Conner Prairie

Conner Prairie

Experience the Hoosier spirit and Indiana heritage with a visit to Conner Prairie. It’s the ideal place to immerse your students in the state’s history with hands-on activities and plenty of opportunities to interact with staff portraying characters from the past. Spend time outdoors, try

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Interactive Museum Theater Add-Ons

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Program description

You can expand your self-guided school tour with an add-on program for a
small extra charge.

The Rhodes Family Incident

Little-known historic events that happened in your own community can provide important
perspectives and inspiration that relate to life now. In “The Rhodes Family Incident,” two
contemporary college students who grew up in Westfield, Indiana, are surprised to discover a...

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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage, Storytelling, Theatre
Cultural Origin: African/African Diaspora
Subject: Fine Arts: Theatre, History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Population served: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Students with Disabilities
Bilingual: No
 Available dates:

Contact Guest Services for available dates. Add-On programs must be scheduled at least 3 weeks in advance.

 Available times:

10 am, 11 am, 12 pm

Length of program: 15 - 30 minutes
Fees / Ticketing:

Self-Guided School Tour admission required.

Additionally, students/adult chaperones $1. Teachers/school staff free. Pre-payment is required three weeks in advance.

IDOE STANDARDS

Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
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
FINE ARTS: THEATRE:
Anchor Standard 4 – Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation: Theatre artists make strong choices to effectively convey meaning.
Anchor Standard 6 – Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work: Theatre artists share and present stories, ideas, and envisioned worlds to explore the human experience.
Anchor Standard 9 – Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work: Theatre artists apply criteria to investigate, explore, and assess drama and theatrical work.
Anchor Standard 11 – Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding: Theatre artists understand and can communicate their creative process as they analyze the way the world may be understood.

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
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

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