Story Ship

Story Ship

Sean Driscoll’s Story Ship Offers:

Immersive educational children’s shows and workshops using the latest technology combining robots, comedy theater, music, animation, puppets and magic.

Interactive animated shows – animated stories on a big screen with characters that talk with the audience and

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Professor Time And The American Revolution (Social Studies)

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Program description

“Professor Time & The American Revolution” (Social Studies, History)
Quirky Professor Time is off to Colonial America to find out about the birth of our nation. Students find out what sparked the American Revolution and hear stories first hand from George Washington and Betsy Ross. The stories teach them about the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the

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Program Detail

Program type: Out-of-School-Time
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Media, Multi-discipline, Storytelling, Theater
Subject: Social Studies / History
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Call for availability – 912-353-8381 or Toll Free 877-444-8253

Length of program: 50 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

10X10 space. One Table 6’X2′ and one Electrical Outlet (We bring the rest!)

Location(s):

TBA

Fees / Ticketing:

Same School / Venue:
One Show: $795 · Two Shows: $995 · Three Shows: $1245

Two or More Schools or Venues in Your Area Block Booking On The Same Day:
One Show: $645 · Two Shows: $745 · Three Shows: $945

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

R3 – Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text. (Students meet historical figures that explain events that lead up to and through American Revolution. Students discover how these characters ideas help to shape our government and the course of events.)

R2 – Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas. (Actors read Declaration of Independence and The United States Constitution and students are lead in the interpretation of the main ideas found in the text.)

R1 – Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. (Students view theatrical skits, images and animations related to the American Revolution then answer question in game show format about the content given.)

NC Essential Standards:

From the Social Studies 3-5 Standards: 5.C&G.1 – Understand the development, structure and function of government in the United States. (Students explore the discuss the three branches of our democracy the role they play in governing the United States. They also find correlations between the ancient greek notion of democracy and our modern day democracy).

5.H.2 – Understand the role of prominent figures in shaping the United States. (Students meet and listen to explanations of the role various historical figures played in the formation of our nation.) George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, Betsy Ross etc.

5.H.1 – Analyze the chronology of key events in the United States. (Students examine key historical events such as the Continental Congresses, Various American Revolution Battles, Signing of The Declaration Of Independence.)

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
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

References

Ballentine Elementary
Shannon Page
1651 North McLaurin
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
spage@gingerbreadlv.com

Lady’s Island Elementary
Lynda McLain
73 Chowan Creek Bluff
Beaufort, SC 29902
843-322-2293
“McLain, Lynda K” <Lynda.McLain@beaufort.k12.sc.us>

South Side Middle
Gloria Turner
2000 East Howe Springs Road
Florence, SC 29595
GTurner@fsd1.org
843-644-8467

Orange Grove Elementary
June Allen
1449 Joy Ave.
Charleston, SC 29407
June_Allen@ogecs.com
843-402-9703

Honea Path Elementary
Melanie Hahn
806 East Great Street
Honea Path, SC 29654
mhahn@anderson2.k12.sc.us

Cancellation Policy

Because The Story Ship’s acceptance of a performance agreement may cause it to turn down other work, the parties agree that if for any reason the services are canceled by the Presenter, Presenter must reschedule the event at the Presenter’s and Story Ship’s earliest convenience or pay 100% of the agreed fees.