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CREATIVITY THE 2017/18 ARTS EDUCATION PROGRAM
THE 2017/18 ARTS EDUCATION PROGRAM AT THE GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS
TRANSPORTATION GRANTS & TRAVELING SHOW ARRANGEMENTS:
I am pleased to present to you our 2017/18 Pathways to Creativity
Raul Garcia, (209) 338-5020 or RGarcia@GalloArts.org
entertaining and relevant performing arts experiences for you and
Season! For ten years now, the Gallo Center has worked to provide your students, and this year offers another exceptional program. In
Tiffany Davis, (209) 338-5022 or TDavis@GalloArts.org
wide range of subjects from science to classic literature.
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these pages you’ll find programming for all grades TK-12 covering a
As you browse the brochure you’ll notice we’ve recommended
Common Core standards that relate to each performance. Based on
STUDY GUIDES & TEACHER GUIDE:
feedback from post-show surveys during the Gallo Center’s 2016/17
listed the show description and curriculum connections as the two
Note: Any adult requesting visitation to a particular student or
Pathways to Creativity Season, 70% of the teachers who responded primary reasons for the choosing to see a performance here. We paid careful attention to the surveys, because making sure our performances enhance the classroom experience is critical.
group of students associated with a school/group attending an Arts Education performance at the Gallo Center for the Arts must be approved by the teacher of that school/group prior to having contact with student(s). All ticket sales are through schools; no single tickets
For a deeper arts integration experience, please consider attending
will be sold.
Partners in Education team in conjunction with the John F. Kennedy
THANKS TO OUR WONDERFUL PATHWAYS TO CREATIVITY SPONSORS!
one of our professional development workshops hosted by our Center for the Performing Arts (see page 15 for more).
As always, your Gallo Center arts education team is ready to ensure the best experience possible for you and your students. For ticket reservations please download a sales agreement form from
galloarts.org/artseducation or contact Tiffany Davis in our Ticket Office, telephone (209) 338-5109. That link also provides bus
transportation grant applications for classes/schools that purchase a minimum of 50 seats.
We look forward to seeing you and your students at the Center!
COSTA FAMILY FUND
DRIVING THE ARTS TRANSPORTATION FUND
Cortney Betschart, Arts Education Manager (209) 338-5012
The Gallo Center for the Arts has funding from Prime Shine Car Wash to help offset the cost of transporting students by bus to see arts
education performances. The funding can be used for transportation
THE GALLO CENTER’S ARTS EDUCATION PROGRAM CURRENTLY REACHES SIX COUNTIES, INCLUDING: STANISLAUS, SAN JOAQUIN, TUOLUMNE, CALAVERAS, AMADOR, AND MERCED COUNTIES. 2
to Gallo Center-presented events only. Student performances
presented by Theatreworks, the Gallo Center’s resident companies, or independent producers are excluded. Schools must purchase a
minimum of fifty (50) tickets at the Costa Family Fund discounted rate of $5 per student to qualify. Grants will not exceed $200 per round trip, and there is a limit of one grant per class grade per school. A
limited number of grants are available for the 2017/18 season and are distributed on a first come, first served basis. A grant request form may be downloaded at GalloArts.org. A representative will contact you after your request has been reviewed.
2017/18 ARTS ED AT A GLANCE GALLO CENTER REPERTORY COMPANY THE BOY WHO CRIED BULLY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES K-5
GALLO CENTER REPERTORY COMPANY MANZI– THE ADVENTURES OF YOUNG CESAR CHAVEZ THURSDAY & FRIDAY, MARCH 15 & 16, 2018, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 2-6
GO, DOG. GO! TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES PK-2
NUGGET & FANG THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES PK-3
CHICKEN DANCE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES PK-3
STUNT DOG EXPERIENCE FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018, 9:30 AM GRADES K-12
ARCATTACK MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017, 9:30 AM TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 4-8
DOKTOR KABOOM LOOK OUT SCIENCE IS COMING! TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 4-8
LIGHTWIRE THEATER’S MOON MOUSE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES K-5 GALLO CENTER REPERTORY COMPANY THE MIRACLE WORKER FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM MONDAY & TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 & 7, 2017 GRADES 5-12 GALLO CENTER REPERTORY COMPANY 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2017, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES K-8
MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 3-5
THE GALLO CENTER OFFERS STUDENT MATINEE TICKETS AT THE DEEPLY DISCOUNTED PRICE OF $5 EACH— A PRICE THAT HASN’T CHANGED SINCE THE PROGRAM BEGAN IN 2008.
FLIGHT SCHOOL THE MUSICAL TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018, 9:30 AM GRADES K-5 MAYHEM POETS THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 6-12 MY FATHER’S DRAGON MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES K-5 MUMMENSCHANZ WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018, 9:30 AM GRADES K-12 HOW I BECAME A PIRATE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018, 9:30 AM & 4:15 PM GRADES K-5
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COMMON CORE STANDARDS ARE LISTED AS GRADE. CORE TOPIC. STANDARD NUMBER
GO, DOG. GO!
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THE BOY WHO
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES K-5 440-SEAT FOSTER FAMILY THEATER Meet Nate, a typical third-grader with a love for telling tall tales. Nate's biggest problem is Sam, a fifth-grade bully who has it in for him and his friends. Thankfully, Bob the BullyBuster visits to teach Nate's class what they can do to identify and prevent bullying in
school. Based on the classic Aesop's fable, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, this honest, funny and engaging production looks at stretching truths and accepting differences.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES PK-2 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER By Allison Gregory and Steven Dietz
Adapted from the book by P.D. Eastman
With music composed by Michael Koerner
Produced by Childsplay from Tempe, Arizona Go, Dog. Go! brings the adventures of P.D.
Eastman’s book to life in a frolicking musical
dog party. The cast of this beloved preschool favorite has gone to the dogs—with cars,
hats, audience participation, and even a wild game of ball as this hilarious visual spectacle
manages to sneak in some important lessons
about life between innings. Go, Dog. Go! is a
musical romp full of surprises, color, clowning, vaudeville, singing/barking, and of course, six lovable dogs!
Common Core Standards: K.RL.9: With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences
Common Core Standards:
of characters in familiar stories.
1.RL.2: Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
2.RL.4: Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated
3.RL.3: Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain
lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story,
how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
poem, or song
SCHOOL TOURING SHOW AVAILABLE! CALL RAUL GARCIA AT (209) 338-5020
Photo by Heather Hill Photo, Childsplay
FOR MORE INFORMATION.
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES PK-3 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER Based on the book, “Chicken Dance.” Written by Tammi Sauer and illustrated by Dan Santat. Copyright © 2009. Published by Sterling Publishers, New York and London.
Every barnyard has its bully! But two of the barnyard’s chickens, Marge and Lola, will not stand idly by. ArtsPower’s musical portrays the colorful story of these two barnyard chickens on a mission to win the barnyard talent contest first prize of two tickets to see the great Elvis Poultry in concert!
But first, they must present a performance that will score higher than a flock of very talented ducks, led by Mac who loves to play the bully. Can Marge and Lola face their challengers, against all odds, and win the talent contest? Common Core Standards: K.RI.3 With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text. 2.RL.5: Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017 9:30 AM TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 4-8 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER ArcAttack is part rock concert, part science
experiment. Combining their love of music with science, the crew of ArcAttack and creators of
the original Singing Tesla Coil invite the audience to explore concepts such as electricity, voltage
and current, magnetism, robotics, and lightning through a performance that’s entertaining,
interactive, and of course…electrifying! Next Generation Science Standards:
5.LS2.B Matter cycles between the air and soil and among plants, animals, and microbes as these organisms live and die. Organisms obtain gases, and water, from the environment, and release waste matter (gas, liquid, or solid) back into the environment. 8.PS2.B Forces that act at a distance (electric, magnetic, and gravitational) can be explained by fields that extend through space and can be mapped by their effect on a test object (a charged object, or a ball, respectively).
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MOON MOUSE LIGHTWIRE THEATER’S
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017
9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES K-5 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER Constantly bullied and picked on by the “cool” rats, Marvin the mouse is labeled as a loser
and a geek. As respite from the continuous badgering, Marvin retreats into his science
books and a world of fantasy. He longs to have adventures and to be the hero. Join Marvin
on the space adventure of a lifetime: a trip to the surface of the moon, where he meets a
strange cast of misfit creatures and hopes to make his dreams come true and experience
the acceptance he craves. Lightwire Theater is proud to present Moon Mouse, a cosmic adventure about celebrating differences. Common Core Standards: K.RI.3 With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
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3.RL.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
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THE MIRACLE WORKER
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017 MONDAY & TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 & 7, 2017 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 5-12 440-SEAT FOSTER FAMILY THEATER Immortalized onstage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, this classic tells the story of
Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. The Miracle Worker dramatizes the
volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen is violent, spoiled, almost sub-human and treated by her family
as such. Only Annie realizes that there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark,
tortured silence. With scenes of intense physical and emotional dynamism, Annie's success with Helen finally comes with the utterance of a single, glorious word: "water." Common Core Standard: 6-8.RL.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies. 6
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'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2017 MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES K-8 440-SEAT FOSTER FAMILY THEATER "'Twas the night before Christmas, when all
through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse." But wait! A mouse is
stirring – because Santa missed his house last year. Before you can say "Merry Christmas!,” we're off on the wild adventures of a mouse, an elf, and a spunky little girl who just won't take no for an answer in this comedy play
by Ken Ludwig. Don't miss the Gallo Center Rep's joyful tribute to the holiday season! Common Core Standards: 3.RL.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. 5.RL.6 Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018 9:30 AM GRADES K-5 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER It’s the first day of Flight School, where they
teach birds to fly. Penguin has the soul of an eagle and is ready to live on the wind. But he wasn’t built to soar, as the other birds
constantly remind him. Penguin’s spirit won’t
be grounded. With some friends of a feather,
and a little help on the technical parts, Penguin follows his dreams to flip, flap, fly! With book
SINCE PATHWAYS TO CREATIVITY LAUNCHED IN 2008, 1,040 BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS HAVE SUPPORTED THE PROGRAM WITH DONATIONS.
by Cara Lustik, music by David Mallamud, and lyrics by Joshua H. Cohen, Flight School The
Musical is based on the book Flight School from best-selling author Lita Judge.
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MY FATHER’S DRAGON
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 6-12 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER
Teacher Workshop: Thursday, November 9, 2017, 3:30-6:30 pm "Let's go see a poetry show" is a sentence rarely proclaimed and usually responded to
with cringes and excuses. The Mayhem Poets are on a mission to change that. Having been
dubbed "an amazing ride" by the New York Times, this mind-boggling performance has been described as "The Simpsons meets Malcolm X at a Notorious B.I.G. concert." These theatre
trained, comedically gifted, lyrical virtuosos seamlessly blend raw elements of hip hop, theatre,
improv and standup comedy to tell gut wrenching truths that leave audiences forever changed. Common Core Standards: 8.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts. 11-12.RI.6 Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text.
MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES K-5 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER Teacher Workshop: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 3:30-6:30 pm
Based on the beloved stories by Ruth Stiles Gannett Illustrated by Ruth Crisman Gannett By special arrangement with Ruth Stiles Gannett When nine-year-old Elmer Elevator hears about a baby dragon who is held captive by the
ferocious animals of Wild Island, he sets off on an adventure to rescue the dragon and return
him home. With the help of his friend the Alley
Cat, Elmer packs everything he thinks he’ll need – including chewing gum, two-dozen lollipops, seven hair ribbons and a box of rubber bands! With pluck and ingenuity Elmer makes his way
to the Island, outwits the wild animals and saves Boris, the dragon. But can they find their way
back home? As they travel over the ocean they
get lost in a storm and discover a magical island of escaped canaries. The resourceful Elmer
helps the canaries overcome their “curiosity
disease” and uncover a stash of hidden riches. With bags of gold and the canaries’ blessings, the dauntless duo at last returns home. Common Core Standard: 5.RL.6: Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.
MUMMENSCHANZ WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018 9:30 AM GRADES K-12 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER Swiss-based theater troupe Mummenschanz has been dazzling audiences worldwide for
more than 45 years. By creating a playful yet
compelling experience through the inventive
use of shadow, light, and creative manipulation of objects, Mummenschanz delivers a visually stunning spectacle that transcends cultural barriers and sparks the imagination. Their
brand new production for 2017/18 is “you &
me,” which brings to life the large scale masks the troupe is famous for as well as new works that include acrobatics!
Common Core Standard 5.RL.7 Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).
SINCE 2008, STUDENTS FROM 386 SCHOOLS HAVE VISITED THE GALLO CENTER TO ATTEND AN ARTS EDUCATION PERFORMANCE.
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THE ADVENTURES OF YOUNG CESAR CHAVEZ
THURSDAY & FRIDAY, MARCH 15 & 16, 2018 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 2-6 440-SEAT FOSTER FAMILY THEATER Teacher Workshop: Monday, February 26, 2018, 3:30-6:30 pm Through this play, adapted for the stage by JosĂŠ Cruz GonzĂĄlez from the book by Pat Mora, young audiences get to know Cesar Chavez and the hardships that he and his family faced when they lost their farm in Arizona and moved to California to pick crops in the fields. The life lessons that the young Cesar learns about intolerance,
injustice, and the value of education inspire his lifelong quest to
improve conditions for farm workers and to bring dignity to their lives. The play will be directed by Carolina Alfaro. Common Core Standards: 3.RL.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. 5.RI.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
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HOW I BECAME A PIRATE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018 9:30 AM & 4:15 PM GRADES K-5 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER Book Music & Lyrics by Janet Yates Vogt & Mark Friedman
Based on the book “How I Became a Pirate” by Melinda Long with Illustrations by David Shannon
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Produced by Dallas Children’s Theater from Dallas, Texas
AARRRGH! Sail off on a swashbuckling
musical excursion as young Jeremy Jacobs
joins Captain Braid Beard’s band of comical pirates and searches for the perfect spot
to bury their treasure. Jeremy finds fun and adventure on the high seas, but he soon
learns that home and family are treasures you can't find on any map!
Based off the popular book, the production
includes terrific songs like “A Good One to Boot,” “Green Teeth,” “I'm Really Just a
Sensitive Guy,” “Talk Like a Pirate,” “Soccer by the Rules,” “Pirates Dot Arrgh,” and
more… It’s a joyful family musical that is sure
to leave young mateys singing and dancing in
“I HAVE ENJOYED BRINGING MY STUDENTS TO THE GALLO CENTER FOR YEARS. I AM VERY THANKFUL FOR THE ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM AND THE AFFORDABILITY FOR MY STUDENTS TO GET A CURRICULUM-BASED PRODUCTION EACH YEAR.” – ANONYMOUS TEACHER
Common Core Standard: 4.RI.5 Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/ solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
120 TRANSPORTATION GRANTS WERE DISTRIBUTED DURING THE 2016-2017 SEASON, SERVING APPROXIMATELY 8,000 STUDENTS
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THE GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS HAS OFFERED MORE THAN 370 STUDENT MATINEE PERFORMANCES SINCE 2008
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UNT DOG EXPERIENCE FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018 9:30 AM GRADES PK-12 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER It has to be one the cutest shows you’ll ever see! Stunt Dog Experience is created, directed and hosted by Stockton native Chris Perondi. You’ll see dancing dogs, amazing dog tricks, big stunts, athletic feats and comedy antics, too. It’s a high energy event with incredible performances—all by dogs adopted from shelters and pounds across the country.
NUGGET & FANG THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES PK-3 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER Adapted with special permission from"Nugget & Fang," text ©2013 by Tammi Sauer, illustrations ©2013 by Michael Slack. "Nugget & Fang" is published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers, 2013. ArtsPower’s colorful new musical tells the story of Nugget, a minnow, and Fang, a shark, who get along swimmingly -- until Nugget’s first day of minnow school. There, Nugget learns that minnows are supposed to be afraid of sharks! To regain Nugget’s trust, Fang takes desperate and hilarious measures. Nothing goes as planned. Fang is moping in
deep waters when he notices that Nugget and his minnow schoolmates are caught up in some big trouble (and one very big net). Holy mackerel! Can Fang save the day and prove he’s a true friend?
67% OF YOUTH SERVED BY THE GALLO CENTER’S PROGRAM LIVE AT OR BELOW
Common Core Standard: K.RI.3 With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
THE POVERTY LINE (BASED ON THE NUMBER OF YOUTH PARTICIPATING IN THE FREE/REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM AT THE GALLO CENTER) PATHWAYS TO CREATIVITY 13
BY THE END OF 2017, MORE THAN 270,000 STUDENTS WILL HAVE EXPERIENCED A STUDENT MATINEE PERFORMANCE
MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS
LOOK OUT SCIENCE IS COMING! TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 4-8 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER Creatively blending theatre arts with the wonders of scientific exploration, Doktor Kaboom!
keeps his crowds riveted with interest and rolling with laughter. Join Doktor Kaboom! for a
sidesplitting journey of increasingly spectacular (and often successful) science experiments
FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 3-5 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER Based on the book by Richard & Florence Atwater
Adapted for the stage by Pins & Needles Productions Music by Luke Bateman, Lyrics by Richy Hughes
Painter and decorator by day, Mr. Popper spends his time dreaming of Antarctic adventures. He is
astounded when one day a packing crate arrives on his doorstep and a penguin waddles out!
With original songs and performing penguin puppets, this delightful, 60 minute actionpacked musical adaptation of Richard and
Florence Atwater’s award-winning book (also
made into a Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey) is the perfect treat!
Producer credit - Produced by Casa Mañana by arrangement with Kenny Wax Family Entertainment and TC Beech.
designed to involve, excite, educate, and entertain. Photo by Martin Albert. Common Core Standards:
4.RI.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text. 5.SL.3 Summarize the points a speaker or media source makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence, and identify and analyze any logical fallacies
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Common Core Standard: 4.RL.7 Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
THE 2017/18 KENNEDY CENTER PARTNERS IN EDUCATION ARTS INTEGRATION TEACHERWORKSHOPS
The Gallo Center for the Arts, Modesto City Schools and the Stanislaus County Office
of Education are members of the Partners in Education Program of the John F. Kennedy
Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Selected because of their demonstrated
commitment to the improvement of education in and through the arts, the Partnership Team participates in collaborative efforts to make the arts integral to education.
ALL WORKSHOPS HELD AT THE GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS
MY FATHER’S DRAGON
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017 3:30-6:30 PM GRADES 6-12
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018 3:30-6:30 PM GRADES K-5
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 3:30-6:30 PM GRADES 2-5
Poetry is cool! This training utilizes popular
This training incorporates the values and
Cesar Chavez played an important role in
and demonstrates the power of writing
and visual and performing arts strategies to
many of buildings and structures. This training,
and relevant cultures to galvanize students and poetry. Participants engage in handson activities, develop abilities to further construct contemporary ELA integrated
lessons, and receive copies of lesson plans. This training coincides with the production of Mayhem Poets.
lessons from the popular children’s book
demonstrate how the arts are a powerful
tool for teaching literacy skills. Participants
engage in hands-on activities, develop abilities to further construct ELA and arts integrated
lessons, and receive copies of lesson plans. The training coincides with the production of My Father’s Dragon.
shaping California history; his name adorns
which coincides with the production of Manzi,
incorporates historical elements and values from the life of Cesar Chavez to drive learning in ELA, Social Studies, and the arts. Participants engage
in hands-on activities, develop abilities to further
construct ELA, Social Studies, and arts integrated lessons, and receive copies of lesson plans.
For more information, contact Cortney Betschart at CBetschart@GalloArts.org
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