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Wolf Tales - FREE to schools

by  International Wolf Center

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Come explore modern tales and ancient folklore about the
gray wolf, and gain an understanding of how to tell fact from fiction through
storytelling. This interactive program is great for a variety of age groups,
and we adapt each one to fit the needs of our audience!

This program is FREE to schools!

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $75.00


Programs are free for school groups. We recommend no more than 50 students per session.

Programs for community organizations and other groups are $75.00 per program with up to 40 participants. An additional fee of $40 per each additional group of 40 participants applies.

Length

45-60 minutes for 2nd grade and above. 30 minutes for K-1st grade.


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

none

Maximum participants:

For optimum interactivity no more than 40


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Language Arts/English, Performing Arts, Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom



Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to snow days or natural occurrences. The full fee will be charged for programs cancelled with less than two business days notice.

About This Provider

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International Wolf Center

Ely, MN
United States

The International Wolf Center advances the survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wild lands and the human role in their future. WolfLink videoconferencing programs feature dynamic, interactive learning experiences and real-time viewing of our resident ambassador wolves running, playing, napping or tussling in their naturalized northern Minnesota habitat.

Contact:
Maddy Witt
wolflink@wolf.org
218-365-4695-124

Program Details

Format

1. Observation of Ambassador Wolves
2. Introduction to the International Wolf Center and the Ambassador Wolves
3. Discuss Fact vs Fiction in stories, legends, and fairytales
4. Read two different stories which feature wolves as primary characters
5. Discuss the two stories and compare and contrast them
6. Provide a brief overview of scientifically accurate wolf behavior
7. Q & A session with additional time to observe the Ambassador Wolves

Objectives

Participants will be able to:

- define "fact", "fiction", "folklore", and "carnivore"
- understand how wolves are commonly misrepresented
- distinguish between fact and fiction by comparing and contrasting different story books
- understand and describe wolf behavior

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.3 LIFE SCIENCE
As a result of activities, all students should develop understanding of the characteristics of organisms.

NL-ENG.K-12.1 READING FOR PERSPECTIVE
Students read a variety of texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves, and of the cultures of the United States and the world.

NL-ENG.K-12.3 EVALUATION STRATEGIES
Students comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts. They draw on their prior experience, their interactions with other readers, their knowledge of word meaning and of other texts, their word identification strategies, and their understanding of textual features (e.g., context, graphics).

NL-ENG.K-12.6 APPLYING KNOWLEDGE
Students apply knowledge of language structure, media techniques, figurative language, and genre to discuss texts.

NL-ENG.K-12.9 MULTICULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
Students develop an understanding of and respect for diversity in language use, patterns, and dialects across cultures, ethnic groups, geographic regions, and social roles.