Fast Track To Advanced Toastmaster
A guide to the objectives, time, and materials

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Storytelling  226-K

Project 1: The Folk Tale
Objectives:
• To tell a folk tale that is entertaining and enjoyable for a specific age group.
• To use vivid imagery and voice to enhance the tale.
Time: 7 to 9 minutes.

Project 2: Let’s Get Personal
Objectives:
• To learn the elements of a good story.
• To create and tell an original story based on a personal experience.
Time: 6 to 8 minutes.

Project 3: The Moral Of The Story
Objectives:
• To understand that a story can be entertaining yet display moral values.
• To create a new story that offers a lesson or moral.
• To tell the story, using the skills developed in the previous two projects.
Time: 4 to 6 minutes.

Project 4: The Touching Story
Objectives:
• To understand the techniques available to arouse emotion.
• To become skilled in arousing emotions while telling a story.
Time: 6 to 8 minutes.

Project 5: Bringing History To Life
Objectives:
• To understand the purpose of stories about historical events or people.
• To use the storytelling skills developed in the preceding projects to tell a story about a historical event or person.
Time: 7 to 9 minutes.

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