Teaching Artist Residency

Provider: Stephanie Daige- Artists in Schools/Arts and Cultural Alliance

Contact: Stephanie Daige

Starting cost per student: $20

Additional Info: $400 per residency. This cost includes a pre-meeting with the classroom teacher, 3 visits by the teaching artist, music, and materials to make the masks, puppets and fossils. Fee is $700 for two classes, taught on the same day, back-to-back. $75 total extra travel fee for south-county (south of Pine View) schools.

Max. Capacity: 20

Transportation Needed?  No

Who Arranges Transportation?

Is Financial Assistance Offered?  No


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This exciting, hands-on arts integration Teaching Artist Residency presented by Stephanie Daige uses Camille Saint-Saëns’ work Carnival of the Animals to teach students how music is used to convey characteristics of different animals.  Students will learn the vocabulary words pitch, timbre, and tempo and discuss how these elements are used to portray the movement of different animals.  Students will also discuss poetry which relates to the work and identify rhyming words.  The students will create masks and puppets using geometric shapes to represent the animals and use them to move to the music in the style of each animal.  For the fossils movement, the students will use Model Magic modeling material to create their own “fossils,” and we will discuss how we know about animals that lived long ago through their fossils.  Worksheets and a simple creative writing assignment will also be provided for an optional follow-up activity.

MU.K.C.1.2, MU.K.C.1.3, MU.K.C.3.1, MU.K.F.1.1, MU.K.O.1.2, MU.K.O.3.1, MU.1.C.1.1, MU.1.C.3.1, MU.1.O.3.1, MU.2.C.1.1, MU.2.C.1.2, MU.2.C.3.1, MU.2.O.1.1, MU.2.S.3.5, LACFSK.SL.1.2, LAFS.K.SL.2.4, LAFS.1.SL.2.4, LAFS.2.SL.1.3, LAFS.K.RF.2.2, SC.K.P.10.1, SC.K.P.12.1, SC.K.L.14.3, MAFS.K.G.1.2, MAFS.1.G.1.3, MAFS.2.G.1, DA.K.S.1.1, DA.K.S.3.4, DA.1.S.1.1, DA.2.S.3.4, DA.1.S.3.4

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