Theme: Drama

Starring Carmen!: Bilingual Activities & Poster, Video

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet, KidLit Tool: Discussion Questions, KidLit Tool: Video & Book Trailers, Theme: Arts & Crafts, Theme: Diversity, Identity & Cross-Group, Theme: Drama, Theme: Latinx, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

STARRING CARMEN! A Picture Book with Video and Classroom & Event Activities Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Educators, Community Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 00-03   EXPLORE & DOWNLOAD THE ACTIVITIES Curious City is happy to host the classroom and event activities fantástico created by educator Crystal-Elisa Aldamuy!  They include: — Discussion Prompts — Fish Puppet Craft — Tiger Ear Costume — Rose Bush Costume — Literary Design — Curriculum Connections — Vocabulary DOWNLOAD  Starring Carmen: Activities in English (PDF) DOWNLOAD Starring Carmen: Activities in...

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When the Sea Turned to Silver: Dramatic Reading / Readers Theater

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, Theme: Asian / Asian American, Theme: Drama, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

  When the Sea Turned to Silver DRAMATIC READING KIT   Best Users: Educators, Librarians, Booksellers, Chinese Culture Organizations Best Audience: Children Grades 03-07 About the Kit: When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin (Little, Brown) is a chapter book filled with many stories.  One of the book’s main characters is the Storyteller, a woman renowned for her ability to both amaze and educate with her words.  You, too, are renowned for this ability.  This dramatic reading gives you the role of the Storyteller sharing a tale entitled, The Story of the Red Stone. Why a...

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Penny & Jelly: Talent Show Kit

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, Theme: Drama, Theme: Talent Show, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 5 comments

Reader Engagement Project: THE BOOK Penny & Jelly: The School Show by Maria Gianferrari and illustrated by Thyra Heder (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) introduces the soon-to-be star of her school talent show: Penny. Despite her desire to knock everyone’s socks off, Penny’s having a tough time deciding on what talent she might have. With a little help from her dog, Jelly, Penny tries out various talents—from dancing to unicycling, fashion designing to snake charming—with disastrous results. That is, until she realizes that she and Jelly have a talent to share that’s unlike...

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So You Wanna Be a Superstar?: Audition Event Kit for Libraries

Posted by on Dec 13, 2012 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, Theme: Drama, Theme: Music | 0 comments

Reader Engagement Project: Building the Audition Skills of Your Talented Patrons “This is the ultimate Teen Program in a Box, highly recommended.”  –Karen Jensen, Teen Librarian’s Toolbox “This is super rad!”  —Justin Hoenke, Teen Librarian, Portland Public Library The Drama and Chorus kids often hang out in our libraries.  Whether those talented patrons are planning to try out  for the musical, glee club, chorus, or the local teen idol they need audition skills. This Event Kit connected with Ted Michael’s So You Wanna Be a Superstar? The...

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