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Monday 1/13   Create  a  Safe  Community  of    Guest  mentors  will  introduce   Learners   themselves  to  the  students   with  one  fun  fact;  students   do  the  same.      Introductory  warm-­‐up  game   led  by  the  mentors  in  order   to  get  the  students   comfortable  working  with   us.   The  Big  Idea    Sit  in  a  circle,  discuss  the   idea  of  dreams:  What  are   they?  Are  there  different   types?  Why  do  we  have   them?      Engage  personal  experience:   What  are  some  dreams  that   you  have/have  had?    (Share   some  of  our  own)   Create    The  students  will  have  little   comic-­‐strip  type  storyboards   handed  out  in  which  to   create  their  dream   sequences  in  real  life.      Students  color,  draw,  and   write  about  their  dreams.   Perform/Share/Reflect/Close    Everyone  shares  their  dream   storyboards,  explaining  what   occurs  in  each  section  and   what  they  wrote.      Students  discuss  and  reflect   on  what  everyone  made.        


Wednesday 1/15   Create  a  Safe  Community  of    Guest  mentors  perform   Learners   similar  warm-­‐ups  with   students  again  to  promote   reliability  a  fun,  safe   environment.       Engage    Sit  in  a  circle,  return  to  the   idea  of  dreams  and  what   they  mean,  focusing  on   dreams  for  the  future.      Engage  personal  experience:   What  are  some  dreams  that   you  have  for  the  future?   What  do  you  want  to  be   when  you  grow  up?  What  do   you  want  your  life  to  be  like?   Where  do  you  want  to  be?      Discuss  the  idea  of   abstractions.    What  does   abstract  mean?      Example:  Colors—what   could  colors  represent?   (Have  students  share  and   dicuss)   Create    The  students  will  create   abstract  masks  that   represent  their  future  selves   and  their  dreams.   Perform/Share/Reflect/Close    Everyone  shares  their  masks   and  what  they  mean.      Students  discuss  and  reflect   on  how  each  different  mask   means  something  different   to  each  person.  


Wednesday 1/22   Create  a  Safe  Community  of    Guest  mentors  perform   Learners   similar  warm-­‐ups  with   students  again  to  promote   reliability  a  fun,  safe   environment.     Create    Break  students  up  into  pairs.      Students  will  come  up  with  2   8-­‐counts  of  choreography   that  is  based  on  their   dreams.      Pairs  teach  their  parts  to  the   rest  of  the  class,  and  the   dance  is  combined  into  one   big  dream-­‐  sequence.      Students  rehearse  the  dance   while  wearing  their  abstract-­‐ dream  masks  that  they  made   the  previous  class.   Perform/Share/Reflect/Close    Students  showcase  their   artwork  and  perform  their   original  dance  to  the  entire   after-­‐school  program.      Students  reflect  on  the  other   classes’  showcases  as  well  as   their  own.      

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