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Lona Bartlett - Storyteller, Puppeteer, Educator & Speaker

Lona Bartlett - Storyteller, Puppeteer, Educator & Speaker

Lona Bartlett is a performance artist, storyteller, puppeteer and educator at schools, libraries, conferences, churches, festivals, corporate and special events. Degrees in education and a small town upbringing in the Catskill Mountains open a gateway to a long list of presentations. No matter the

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North Carolina History: Regional Stories


Program Description

Designed to address a variety of learning styles. Having been a classroom teacher I understand that students learn more when they are having fun. 

North Carolina History: Students will actively participate in the stories about North Carolina. There is a story for each of the three areas of the state.

Piedmont: Students will enjoy seeing some of their peers participate in the story of


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Program Detail

Program type: Assembly/Performance, Residency
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Puppetry, Storytelling, Theater
Cultural Origin: American, European, Other
Subject: English, History, Language Arts, Literacy, Other, Social Studies / History, Theatre Arts
Population Served Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Year round

Available times:

To fit your schedule.

Length of :Program 45 mins - 1hr
Space / technical requirements:

Minimal space needed.


Have puppets and stories, will travel.

Fees / Ticketing:

One presentation: $500

Two presentations: $700

Three presentations: $900





NC Standard Course of Study:

Standards listed here are a variety of examples only and represent the diversity programing. Common Core Standards are specific to each lesson and grade level. They are avaliable upon request.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.6 Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in  gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression. (Students will acquire vocabulary by experiencing the new words through story and in context of the story.)

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7 Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words. (Students will listen to the stories, as well as participate vocally.)

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.6 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate. (Students will experience different tones a textures of language through the story and how these changes affect the story.)





NC Essential Standards:

Standards North Carolina Essential Standards.

3.C.2 Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings. (Students will participate in the performance sometimes as a group and individually, being coached to illustrate the emotions of the characters.)

3.C.2.1 Use improvisation to present a variety of simple stories or situations. (Students will participate in the stories without prior knowledge of the presentation as a whole. At times they will be asked to present dialogue into the story.)

4.H.1 Analyze the chronology of key historical events in  North Carolina history. (Through the presentation of the story, students will discover the sequence of events leading up to the specific events.)




Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): 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
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


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Cancellation Policy

There is a $200 cancellation fee. If rescheduling within 3 weeks you may apply this fee to the rescheduled event.