The Storytelling Exchange helps 6th graders tell their own stories while building lasting writing, reading and communication skills. Streetside facilitators use storytelling and theater to inspire students to write true stories about their lives.
Take a fairytale or any subject and turn and twist into a creative new way.
By taking student written scenes and pulling it together you may be very surprised how children love to do this and see what happens.
In the field of science a trace element is a minute component of a whole. It is not insignificant, however, because without trace elements the organism/entity would either not be what it is, or not be healthy. Identifying a trace element is very difficult, but once it has been singled out, it is often the key that unlocks a complete understanding of what is being researched.
This lesson plan is meant to accompany the SFAC Gallery exhibition, This Place Called Poetry. Read about the exhibtion at: http://www.sfacgallery.org
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This document for teachers was created by a collaboration between the African American Art and Culture Complex and the San Francisco Arts Commission's Arts Education Program. It is based on the themes of Twice-taken Pictures: Ancestral Portraits by Darryl Sivad at the African American Art and Culture Complex.
Students develop clear concepts of public and personal space / Students examine the difference between creating art in private space and as a a temporary and removable public expression / Students make informed decisions about the treatment of public and personal property / Students express the value of taking care of public space and public art
This lesson plan, based on the themes of SFAC's Gallery's exhibition Make You Notice, includes a discussion about feminism through history, an interactive learning game, a creative writing assignment, and an art activity.
Mission Greenbelt Project teaches students how to work cooperatively to design plans for a sidewalk garden beside their school or home. They will learn how their school or home sidewalk garden fits into the local ecosystem. Students will also learn how these gardens can improve the local ecology by collecting rainwater and feeding the roots of plants and trees.
The 5th edition of the AEFC publication Inside/Out: A Guide to Arts and Arts Education Resources for Children and Teens in San Francisco is still available. This is considered the most comprehensive resource directory in San Francisco for building strong arts education programs in schools and community settings.