David Novak, A Telling Experience
Storyteller, David Novak, is A Telling Experience! A multi-faceted exploration of story in performance and education. David works extensively in aesthetic education as a performing and teaching artist. He is an NC A+ Fellow and a National Storytelling Network Circle-of-Excellence
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Writing of language and the recording of stories, emerged from tallying and record-keeping. Today, the word “tell” continues to mean “tally.” A Bank Teller, counts money; a Story Teller recounts events. They must both be able to manage various equations; the one involves numbers, the other involves narrative. Approaching literature and narrative by counting and recounting, Tally Up! addresses... View more
School day class period.
Elementary Classroom. Paper, crayons, pencils, scissors.
School classroom. m-p room, or library
Cost is determined by number of classes.
RS-3.RS.2. Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
3.W.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
3.SL.4. Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
From NC Essentail Stanadrsd for Theatre Arts:
Use non-verbal expression to communicate elements of characterization, including age and physicality.
Apply appropriate volume and variation in pitch, rate, and tone to express character.
Use improvisation to present a variety of simple stories or situations.
Artist will work with School to reschedule if needed. In the event of cancellation, a fee in the amount of 20% the contracted total will be charged.