Telling Stories: Bobby Norfolk
Grades: 3 - 5

Video Description: New October 2022! Meet internationally renowned storyteller Bobby Norfolk as he describes his process for telling stories across multiple genres and why he thinks storytelling is an artform for audiences of all ages.

Type of Video: Profile*
Unique Video ID: DLiterature-270**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Mr. Norfolk refers to storytelling as an “ancient artform.” Use the video as part of your study in cultures or literature or social studies and have students explore storytelling traditions throughout various cultures and time periods.


*Profile videos use a first-person/first-hand approach to highlight interesting people doing interesting things in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.