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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Riddle Me, Riddle You by the Back-to-Back Bonnies

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Program description

Riddles, popular in all cultures, stretch your mind and sharpen your wits. The writing can involve figurative language such as imagery, personification, metaphor, or simile. Students will create a book with four or eight revealing flaps. This is a 2-part workshop: 60 minutes for poetry and 60 minutes for making the book. The parts do not have to take place on the same day.

Program Detail

Program type: Workshop/Class (In-School)
Artistic Discipline: Multi-Discipline
Subject: Language Arts, Social Emotional Learning
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
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: 2, 60-minute workshops
Location(s):

Arts for Learning teaching artists come to you. No field trip is required. Travel charges may apply.

Fees / Ticketing:

2-part workshop for 1 classroom: $195 including supplies

IDOE STANDARDS

Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (K-5):
Writing
W.1 – Learning Outcome for Writing: Write effectively for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audiences
W.3 – Writing Genres: Develop writing skills by writing for different purposes and to specific audiences or people.
W.4 – The Writing Process: Produce coherent and legible documents by planning, drafting, revising, editing, and collaborating with others
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Develop and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
FINE ARTS: VISUAL ARTS:
Anchor Standard 1 – Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Creativity and innovative thinking are essential life skills that can be developed.
Anchor Standard 2 – Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Artists and designers experiment with forms, structures, materials, concepts, media, and art-making approaches

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

  • Back-to-Back Bonnies

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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