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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Choose Your Own Poetry Workshop with Bonnie Maurer

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Program description

Students will create original poems on their own or as a class. You can choose one of these popular topics –

  • Friendship
  • Odes and Observation
  • Feelings about yourself
  • Friendly Letter Format
  • Nature
  • Written Portraits
  • Unlocking Imagination
  • Poetry Cards & Games

Or meet with Bonnie to create a workshop based on your curriculum.

Program Detail

Program type: Workshop/Class (In-School)
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts
Subject: Language Arts
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, Adults
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: 45-60 minutes
Location(s):

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

Fees / Ticketing:

Single workshop: $90

Multiple workshops: $80 each

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.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
SL.2 – Discussion and Collaboration: Develop and apply reciprocal communication skills by participating in a range of collaborative discussions
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (6-12):
W.1 – Learning Outcome for Writing: Write effectively for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audiences
W.3 – Writing Genres: Develop and refine 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

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

  • Bonnie Maurer

VIDEOS

  • Video is a sample of just one of the poetry options.

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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