Andre's Adventures in Storytelling! (K - 3)

Last changed: 07/13/2022 8:19pm
K , 1 , 2 , 3
Theater English Social Studies
Grade Level Program Access
1 60 min
In-School Workshop
all year In-School,
$10 0
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Costumes, CD player, Music, Booklists, Readers’ Theater script
Mic and public address system when in an auditorium or larger spaces
A wide open space for students to sit in auditorium style with aisle down middle, or audience in same format, but seated
I CAN learn about different cultures. I CAN grow my vocabulary. I CAN embrace differences.
Program Description:
Andre’s Adventures in Storytelling encompasses a series of options or adventures in storytelling that increases the learning experience. The educator can choose from presentations that includes 2-3 stories on a given topic, songs, and games. The chosen (1) presentation lasts one hour.

The selections are:
Habari Ghani – African stories, songs, games, costumes that kids model and afro-pop music

Frontiers - American Folklore Tropical Tales – Puerto Rican, West Indian stories and more

The Golden Pot - Asian stories and ceremony re-creations

A New Beginning – Colonial period adventures with optional cooking demo

Harambee – African American heritage and stories

Definitely Dinosaurs – Dino Discovery today with real dinosaurs and stories

Pebbles on the Sacred Path – Native American stories, rituals, ceremonies.

Please chose one for your entire grade level performance.

Grade K

Grade K: Reading Standards for Literature: Key Ideas and Details #1: With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Grade K: Theatre: Responding: Anchor Standard 7: Perceive and analyze artistic work.

A. With prompting and support, express an emotional response to characters in dramatic play or a guided drama

Grade 1

Grade 1: Reading Standards for Literature: Key Ideas and Details#2: I CAN retell a story, giving details and demonstrate my understanding.
Grade 1: Theatre: Responding: Anchor Standard 8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.

B. I CAN understand and explain the causes of story character's actions in a story or story activity.

Grade 2

Grade 2: Reading Standards for Literature: Key Ideas and Details#2: I CAN Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse culture, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Grade 2: Theatre: Responding: Anchor Standard 8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work:

B. I CAN Identify causes and consequences of character actions in a guided drama experience (e.g., process drama, story drama, or creative drama).

Grade 3

Grade 3: Reading Standard for Literature: Key Ideas and Details#2: I CAN Re-count stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lessons, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the
Grade 3: Theatre: Connecting: Anchor Standard 10: Synthesis and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.

A. I CAN Use personal experiences and knowledge to make connections to community and culture in a drama/theatre work.
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Greatheart Griot Andre Keitt