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Anansi: Spider Folktale Trickster - Participate in Anansi Stories, Create Your Own Story!

from Author Valerie Marsh

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Combine creative writing, folktales and art!
Anansi is a multi-cultural spider from West Africa and the Caribbean who has crazy adventures! Participate in Anansi folktales using art and creative writing techniques of paper-cutting, sign language, or draw and fold.. Your students can create their own personal Anansi story.. Easy, fun, hands-on!

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $120.00
By Request Premium: $110.00



Length

45 minutes to one hour, depending on age of students and your schedule!


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Home schoolers! Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

Even just one listener is important!

Maximum participants:

Two classes together, or about 45 students for optimun interactivity.


Primary Disciplines

International, Social Studies/History, Language Arts/English, Performing Arts, Special Education, Character Education, Literacy, Writing, Reading, Problem Solving, Gifted & Talented, Special Needs Storytelling


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to weather.

About This Provider

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Author Valerie Marsh

Johns Island, SC
United States

     Valerie is the author of 13 storytelling books, a writing teacher, and storyteller. Her books include "Paper Cutting Stories A to Z," "A Treasury of Trickster Tales," "Mystery-Fold: Stories to Tell Draw, and Fold," and "Story Puzzles: Tales in the Tangram Tradition." Other books include Puppets Tales, and Heroes & Heroines.
     Valerie uses unique ways to tell tales for all ages including "Paper-Cutting" (fold and cut), "Mystery-Fold" (draw and fold), "Story Puzzles" (creating tangram figures), and Sign Language, She offers Workshops for students, and professional development for teachers. Her story methods are easy, involve audience participation and get kids excited about writing! No matter which program you request, Valerie tailors her program to your class! Easy and fun!
      Miss Liz Science Wiz joins Valerie for the Action Science programs. Miss Liz uses puppets and physical actions to anchor basic scientific concepts presented in our video conference programs. Miss Liz will have your students acting out all kinds of physical and life science facts!

Contact:
Author Valerie Marsh
valeriemarsh@juno.com
317 441 0158

Program Details

Format

1. We open with a paper-cutting Anansi story
2. We discuss the story elements and line of symmetry.
3. Students create their own story.
4. Then Valerie will tell a second story using the draw and tell method, sign language. or tangrams.
5. Students will create their own Anansi objects.
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Objectives

The participant will:
-listen to and enjoy Anansi stories.
-understand the role of a Trickster.
-appreciate West African and Caribbean literature.
-understand the important elements of a story.
-write creatively about a trickster or another character of his or her choice.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Valerie will tailor her program to the standards that you are meeting with this program. Please let her know what standards you need to cover.
NS/CCSS
-Literacy RL K.1 to 8, RL .1 to .10.
-Literacy RL K.1 to 8, RL .1 to 4.
-Writing WK.1 to 8.10.
-Speaking & Listening SL K.1 to 5.6
-Art NA-D.K-6 - 4.1, 4.3, NA-VA.K-6 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.6
-Math K.GA.1, K.G.A.2, 1.G.A.1, G.A.1, 2.G.A.1

State Standards

Valerie will design her program around the state standards that you want to cover.