K-5 Assembly Programs and Residencies
Lona Bartlett, a former classroom teacher, has multiple arts integrated assembly, lessons and residency programs available . All presentations are connected to the Common Core and Essential Standards.
Be sure to visit www.lonabartlett.com/programs/ for more information and additional programing. Don’t see what you need, give Lona a call and ask for a custom designed program for your students.
Fairy Tales and Folk Tales: All around the world fairy and folk tales have been told for centuries. This literary art is of benefit to children in that it teaches and encourages life skills such as problem solving, character education, team building, social interaction, reading, writing, to name a few. Using puppetry and storytelling, this assembly program will include stories from variety of different cultures. From England, Africa, the Americas and beyond students will participate in creative fairy and folk tales that will spark the imagination.
Short Vowel Sounds and Character Education: The presentation begins with Little Tiger telling a story and learning about the importance of the adults in his life. The story turns and a conversation begins about the importance of short vowel sounds in reading. Using interactive puppetry (students will manipulate puppets) and call and response technique, students will learn methods to remember short vowel sounds.
Life Cycle of the Butterfly: Students will enjoy a story about life on a farm in Upstate New York and finding caterpiller eggs on a weed in a field. Not only will students learn about life cycles but they will also learn a little about life on a farm in New York during the summer and the winter. They will also learn vocabulary which is vital to reading.
Understanding Place Value with Interactive Puppets: It’s easy to get excited about place value when you are learning with large puppets. Students will be called upon to operate number puppets and to participate in the presentation while being coached in stage presentation and dialogue. This fast moving presentation includes everyone as they will asked to participate by responding to the puppets.
North Carolina History: Stories from Mountains, Piedmont, and Coastal Plains. Students will learn about the amazing people who have inspired our unique state like Queen Charlotte, the Wright Brothers, and Carl Sandberg.
Scottish Tales: Folk and Fairy Tales from the Scottish heritage. Many of these stories were brought to the United States by immigrants who settled here. Learn about Tartans (family plaids) and how they identified the families. There are so many descendants from Scotland who live in the Carolinas a special tartan has been woven for the Carolinas.