Barbara Locklear

Barbara Locklear

Barbara Locklear has been teaching in Schools, Libraries, Museums, Collages, Universities and Festivals for more than three decades delighting, entertaining, and educating audiences of all ages. All programs and classes are curriculum based and linked to American Indian History, Art, Storytelling,

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Indian Rain Stick, Writing, Music and Stories

In this lesson students hear a story about the Rain Stick that tells how and why it came to be and why it makes the sound of rain. This story also tells about a boy who was born with birth defects that made him different from all the other people in the village. Because he looked different from everyone else he was shunned and treated badly by

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Program Detail

Program type: Professional Development
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Multi-discipline, Storytelling, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Native American
Subject: Literacy, Music, Social Studies / History, Visual Arts
Bilingual: No
Length of program: 1 hr or class session x 3 lessons + one hour for presentation
Space / technical requirements:

Class room or work area,where students are allowed to use paint.

Location(s):

Any place children are allowed to use paint.

Fees / Ticketing:

Day one if beginning with artifact presentation will be $300.00 in assembly format for grade level. Other  lessons $150.00 per class,  instruction and materials. Will negotiate for large grade levels.

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

RL.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

W.5 With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.

SL.3 Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.

NC Essential Standards:

Kindergarten

K.V.1 Use the language of visual arts to communicate effectively

K.V.1.2 Create original art that expresses ideas about oneself.

K.V.2 Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression.

K.V.2.2 Create original art that does not rely on copying or tracing.

K.V. 3 Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately

K.V.3. 3 Use the processes of drawing, painting, weaving, printing, collage, mixed media, sculpture, and ceramics to create art.

K.CX.1 Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.

K.CX.1.1 Recognize that art can depict something from the past (long ago) or present (today).

K.CX.1.5 Recognize that an artist’s tools and media come from natural and human-made resources.

First Grade

1.V.1 Use the language of visual arts to communicate effectively.

1.V.1. 3 Recognize that symbols, subjects, or themes are used in the works of others to communicate

1.V.3 Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately.

1.V.3.1 Use a variety of tools safely and appropriately to create art.

1CX.1 Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.

1.CX.1.2 Identify images in art as depicting something old (historic) or new (contemporary). Second Grade

2.V.2 Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression.

2.V.2.1 Understand that artistic problems have multiple solutions

2.V.3 Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately.

2.v.3.1 Use a variety of tools safely and appropriately to create art.

2.V.3.3 Use the processes of drawing, painting, weaving, printing, stitchery, collage, mixed media, sculpture, and ceramics to create art.

2.CX.2 Understand the interdisciplinary connections and life applications of the visual rts

2CX.2.2 Understand relationships between art and concepts from other disciplines, such as math, science, language arts, social studies, and other arts.

2.CR1 Use critical analysis to generate responses to a variety of prompts

2.CR.1.2 Evaluate personal work, while in progress and at completion

Third Grade

3.V.2 Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression.

3.v.2. 1 Create art through a process that includes generating ideas, planning solutions, and producing original art.

3.V.3 Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately

3,V.3,3 Create art using the processes of drawing, painting, weaving, printing, stitchery, collage, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, and current technology.

3.CX.1 Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.

3.CX.1.5 Use local, natural, or recycled resources to create art.

3.CX.2 Understand the interdisciplinary connections and life applications of the visual arts.

3.CX.2.2 Understand how to use information learned in other disciplines, such as math, science, language arts, social studies, and other arts in visual arts.

3.CR.2 Use critical analysis to generate responses to a variety of prompts 3.CR.2.2 Evaluate the compositional and expressive qualities of personal works of art

Fourth Grade

4.H.1 Analyze the chronology of key historical events in North Carolina history

4.H1.1 Summarize the change in cultures, everyday life and status of indigenous American Indian groups in North Carolina before and after European exploration.

4.C.1 Understand the impact of various cultural groups on North Carolina.

4.C.1.2 Explain how the artistic expression of various groups represents the cultural heritage of North Carolina.

4.CX.1 Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.

4.CX.1. Understand how the visual arts have affected, and are reflected in, the culture, traditions, and history of North Carolina

4.V,2 Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression

4.V.2.1 Identify different successful solutions to artistic problems

4.V3. Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately.

4.V.3.1 Apply a variety of methods of manipulating a single tool, safely and appropriately

Fifth Grade

5.H.1 Analyze the chronology of key events in the United States.

5.H.1.1 Evaluate the relationships between European explorers (French, Spanish and English)and American Indian groups, based on accuracy of historical information (beliefs,fears and leadership).

5.C.1 Understand how increased diversity resulted from migration, settlement patterns and economic development in the United States.

5.C.1.4 Understand how cultural narratives (legends, songs, ballads, games, folk tales and art forms) reflect the lifestyles, beliefs and struggles of diverse ethnic groups.

5.V.2 Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression

5.V.2.1 Evaluate solutions to artistic problems, including their effectiveness

5.V,3 Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately.

5.V.3.1 Evaluate how to manipulate tools safely and appropriately to reach desired outcomes.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

Cancellation Policy

A cancelation fee of $100.00  will be charged to cover some of the cost of materials.