Storyteller Chetter Galloway, of Atlanta, Georgia, specializes in African and African American stories. His renditions are energetic and animated. He blends his stories with music, drumming, sound effects, and call and respond.
His historic stories often provide a glimpse into the diverse lives and experiences of enslaved Africans who lived in the United States. He credits his father with his initial interest in storytelling, He says his father told stories on long road trips.
He holds a Master's degree from East Tennessee State University. He is an accomplished Jembe drummer. His storytelling career began as a part-time living history interpreter.
- C Communication
- Grade 3: Speak clearly at an understandable pace, adapting speech to a variety of contexts and tasks; use standard English when indicated or appropriate.
- Grade 2: Use and apply knowledge of how inflectional endings change words.
- Grade 2: Use a base word to determine the meaning of an unknown word with the same base.
- Grade 2: Use the meanings of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words.
- Grade 2: Make predictions before and during reading; confirm or modify thinking.