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The San Antonio Writing Project
Cuentos-EYaGi Project



For the seventh year in a row, the San Antonio Writing Project is sponsoring a Cuentos (folk stories) Project, and we're inviting Pre-K through college teachers across the greater San Antonio area to have their students participate. The purpose of the project is to collect family stories by having students interview people in their families and then write about it. We're looking for stories about families, San Antonio and our heritage.

In recent years, the idea of getting children to tell family stories has spread to various communities
--the Kahani Project focuses on children of Indian decent to tell their stories
--the EYaGi is a new effort targeted toward children of Korean descent
--the Historias Project is an assignment done by international students at St. Mary's University

Visit this website for more information in particular about the EYaGi Project

Spring 2013 Cuentos Presentation date is:

April 14 from 1-3 PM
John Igo Library
13330 Kyle Seale Pkwy.
San Antonio, TX 78255 -Google map to library

See Flier for the Event!


You can get your students telling stories too!

As you will see by reviewing the "Lesson Ideas for Teachers" link below, the project is very flexible and there are many different ways to get your students writing family stories. You don't have to be a Teacher Consultant with SAWP to participate.

Please submit these projects to sawp AT utsa.edu (name@utsa.edu) or to the address below:

The San Antonio Writing Project
The Cuentos Project
The University of Texas at San Antonio
College of Education and Human Development
Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249

PDF copy with permission form for students

Lesson ideas for teachers




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