International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018

The Effect of Story Listening on Moral Judgement of Primary School Students

Rani Maurya

Abstract: THE EFFECT OF STORY LISTENING ON MORAL JUDGEMENT OF PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS Rani Maurya Research Scholar Allahabad (U. P. ) INDIA Moral judgement is a by product of the childs general social experience. Patterning of experience is necessary before the child is capable of higher forms of moral judgement. The ability to make moral judgement plays an important role in moral development. Once children are old enough to understand and retain information, lesson of morals, ideas, and ethics are taught through stories told alongside daily household chores in casual but consistent ways. The omnipresence of storytelling in everyday life is used as an indirect form of teaching. Children become attentive towards finding the moral lesson within a story that are easily recognised by other members of community. Story listening can be seen as a central power to shaping and forming the minds of young children. There are various examples of story listening and its effect on moral judgement. In this series first of all Mahatma Gandhi, Shiva ji and Veer Abhimanyu are the best examples of it. They all most influence by story listening and its effect can be seen in their life also. Mahatma Gandhi stated in his autobiography that in childhood he had listen various stories of moral values and its effect can be seen by his work. Through small stories, the idea is to illustrate the greatness of our human culture. Through the stories one can learn the various aspects of our lives. And it is very helpful to increase and inculcate the moral values in students. There are different types of stories which are included in syllabus of primary and secondary level of students which are based on knowledge, inspiration, motivation and moral values.


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018,

Pages: 538 - 540

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