@aol.com     (415)566-1149  
1376 La Playa Street San Francisco, CA 94122

A.P. Gianinni Storytelling Troupe
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     Whether in a one hour assembly or a long term residency, storytelling is whole language learning brought to life. A school wide storytelling program is a process rather than a package. Because each school is like a little city, and each class a unique neighborhood, the skill levels, curricula needs and goals differ. After consultation with teachers, classroom programs can be shaped into thematic units that become connective links to geography, social studies, ecology, ethics and values,creative writing,literacy education,English as A Second Language,or theater arts.  Storytelling can easily be the oral language component for an established lesson plan.

The oral tradition is our "first literature" world-wide. Both empathy and understanding are encouraged when students join together to hear stories of wonder and wisdom from a multitude of cultures.

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     My job on a rainy Thursday morning in 1982 was simple. Watch the four year olds in the play yard. But, it was raining like bird shot on a Plexiglas roof and I, only weeks from giving birth to my third child, was sitting on a huge tractor tire resting my big belly on my knees, when two boys yelled "My Truck!"

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Celebrating  20 Years of Storytelling
Olive Hackett-Shaughnessy
is proud to announce the release
of her first CD
"Imagine your way home with OLIVE"
with musical interludes
by Daryn Roven

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