Arts for Learning

Arts for Learning

Arts for Learning engages children with the arts by bringing teaching artists into schools and communities. We believe in the arts and their ability to transform education. We believe that when learning is enriched with the arts, students get more out of school.

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Stories from the Underground Railroad

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Program description

In this dramatic storytelling event, the perils of the enslaved people’s escape to freedom are shared as the characters travel along the informal route known as the Underground Railroad. Songs, rhythms and the story of the lives of two children bring these tales to life.

This program meets standards in Black History Month, Language Arts, Listening & Speaking, Social Studies, U.S. History &
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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance
Artistic Discipline: Storytelling
Cultural Origin: African/African Diaspora, Multi-Cultural, Other
Subject: Fine Arts: Theatre, History, Language Arts, Other, Social Studies
Population served: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
 Available dates:

Arts for Learning will work with you to find scheduling options. Contact Angela Yetter at ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org or 317-925-4043 x114

Length of program: 60 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Contact Angela Yetter for further information, ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org

Location(s):

Teaching artists will come to your location. Mileage fee may apply. Contact Angela Yetter for further information, ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org

Fees / Ticketing:

Single Performance  $922

Double Performance  $1,181

 

IDOE STANDARDS

SOCIAL STUDIES:
Standard 1 - History
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (K-5):
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Develop and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.3 – Comprehension: Develop and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (6-12):
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Refine and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.3 – Comprehension: Refine and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

PHOTOS

  • Deborah Asante & Bob Sander

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Cancellation Policy

Arts for Learning would very much like to discuss rescheduling, before cancelling. Partial payment may be necessary depending on when the decision to cancel is made. Contact Angela Yetter at ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org or 317-925-4043 x114

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